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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 334

Monday, October 15, 2018

11:00 a.m.



Prayer
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mr. Fuhr (Kelowna—Lake Country), seconded by Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead), moved, — That the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities be instructed to undertake a study of flight training schools in Canada and be mandated to: (i) identify the challenges that flight schools are facing in providing trained pilots to industry, (ii) determine whether the infrastructure available to flight schools meets the needs of the schools and the communities where they are located; and that the Committee present its final report no later than seven months after the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-177)

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), seconded by Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by adding, after the words “where they are located”, the following:

“, (iii) study the impacts of noise pollution on public health, (iv) that the government be more transparent in disseminating the data collected on this topic”.

Debate arose thereon.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, the recorded division on the motion for third reading of C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, currently scheduled for this evening, at 6:30 p.m., be further deferred to Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Fuhr (Kelowna—Lake Country), seconded by Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead); (Private Members' Business M-177)

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Natural Resources), — That Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

The debate continued.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— Nos. 421-02591, 421-02595, 421-02598, 421-02617, 421-02623, 421-02624, 421-02626, 421-02628 and 421-02632 concerning organ transplants. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-138-04;

— No. 421-02593 concerning navigable waters. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-101-25.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West), from the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, presented the 21st Report of the Committee, "Order in Council Appointment of Richard Wex to the Position of Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-455.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 123) was tabled.


Mr. Levitt (York Centre), from the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented the 19th Report of the Committee, "Child Labour and Modern Slavery". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-456.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 107) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, the hours of sitting and the order of business of the House on Thursday, October 25, 2018, shall be those of a Wednesday; that the Address by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, to be delivered in the Chamber of the House of Commons at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018, before Members of the Senate and the House of Commons, together with all introductory and related remarks, be printed as an appendix to the House of Commons Debates for that day and form part of the records of this House; and that the media recording and transmission of such Address, introductory and related remarks be authorized pursuant to established guidelines for such occasions.


Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Ms. Gladu (Sarnia—Lambton), one concerning firearms (No. 421-02724) and one concerning the criminal justice system (No. 421-02725);

— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 421-02726) and one concerning navigable waters (No. 421-02727);

— by Mrs. Romanado (Longueuil—Charles-LeMoyne), one concerning a national day (No. 421-02728);

— by Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), two concerning the pension system (Nos. 421-02729 and 421-02730);

— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02731);

— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning the tax system (No. 421-02732), one concerning organ transplants (No. 421-02733) and one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02734);

— by Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02735);

— by Ms. Mihychuk (Kildonan—St. Paul), one concerning the issuance of visas (No. 421-02736);

— by Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove), one concerning impaired driving (No. 421-02737);

— by Mr. Iacono (Alfred-Pellan), one concerning tobacco (No. 421-02738);

— by Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 421-02739) and one concerning health care services (No. 421-02740);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), two concerning the protection of the environment (Nos. 421-02741 and 421-02742).

Applications for Emergency Debate

Pursuant to Standing Order 52, Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) asked leave to move the adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, global warming.

The Speaker decided that the matter was proper to be discussed and, pursuant to Standing Order 52(9), directed that it be considered later today, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Natural Resources), — That Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.


The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence), seconded by Mr. Carr (Minister of International Trade Diversification), — That Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence.

Emergency Debate

At 5:21 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 52(10), the House proceeded to the consideration of a motion to adjourn the House for the purpose of discussing an important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, global warming.

Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York), seconded by Ms. Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth), moved, — That this House do now adjourn.

Debate arose thereon.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, during the debate tonight pursuant to Standing Order 52, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.

Emergency Debate

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York), seconded by Ms. Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth), — That this House do now adjourn.

The debate continued.

At midnight, the Speaker declared the motion adopted.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 12th Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, "Women's Economic Security: Securing the Future of Canada's Economy" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-427), presented to the House on Thursday, June 14, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-427.

— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report on the operations of the Exchange Fund Account for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Currency Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-52, sbs. 21(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-133-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the amended Corporate Plan for 2018-2022 and of the amended Capital Budget for 2018 of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-831-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Ms. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Health) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Health, "Report on Highly Sweetened Pre-Mixed Alcoholic Beverages" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-435), presented to the House on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-435.

— by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Natural Resources) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 17th Report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, "Better Buildings for a Low-Carbon Future" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-429), presented to the House on Monday, June 18, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-429.

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 14th Report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, "Healthy Oceans, Vibrant Coastal Communities: Strengthening The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Establishment Process" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-422), presented to the House on Monday, June 11, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-422.

Adjournment

At midnight, the Speaker adjourned the House until later today at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).