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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 (No. 436)

Questions

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Q-24772 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—University) — With regard to the Investments to Combat the Criminal Use of Firearms (ICCUF): (a) what has been the total cumulative federal actual spending on ICCUF since its inception; (b) what are the total number of firearm prosecutions initiated; and (c) what are the total number of successful firearm prosecutions?
Q-24782 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—University) — With regard to the total number of registered guns and licensed gun owners for each year since 2001: (a) how many Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) holders have been charged with homicide; (b) how many registered firearms were used in a homicide; and (c) how many PAL holders have been charged with using a registered firearm to commit homicide?
Q-24792 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—University) — With regard to the total number of guns reported stolen for each year since 2001: (a) how many were registered; (b) how many were stolen from licensed gun owners; (c) how many were stolen from licensed gun dealers; and (d) of those guns stolen from licensed gun owners and dealers, how many were used in the commission of a violent offence?
Q-24802 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—University) — With regard to the total number of serving RCMP officers in each province for each year since 2001: (a) how many were charged with a criminal offence that were (i) violent, (ii) non-violent; (b) how many were convicted of these crimes that were (i) violent, (ii) non-violent; (c) of those charged with these crimes, how many remained on active duty, broken down by crimes that were (i) violent, (ii) non-violent; and (d) how many lost their jobs as a result of these criminal charges that were (i) violent, (ii) non-violent?
Q-24812 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Liepert (Calgary Signal Hill) — With regard to the impact of Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, on Alberta’s economy: did the government conduct an economic analysis of the impact of Bill C-69 on Alberta’s oil and gas sector and, if so, who conducted the analysis and what were the results?
Q-24822 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Liepert (Calgary Signal Hill) — With regard to the Trans-Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project: (a) when is construction expected to resume on the pipeline; and (b) when will the expansion project be completed?
Q-24842 — May 2, 2019 — Ms. Raitt (Milton) — With regard to taxpayer-funded flights taken by David MacNaughton, Canadian Ambassador to the United States, since March 2, 2016: (a) what are the details of all flights, including (i) dates, (ii) city of origin, (iii) city of destination, (iv) cost; and (b) what is the total amount spent on flights by the Ambassador?
Q-24852 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Lobb (Huron—Bruce) — With regard to corrections to government websites since January 1, 2016: (a) how many corrections have been made to erroneous, incorrect, or false information placed on government websites; and (b) what are the details of each correction, including the (i) website address, (ii) information which had to be corrected, (iii) corrected information?
Q-24862 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Lobb (Huron—Bruce) — With regard to Access to Information Requests received since January 1, 2016, broken down by department, agency, Crown corporation, or other government entity: (a) how many requests required extensions in excess of (i) 180 days, (ii) one year, (iii) two years; (b) in how many cases was the information released in the time period noted in the original extension letter sent to the requestor; (c) in how many cases did the government fail to provide the documents in the time period set out in the original extension letter sent to the requestor; and (d) what is the longest extension for requests currently being processed, broken down by each department, agency, Crown corporation, or other government entity?
Q-24872 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Zimmer (Prince George—Peace River—Northern Rockies) — With regard to concerns raised by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada about information shared on Facebook: (a) what specific safeguards does each department and agency have in place to ensure that information individuals share with government entities on Facebook is not exploited; (b) does any government department or agency collect information obtained through Facebook, including on interactions individuals have with the government on Facebook and, if so, what are the details, including (i) type of information collected, (ii) number of individuals who have had information collected since January 1, 2016; and (c) what specific action, if any, has each department or agency taken to safeguard information since the concerns were raised by the Commissioner?
Q-24882 — May 2, 2019 — Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London) — With regard to the establishment of the Canadian Drug Agency proposed in Budget 2019: (a) where is the Canadian Drug Agency, or the transition office set up to create the Agency, located; (b) will the Agency be a stand-alone Agency or a division of Health Canada; (c) how many employees or full-time equivalents are currently assigned to the Agency or the establishment of the Agency; (d) which government official is responsible for overseeing the creation of the Agency; and (e) what are the details of all consultations the government has conducted in relation to the Agency, including (i) name of organization, individual, or provincial government consulted, (ii) date, (iii) type of consultation, (iv) results of consultation?
