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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 8

Monday, January 25, 2016

11:00 a.m.



Prayer
Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), seconded by Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), — That the following Address be presented to His Excellency the Governor General of Canada:

To His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:
We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.;
And of the amendment of Ms. Ambrose (Sturgeon River—Parkland), seconded by Mr. Lebel (Lac-Saint-Jean), — That the motion be amended by adding the following:
"and regrets to inform Your Excellency that your government has not acknowledged that many of its promises do not provide transparent cost estimates, implementation plans, or consider cost burdens to the provinces, and as such your government should put the best interests of Canadians first by reversing its plan to deliberately put Canada back into deficit, since such a move would ultimately lead to a higher tax burden for Canadians, just as it reversed its unrealistic promise to bring 25 000 Syrian refugees to Canada before the end of 2015; and
further regrets to inform Your Excellency that your government has failed to outline a plan to create jobs in Canada's private sector, and has ignored important economic drivers such as the agricultural, energy and manufacturing sectors, despite the billions of dollars in economic activity they produce every year; and your government has also failed to mention Canada's responsibility to stand shoulder to shoulder with our allies against ISIS at a time when they are stepping up their fight against terrorism.";
And of the subamendment of Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), — That the amendment be amended by adding the following after the words “tax burden for Canadians":
"and by backing away from its undemocratic plan to scrap Canada's current voting system without consulting Canadians in a referendum first, as most democratically-minded governments, such as the governments of British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Ontario, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, have done,".

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Performance Reports for the period ended March 31, 2015 (USB key included), as follows:
(1) Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and Canadian Polar Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-2;
(2) Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-3;
(3) Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-4;
(4) Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-5;
(5) Canada Border Services Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-6;
(6) Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-7;
(7) Canada Revenue Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-8;
(8) Canada School of Public Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-9;
(9) Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-10;
(10) Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-11;
(11) Canadian Food Inspection Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-12;
(12) Canadian Grain Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-13;
(13) Canadian Heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-14;
(14) Canadian Human Rights Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-15;
(15) Canadian Institutes of Health Research. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-16;
(16) Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-17;
(17) Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor). — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-18;
(18) Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-19;
(19) Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-20;
(20) Canadian Space Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-21;
(21) Canadian Transportation Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-22;
(22) Citizenship and Immigration Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-23;
(23) Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-24;
(24) Copyright Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-25;
(25) Correctional Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-26;
(26) Courts Administration Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-27;
(27) Department of Finance Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-28;
(28) Department of Justice Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-29;
(29) Employment and Social Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563- 421-30;
(30) Environment Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-31;
(31) Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-32;
(32) Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-33;
(33) Fisheries and Oceans Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-34;
(34) Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-35;
(35) Health Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-36;
(36) Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-37;
(37) Industry Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-38;
(38) Infrastructure Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-39;
(39) Library and Archives Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-40;
(40) Military Grievances External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-41;
(41) Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-42;
(42) National Battlefields Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563 -421-43;
(43) National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-44;
(44) National Energy Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-45;
(45) National Film Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-46;
(46) National Research Council Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-47;
(47) Natural Resources Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-48;
(48) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-49;
(49) Northern Pipeline Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-50;
(50) Office of the Auditor General of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-51;
(51) Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-52;
(52) Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-53;
(53) Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-54;
(54) Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-55;
(55) Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-56;
(56) Office of the Correctional Investigator. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-57;
(57) Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-58;
(58) Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-59;
(59) Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-60;
(60) Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-61;
(61) Parks Canada Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-62;
(62) Parole Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-63;
(63) Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-64;
(64) Privy Council Office. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-65;
(65) Public Health Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-66;
(66) Public Prosecution Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-67;
(67) Public Safety Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-68;
(68) Public Service Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-69;
(69) Public Works and Government Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-70;
(70) RCMP External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563- 421-71;
(71) Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-72;
(72) Security Intelligence Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-73;
(73) Shared Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-74;
(74) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-75;
(75) Statistics Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-76;
(76) Status of Women Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-77;
(77) Supreme Court of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-78;
(78) Transport Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-79;
(79) Transportation Safety Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-80;
(80) Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-81;
(81) Veterans Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-82;
(82) Veterans Review and Appeal Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-83;
(83) Western Economic Diversification Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-84.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Goldsmith-Jones (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Amendments to Annex I of the International Convention against Doping in Sport, dated September 22, 2015, and Explanatory Memorandum. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-421-1.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Goldsmith-Jones (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Amendments to Annex II of the International Convention against Doping in Sport, dated December 15, 2015, and Explanatory Memorandum. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-421-2.

