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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 418

Thursday, May 16, 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 "Costs Associated with Replacing the Federal Pay System", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1119-41.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Canada's Changing Climate Report 2019". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-104.

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. 421-03337 and 421-03339 concerning the pension system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-98-20;
— Nos. 421-03400 and 421-03412 concerning refugees. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-2-23;
— No. 421-03413 concerning Turkey. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-242-01;
— No. 421-03416 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-3-74;
— Nos. 421-03418, 421-03427, 421-03428 and 421-03438 concerning the use of animals in research. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-42-17;
— Nos. 421-03421 and 421-03425 concerning firearms. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-53-32;
— Nos. 421-03440, 421-03441, 421-03442, 421-03443, 421-03444, 421-03445 and 421-03468 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-11;
— Nos. 421-03471 and 421-03496 concerning rail transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-10-32.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the 33rd Report of the Committee, "Study on Crime in Rural Areas in Canada". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-563.

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. 121, 130 to 133, 142, 153 and 162) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), seconded by Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), Bill C-449, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (monthly guaranteed income supplement), 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 Ms. Leitch (Simcoe—Grey), seconded by Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Leamington), Bill C-450, An Act to amend the Canada Health Act, 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 Ms. Leitch (Simcoe—Grey), seconded by Mr. Nault (Kenora), Bill C-451, An Act to establish a Children’s Health Commissioner of Canada, 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. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Leamington), one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-03806), two concerning discrimination (Nos. 421-03807 and 421-03808) and seven concerning health care services (Nos. 421-03809 to 421-03815);
— by Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), one concerning health care services (No. 421-03816);
— by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), one concerning oil and gas (No. 421-03817);
— by Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), one concerning the pension system (No. 421-03818);
— by Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), fifty-seven concerning sex selection (Nos. 421-03819 to 421-03875) and nine concerning health care services (Nos. 421-03876 to 421-03884);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-03885);
— by Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), one concerning Justin Trudeau (No. 421-03886);
— by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), one concerning the pension system (No. 421-03887) and one concerning cellphone towers (No. 421-03888);
— by Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), one concerning oil and gas (No. 421-03889).
Government Orders

Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Mr. Blair (Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction), moved, — That the House recognize that: (a) climate change is a real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadians' health, and the Canadian economy; (b) Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change today, from flooding, wildfires, heat waves and other extreme weather events which are projected to intensify in the future; (c) climate change impacts communities across Canada, with coastal, northern and Indigenous communities particularly vulnerable to its effects; and (d) action to support clean growth and meaningfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions in all parts of the economy are necessary to ensure a safer, healthier, cleaner and more prosperous future for our children and grandchildren; and, therefore, that the House declare that Canada is in a national climate emergency which requires, as a response, that Canada commit to meeting its national emissions target under the Paris Agreement and to making deeper reductions in line with the Agreement's objective of holding global warming below two degrees Celsius and pursuing efforts to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius. (Government Business No. 29)

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Fast (Abbotsford), seconded by Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“the House recognize that:
(a) climate change is a real and urgent global problem requiring real global solutions, and that Canada can and must take a leadership role in developing those global solutions;
(b) human activity has an impact on climate change, and its effects impact communities across the country and the world;
(c) Canada and the world must take urgent action to mitigate global climate change and combat its impacts on the environment;
(d) the government’s own “Clean Canada” report shows the government is falling short of the Paris targets by 79 million tonnes;
and, therefore, as an alternative to its current proposal to tackle climate change involving a non-binding declaration, the House call upon the government to produce a real climate change plan that will enable Canada to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions according to the targets of the Paris agreement.”.

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.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Business of Supply

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 15, 2019, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Singh (Burnaby South), seconded by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), — That the House call on the Prime Minister and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to declare an environment and climate emergency following the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and urge the government to bring forward a climate action strategy that: (a) prioritizes reconciliation with Indigenous peoples; (b) invests in a transition that leaves no workers or communities behind; (c) increases the ambition of its 2030 greenhouse gas reduction targets to avoid a more than 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in global warming, as recommended by the IPCC report; (d) includes robust rules for implementing the Paris Agreement; (e) prescribes transparency and accountability mechanisms to address climate change; (f) does not proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project; (g) immediately eliminates all federal fossil fuel subsidies, including through Export Development Canada funding; and (h) integrates human health into Canada's climate commitments.