Q-24892 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Leamington) — With regard to materials prepared for ministers between January 1, 2019, and May 1, 2019: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) department’s internal tracking number?
Q-24902 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Leamington) — With regard to materials prepared for Ministerial exempt staff members between January 1, 2019, and May 1, 2019: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) recipient, (iv) department’s internal tracking number?
Q-24912 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — With regard to the government’s sale of assets over $1,000 since January 1, 2016: (a) what were the assets sold, specifying (i) the asset sale price, (ii) the name of the purchaser, (iii) whether multiple bids were received, (iv) for what amount the asset was purchased by the government, (v) the reason for the sale; (b) was a third party used for the sale and, if so, (i) what is the name of the third party, (ii) was this contract tendered or not; (c) in the case where a third party was used, how much was the third party paid for their services; (d) for the government’s sale of stocks, (i) how much of the stock was sold, (ii) how much does the government still hold; (e) for sale of privately held companies in which the government held a position, (i) does the government still hold a position in the company, (ii) did the government have a market assessment done before the sale and, if so, by whom, (iii) what was the difference in the amount the government projected from the sale and the actual amount received; (f) how much income did the asset bring in during the year prior to its sale; and (g) how much was spent marketing the sale of each asset?
Q-24922 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) — With regard to each expenditure contained in each budget or budget implementation bill since fiscal year 2016-17, inclusively: (a) has the Department of Finance done an economic impact analysis of the expenditure; (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, what is the date, name and file number of any record which constitutes part of that analysis; (c) has the Department of Finance relied on any economic impact analysis of any organization outside government on the expenditure or not; (d) if the answer to (c) is affirmative, (i) which organizations analysed the measure, (ii) what is the date, name and file number of any record obtained from that organization which constitutes part of that analysis; and (e) what were the findings of each analysis in (b) and (d), broken down by expenditure?
Q-24932 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) — With regard to government advertising since January 1, 2016: (a) how much has been spent on billboards, advertising and other information campaigns, broken down by (i) date released, (ii) cost, (iii) topic, (iv) whether any analysis of the effectiveness of the advertising campaign was carried out and, if so, the details of that analysis, (v) medium, including publication or media outlet and type of media used, (vi) purpose, (vii) duration of campaign (including those that are ongoing), (viii) targeted audience, (ix) estimated audience; and (b) what are the details of all records of related correspondence regarding the aforementioned billboards, advertising and other information campaigns, broken down by (i) relevant file numbers, (ii) correspondence or file type, (iii) subject, (iv) date, (v) purpose, (vi) origin, (vii) intended destination, (viii) other officials copied or involved?
Q-24942 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — With regard to penitentiary farms, and agriculture and agri-food employment operations of CORCAN: (a) in what agriculture and agri-food employment operations are offenders at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions presently engaged, and in what numbers, broken down by location; (b) in what agriculture and agri-food employment operations are offenders at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions planned to engage in 2019 and 2020 respectively, and in what numbers, broken down by location; (c) are offenders at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions engaged, or will they be engaged, in agriculture and agri-food employment operations, at any time, off of Correctional Service of Canada premises and, if so, to what extent, at what locations, by whom are those locations managed, in what numbers, and for what purposes, listed by location; (d) does Correctional Service of Canada or CORCAN have any contracts or relationships, with respect to labour provided through agriculture and agri-food employment operations at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions, with Feihe International or Feihe Canada Royal Milk and, if so, when were they engaged, for what purpose, for what length of time, under what conditions, for what locations, and how will offenders at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions be involved and to what extent, broken down by contract or relationship; (e) does the Correctional Service of Canada or CORCAN have any supply agreements, with respect to products generated by agriculture and agri-food employment operations at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions, with Feihe International or Feihe Canada Royal Milk and, if so, when were they engaged, for what purpose, for what length of time, under what conditions, for what locations, and how will offenders at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions be involved and to what extent, broken down by agreement; (f) of the $4.3 million allocated over five years in Budget 2018 for agriculture and agri-food employment operations at penitentiary farms, how much has been spent, at what locations, and for what purposes, broken down by fiscal year; and (g) what funds have been spent from Correctional Service of Canada's capital budget on infrastructure, equipment, and improvements to penitentiary farm and agriculture and agri-food employment facilities at the Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions, at what locations, and for what purposes, broken down by fiscal year since 2015?
