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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 69

Thursday, June 9, 2016

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Commissioner of Lobbying for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, pursuant to the Lobbying Act, R.S. 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.), s. 11. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1017-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner on activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, par. 90(1)(b). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1002-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Bennett (Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Report on the Implementation of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the subsection 37.3.3(h) of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, as ratified by the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, S.C. 1993, c. 29, sbs. 4(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-401-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

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. 421-00206 and 421-00207 concerning abortion. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-33-02;
— Nos. 421-00212, 421-00218, 421-00219, 421-00253, 421-00254, 421-00257, 421-00297, 421-00299, 421-00300 and 421-00309 concerning assisted suicide. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-9-04;
— Nos. 421-00223, 421-00260, 421-00261, 421-00262, 421-00281, 421-00282, 421-00287, 421-00293, 421-00294, 421-00295, 421-00296 and 421-00306 concerning unborn children. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-5-07.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Small Business and Tourism), Bill C-18, An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Vandenbeld (Ottawa West—Nepean), from the Special Committee on Pay Equity, presented the First Report of the Committee, "It's Time to Act". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-69.

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. 1 to 12) was tabled.


Mr. Ruimy (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge), from the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented the First Report of the Committee (Supplementary Estimates (A), 2016-17 — Vote 5a under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1a and 5a under Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Vote 1a under Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 5a under Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Vote 5a under Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under Industry, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1a and 5a under Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1a and 5a under Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 1a under Standards Council of Canada, and Vote 5a under Western Economic Diversification). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-70.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 18) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), seconded by Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Bill C-288, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (special benefits), 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. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît), seconded by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), Bill C-289, An Act to establish Canadian Optimist Movement Awareness Day, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, commencing on Monday, June 13, 2016, and concluding on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at any time a Minister of the Crown proposes without notice a motion “That the hour of adjournment for the current sitting day shall be midnight”, it be deemed adopted, provided that: (a) the motion is neither moved after 4:30 p.m., nor on a Friday; and (b) the Order of the Day called for the period of time beyond the ordinary hour of daily adjournment only be a motion for the consideration of Senate amendments under Government Orders.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), two concerning assisted suicide (Nos. 421-00443 and 421-00444);
— by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), one concerning health care services (No. 421-00445);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning immigration (No. 421-00446) and one concerning the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (No. 421-00447);
— by Ms. Chagger (Waterloo), two concerning the electoral system (Nos. 421-00448 and 421-00449).
Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Ms. Ambrose (Sturgeon River—Parkland), seconded by Mr. Kent (Thornhill), moved, — That the House agree that ISIS is responsible for: (a) crimes against humanity aimed at groups such as Christians, Yezidis, and Shia Muslims, as well as other religious and ethnic minorities in Syria and Iraq; (b) utilizing rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war and enslaving women and girls; and (c) targeting gays and lesbians who have been tortured and murdered; and, as a consequence, that the House strongly condemn these atrocities and declare that these crimes constitute genocide.

Debate arose thereon.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the opposition motion in the name of the Member for Sturgeon River—Parkland, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Ambrose (Sturgeon River—Parkland), seconded by Mr. Kent (Thornhill), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Ambrose (Sturgeon River—Parkland), seconded by Mr. Kent (Thornhill), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:15 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis), seconded by Mr. Rayes (Richmond—Arthabaska), — That Bill C-226, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences in relation to conveyances) and the Criminal Records Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, Bill C-226, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences in relation to conveyances) and the Criminal Records Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Carr (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the administration and enforcement of the Energy Efficiency Act for the period from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Energy Efficiency Act, S.C. 1992, c. 36, s. 36. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-375-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
Petitions Filed with the Acting Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Hoback (Prince Albert), two concerning impaired driving (Nos. 421-00450 and 421-00451), two concerning sex selection (Nos. 421-00452 and 421-00453), thirteen concerning health care services (Nos. 421-00455 to 421-00467), ten concerning assisted suicide (Nos. 421-00468 to 421-00477), two concerning the electoral system (Nos. 421-00478 and 421-00479) and one concerning unborn children (No. 421-00480);
— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Surrey—Newton), one concerning inadmissibility to Canada (No. 421-00454).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:10 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 6:43 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).