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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 356

Thursday, November 22, 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:

— Nos. 421-02727, 421-02785 and 421-02792 concerning navigable waters. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-101-29;
— No. 421-02738 concerning tobacco. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-153-03;
— No. 421-02755 concerning adoption. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-226-01;
— No. 421-02788 concerning the pension system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-98-10;
— No. 421-02789 concerning marine transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-92-17.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility), Bill C-89, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services”.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Easter (Malpeque), from the Standing Committee on Finance, presented the 26th Report of the Committee (Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-479.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 183 to 189) was tabled.


Motions

Mr. Easter (Malpeque), seconded by Mr. Bagnell (Yukon), moved, — That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 943 -- Vote no 943)
YEAS: 153, NAYS: 106

YEAS -- POUR

Aldag
Alghabra
Amos
Anandasangaree
Arseneault
Arya
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Baylis
Bennett
Bibeau
Blair
Boissonnault
Bossio
Bratina
Breton
Carr
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Drouin
Dubourg
Duguid
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore

Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Fuhr
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Graham
Hajdu
Hardie
Harvey
Hébert
Hogg
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Joly
Jones
Jowhari
Khalid
Khera
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Leslie
Levitt
Lockhart

Long
Longfield
Ludwig
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maloney
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
May (Cambridge)
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Morrissey
Murray
Nassif
Nault
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
O'Regan
Ouellette
Paradis
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard
Poissant
Qualtrough
Ratansi
Rioux

Robillard
Rogers
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Rusnak
Sahota
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simms
Sorbara
Spengemann
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Tootoo
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Virani
Whalen
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Wrzesnewskyj
Yip
Young
Zahid

Total: -- 153

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albrecht
Alleslev
Allison
Anderson
Angus
Arnold
Barlow
Benson
Benzen
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaikie
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boucher
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brassard
Calkins
Cannings
Caron
Chong
Choquette
Clarke

Cooper
Cullen
Davies
Deltell
Diotte
Doherty
Donnelly
Dreeshen
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Eglinski
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fortin
Gallant
Garrison
Généreux
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Hardcastle
Harder
Hoback
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kent

Kitchen
Kmiec
Kwan
Lake
Lloyd
Lobb
Lukiwski
MacGregor
MacKenzie
Malcolmson
Martel
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Moore
Motz
Nantel
Nater
Nicholson
Nuttall
O'Toole
Paul-Hus
Quach
Ramsey
Rankin

Rayes
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Sansoucy
Saroya
Shields
Shipley
Sorenson
Stanton
Stetski
Strahl
Sweet
Thériault
Trost
Trudel
Van Kesteren
Vecchio
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Weir
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 106

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Government Orders

Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility), moved, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, a bill in the name of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, entitled An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services, shall be disposed of as follows:

(a) the said bill may be read twice or thrice in one sitting;
(b) not more than two hours shall be allotted for the consideration of the second reading stage of the said bill, following the adoption of this Order;
(c) when the bill has been read a second time, it shall be referred to a Committee of the Whole;
(d) any division requested in the Committee shall be deferred until the end of the Committee's consideration of the bill;
(e) not more than one hour shall be allotted for the consideration of the Committee of the Whole stage of the said bill;
(f) not more than one half hour shall be allotted for the consideration of the third reading stage of the said bill, provided that no Member shall speak for more than ten minutes at a time during the said stage and that no period for questions and comments be permitted following each Member’s speech;
(g) at the expiry of the times provided for in this Order, any proceedings before the House or the Committee of the Whole shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the stage, then under consideration, of the said bill shall be put and disposed of forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment, and no division shall be deferred;
(h) when the Speaker has, for the purposes of this Order, interrupted any proceeding for the purpose of putting forthwith the question on any business then before the House, the bells to call in the Members shall ring for not more than thirty minutes;
(i) commencing when the said bill is read a first time and concluding when the said bill is read a third time, the House shall not adjourn except pursuant to a motion proposed by a Minister of the Crown;
(j) no motion to adjourn the debate at any stage of the said bill may be proposed except by a Minister of the Crown; and
(k) during the consideration of the said bill in the Committee of the Whole, no motion that the Committee rise or that the Committee report progress may be proposed except by a Minister of the Crown. (Government Business No. 25)

Debate arose thereon.

Ms. Trudel (Jonquière), seconded by Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended:

(a) by deleting paragraphs (a), (d), (e), (i), (j), and (k);
(b) by replacing the words “two hours” in paragraph (b) with the following “five days”;
(c) by replacing the words “a Committee of the Whole” in paragraph (c) with the following “the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities”;
(d) by replacing all the words after the words “not more than” in paragraph (f) with the following “five days shall be allotted for the consideration at third reading stage of the said bill”; and
(e) by replacing the words “at the expiry of the times provided for in this Order, any proceedings before the House or the Committee of the Whole” in paragraph (g) with the following "15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the last day allotted to the consideration at second reading and on the last day allotted to the consideration at third reading, any proceedings before the House”.

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.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, the debate pursuant to Standing Order 66 on the motion to concur in the Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, be deemed to have taken place and the motion be deemed concurred in on division.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Natural Resources), — That Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

Mr. Nuttall (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word '“That” and substituting the following:

“Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, be not now read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities for the purpose of reconsidering:
(a) clauses 5, 11, 18, 23, 111, and 148 with the view to include dates and timelines to ensure that the Bill will advance accessibility in Canada;
(b) clauses 15, 16, 75, 93, 95, and 146.1(1) with the view to remove permissive language to ensure that accessibility requirements are made and enforced;
(c) clauses 46, 55, 59, 64, and 68 with the view to not allow organizations to be exempted from complying with accessibility requirements; and
(d) clause 207 with the view to require the government to act.”.

Debate arose thereon.

Notices of Motions

Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the third reading stage of Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada.


Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 57, that, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 25, the debate not be further adjourned.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Natural Resources), — That Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, be now read a third time and do pass;

And of the amendment of Mr. Nuttall (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word '“That” and substituting the following:
“Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, be not now read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities for the purpose of reconsidering:
(a) clauses 5, 11, 18, 23, 111, and 148 with the view to include dates and timelines to ensure that the Bill will advance accessibility in Canada;
(b) clauses 15, 16, 75, 93, 95, and 146.1(1) with the view to remove permissive language to ensure that accessibility requirements are made and enforced;
(c) clauses 46, 55, 59, 64, and 68 with the view to not allow organizations to be exempted from complying with accessibility requirements; and
(d) clause 207 with the view to require the government to act.”.

The question was put on the amendment and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, November 26, 2018, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 5:05 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mr. Sheehan (Sault Ste. Marie), seconded by Mr. Longfield (Guelph), moved, — 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. (Private Members' Business M-194)

Debate arose thereon.

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

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-62, An Act to amend the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act and other Acts, without amendment.

Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mr. Ayoub (Thérèse-De Blainville), one concerning organ donation (No. 421-02945).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:05 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 6:15 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).