Q-24952 — May 2, 2019 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — With regard to Parks Canada water level management: (a) on the last occasion in June, July, or August 2018, for which data is available when a 12-inch stop log was removed from the Bobs Lake Dam, (i) what was the maximum water level increase (in centimetres) measured at Beveridge Dam, Lower Rideau Lake, and Poonamalie Locks, respectively, (ii) what was the period of time before the maximum water level increase was registered at Beveridge Dam, Lower Rideau Lake, and Poonamalie Locks, respectively; (b) what are the water levels on Christie Lake, in five centimetre increments, from 154.5 metres to 156 metres above mean sea level in relation to the rates of water-flow, in cubic meters per second, leaving Christie Lake at Jordan’s Bridge (at the east end of Christie lake); (c) what are the water-flow rates on Christie Lake, in cubic metres per second, leaving the Bobs Lake dam, less the out flow rates at Jordan’s Bridge, in 0.5 cubic meters per second increments, in relation to the rate of water level rise, expressed in millimetres per hour; (d) how will the new Bobs Lake Dam be managed to mitigate upstream and downstream flooding and the potential resultant environmental and property damage; (e) what have been the daily water levels, from January 1, 2000, to the present date, for each of (i) Bobs Lake, (ii) Christie Lake, (iii) Beveridge Dam, (iv) Lower Rideau Lake; (f) what have been the daily maximum water-flow rates, in cubic meters per second, for each of (i) Bobs Lake, (ii) Christie Lake, (iii) Beveridge Dam?
Q-24962 — May 3, 2019 — Mrs. Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster) — With regard to government contracts awarded to IBM since January 1, 2016: (a) how many sole-sourced contracts have been awarded to IBM; (b) what are the descriptions of these contracts; (c) what are the dollar amounts for these contracts; and (d) what are the dates and duration of each contract?
Q-24972 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes) — With regard to the government’s claim that its senator selection process is “non-partisan”: how does it reconcile this claim with the Globe and Mail story which stated that “The Prime Minister’s Office acknowledges that it uses a partisan database called Liberalist to conduct background checks on prospective senators before appointing them to sit as independents”?
Q-24982 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — With regard to partnerships signed between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and Huawei since January 1, 2016: (a) what are the details of each partnership, including (i) date signed, (ii) duration of partnership, (iii) terms, (iv) amount of federal financial contribution; and (b) does the Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor approve of these partnerships?
Q-24992 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — With regard to the approximately 103,000 non-citizens who were found to be on the National Register of Electors illegally: (a) how many voted in the 42nd general election, held in 2015; (b) how many voted in each of the 338 electoral districts in the 42nd general election; (c) how many voted in any federal by-election held since October 20, 2015; and (d) what is the breakdown of (c), by each riding where a by-election has been held?
Q-25002 — May 3, 2019 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — With regard to government commitments and the 271 commitments which, according to the Mandate Tracker, the current government has failed to complete as of May 3, 2019: (a) what is the government’s excuse or rationale for not accomplishing each of the 271 commitments not listed as completed or met, broken down by individual commitment; and (b) of the 271 commitments which have not been completed, which ones does the government anticipate completing prior to October 2019?
