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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 337

Thursday, October 18, 2018

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
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:

— No. 421-02584 concerning refugees. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-2-14;
— No. 421-02585 concerning Sudan. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-219-01;
— No. 421-02651 concerning navigable waters. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-101-26;
— No. 421-02654 concerning organ transplants. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-138-06.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations
Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Nault (Kenora) presented the report of the Canadian parliamentary delegation of the Canadian Section of ParlAmericas respecting its bilateral visit to Santiago, Chile, from March 11 to 14, 2018, and to Montevideo, Uruguay, from March 14 to 16, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-421-74-14.


First Reading of Senate Public Bills

Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre), seconded by Mr. Ellis (Bay of Quinte), Bill S-215, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women), was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), one concerning firearms (No. 421-02774);
— by Mrs. Wagantall (Yorkton—Melville), one concerning land use (No. 421-02775);
— by Ms. Mihychuk (Kildonan—St. Paul), one concerning health care services (No. 421-02776) and one concerning Canadian heritage (No. 421-02777);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning national parks (No. 421-02778);
— by Ms. Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk), two concerning firearms (Nos. 421-02779 and 421-02780).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act.

Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), seconded by Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, since the Bill prioritizes the rights of Canada’s most violent and dangerous criminals over safety and victims’ rights by eliminating the use of solitary confinement, a common measure many Western countries take to protect guards from dangerous and volatile prisoners, and since the principle of the Bill fails to end the practice of allowing child killers, like Terri-Lynn McClintic, to be transferred to healing lodges instead of being kept behind bars.”.

Debate arose thereon.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), — That Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security;

And of the amendment of Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), seconded by Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, since the Bill prioritizes the rights of Canada’s most violent and dangerous criminals over safety and victims’ rights by eliminating the use of solitary confinement, a common measure many Western countries take to protect guards from dangerous and volatile prisoners, and since the principle of the Bill fails to end the practice of allowing child killers, like Terri-Lynn McClintic, to be transferred to healing lodges instead of being kept behind bars.”.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed 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.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, October 24, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

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. Champagne (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 25th Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, "Update on Infrastructure" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-426), presented to the House on Thursday, June 14, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-426.
— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) — Report of the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1099-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Ms. Joly (Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 12th Report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages, "Toward a Real Commitment to the Vitality of Official Language Minority Communities" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-441), presented to the House on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-441.
— by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 15th Report of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, "Modernizing Federal Procurement for Small and Medium Enterprises, Women-Owned and Indigenous Businesses" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-444), presented to the House on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-444.
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 6:40 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).