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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 (No. 335)

Private Members' Business

Items in the Order of Precedence

No. 1
M-194 — June 1, 2018 — Mr. Sheehan (Sault Ste. Marie) — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to undertake a study of precarious employment in Canada and be mandated to (i) develop a definition of precarious employment, including specific indicators, as well as examine current data and options to expand available data, (ii) identify the role that precarious employment plays in the economy and in the federally-regulated private sector and the impact it has on the lives of individual Canadians.
No. 2
C-405 — June 1, 2018 — Mr. O'Toole (Durham) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-405, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans).
No. 3
S-245 — September 21, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), seconded by Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo), — That Bill S-245, An Act to declare the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project and related works to be for the general advantage of Canada, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — June 15, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 4
C-281 — September 19, 2018 — Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day, as reported by the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food without amendment.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — June 2, 2016
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — June 7, 2016
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — December 1, 2016
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — April 30, 2018
Committee Report — presented on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-448.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
No. 5
M-166 — March 26, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), seconded by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), — That a special committee of the House be appointed with the purpose of conducting hearings and proposing a plan for a postal banking system administered under the Canada Post Corporation; that this Committee consist of ten members of which six shall be from the government party, three from the Official Opposition, and one from the New Democratic Party, provided that the Chair is from the government party; that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the recognized opposition parties; that the Committee have all the powers of a standing committee as provided in the Standing Orders; that the members to serve on the said Committee be appointed by the Whip of each party by depositing with the Clerk of the House a list of his or her party’s members of the Committee no later than a week after the adoption of the said motion; that the quorum of the Committee be as provided for in Standing Order 118, provided that at least one member of each recognized party be present; that membership substitutions be permitted from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2); and that the Committee report to the House no later than 12 months after the adoption of this motion.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — March 22, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 6
M-170 — February 5, 2018 — Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, a special committee, chaired by the Speaker of the House, should be established at the beginning of each new Parliament, in order to select all Officers of Parliament.
No. 7
M-161 — May 7, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Long (Saint John—Rothesay), seconded by Ms. Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth), — That the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security be instructed to undertake a study of the Record Suspension Program to: (a) examine the impact of a record suspension to help those with a criminal record reintegrate into society; (b) examine the impact of criminal record suspension fees and additional costs associated with the application process on low-income applicants; (c) identify appropriate changes to fees and service standards for record suspensions; (d) identify improvements to better support applicants for a criminal record suspension; and that the Committee present its final report and recommendations to the House within nine months of the adoption of this motion.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth) — April 25, 2018
Mr. Picard (Montarville) — April 30, 2018
Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — May 7, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 8
C-392 — June 19, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Pauzé (Repentigny), seconded by Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette), — That Bill C-392, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of provincial law), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — April 18, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 9
S-234 — June 20, 2018 — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill S-234, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 10
M-151 — November 1, 2017 — Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces, municipalities, and indigenous communities to develop a national strategy to combat plastic pollution in and around aquatic environments, which would include the following measures: (a) regulations aimed at reducing (i) plastic debris discharge from stormwater outfalls, (ii) industrial use of micro-plastics including, but not limited to, microbeads, nurdles, fibrous microplastics and fragments, (iii) consumer and industrial use of single use plastics, including, but not limited to, plastic bags, bottles, straws, tableware, polystyrene (foam), cigarette filters, and beverage containers; and (b) permanent, dedicated, and annual funding for the (i) cleanup of derelict fishing gear, (ii) community-led projects to clean up plastics and debris on shores, banks, beaches and other aquatic peripheries, (iii) education and outreach campaigns on the root causes and negative environmental effects of plastic pollution in and around all bodies of water.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — February 26, 2018
Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — May 7, 2018
Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — May 15, 2018