Q-25012 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — With respect to the West Block of Parliament: (a) is West Block subject to the Ontario Fire Code and the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, is the building subject to regular fire safety inspections, and on what dates have fire safety inspections taken place since January 2017; (b) is West Block subject to any other form of fire or safety codes or acts and, if so, what are those codes or acts, and what is the extent to which West Block is subject to each; (c) does West Block, as a whole, comply with the Ontario Fire Code and, if so, on what date was this certified; (d) is each space within West Block in compliance with the Ontario Fire Code and, if so, on what date was this certified, broken down by room or space, as applicable; (e) has each of West Block’s stairwells and exits been inspected for compliance with the Ontario Fire Code or the Fire Protection and Prevention Act and, if so, what were the details of instances where concerns, instructions, or conditions were expressed or imposed for compliance purposes; (f) is West Block, or any space or part thereof, subject to or in receipt of any exemptions or waivers to the Ontario Fire Code or the Fire Protection and Prevention Act and, if so, what are the details for each instance the location, room, or space, the subject of the exemption or waiver, the authorizing section of the Fire Code or Fire Protection and Prevention Act, the reason for the exemption or waiver, the date of application for the exemption or waiver, the date the exemption or waiver was granted, by whom the exemption or waiver was granted, any instructions or conditions that accompanied the exemption or waiver and, if applicable, the date on which the exemption or waiver expired, will expire, or was revoked; (g) has West Block, or any space or part thereof, since January 2017, had a request for an exemption or waiver denied and, if so, identify for each instance the location, room, or space, the subject of the request for exemption or waiver, the applicable section of the Fire Code or Fire Protection and Prevention Act under which the request was denied, the reason for the denial, the date requested, the date the exemption or waiver was denied, by whom it was denied, and any instructions or conditions that accompanied it; (h) what spaces in West Block have been identified as being potentially hazardous due to a likelihood of congestion in the event of a fire, evacuation, or other emergency, identifying in each instance the space, the identified hazard, the reason, and any amelioration actions or procedures that have been adopted; (i) have any complaints or concerns been received respecting West Block’s doorways, exits, stairwells, or exit, emergency, or traffic flow signage and, if so, identify in each instance the nature and details of the complaint or concern, the date on which it was received, the institutional or professional affiliation of the source of the complaint or concern, and any actions taken to ameliorate it; (j) respecting installed exit signage, which consists of overhead or high, wall-mounted rectangular signs featuring a white human figure on a green background, what requirements, guidelines, or standards governed and informed the selection, design, placement, and function of this exit signage; and (k) respecting installed exit signage, what are the reasons for using the white-on-green signage, versus red, text-based signage or other types of signage?
Q-25022 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to federal government investments in housing, for each fiscal year since 2015-16: (a) what was the total amount of federal funding spent on housing in the city of Vancouver; (b) what was the total amount of federal funding spent on housing in the federal riding of Vancouver Kingsway; (c) how much funding was allocated to each of the following programs and initiatives in the city of Vancouver (i) the Rental Construction Financing initiative, (ii) Proposal Development Funding, (iii) Investment in Affordable Housing, (iv) Affordable Housing Innovation Fund, (v) Non-profit On-Reserve Funding, (vi) Prepayment, (vii) Reno & Retrofit CMHC, (viii) Renovation Programs On Reserve, (ix) Retrofit On-Reserve and Seed Funding; (d) how much funding was allocated to each of the following programs and initiatives in the federal riding of Vancouver Kingsway (i) the Rental Construction Financing initiative, (ii) Proposal Development Funding, (iii) Investment in Affordable Housing, (iv) Affordable Housing Innovation Fund, (v) Non-profit On-Reserve Funding, (vi) Prepayment, (vii) Reno & Retrofit CMHC, (viii) Renovation Programs On Reserve, (ix) Retrofit On-Reserve and Seed Funding; (e) how much federal funding was allocated to housing subsidies in the city of Vancouver for (i) Non-Profit On-Reserve Housing, (ii) Co­operative Housing, (iii) Urban Native Housing, (iv) Non-Profit Housing, (v) Index Linked, (vi) Mortgage Co­operatives, (vii) Rent Geared to Income, (viii) and Federal Community Housing Initiative; (f) how much federal funding was allocated to housing subsidies in the federal riding of Vancouver Kingsway for (i) Non­Profit On-Reserve Housing, (ii) Co-operative Housing, (iii) Urban Native Housing, (iv) Non-Profit Housing, (v) Index Linked, (vi) Mortgage Co-operatives, (vii) Rent Geared to Income, (viii) Federal Community Housing Initiative; (g) what was the total amount of federal housing funding distributed as grants in the city of Vancouver; (h) what was the total amount of federal housing funding distributed as grants in the federal riding of Vancouver Kingsway; (i) what was the total amount of federal housing funding distributed as loans in the city of Vancouver; and (j) what was the total amount of federal housing funding distributed as loans in the federal riding of Vancouver Kingsway?
