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

Journals

No. 389

Thursday, February 28, 2019

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Fiscal Analysis of the Interim F-18 Aircraft" for the year 2019, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1119-33.


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. 421-03152 concerning organ transplants. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-138-19;

— No. 421-03139 concerning firearms. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-53-25.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Indigenous Services), seconded by Mrs. Philpott (President of the Treasury Board), Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, 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


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. McDonald (Avalon), from the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, presented the 19th Report of the Committee, "Ensuring the Sustainability of the Small Craft Harbours Program". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-528.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 105, 118, 119, 121, 126 and 127) was tabled.


Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the 26th Report of the Committee (Bill C-417, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors), with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-529.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 134) was tabled.


Mr. Casey (Cumberland—Colchester), from the Standing Committee on Health, presented the 22nd Report of the Committee, "Canadians affected by rare diseases and disorders: Improving access to treatment". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-530.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 112, 114, 118 to 121, 128 and 133) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), Bill C-434, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assault against a health care sector worker), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), seconded by Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope), Bill C-435, An Act to establish Rare Disease Day, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope), seconded by Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), Bill C-436, An Act to establish Acromegaly Awareness Day, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed 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 Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie), one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 421-03277);

— by Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), two concerning the pension system (Nos. 421-03278 and 421-03279), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 421-03280) and one concerning the Governor General's Medals of Honour (No. 421-03281);

— by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), one concerning the regulation of food and drugs (No. 421-03282);

— by Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands), one concerning Terri-Lynne McClintic (No. 421-03283) and one concerning organ transplants (No. 421-03284).

Applications for Emergency Debate

Pursuant to Standing Order 52, Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) asked leave to move the adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, the alleged political interference regarding a remediation agreement.

The Speaker decided that the matter was proper to be discussed and, pursuant to Standing Order 52(9), directed that it be considered later today, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence), seconded by Ms. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Health), — That Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a third time and do pass.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence), seconded by Ms. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Health), — That Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

Private Members' Business

At 5:26 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), seconded by Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), — That Bill C-369, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation), be now read a third time and do pass.

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 of the following:

That the Senate does not insist on its amendment 2 to Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act, to which the House of Commons has disagreed.

Royal Assent

A message was received informing the Commons that on February 28, 2019, at 4:32 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:

Private Members' Business

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), seconded by Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), — That Bill C-369, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation), be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, March 20, 2019, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Emergency Debate

Pursuant to Standing Order 52(10), the House proceeded to the consideration of a motion to adjourn the House for the purpose of discussing an important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, the alleged political interference regarding a remediation agreement.

Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), moved, — That this House do now adjourn.

Debate arose thereon.

At midnight, the Speaker declared the motion adopted.

Adjournment

At midnight, the Speaker adjourned the House until later today, at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).