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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 390

Friday, March 1, 2019

10:00 a.m.



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

Whereupon, Mr. Rota (Nipissing—Timiskaming), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Government Orders

The Order was read for the third reading of Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act.

Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-98.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. Blair (Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction), Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis, 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 Committees

Ms. Vandenbeld (Ottawa West—Nepean), from the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented the 23rd Report of the Committee (Bill S-240, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs), with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-531.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 129 and 130) was tabled.


Mr. Fergus (Hull—Aylmer), from the Standing Committee on Finance, presented the 28th Report of the Committee (Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting, without amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-532.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 195, 196, 198 and 199) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Lloyd (Sturgeon River—Parkland), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), Bill C-437, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and the Prisons and Reformatories Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study of the priorities of Canadian stakeholders having an interest in bilateral and trilateral trade in North America, between Canada, United States and Mexico, and of the impact of tariffs on Canadian businesses, companies and workers, seven members of the Standing Committee on International Trade be authorized to travel to Washington, D.C., United States of America, in the Spring of 2019, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study of the impacts of methamphetamine abuse in Canada, seven members of the Standing Committee on Health be authorized to travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, Calgary, Alberta, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Montréal, Quebec, in the Spring of 2019, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees and Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors, seven members of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts be authorized to travel to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in the Summer of 2019, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), one concerning health care services (No. 421-03285);
— by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), one concerning the use of animals in research (No. 421-03286);
— by Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), one concerning rail transportation (No. 421-03287);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning health care services (No. 421-03288);
— by Mr. Eyolfson (Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingley), one concerning Health Care Workers (No. 421-03289);
— by Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), one concerning health care services (No. 421-03290).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), — That Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

At 1:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Tuesday, February 26, 2019, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Assistant Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, March 18, 2019, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 1:16 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Item No. 1 in the order of precedence, standing in the name of Mr. Beaulieu (La Pointe-de-l'Île), was called and, not having been proceeded with, in accordance with Standing Order 42(2), was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper. (Private Members' Business C-421)

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 the Speaker — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for December 6, 2018, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-421-49.
— by Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:
— P.C. 2019-57, P.C. 2019-58 and P.C. 2019-93. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-3-46. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— P.C. 2019-54, P.C. 2019-55 and P.C. 2019-80. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-14-22. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
— P.C. 2019-56, P.C. 2019-82 and P.C. 2019-83. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-9-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— P.C. 2019-53. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-16-31. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— P.C. 2019-51 and P.C. 2019-72. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-22-29. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— P.C. 2019-81. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-13-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— P.C. 2019-84. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-29-19. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
— P.C. 2019-86. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-30-31. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— P.C. 2019-52, P.C. 2019-78 and P.C. 2019-79. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-24-41. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Service Fees Report of Environment and Climate Change for 2017 to 2018, pursuant to the Service Fees Act, S.C. 2017, c. 20, sbs. 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1154-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
Adjournment

At 1:18 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, March 18, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).