Q-25032 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to government funding for each fiscal year from 2015-16 to 2019-20 allocated within the constituency of Vancouver Kingsway: what is the total amount, broken down by (i) department or agency, (ii) initiative, (iii) amount?
Q-25042 — May 3, 2019 — Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola) — With regard to the Allowance for people aged 60 to 64 program: (a) how many people receive this allowance each year; (b) how many people apply; (c) how many request are approved; (d) for the requests that are denied, what are the three most common reasons invoked; (e) how many people are deemed ineligible, and what are the three most common reasons; (f) what was the total budget to deliver the program, broken down for the last five years; (g) what was actually spent in the last five years, broken down by province and territory; (h) how many full-time equivalents and part-time equivalents work directly on the program; (i) how much does the program cost to administer; (j) how is the program marketed; (k) what were the advertising costs and how much was budgeted and spent in the last five years; (l) has the government reviewed this program and, if so, what was found; and (m) for the reviews in (l), are there reports of reviews available online and, if so, where?
Q-25052 — May 6, 2019 — Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River) — With regard to Canada Post operations in the riding of Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River: (a) which Canada Post offices appeared on the moratorium list in 1994; (b) which Canada Post offices appeared on the moratorium list in 2007; (c) which Canada Post offices appeared on the moratorium list in 2016; (d) which Canada Post offices do not appear on moratorium lists in (a), (b) and (c); (e) which Canada Post offices listed in (a), (b), (c) and (d) have been closed; (f) for what reasons were the Canada Post offices in (e) closed; (g) in each instance of Post Office closures in (f), were the required one-month notice and public consultation requirements referred to in the Postal Service Charter fulfilled and, if not, in which instances were they not fulfilled; (h) how many employees has Canada Post let go as a result of closures in (e); and (i) how many individuals and households did not have access to a retail postal outlet or corporate post office within 15 km of their home as a result of closures in (e)?
Q-25062 — May 6, 2019 — Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River) — With regard to the federal public service and the Canada School of Public Service’s Indigenous Learning Series: (a) how many employees of the public service are there, as of May 6, 2019; (b) is participation in the Indigenous Learning Series mandatory for public service employees, broken down by department; (c) are new employees of the public service, broken down by department, expected to complete any part of the Indigenous Learning Series as part of their on-boarding; (d) how many employees of the public service have access to the available learning products of the Indigenous Learning Series; (e) are public service employees, both new and experienced, given time to complete training through the Indigenous Learning Series during contracted working hours; and (f) what number, by unit and percentage, of public service employees have completed training in the dedicated Indigenous Learning Series section of GCcampus?
Q-25072 — May 6, 2019 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — With regard to federal funding in the constituency of Windsor West: what is the total amount of government funding since the fiscal year 2014-15, up to and including the current fiscal year, allocated within the constituency of Windsor West, broken down by department or agency, initiative, and amount?
