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

Journals

No. 364

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner entitled "Kusie Report", dated December 4, 2018, pursuant to section 28(5) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons. — Sessional Paper No. 8527-421-46.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the 28th Report of the Committee (Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-491.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 135 to 137, 139 and 141) was tabled.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-03040) and one concerning impaired driving (No. 421-03041);

— by Mr. Virani (Parkdale—High Park), one concerning the use of animals in research (No. 421-03042);

— by Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), one concerning firearms (No. 421-03043) and one concerning organ transplants (No. 421-03044);

— by Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning health care services (No. 421-03045);

— by Ms. Mihychuk (Kildonan—St. Paul), one concerning the issuance of visas (No. 421-03046);

— by Mr. Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook), one concerning social benefits (No. 421-03047);

— by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), one concerning organ transplants (No. 421-03048).

Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), moved, — That the House: (a) recognize the severity of the looming job crisis in Canada caused by the failed economic policies of the Liberal government, especially for (i) workers in the energy sector impacted by the Liberal carbon tax, the no-more-pipelines Bill C-69, and the ban on offshore oil tankers, (ii) workers in the auto and manufacturing sector impacted by the Liberal carbon tax and failed policies that put Canada in a competitive disadvantage, (iii) workers in the steel and aluminum sectors impacted by the Liberals’ failure to have tariffs removed from their products during NAFTA negotiations, (iv) workers in the forestry sector impacted by the Liberals’ failure to resolve the softwood lumber dispute during NAFTA negotiations, (v) farmers impacted by increased input costs due to the Liberal carbon tax, (vi) workers in sectors that rely on those above, whose jobs and incomes depend on the vitality of the Canadian economy, (vii) workers in all sectors impacted by the toxic medley of carbon taxes, higher payroll taxes, higher personal income taxes, tax increases on local businesses, and costly and burdensome regulations; and (b) call on the government to (i) eliminate the carbon tax, (ii) repeal Bill C-69, (iii) resolve the dispute on steel and aluminum tariffs, (iv) resolve the softwood lumber dispute, (v) lower taxes, (vi) streamline regulations, (vii) open up interprovincial and international markets.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House, with regard to the Democratic Republic of the Congo: (a) condemn the violence and abuses committed against hundreds of innocent civilians; (b) condemn gender-based sexual violence, especially against women and girls; (c) recognize that this violence is the deadliest since the Second World War, with at least 6 million people since 1996 having been killed, and that hundreds of thousands of people are reported to have been systematically subjected to gender-based sexual violence; and (d) call on the government to (i) closely monitor the situation in that country, (ii) play a leading role in mobilizing the international community so that repeated human rights violations and abuses end and threatened populations are protected, (iii) encourage the International Criminal Court to continue its work in the formal investigation of the killings in that country.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(17), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to Order made Thursday, November 29, 2018, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:15 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed 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.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Thursday, November 29, 2018, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, December 5, 2018, immediately after the proceedings on the supply bill.

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. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Health) — Framework on Palliative Care in Canada, pursuant to the Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act, S.C. 2017, c. 28, sbs. 3(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1150-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Health) — Corporate Business Plan for 2018-2021 of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, pursuant to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act, S.C. 1997, c. 6, s. 22. — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-800-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

Adjournment

At 6:03 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).