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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 79

Thursday, September 22, 2016

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


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 Niagara Falls, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West), one concerning health care services (No. 421-00585);
— by Mrs. Wagantall (Yorkton—Melville), three concerning unborn children (Nos. 421-00586 to 421-00588).
Business of Supply

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

Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), moved, — That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada and, in particular, when replacing the retiring Justice Thomas Cromwell, who is Atlantic Canada’s representative on the Supreme Court.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding Standing Order 28 or any other usual practice of the House, the following proposed calendar for the year 2017, known as Option G, be tabled and that the House adopt this calendar.

Accordingly, Mr. Graham (Laurentides—Labelle) laid upon the Table, — A House of Commons calendar for the year 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-421-5.

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study on Canada Post, seven members of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates be authorized to travel to Surrey, British Columbia, Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Moose Jaw and Regina, Saskatchewan, and to Winnipeg and Scanterbury, Manitoba, in the Fall of 2016, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), 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, September 27, 2016, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:16 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Trudel (Jonquière), seconded by Mr. Weir (Regina—Lewvan), — That Bill C-234, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, September 28, 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), a paper deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House was laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2016-2017 to 2020-2021 of Marine Atlantic Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-846-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Petitions Filed with the Acting Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mrs. Jordan (South Shore—St. Margarets), one concerning aquaculture (No. 421-00589).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:09 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 6:29 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).