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

(Division No. 1317 -- Vote no 1317)
YEAS: 42, NAYS: 227

YEAS -- POUR

Aubin
Barsalou-Duval
Benson
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Boudrias
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brosseau
Cannings
Caron
Choquette

Christopherson
Cullen
Davies
Donnelly
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Duvall
Fortin
Garrison
Gill

Hardcastle
Hughes
Julian
Kwan
Laverdière
MacGregor
Marcil
Masse (Windsor West)
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Moore

Nantel
Pauzé
Plamondon
Quach
Ramsey
Ste-Marie
Stetski
Thériault
Tootoo

Total: -- 42

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Allison
Amos
Anandasangaree
Anderson
Arnold
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Barrett
Baylis
Beech
Bendayan
Benzen
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Bibeau
Bittle
Blair
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boissonnault
Bossio
Boucher
Brassard
Bratina
Breton
Carrie
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chen
Chong
Clarke
Cooper
Cormier
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davidson
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Diotte
Doherty
Dreeshen
Drouin
Dubourg
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)

Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Fergus
Fillmore
Finley
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Fuhr
Gallant
Généreux
Gladu
Godin
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Gourde
Graham
Hardie
Hébert
Hehr
Hoback
Hogg
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Jeneroux
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Kelly
Kent
Khalid
Khera
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kusie
Lake
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux

Lapointe
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Lefebvre
Leslie
Levitt
Lloyd
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
Lukiwski
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacKenzie
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maloney
Martel
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
May (Cambridge)
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mihychuk
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Morrissey
Motz
Murray
Nassif
Nater
Nault
Nicholson
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
O'Regan
O'Toole
Ouellette
Paradis
Paul-Hus
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Picard
Poilievre
Poissant
Qualtrough
Reid
Rempel
Richards

Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Sahota
Saini
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schmale
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Shields
Shipley
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sohi
Sorbara
Sorenson
Spengemann
Stanton
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Trost
Van Kesteren
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Vecchio
Viersen
Virani
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Weir
Wilkinson
Wrzesnewskyj
Yip
Young
Yurdiga
Zahid
Zimmer

Total: -- 227

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun


Private Members' Business

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 15, 2019, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), — That Bill C-266, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

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

(Division No. 1318 -- Vote no 1318)
YEAS: 224, NAYS: 38

YEAS -- POUR

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Allison
Amos
Anandasangaree
Anderson
Arnold
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Barrett
Beech
Bendayan
Benzen
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Bibeau
Bittle
Blair
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boissonnault
Bossio
Boucher
Brassard
Breton
Carrie
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chen
Chong
Clarke
Cooper
Cormier
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davidson
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Diotte
Doherty
Dreeshen
Drouin
Dubourg
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dzerowicz

Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Fergus
Fillmore
Finley
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Fuhr
Gallant
Généreux
Gerretsen
Gladu
Godin
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Gourde
Graham
Hardie
Hébert
Hehr
Hoback
Hogg
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Jeneroux
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Kelly
Kent
Khalid
Khera
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kusie
Lake
Lambropoulos
Lamoureux

Lapointe
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Lefebvre
Leslie
Levitt
Lloyd
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
Lukiwski
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacKenzie
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maloney
Martel
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
May (Cambridge)
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mihychuk
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Morrissey
Motz
Murray
Nassif
Nater
Nault
Nicholson
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
O'Regan
O'Toole
Ouellette
Paradis
Paul-Hus
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Picard
Poilievre
Poissant
Qualtrough
Reid
Rempel

Richards
Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Sahota
Saini
Samson
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schmale
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Shields
Shipley
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sohi
Sorbara
Sorenson
Spengemann
Stanton
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Trost
Van Kesteren
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Vecchio
Viersen
Virani
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Weir
Wilkinson
Wrzesnewskyj
Yip
Young
Yurdiga
Zahid
Zimmer

Total: -- 224

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aubin
Barsalou-Duval
Benson
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Boudrias
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brosseau
Caron
Choquette

Christopherson
Cullen
Davies
Donnelly
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Duvall
Fortin
Garrison

Gill
Hardcastle
Hughes
Julian
Kwan
MacGregor
Marcil
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Moore

Nantel
Pauzé
Plamondon
Quach
Ramsey
Ste-Marie
Stetski
Thériault

Total: -- 38

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, Bill C-266, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Mr. Blair (Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction); (Government Business No. 29)

And of the amendment of Mr. Fast (Abbotsford), seconded by Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill).

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 5:47 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge), seconded by Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), — That Bill S-243, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (reporting on unpaid income tax), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, May 29, 2019, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

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 concurred in the amendment made by the House of Commons to Senate amendment 1 to Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act.
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. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets and Borrowing Plan of Farm Credit Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-818-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Flooded Areas (81100-3-74-2), dated May 14, 2019, pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, R.S. 2001, c. 26, sbs. 10.1(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1223-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 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 7:00 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).