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

Journals

No. 348

Friday, November 2, 2018

10:00 a.m.



The Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), — That Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;

And of the amendment of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Battle River—Crowfoot), — 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-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, since the Bill fails to address the fact that deficits are three times what the Prime Minister promised, that the Department of Finance admits that the budget will not be balanced until 2045, and that the average income tax bill for middle-class families has increased by $800, not including new carbon taxes and payroll tax hikes.”.

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:

— No. 421-02610 concerning firearms. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-53-13;

— No. 421-02613 concerning the Canada Post Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-36-19;

— Nos. 421-02630, 421-02640, 421-02641, 421-02761, 421-02762, 421-02763, 421-02764 and 421-02765 concerning aboriginal affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-65-08;

— No. 421-02667 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-31-49;

— No. 421-02737 concerning impaired driving. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-7-29;

— Nos. 421-02744, 421-02747, 421-02748, 421-02750, 421-02752, 421-02772, 421-02773, 421-02790, 421-02793, 421-02800, 421-02802, 421-02803, 421-02805, 421-02806, 421-02808, 421-02809, 421-02810 and 421-02811 concerning organ transplants. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-138-09;

— No. 421-02795 concerning Christianity. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-55-11.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Rankin (Victoria), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the 22nd Report of the Committee (Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-464.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 103 to 109 and 113 to 115) was tabled.


Motions

Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), seconded by Mr. O'Toole (Durham), moved, — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security that, during its consideration of Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, the Committee be granted the power to expand the scope of the Bill in order to forbid those convicted of the murder of a child from serving any portion of their sentence in a healing lodge.

Debate arose thereon.

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1895 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-172.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1896 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-173.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1897 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-174.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1898 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-175.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1899 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-176.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1900 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-177.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1901 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-178.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1902 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-179.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1903 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-180.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1904 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-181.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1905 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-182.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1906 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-183.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1907 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-184.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1908 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-185.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1909 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-186.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1910 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-187.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-1911 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-188.

Motions

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), seconded by Mr. O'Toole (Durham), — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security that, during its consideration of Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, the Committee be granted the power to expand the scope of the Bill in order to forbid those convicted of the murder of a child from serving any portion of their sentence in a healing lodge.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 1:30 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 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. (Private Members' Business M-192)

The debate continued.

Mr. Long (Saint John—Rothesay), seconded by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “February 2019” with the words “May 16, 2019”.

Debate arose thereon.

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

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion, as amended, 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 May 16, 2019; and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109. (Private Members' Business M-192)

The question was put on the main motion, as amended, and it was agreed to.

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 Ms. Bennett (Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs) — Report of the First Nations Lands Advisory Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the section 41.2 of the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, as ratified by the First Nations Land Management Act, S.C. 1999, c. 24, sbs. 4(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-862-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)

— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including cost certificate) on the Pension Plan for the Public Service of Canada, as at March 31, 2017, and certification of assets of the Pension Plan, pursuant to the Public Pension Reporting Act, R.S. 1985, c. 13 (2nd Supp.), sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-221-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including certification of assets) on the Public Service Death Benefit Account as at March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Public Service Superannuation Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-36, sbs. 59(1) . — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-222-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report of the Parole Board of Canada on Record Suspension Decisions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Criminal Records Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-47, sbs. 11(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1066-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summaries of the Amended Corporate Plan for the period 2017-2018 to 2021-2022 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the dairy year ending July 31, 2018, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-836-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summaries of the Amended Corporate Plan for the period 2018-2019 to 2022-2023 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the dairy year ending July 31, 2019, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-836-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

Adjournment

At 2:14 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).