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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 62

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the House of Commons (Spring 2016), pursuant to the Auditor General Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 23(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-521-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), the Speaker presented the report of the parliamentary delegation that travelled to the United Kingdom and France, from April 25 to 27, 2016. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-421-75-01.

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. 421-00182, 421-00199 and 421-00214 concerning genetic engineering. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-26-03;
— Nos. 421-00184, 421-00185, 421-00186, 421-00187 and 421-00188 concerning China. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-13-04;
— No. 421-00189 concerning the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-17-02;
— No. 421-00190 concerning cruelty to animals. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-41-02;
— No. 421-00192 concerning world peace. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-44-01.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, presented the Fourth Report of the Committee (Supplementary Estimates (A), 2016-17 — Vote 1a under Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1a under Marine Atlantic Inc., Votes 1a and 10a under Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1a, 5a, 15a and 20a under Transport, and Vote 1a under VIA Rail Canada Inc.). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-59.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 15) was tabled.


Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee (certain provisions of Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-60.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 15) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), seconded by Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), Bill C-279, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (length of election period), 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. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan), one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-00332);
— by Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), two concerning health care services (Nos. 421-00333 and 421-00334), two concerning assisted suicide (Nos. 421-00335 and 421-00336), two concerning unborn children (Nos. 421-00337 and 421-00338) and two concerning human rights (Nos. 421-00339 and 421-00340);
— by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-00341);
— by Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), six concerning immigration (Nos. 421-00342 to 421-00347) and six concerning China (Nos. 421-00348 to 421-00353);
— by Mr. Arnold (North Okanagan—Shuswap), three concerning unborn children (Nos. 421-00354 to 421-00356);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the grain industry (No. 421-00357) and one concerning pesticides (No. 421-00358);
— by Ms. Harder (Lethbridge), three concerning unborn children (Nos. 421-00359 to 421-00361) and one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-00362);
— by Mr. Sopuck (Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa), one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-00363);
— by Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), one concerning assisted suicide (No. 421-00364).

Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answer to question Q-105 on the Order Paper.


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-104 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — With regard to the $3.716 billion for large-scale capital projects that was reallocated from 2015-2016 to 2020-2021: (a) has the government earmarked this money for specific projects, and, if so, to which projects will this funding reallocation be applied; (b) for each project that had its funding reallocated to 2020-2021, what is the anticipated average annual inflation cost of each project for the next five years; (c) based on calculations from (b), how does the government anticipate that inflation costs will impact the government’s buying power; and (d) are additional funds being set aside in the fiscal framework to account for schedule slippage as a result of the reallocation of $3.716 billion? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-104.

Q-106 — Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie) — With regard to the upcoming agricultural policy framework replacing the current Growing Forward 2 framework, and the ongoing consultations being held in preparation of the agreement: (a) what information, including all the details of documents and correspondence, has the Minister of Agriculture, his staff, or Agriculture and Agri-food Canada shared with, or received from, their provincial counterparts; (b) what information, including all the details of documents and correspondence, has been exchanged between the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister of Finance or their ministerial offices, and between Agriculture and Agri-food Canada and the Department of Finance Canada; and (c) what information, including the details of all documents and correspondence, has been exchanged between the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change or their ministerial offices, and between Agriculture and Agri-food Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-106.
Government Orders

The Order was read for the third reading of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying).

Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Tootoo (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Rankin (Victoria), seconded by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying), be not now read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights for the purpose of reconsidering Clause 3 with a view to ensuring that the eligibility criteria contained therein are consistent with the constitutional parameters set out by the Supreme Court in its Carter v. Canada decision.”.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Tootoo (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), — That Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying), be now read a third time and do pass;

The debate continued.

Motions

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 Annual Conference, ten members of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts be authorized to travel to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, in August 2016, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement public consultation, seven members of the Standing Committee on International Trade be authorized to travel to Saint John, New Brunswick; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the Fall of 2016, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study of service delivery to veterans, seven members of the Standing Committee on Veteran Affairs be authorized to travel to London and Toronto, Ontario, and to Montréal, Quebec, in the Spring of 2016, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Tootoo (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), — That Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying), be now read a third time and do pass;

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 18, 2016, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

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

(Division No. 75 -- Vote no 75)
YEAS: 54, NAYS: 267

YEAS -- POUR

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

Christopherson
Cullen
Davies
Donnelly
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Duvall
Erskine-Smith
Fortin
Garrison
Gill
Hardcastle
Hughes

Johns
Julian
Kent
Kwan
Laverdière
MacGregor
Marcil
Masse (Windsor West)
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Moore
Mulcair
Nantel
Pauzé

Plamondon
Quach
Ramsey
Rankin
Saganash
Sansoucy
Ste-Marie
Stetski
Stewart
Thériault
Trudel
Weir

