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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 423

Thursday, May 30, 2019

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

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. 421-03500 concerning refugees. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-2-24;
— No. 421-03507 concerning the regulation of food and drugs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-215-08;
— No. 421-03509 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-3-76.

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Zimmer (Prince George—Peace River—Northern Rockies), from the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented the 18th Report of the Committee, "Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1 under Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1 under Office of the Senate Ethics Officer and Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-576.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 147, 149 and 150) was tabled.


Ms. Mihychuk (Kildonan—St. Paul), from the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, presented the 19th Report of the Committee (Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-577.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 148 to 150 and 152) was tabled.


Ms. Mihychuk (Kildonan—St. Paul), from the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, presented the 20th Report of the Committee (Bill C-88, An Act to amend the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, without amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-578.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 151 and 153) was tabled.


Mr. Sikand (Mississauga—Streetsville), from the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament, presented the Third Report of the Committee, "Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Library of Parliament". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-579.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 7) was tabled.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the use of animals in research (No. 421-04049);
— by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), one concerning social benefits (No. 421-04050);
— by Mr. Barsalou-Duval (Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères), one concerning the St. Lawrence River (No. 421-04051);
— by Mr. Anandasangaree (Scarborough—Rouge Park), one concerning Egypt (No. 421-04052) and one concerning Hatoon Al-Fassi (No. 421-04053);
— by Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), one concerning health care services (No. 421-04054) and one concerning social benefits (No. 421-04055);
— by Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria), one concerning the use of animals in research (No. 421-04056);
— by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), one concerning social benefits (No. 421-04057);
— by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), one concerning social benefits (No. 421-04058);
— by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), one concerning social benefits (No. 421-04059).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 to 3.

Group No. 1

Ms. Tassi (Minister of Seniors) for Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. Carr (Minister of International Trade Diversification), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-93, in Clause 4, be amended by replacing line 26 on page 3 with the following:

(4.11) For the purpose of an application referred to in subsection (3.1), the Board may not require a person who makes the application to provide a certified copy of information contained in court records in support of the application unless the certified verification of the applicant’s criminal records and information contained in the police records or Canadian Armed Forces records provided in support of the application are not sufficient to demonstrate that the person has been convicted only of an offence referred to in Schedule 3 and that the only sentence imposed for that offence was payment of a fine or victim surcharge or both.

(4.12) For the purpose of subsection (3.11), a person re-

Ms. Tassi (Minister of Seniors) for Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. Carr (Minister of International Trade Diversification), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-93, in Clause 5, be amended by replacing lines 14 to 30 on page 4 with the following:

(1.2) A record suspension ordered under subsection

Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), seconded by Mr. Motz (Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner), moved Motion No. 3, — That Bill C-93 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

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 at report stage of Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 3).

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

The question was put on Motion No. 1 and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division, which also applies to Motion No. 2, was deferred.

The question was put on Motion No. 3 and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred.

Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the recorded divisions were further deferred until Monday, June 3, 2019, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston), seconded by Mr. Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning), moved, — That the House recognize that acts of violence and bigotry directed against religious believers, such as the June 23, 1985, bombing of Air India Flights 182 and 301, the September 15, 2001, firebombing of the Hindu Samaj Temple and the Hamilton Mountain Mosque, the April 5, 2004, firebombing of Montreal’s United Talmud Torah Jewish school, and the January 29, 2017, murder of Muslims at the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre, are inimical to a free, peaceful, and plural society and declare January 29 of every year as National Day of Solidarity with Victims of Anti-religious Bigotry and Violence. (Private Members' Business M-153)

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.

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 passed Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters, with the following amendments:
1. Clause 50, page 50: Add the following after line 35:
“13.1 If the Commissioner determines that the conclusions referred to in section 13 are not reasonable in respect of an authorization but would be reasonable if a specific condition were added to that authorization, the Commissioner may
(a) refer the matter back to the appropriate minister for reconsideration; and
(b) provide that minister with a description of the condition that would have to be added to the authorization in order to make the conclusions reasonable.”.
2. Clause 143, page 139: Replace lines 26 and 27 with the following:
“whether or not
(a) a terrorism offence is committed by the person counselled;
(b) the accused counsels a particular person to carry out the terrorist activity;
(c) the accused knows the identity of the person whom the accused counsels to carry out the terrorist activity; or
(d) the person whom the accused counsels to carry out the terrorist activity knows that it is a terrorist activity.”.
3. Clause 168, page 146:
(a) Replace line 1 with the following:
“168 (1) During the fourth year after this section”; and
(b) add the following after line 7:
“(1.1) The comprehensive review referred to in subsection (1) must include an assessment of the effect of this Act on the operations of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Communications Security Establishment that relate to national security, information sharing, and the interaction of those organizations with the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency, the Intelligence Commissioner and the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians.”.
4. New schedule, page 148: Add the following after line 6:
“SCHEDULE
(Section 49.1)
SCHEDULE
(Section 4)
Deputy Heads to Whom Directions Have Been Issued”.
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 Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2019-2020 of the Standards Council of Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-820-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 11th Report of the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, "Indigenous Veterans: From Memories of Injustice to Lasting Recognition" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-515), presented to the House on Friday, February 8, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-515.
— by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 of the Canada Lands Company Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-840-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Report on the administration of the Atlantic Fisheries Restructuring Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Atlantic Fisheries Restructuring Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-14, sbs. 8(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-457-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 p.m., by unanimous consent, 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 6:59 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).