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. 421-00001 concerning the tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-1-01;
— No. 421-00002 concerning refugees. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-2-01;
— No. 421-00003 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-3-01;
— No. 421-00004 concerning climate change. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-4-01;
— Nos. 421-00005, 421-00006, 421-00009, 421-00010 and 421-00011 concerning unborn children. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-5-01;
— No. 421-00007 concerning housing policy. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-6-01;
— No. 421-00008 concerning impaired driving. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-7-01;
— No. 421-00012 concerning the grain industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-8-01.

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead), one concerning impaired driving (No. 421-00013);
— by Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre), one concerning rail transportation (No. 421-00014).

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-17 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-1 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — With regard to refugee processing in Canada: (a) how many government-assisted Syrian refugees have been resettled in Canada since January 1, 2015, in total, broken down by (i) month; (b) how many applications for private sponsorship of Syrian refugees have been received since July 2013, in total, broken down by (i) year; (c) how many applications for privately-sponsored Syrian refugees have been received since January 1, 2015, broken down by (i) month; (d) how many applications for privately-sponsored Syrian refugees have been accepted since January 1, 2015, in total, broken down by (i) month; (e) how many privately-sponsored Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada since January 1, 2015, in total, broken down by (i) month; (f) what was the average processing time in 2014 for applications for privately-sponsored Syrian refugees; (g) what was the average processing time in 2015 for applications for privately-sponsored Syrian refugees, broken down by month; (h) how many Syrian refugees have made inland claims for refugee status at the Immigration and Refugee Board since July 2013, in total, broken down by (i) year, (ii) month; (i) how many Syrian refugees have received a positive decision at the Immigration and Refugee Board since July 2013, in total, broken down by (i) year, (ii) month; (j) how many applications for private sponsorship of Syrian refugees are currently waiting to be processed; (k) what criteria has the government enumerated for prioritizing resettlement on the basis of religion or ethnicity;
(l) what instructions have been given to processing officers regarding religion or ethnicity of Syrian refugees; (m) what is the projected budget for the government’s resettling of 25 000 government-assisted Syrian refugees, in total, broken down by (i) program, (ii) year; (n) what is the projected budget for the processing and transport of privately-sponsored Syrian refugees, in total, broken down by (i) program, (ii) year; (o) over the next two years, how many Syrian refugees does the government plan to resettle each year, in total, broken down by (i) government-assisted refugees, (ii) privately-sponsored refugees; (p) how many government-assisted Iraqi refugees have been resettled in Canada since January 1, 2015, in total, broken down by (i) month; (q) how many applications for private sponsorship of Iraqi refugees have been received since July 2013, in total, broken down by (i) year; (r) how many applications for privately-sponsored Iraqi refugees have been received since January 1, 2015, broken down by month; (s) how many applications for privately-sponsored Iraqi refugees have been accepted since January 1, 2015, in total, broken down by (i) month; (t) how many privately-sponsored Iraqi refugees have arrived in Canada since January 1, 2015, in total, broken down by (i) month; (u) how many Iraqi refugees have made inland claims for refugee status at the Immigration and Refugee Board since July 2013, in total, broken down by (i) year, (ii) month; (v) how many Iraqi refugees have received a positive decision at the Immigration and Refugee Board since July 2013, in total, broken down by (i) year, (ii) month; (w) how many applications for private sponsorship of Iraqi refugees are currently waiting to be processed; (x) over the next two years, how many Iraqi refugees does the government plan to resettle each year, in total, broken down by (i) government-assisted, (ii) privately-sponsored; (y) what was the average processing time for all refugee applications in 2014 and 2015, in total, broken down by (i) year, (ii) processing centre, (iii) government-assisted refugees, (iv) privately-sponsored refugees; (z) how many refugees has Canada accepted in 2013 and 2014, in total, broken down by (i) country of origin, (ii) year; and (aa) how many total refugees does Canada intend to resettle in 2016? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1.