Total: -- 54

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Allison
Ambrose
Amos
Anandasangaree
Anderson
Arnold
Arseneault
Arya
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Barlow
Baylis
Beech
Bennett
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Bibeau
Bittle
Blair
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boissonnault
Bossio
Boucher
Brassard
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Brown
Caesar-Chavannes
Calkins
Carr
Carrie
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chan
Chen
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Cooper
Cormier
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
DeCourcey
Deltell
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Dion
Diotte
Doherty
Dreeshen
Drouin
Dubourg

Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dzerowicz
Easter
Eglinski
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Eyking
Eyolfson
Falk
Fast
Fergus
Fillmore
Finley
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Freeland
Fuhr
Gallant
Garneau
Généreux
Genuis
Gerretsen
Gladu
Godin
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Gourde
Graham
Grewal
Hajdu
Harder
Hardie
Harper
Harvey
Hehr
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Jeneroux
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Kang
Kelly
Kenney
Khalid
Khera
Kitchen
Kmiec
Lake
Lametti
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Lebel

LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Leitch
Lemieux
Leslie
Levitt
Liepert
Lightbound
Lobb
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
Lukiwski
MacKenzie
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maguire
Maloney
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
May (Cambridge)
McCallum
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Morrissey
Murray
Nassif
Nault
Nicholson
Nuttall
Obhrai
O'Connell
Oliver
O'Regan
O'Toole
Ouellette
Paradis
Paul-Hus
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard
Poilievre
Poissant
Qualtrough
Raitt
Ratansi
Rayes
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rioux
Ritz

Robillard
Rodriguez
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Rusnak
Sahota
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Saroya
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schiefke
Schmale
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Shields
Shipley
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Simms
Sohi
Sopuck
Sorbara
Sorenson
Spengemann
Stanton
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Tilson
Trost
Trudeau
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Vecchio
Viersen
Virani
Wagantall
Warawa
Watts
Waugh
Webber
Whalen
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Wong
Wrzesnewskyj
Young
Yurdiga
Zahid
Zimmer

Total: -- 267

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

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

(Division No. 76 -- Vote no 76)
YEAS: 186, NAYS: 137

YEAS -- POUR

Albas
Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Amos
Anandasangaree
Arseneault
Arya
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baylis
Beech
Bennett
Bibeau
Bittle
Blair
Boissonnault
Bossio
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Caesar-Chavannes
Carr
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chan
Chen
Chong
Cormier
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Dion
Drouin
Dubourg
Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dzerowicz

Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Freeland
Fuhr
Garneau
Gerretsen
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Graham
Grewal
Hajdu
Hardie
Harvey
Hehr
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Kang
Kelly
Kent
Khalid
Khera
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre

Lemieux
Leslie
Levitt
Liepert
Lightbound
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maguire
Maloney
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
May (Cambridge)
McCallum
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Morrissey
Murray
Nassif
Nault
O'Connell
Oliver
O'Regan
Paradis
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard
Poissant
Qualtrough
Ratansi
Rayes
Reid
Rioux
Robillard

Rodriguez
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Rusnak
Sahota
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schmale
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Simms
Sohi
Sorbara
Spengemann
Stanton
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Tilson
Trudeau
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Vecchio
Virani
Webber
Whalen
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Wrzesnewskyj
Young
Zahid

Total: -- 186

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albrecht
Allison
Ambrose
Anderson
Angus
Arnold
Ashton
Aubin
Barlow
Barsalou-Duval
Beaulieu
Benson
Bergen
Bernier
Berthold
Bezan
Blaikie
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boucher
Boudrias
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brassard
Brown
Calkins
Cannings
Caron
Carrie
Choquette
Christopherson
Clarke

Clement
Cooper
Cullen
Davies
Deltell
Diotte
Doherty
Donnelly
Dreeshen
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Duvall
Eglinski
Erskine-Smith
Falk
Fast
Finley
Fortin
Gallant
Garrison
Généreux
Genuis
Gill
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Hardcastle
Harder
Harper
Hughes
Jeneroux
Johns
Julian

Kenney
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kwan
Lake
Lametti
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Laverdière
Lebel
Leitch
Lobb
Lukiwski
MacGregor
MacKenzie
Marcil
Masse (Windsor West)
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Moore
Mulcair
Nantel
Nicholson
Nuttall
Obhrai
Oliphant
O'Toole
Ouellette
Paul-Hus
Pauzé
Plamondon
Poilievre

Quach
Raitt
Ramsey
Rankin
Rempel
Richards
Ritz
Saganash
Sansoucy
Saroya
Scheer
Shields
Shipley
Sopuck
Sorenson
Ste-Marie
Stetski
Stewart
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Thériault
Trost
Trudel
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Viersen
Wagantall
Warawa
Watts
Waugh
Weir
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 137

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

Private Members' Business

At 6:10 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. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), seconded by Ms. Alleslev (Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill), — That Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 1, 2016, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

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. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Report on transportation in Canada for the year 2015, pursuant to the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, sbs. 52(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-79-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2016-2017 to 2020-2021 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets, and Borrowing Plan for 2016-2017 of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-847-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:12 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 7:30 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).