Q-25082 — May 7, 2019 — Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) — With regard to land protection and the $1.3 billion announced in Budget 2018: (a) what amount will go to conservation, monitoring endangered species and awareness, including funding for educational activities, research and data collection, population sampling and monitoring, and funding to restore destroyed or damaged ecosystems, broken down by (i) year, (ii) program, (iii) budget, (iv) spending to date; (b) how many nature conservation and protection programs situated less than 200 km from the U.S. border are currently underway and funded by the government, broken down by budget and location; (c) what are the government’s targets for respecting the Aichi agreements, broken down by (i) date, (ii) target description, (iii) whether the targets have been met; (d) what programs involving protecting endangered species, conservation, and education and awareness are in place or will be implemented by the government from which local and regional organizations could benefit, and (i) what are the publication and submission dates for funding applications, and when could the organizations expect to receive funding, (ii) for each program, what are the scientific criteria for the selected projects, (iii) what are the funding criteria to participate in these programs; and (e) how many reports have been written since 2015 by Environment and Climate Change Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada on protecting species at risk and nature conservation for the respective minister’s office, broken down by (i) title, (ii) date sent, (iii) website address, if the reports are available to the public?
Q-25092 — May 7, 2019 — Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) — With regard to the federal government’s $12-million payment to Loblaw Companies Ltd. through the Low Carbon Economy Fund (LCEF): (a) what are the performance conditions the company must meet, broken down by performance standard; and (b) what measures is the government taking to monitor how Loblaw Companies Ltd. used the funds it received, broken down by the type of measure?
Q-25102 — May 7, 2019 — Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) — With regard to federal funding for post-secondary education in Quebec: (a) what amount did the government transfer to Quebec to fund student loans in each of the past three years; and (b) how much has been budgeted to fund student loans for each of the next five years?
Q-25112 — May 7, 2019 — Mr. Yurdiga (Fort McMurray—Cold Lake) — With regard to consultants hired across all federal government departments, during fiscal years 2017-18 and 2018-19, working on tasks related to Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) requests, such as processing requests, redacting information, and gathering requested documents: what is (i) the total number of consultants, (ii) the total amount spent in those years on consultants for ATIP-related tasks, (iii) the total amount budgeted in those years for consultants for the related tasks?
Q-25122 — May 23, 2019 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — With regard to registered charities in Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency’s decision to formally post tax returns online dating back only five years instead of 15 years for each registered charity: what are the details of the decision-making process, including but not limited to (i) who has the authority to make this decision, (ii) why this change was made, (iii) where the tax returns for the previous ten years can be found?
Q-25132 — May 27, 2019 — Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — With regard to the new “For Glowing Hearts” logo unveiled by Destination Canada: (a) which firm or individual designed the logo; (b) what were the total expenditures in relation to designing the logo; and (c) what are the details of any other expenditures in relation to the logo, including (i) amount, (ii) description of goods or services?
Q-25142 — May 28, 2019 — Ms. Harder (Lethbridge) — With regard to Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) inspections at the Port of Vancouver: (a) what is the average wait time for inspection of a shipment; (b) how does the current wait time relate to (i) the previous five years, (ii) other major ports in Canada; (c) what is the current number of employees working on container inspection, and how does it relate to employee numbers in the previous five years; (d) what is the average cost (i) to the importer when a container is selected for examination, (ii) to the CBSA to perform each inspection; and (e) what resources are being allocated by the CBSA to (i) address findings of the Audit of the Commercial Program in the Marine Mode, dated December 4, 2018, (ii) decrease current wait times associated with inspection?
Q-25152 — May 31, 2019 — Mr. O'Toole (Durham) — With regard to the government’s treatment of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman: what are the total expenditures incurred to date for the investigation and prosecution of Vice-Admiral Norman, broken down by type of expenditure?
Q-25162 — June 3, 2019 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — With regard to Public Services and Procurement Canada notifying companies about media requests received by the department, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of all instances where the department has notified a company about a media request, including (i) date, (ii) name of company, (iii) title of the individual who notified the company, (iv) title of the individual at the company who was provided with information related to the media request, (v) reason for notifying the company, (vi) summary or description of the media request, (vii) name of the media outlet the request was received from?