Q-2 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — With regard to the International Mobility Program: (a) how many applications were received for work permits in 2015, broken down by (i) total, (ii) month; (b) how many applications for work permits were approved in 2015, broken down by (i) total, (ii) month; (c) how many employers using the International Mobility Program have been subject to an investigation for compliance in 2015, broken down by (i) month, (ii) province; (d) how many investigations have revealed non-compliance by employers, broken down by (i) month, (ii) issues identified, (iii) industry of the employer; (e) how many employers have had to take steps to be considered compliant following an investigation, broken down by (i) month, (ii) type of actions required, (iii) industry of the employer; (f) how many employers have received penalties for non-compliance as a result of an investigation, broken down by (i) month, (ii) type of penalty, (iii) industry of the employer; (g) how many investigations have involved an on-site visit, broken down by month; and (h) how many Citizenship and Immigration Canada staff are currently assigned to conduct investigations for compliance? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-2.

Q-3 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — With regard to applications to Citizenship and Immigration Canada: (a) how many applications for permanent residence are currently waiting to be processed, broken down by (i) total number, (ii) parents and grandparents, (iii) spouse, common-law partner or dependent child, (iv) Federal Skilled Workers pre-2008, (v) Federal Skilled Workers post-2008, (vi) Provincial Nominees, (vii) Investors, (viii) Entrepreneurs, (ix) Start-Up Visa, (x) Self-Employed Persons, (xi) Canadian Experience Class, (xii) Live in Caregivers, (xiii) humanitarian and compassionate; (b) how many applications for citizenship are currently waiting to be processed; (c) how many applications have been received to the Express Entry pool; (d) how many Express Entry applicants have been invited to submit an application for permanent residence; (e) how many draws have there been for Express Entry and what has been the cut-off point for each Express Entry draw; (f) what has been the point cut-off for each Express Entry draw; and (g) how many refugee applications are currently waiting to be processed, not including applications from Syrian refugees? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-3.

Q-4 — Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh) — With regard to Employment and Social Development Canada and the Social Security Tribunal: (a) how many appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the Income Security Section (ISS), broken down by (i) total, (ii) Canada Pension Plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (iii) Canada Pension Plan Disability benefits, (iv) Old Age Security; (b) how many appeals have been heard by the ISS in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (c) how many appeals heard by the ISS were allowed in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (d) how many appeals heard by the ISS were dismissed in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (e) how many appeals to the ISS were summarily dismissed in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (f) how many appeals at the ISS have been heard in person in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (g) how many appeals at the ISS have been heard by teleconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (h) how many appeals at the ISS have been heard by videoconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (i) how many appeals at the ISS have been heard in writing in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (j) how many members hired in the Employment Insurance Section (EIS) are currently assigned to the ISS; (k) how many income security appeals are currently waiting to be heard by the Appeal Division (AD), in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (l) how many income security appeals have been heard by the AD in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security;
(m) how many income security appeals heard by the AD were allowed in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (n) how many income security appeals heard by the AD were dismissed in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (o) how many income security appeals to the AD were summarily dismissed in 2015, in total and broken down by (i) Canada Pension plan retirement pensions and survivors benefits, (ii) Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, (iii) Old Age Security; (p) how many income security appeals at the AD have been heard in person in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (q) how many income security appeals at the AD have been heard in by videoconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (r) how many income security appeals at the AD have been heard by teleconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed;

