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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 40

Friday, April 15, 2016

10:00 a.m.



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

Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.

Prayer
motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study on rail safety, ten members of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities be authorized to travel to Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, in the spring of 2016, and that the necessary staff accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement public consultation, ten members of the Standing Committee on International Trade be authorized to travel to Montréal and Québec, Quebec, and Toronto and Windsor, Ontario, in the spring of 2016, and that the necessary staff accompany the Committee.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures.

Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) for Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport), seconded by Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

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. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) laid upon the Table, — Report on the Employment Equity Act (Labour) for the year 2015, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, s. 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-226-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) laid upon the Table, — Report on the administration of student financial assistance programs for the loan year 2013-2014, pursuant to the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, S.C. 1994, c. 28, sbs. 20(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-773-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-00181).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport), seconded by Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour), — That Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

The debate continued.

Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures, because it:

(a) threatens the livelihoods of thousands of Canadian workers in the aerospace industry by failing to protect the long-term stability of the Canadian aerospace sector from seeing jobs outsourced to foreign markets;

(b) forces Canadian manufacturers to accept greater risks and to incur greater upfront costs in conducting their business;

(c) provides no guarantee that the terms and conditions of employment in the Canadian aeronautics sector will not deteriorate under increased and unfettered competition; and

(d) does not fulfill the commitments made by the Prime Minister when he attended demonstrations alongside workers in the past.

Debate arose thereon.

Private Members' Business

At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-223, An Act to establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada.

Mr. Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning), seconded by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

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.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Report on the administration of the Canada Small Business Financing Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Canada Small Business Financing Act, S.C. 1998, c. 36, ss. 18 and 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-240-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Report of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-4, s. 26. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-330-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Mr. LeBlanc (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. 2016-109. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-1-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)
— P.C. 2016-114. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-7-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— P.C. 2016-111. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-10-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)
— P.C. 2016-107 and P.C. 2016-108. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-8-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
— P.C. 2016-112. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-4-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— P.C. 2016-113. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-18-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— P.C. 2016-115. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-22-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— P.C. 2016-110. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-30-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— P.C. 2016-105 and P.C. 2016-106. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-24-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report on the review of the provisions and administration of the Canadian Agricultural Loans Act for the years 2009 to 2014, pursuant to the Canadian Agricultural Loans Act, R.S. 1985, c. 25 (3rd Supp.), sbs. 22.1(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1096-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
Adjournment

At 2:30 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).