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Monday, November 5, 2018 (No. 349)

Private Members' Business

Deferred Recorded Divisions

C-375 — October 31, 2018 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Jowhari (Richmond Hill), seconded by Mr. Longfield (Guelph), — That Bill C-375, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (presentence report), be now read a third time and do pass.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — October 23, 2017
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, November 7, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).
C-376 — November 1, 2018 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Dhaliwal (Surrey—Newton), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), — That Bill C-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month, be now read a third time and do pass.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Sidhu (Brampton South) — October 23, 2017
Mr. Sikand (Mississauga—Streetsville) — October 24, 2017
Mr. Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon) — October 26, 2017
Ms. Khera (Brampton West) — October 27, 2017
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Mr. Saroya (Markham—Unionville), Mr. Aldag (Cloverdale—Langley City) and Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North) — October 31, 2017
Mr. Sangha (Brampton Centre) and Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — November 1, 2017
Mr. Peschisolido (Steveston—Richmond East) — November 2, 2017
Mr. Boissonnault (Edmonton Centre) — November 3, 2017
Ms. Dhillon (Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle) — November 7, 2017
Mr. Vandal (Saint Boniface—Saint Vital) — November 20, 2017
Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — November 21, 2017
Mr. Fillmore (Halifax) — November 22, 2017
Mr. Grewal (Brampton East) and Mr. Baylis (Pierrefonds—Dollard) — November 23, 2017
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — November 27, 2017
Mr. Whalen (St. John's East) — November 29, 2017
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, November 7, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).

Items in the Order of Precedence

No. 1
C-316 — September 25, 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. 2
C-393 — September 26, 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. 3
M-189 — September 27, 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. 4
C-281 — October 24, 2018 — Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — Third reading of Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day.
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
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. 5
M-190 — October 3, 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. 6
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. 7
M-177 — October 15, 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).
No. 8
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. 9
C-405 — October 17, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. O'Toole (Durham), seconded by Mr. Diotte (Edmonton Griesbach), — That Bill C-405, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
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. 10
S-215 — October 18, 2018 — Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill S-215, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 11
M-170 — October 23, 2018 — On or after Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre), seconded by Ms. Ramsey (Essex), — 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.
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. 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
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. 14
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).
No. 15
M-151 — October 29, 2018 — On or after Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), seconded by Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), — 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
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — October 24, 2018
Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — October 26, 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
S-203 — October 29, 2018 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans of Bill S-203, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending the captivity of whales and dolphins).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth) — October 30, 2018
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 17
S-240 — October 30, 2018 — Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill S-240, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 18
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. 19
C-331 — December 14, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-331, An Act to amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 20
M-111 — December 6, 2016 — Mr. Fast (Abbotsford) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Canadian Mennonites have made to building Canadian society, their history of hope and perseverance, the richness of the Mennonite culture, their role in promoting peace and justice both at home and abroad, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon Mennonite heritage for future generations, by declaring the second week of September as Mennonite Heritage Week.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 21
M-206 — October 29, 2018 — Mr. Peterson (Newmarket—Aurora) — That the Standing Committee on Health be instructed to undertake a study on the level of fitness and physical activity of youth in Canada and provide recommendations and report on: (a) strategies to increase the level of fitness and physical activity for youth; (b) the economic, social, cultural, and physical and mental health benefits associated with increased fitness and physical activity among youth; (c) the impact of increased fitness and physical activity in relation to anti-bullying; and (d) that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House no later than June 2019.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — October 30, 2018
Ms. Ratansi (Don Valley East) — October 31, 2018
Mr. Grewal (Brampton East) — November 1, 2018
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 22
M-203 — October 29, 2018 — Mrs. Wong (Richmond Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the disproportionate effect of fraud activities against the seniors community across Canada; (b) coordinate a national response to fraud activities to ensure that seniors and other vulnerable groups have the resources they need to understand the signs of fraud; (c) establish tangible recourses for victims of fraud; and (d) work with local law enforcement agencies and the Canada Revenue Agency to introduce legislation to combat fraudulent attacks targeting vulnerable seniors.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 23
M-207 — October 31, 2018 — Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Leamington) — That, in the opinion of the House, in recognition of the sacrifices made by Canadians in the liberation of the Netherlands, as well as the contributions made to Canada by those of Dutch heritage, the government should recognize every May 5 as Dutch Heritage Day to honour this unique bond.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 24
C-419 — October 31, 2018 — Ms. Harder (Lethbridge) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-419, An Act to amend the Bank Act, the Trust and Loan Companies Act, the Insurance Companies Act and the Cooperative Credit Associations Act (credit cards).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 25
C-420 — November 1, 2018 — Mr. Marcil (Mirabel) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-420, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Official Languages Act and the Canada Business Corporations Act.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 26
C-278 — May 30, 2016 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-278, An Act to amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 27
C-421 — November 1, 2018 — Mr. Beaulieu (La Pointe-de-l'Île) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-421, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 28
C-/M-/P-Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay)
Item to be determined pursuant to Standing Order 87.
No. 29
C-266 — May 5, 2016 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-266, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 30
C-417 — October 29, 2018 — Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-417, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Damoff (Oakville North—Burlington) — November 1, 2018
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 31
M-201 — October 19, 2018 — Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities should examine the possibility and practicality of extending the maximum number of weeks of employment insurance sick benefits for those with long term illnesses; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House no later than six months from the adoption of this motion.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 32
C-415 — October 4, 2018 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-415, An Act to establish a procedure for expunging certain cannabis-related convictions.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît), Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue), Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie), Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), Mr. Duvall (Hamilton Mountain), Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), Ms. Ramsey (Essex), Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), Mr. Saganash (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou), Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), Mr. Masse (Windsor West), Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) and Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — October 4, 2018
Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — October 5, 2018
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 33
M-208 — November 1, 2018 — Mr. Amos (Pontiac) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) a reliable and accessible digital infrastructure, from broadband Internet to wireless telecommunications and beyond, is essential and enables Canadians to seize new business opportunities, create jobs and connect with the global economy; (b) a reliable and accessible digital infrastructure, particularly wireless telecommunications infrastructure, plays a critical role in securing the health and safety of Canadians, notably during emergency situations caused by extreme weather events; (c) innovation occurs everywhere, in rural and remote regions just as much as in urban centres, and all Canadians deserve an equal opportunity to succeed in the digital economy as a matter of fundamental fairness; (d) the government should (i) continue in its efforts to support Canadians, especially those in rural regions, in accessing the digital infrastructure they need to innovate, create economic opportunity and maintain public safety, (ii) examine the possibility of enabling further investments in rural digital infrastructure, including by reviewing the terms and conditions of the federal infrastructure program Investing in Canada, to incentivize investments in rural connectivity by the private sector and by leveraging funds from other orders of government, (iii) continue to work with telecommunication companies, provinces, territories, municipalities, Indigenous communities and relevant emergency response organizations to enhance rural connectivity and ensure maximum preparedness in emergency situations; (e) the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology should be instructed to undertake a comprehensive study on rural wireless infrastructure, focusing particularly on (i) the underlying causes of, and prospective solutions to the gaps in wireless infrastructure deployment in rural Canada, (ii) the regulatory role of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, (iii) the fiscal and regulatory approaches to incentivize more significant investments in rural wireless infrastructure, and report to the House at its earliest convenience; and (f) the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security should be instructed to undertake a comprehensive study on the public safety dimensions of wireless infrastructure deployment in rural Canada, and report to the House at its earliest convenience.
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).

Items outside the Order of Precedence

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