No. 11
C-375 — September 19, 2018 — Mr. Jowhari (Richmond Hill) — Third reading of Bill C-375, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (presentence report).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — October 23, 2017
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting — not later than the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).
No. 12
M-196 — June 4, 2018 — Mr. Whalen (St. John's East) — That the House, in order to advance the principles of cultural diversity in the online world, as such principles are recognized by UNESCO as a source of exchange, innovation and creativity, and as set forth in the Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, accepted by Canada on November 28, 2005: (a) recognize (i) that Canada’s cultural diversity is reflected in our “cultural content”, the stories, films, music, journalism, art and other creative works through which our local, regional, indigenous, anglophone, francophone, immigrant or other cultural communities relate to each other, (ii) that the benefits and opportunities of the digital world are not shared inclusively, (iii) that the methods of presenting cultural content online are not transparent; (b) call upon the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, in its study of the Copyright Act, to consider (i) the models and distribution methods by which Canadian cultural content is accessed or otherwise made available to online audiences, (ii) the models by which creators are compensated, so as to recommend ways to ensure fairness and protection of Canada’s cultural diversity; and (c) call on the government to (i) engage with other countries in order to promote cultural diversity online, (ii) emphasize Canadian cultural content and the role it has in protecting cultural diversity during the review of the Telecommunications Act and the Broadcasting Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — June 13, 2018
No. 13
M-163 — September 20, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre), seconded by Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre), — That the House: (a) recognize that Canada has a rich tradition of peacekeeping, peace-making and peacebuilding; (b) recognize that Canada is a world leader in the promotion of human rights and peace, having crafted the wording of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, envisioned the creation of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, championed the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (the “Ottawa Treaty”) and initiated and led on the Responsibility to Protect doctrine; (c) recognize that the government drafted Article 2 of the North Atlantic Treaty, which calls on member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to contribute to the further development of peaceful international relations, including by seeking to eliminate conflict and promoting conditions of stability and well-being; (d) recognize that harmful practices and social norms, including among women, that uphold gender hierarchies and other intersecting forms of marginalization and exclusion or condone violence are often exacerbated during conflict and that women and men must be equally committed to changing attitudes, behaviours, and roles to support gender equality; (e) acknowledge that overcoming insecurity and achieving sustainable peace are daily concerns for these communities and that women and girls suffer disproportionately in these conflict settings but remain almost entirely excluded from the processes that build peace; (f) recall resolutions adopted by the UN Security Council, notably Resolution 1325 (2000), which reaffirm the important and consequential role in women’s engagement in preventing and resolving conflicts, in peace operations, in humanitarian response, in post-conflict reconstruction, and in counter-terrorism, and countering violent extremism; (g) acknowledge Canada’s own challenges, including gender-based violence and underlying gender inequality and work to develop a framework to implement the Women, Peace and Security agenda domestically; and (h) reaffirm Canada’s commitment to build on our recognized accomplishments and enhance our leadership role in advancing the cause of peace domestically and throughout the world by calling on the government to develop a plan to appoint a Women, Peace and Security Ambassador to: (i) promote research and studies relating to root causes of and preconditions leading to violent conflict and to conflict resolution and prevention, for respect for women’s and girls’ human rights and to conditions conducive to peace, (ii) support the implementation of education, training and counselling in non-violent conflict resolution, (iii) initiate, recommend, coordinate, implement, and promote national policies, projects and programs relating to the reduction and prevention of conflict and empowerment of women and girls and the development and maintenance of conditions conducive to peace, (iv) encourage the development and implementation of gender and peace-based initiatives by governmental and non-governmental entities including engaging with stakeholders, educational institutions and civil society, (v) lead the implementation of the Canadian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, (vi) promote gender equality and the integration of gender perspectives into peacebuilding and peacekeeping, (vii) review and assess the Departments' yearly Action Plan reporting.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — April 24, 2018
Ms. Vandenbeld (Ottawa West—Nepean) — April 25, 2018
Mr. Levitt (York Centre) — April 27, 2018
Ms. Damoff (Oakville North—Burlington) — April 30, 2018
Mrs. Caesar-Chavannes (Whitby) — May 2, 2018
Ms. Goldsmith-Jones (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country) — May 10, 2018
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — June 13, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 14
C-406 — June 4, 2018 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-406, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (foreign contributions).
No. 15
C-316 — September 25, 2018 — On or after Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation), seconded by Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood), — That Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — October 31, 2016
