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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 70

Friday, June 10, 2016

10:00 a.m.



The Acting Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.

Prayer
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Small Business and Tourism), — That Bill C-15, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures, be now read a third time and do pass.

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.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate informing this House that the Senate has passed the following Bill to which the concurrence of the House is desired:

Pursuant to Standing Order 135(2), Bill S-1001, An Act to authorize La Capitale Financial Security Insurance Company to apply to be continued as a body corporate under the laws of the Province of Quebec, was deemed read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

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. 421-00228 concerning genetic engineering. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-26-04;
— Nos. 421-00242, 421-00243, 421-00244, 421-00245, 421-00246, 421-00289, 421-00290, 421-00311, 421-00312, 421-00327, 421-00333 and 421-00334 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-31-04.

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. Damoff (Oakville North—Burlington), one concerning the electoral system (No. 421-00481);
— by Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), one concerning port authorities (No. 421-00482);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning health care services (No. 421-00483);
— by Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston), one concerning the electoral system (No. 421-00484).

Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-123, Q-129 to Q-131, Q-138, Q-144, Q-146, Q-151, Q-158, Q-163, Q-170, Q-173 to Q-175, Q-177 and Q-180 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-126 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — With regard to the sale of marijuana products, since November 4, 2015: (a) how many licensed dealers have been approved by Health Canada to sell marijuana for medical purposes; (b) how many inspections of licensed dealers have been completed; (c) have there been any changes to the number of inspectors available for this work; (d) have there been any changes to the amount of funding available for this work; (e) how much marijuana has been reported lost, stolen, or wasted from all licensed dealers; (f) how many licensed dealers have been authorized to sell products other than dried marijuana; (g) how many inspections have taken place for the dealers identified in (f); (h) have any reviews taken place to ensure that edible products have not increased risks to children, and, if so, were any recommendations made; (i) how many reports of adverse drug reactions have been received by Health Canada or licensed dealers, and what were the health impacts; (j) what measures have been taken to address illegal advertising by marijuana compassion clubs and other unauthorized dealers; and (k) has Health Canada initiated or asked for a legal opinion for whether or not the government restricts the sale of various forms of marijuana and, if so, which forms of marijuana are available for sale and which are not? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-126.

Q-127 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — With regard to supervised injection sites approved or in process of application since November 4, 2015: (a) how many supervised injection sites did the government receive applications for in (i) total across Canada, (ii) Toronto, (iii) Ottawa, (iv) Montreal, (v) other municipalities; (b) has the government followed the Respect for Communities Act in this plan; (c) when planning the establishment of supervised injection sites in Canada, (i) has the government consulted with communities, neighborhoods, local stakeholders, elected officials of the municipalities, and local police services; (ii) exercised the authority within the Respect for Communities Act to publicly post applications for any existing and future supervised injection site exemptions under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; and (d) how many times did the Minister request amendments to the application in order to improve health and safety controls? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-127.

Q-140 — Mr. Zimmer (Prince George—Peace River—Northern Rockies) — With regard to Minister’s permits issued by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration for the period of November 4, 2015, to April 22, 2016: how many were issued, including for each, (i) the date the permit was issued, (ii) the circumstances for the issuance of the permit, (iii) the reason the permit was required, (iv) the justification for issuing the permit? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-140.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Small Business and Tourism), — That Bill C-15, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, June 13, 2016, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender), as reported by the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage without amendment.

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

Group No. 1 — Motion No. 1.

Motion No. 1 was not proceeded with.

Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), seconded by Mr. Boissonnault (Edmonton Centre), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), seconded by Mr. Boissonnault (Edmonton Centre), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 15, 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. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2016-2017 to 2020-2021 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2016-2017 of the Standards Council of Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-820-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Mr. LeBlanc (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:
— P.C. 2016-346 and P.C. 2016-409. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-3-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— P.C. 2016-364. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-9-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— P.C. 2016-363. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-16-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— P.C. 2016-360, P.C. 2016-361 and P.C. 2016-362. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-1-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)
— P.C. 2016-356, P.C. 2016-357 and P.C. 2016-358. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-22-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— P.C. 2016-365. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-13-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
Adjournment

At 2:04 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).