(s) how many income security appeals at the AD have been heard in writing in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (t) how many appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the Employment Insurance Section (EIS); (u) how many appeals have been heard by the EIS in 2015, broken down by (i) total, (ii) month; (v) how many appeals heard by the EIS were allowed in 2015; (w) how many appeals heard by the EIS were dismissed in 2015; (x) how many appeals to the EIS were summarily dismissed in 2015; (y) how many appeals at the EIS have been heard in person 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (z) how many appeals at the EIS have been heard by videoconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (aa) how many appeals at the EIS have been heard by teleconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (bb) how many appeals at the EIS have been heard in writing in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (cc) how many EI appeals are currently waiting to be heard by the AD; (dd) how many EI appeals have been heard by the AD in 2015; (ee) how many EI appeals heard by the AD were allowed in 2015; (ff) how many EI appeals heard by the AD were dismissed in 2015; (gg) how many EI appeals to the AD were summarily dismissed in 2015; (hh) how many EI appeals at the AD have been heard in person in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (ii) how many EI appeals at the AD have been heard by videoconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (jj) how many EI appeals at the AD have been heard by teleconference in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed; (kk) how many EI appeals at the AD have been heard in writing in 2015, broken down by (i) appeals allowed, (ii) appeals dismissed;

(ll) how many legacy appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the ISS; (mm) how many legacy appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the EIS; (nn) how many legacy income security appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the AD; (oo) how many legacy Employment Insurance appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the AD; (pp) how many requests has the Tribunal received for an expedited hearing due to terminal illness in 2015, broken down by (i) month, (ii) requests granted, (iii) requests not granted; (qq) how many requests has the Tribunal received for an expedited hearing due to financial hardship in 2015, broken down by (i) month, (ii) section, (iii) requests granted, (iv) requests not granted; (rr) when will performance standards for the Tribunal be put in place; (ss) how many casefiles have been reviewed by the special unit created within the department to review backlogged social security appeals; (tt) how many settlements have been offered; (uu) how many settlements have been accepted; (vv) how much has been spent on the special unit within the department; (ww) what is the expected end date for the special unit within the department; (xx) for 2014 and 2015, what is the average amount of time for the Department to reach a decision on an application for Canada Pension Plan Disability benefits, broken down by month; and (yy) for 2014 and 2015, what is the average amount of time for the Department to reach a decision on a reconsideration of an application for Canada Pension Plan Disability benefits, broken down by month? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-4.


Q-5 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — With regard to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: (a) how many long-term operating agreements for social housing units are currently in existence, broken down by province; (b) for each agreement, (i) what is the name of the agreement holder, (ii) when does the agreement expire; and (c) since 1995, how many long-term operating agreements have expired, broken down by year? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-5.

Q-6 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — With regard to government funding allocated to the constituency of Hochelaga for each fiscal year from 2004-2005 to 2015-2016: (a) what is the total amount of funding per (i) department, (ii) agency, (iii) all other government bodies, (iv) program; and (b) how many jobs is this funding directly responsible for, broken down by (i) full-time positions, (ii) part-time positions? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-6.

Q-7 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — With regard to federal funding for scientific research and the mandate letter for the Minister of Science: (a) for each fiscal year since 2005-2006, what was the government’s total financial support for “fundamental research to support new discoveries,” broken down by department or agency; (b) what performance measures or indicators is the government using to examine and evaluate “options to strengthen the recognition of, and support for, fundamental research to support new discoveries”; (c) what is the complete and detailed list of all research programs or facilities whose federal funding was decreased or eliminated since February 6, 2006; (d) for each research program or facility in (c), (i) was it intramural or extramural, (ii) by what dollar amount was its funding decreased, (iii) what percentage of its total funding did this decrease represent, (iv) on what date(s) was its funding decreased, (v) was it required to close or shut-down as a result; and (e) for each research program or facility in (c), will the current government restore its funding to previous levels? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-7.