Q-25172 — June 3, 2019 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — With regard to the government’s proposed Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Experts: (a) why does the government require panel members to sign a confidentiality agreement; (b) why will the panel’s deliberations not be held in public; and (c) why will the government not list media applicants which are denied funding?
Q-25182 — June 3, 2019 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — With regard to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada notifying companies about media requests received by the department, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of all instances where the department has notified a company about a media request, including (i) date, (ii) name of company, (iii) title of the individual who notified the company, (iv) title of the individual at the company who was provided with information related to the media request, (v) reason for notifying the company, (vi) summary or description of the media request, (vii) name of the media outlet the request was received from?
Q-25192 — June 4, 2019 — Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London) — With regard to the National Housing Co-Investment Fund: (a) what are the details of all funding recipients from the Fund since January 1, 2019, including (i) name of recipient, (ii) amount of federal contribution, (iii) date, (iv) description of project, (v) location; (b) what specific standards, for (i) accessibility, (ii) energy efficiency, are required of the recipients in (a); (c) did any of the recipients in (a) fail to meet the accessibility or energy efficiency standards and, if so, what are the details, including (i) name of recipient, (ii) which standards they failed to meet, (iii) what specific measures, if any, are in place to ensure that recipients meet the standards, (iv) whether a waiver issued to the recipient and, if so, by whom?
Q-25202 — June 6, 2019 — Mr. Shields (Bow River) — With regard to the government’s plan to provide almost $600 million in subsidies to select media outlets: (a) what (i) objective criteria, (ii) subjective criteria will be used to determine which outlets receive funding; and (b) what weight or level of importance will be given to each of the criteria in (a)?
Q-25212 — June 6, 2019 — Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock) — With regard to social media “influencers” who have been selected to be paid by Elections Canada in relation to the 2019 election: (a) who are all of the “influencers”; (b) what are the details of each “influencer”, including platforms and “handles”; (c) why was each “influencer” chosen by Elections Canada; and (d) how much remuneration has Elections Canada agreed to pay each “influencer”, broken down by “influencer”?
Q-25222 — June 7, 2019 — Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — With respect to Canadian Blood Services’ ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men, if they had a male sexual partner (MSM) within a year, of which Health Canada is the regulator: (a) what evidence exists to justify the reduction of the deferral period from indefinite, to ten years, to five years, to one year, and as of June 3, 2019, to three months from the last MSM activity; (b) of the evidence in (a), why did Health Canada not previously establish or disclose this evidence; (c) why does Health Canada not apply the deferral policy to all donors, including heterosexuals; and (d) why does the ban focus on gender and sexual identity over sexual behaviours more likely to indicate risks of sexual disease?
Q-25232 — June 11, 2019 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — With regard to expenditures on bottled water by Environment and Climate Change Canada since November 4, 2015: (a) what are the totals of all expenditures; and (b) what are the details of each expenditure, including (i) vendor, (ii) amount, (iii) brand, (iv) quantity, (v) date of expenditure?
Q-25242 — June 11, 2019 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — With regard to expenditures on bottled water by the Office of the Prime Minister or the Privy Council Office since November 4, 2015: (a) what are the totals of all expenditures; and (b) what are the details of each expenditure, including (i) vendor, (ii) amount, (iii) brand, (iv) quantity, (v) date of expenditure?
Q-25252 — June 13, 2019 — Mrs. Philpott (Markham—Stouffville) — With regard to the Aviation Sector Analysis commissioned by Transport Canada to KPMG in 2016, completed in spring 2019, and provided to the Minister of Transport: (a) what are the detailed findings of the report; (b) what is the date that the full report will be released; and (c) why is there a delay in the report being released to the public?
Q-25262 — June 13, 2019 — Mrs. Philpott (Markham—Stouffville) — With regard to materials prepared for the Minister of Transport regarding the Pickering Lands between January 1, 2017, and June 12, 2019: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what are the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) contents of the advice to the Minister?

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