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — November 7, 2016
Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — November 14, 2016
Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend) and Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood) — November 15, 2016
Mr. Barsalou-Duval (Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères) — November 16, 2016
Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — November 25, 2016
Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton) — November 30, 2016
Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — December 2, 2016
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — December 5, 2016
Mr. Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning) and Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain) — December 6, 2016
Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) and Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — December 8, 2016
Mr. McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam) — October 26, 2017
Ms. Damoff (Oakville North—Burlington) — April 6, 2018
Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — May 1, 2018
Mr. Oliver (Oakville) — May 8, 2018
Mr. Casey (Cumberland—Colchester) — May 31, 2018
Mr. Eyolfson (Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingley) — June 7, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 16
C-393 — September 26, 2018 — On or after Thursday, October 18, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Thériault (Montcalm), seconded by Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette), — That Bill C-393, An Act to amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 17
M-189 — September 27, 2018 — On or after Friday, October 19, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Ayoub (Thérèse-De Blainville), seconded by Mr. Longfield (Guelph), — That the House: (a) reiterate its commitment to facilitate collaboration on an organ and tissue donation and transplantation system that gives Canadians timely and effective access to care, since every year more than 250 people, out of the 4,500 on waiting lists, die without receiving a transplant; and (b) urge the government to support national efforts with provincial and territorial authorities and stakeholders to increase organ and tissue donation rates in Canada through public education and awareness campaigns, ongoing communication and the exchange of information, including best practices.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — September 25, 2018
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — September 27, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 18
M-155 — October 1, 2018 — On or after Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Zahid (Scarborough Centre), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Filipino-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of the Filipino language and culture, and the importance of reflecting upon Filipino heritage for future generations by declaring June, every year, Filipino Heritage Month.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Dhaliwal (Surrey—Newton) — November 30, 2017
Mr. Anandasangaree (Scarborough—Rouge Park) and Mr. Ehsassi (Willowdale) — December 7, 2017
Mr. Housefather (Mount Royal) and Mr. Levitt (York Centre) — December 11, 2017
Mr. Baylis (Pierrefonds—Dollard) — December 13, 2017
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — December 14, 2017
Mr. Sorbara (Vaughan—Woodbridge) and Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North) — February 1, 2018
Mr. Mendicino (Eglinton—Lawrence) and Mr. Chen (Scarborough North) — February 2, 2018
Mr. Sarai (Surrey Centre) and Mr. Sikand (Mississauga—Streetsville) — February 5, 2018
Mr. Hardie (Fleetwood—Port Kells) — February 6, 2018
Ms. Khalid (Mississauga—Erin Mills) — February 7, 2018
Ms. Mihychuk (Kildonan—St. Paul) — February 15, 2018
Mr. Peschisolido (Steveston—Richmond East) — February 16, 2018
Mr. Sangha (Brampton Centre) — February 28, 2018
Mr. Arya (Nepean) — March 13, 2018
Ms. Yip (Scarborough—Agincourt) — March 19, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 19
M-190 — October 3, 2018 — On or after Thursday, October 25, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Fonseca (Mississauga East—Cooksville), seconded by Mr. Tabbara (Kitchener South—Hespeler), — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to undertake a study on the labour shortages of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, to consider, among other things, (i) the challenges associated with a lack of skilled workers in the construction industry, (ii) possible recommendations on how to increase construction skill development in the region, (iii) analysis of the Atlantic Immigration Pilot initiatives as a model to address the skilled worker need in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area; and that the Committee report its findings to the House within six months of the adoption of this motion.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 20
M-192 — October 5, 2018 — On or after Monday, October 29, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Yurdiga (Fort McMurray—Cold Lake), seconded by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to provide recommendations for legislative and policy changes necessary to ensure that the needs of persons with episodic disabilities caused, among other things, by multiple sclerosis, be adequately protected to ensure equity in government policy to support Canadians across all types of disability; that the Committee report to the House by February 2019; and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 21
M-177 — October 15, 2018 — On or after Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Fuhr (Kelowna—Lake Country), seconded by Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead), — 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;

And of the amendment of Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), seconded by Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert), — 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”.

Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead) — June 1, 2018
Mr. Graham (Laurentides—Labelle) — June 6, 2018
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — June 13, 2018
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).

Items outside the Order of Precedence

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