Q-8 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — With regard to Statistics Canada: (a) what is the complete and detailed list of all surveys, data products, tables, and publications whose collection, measurement, or reporting was discontinued between February 6, 2006, and November 4, 2015; (b) for each item listed in (a), (i) on what date was it first established, (ii) on what date was it discontinued, (iii) what was the rationale for its discontinuation, (iv) by what process was this decision reached, (v) how many Canadians had been accessing its data on an annual basis, (vi) what was the cost-savings from its discontinuation; and (c) is it the current government's policy to reinstate its collection, measurement, or reporting? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-8.

Q-9 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — With regard to the National Research Council (NRC): (a) of the $67 million allocated in Budget 2012 to “support the National Research Council in refocusing on business-led, industry-relevant research,” what are the details about the money spent, broken down by (i) fiscal year, (ii) organizational priority, (iii) strategic outcome, (iv) program; (b) of the $121 million allocated in Budget 2013 to “invest in the National Research Council’s strategic focus to help the growth of innovative businesses in Canada,” what is the complete and detailed accounting of how this money was spent, broken down by (i) fiscal year, (ii) organizational priority, (iii) strategic outcome, (iv) program; (c) of the $119.2 million allocated in Budget 2015 to “support the industry-partnered research and development activities of the National Research Council,” what is the complete and detailed accounting of how this money was spent, broken down by (i) fiscal year, (ii) organizational priority, (iii) strategic outcome, (iv) program; (d) for each year since 2011, what performance measures or indicators has the government used to track and evaluate the effectiveness of NRC programs; (e) for each performance measure or indicator in (d), what was its target value during each year since 2011, broken down by program; (f) for each performance measure or indicator in (d), what was its actual reported value during each year since 2011, broken down by program; (g) for each year since 2011, what was the NRC’s target for staff utilization on programs, comparing total hours worked on projects to total hours paid, broken down by (i) division and (ii) portfolio; (h) for each year since 2011, what was the NRC’s actual staff utilization on programs, comparing total hours worked on projects to total hours paid, broken down by (i) division and (ii) portfolio;
(i) for each year since 2011, what was the NRC’s number of projects delivered on, under or over budget, comparing planned to actual costs, broken down by (i) division and (ii) portfolio; (j) for each year since 2011, what was the NRC’s utilization of equipment, facilities, and services, comparing practical capacity to actual use, broken down by (i) division, (ii) portfolio; (k) for each year since 2005, how many peer-reviewed publications have NRC researchers published; (l) for each year since 2005, how many patents have NRC researchers produced; (m) for each year since 2005, what has been the NRC’s licensing and royalty revenue from clients; (n) what has been the annual cost of the NRC’s Concierge Service for each year since it was launched; (o) how many small and medium-sized enterprises have accessed the NRC’s Concierge Service during each year since it was launched; (p) of the small and medium-sized enterprises in (o), (i) how many have invested in technology deployment as a result of accessing the NRC’s Concierge Service, (ii) what has been the dollar value of these investments for each company, and (iii) how much private-sector jobs did these investments create; (q) for each year since 2005, what was the NRC’s total expenditures on fundamental or basic research; (r) for each year since 2005, what was the NRC’s total number of full-time equivalent staff supporting fundamental or basic research; and (s) what is the current government’s position with respect to the reforms undertaken since 2013 to refocus the NRC into an industry-focused, research and technology organization? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-9.

Q-10 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — With regard to Service Canada, Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan call centres for 2015, year-to-date: (a) what was the volume of calls, broken down by (i) Canadian region, (ii) province, (iii) month; (b) what was the number of calls that received a high volume message, broken down by (i) Canadian region, (ii) province, (iii) month; (c) what were the Service Level standards achieved for calls answered by an agent, broken down by (i) Canadian region, (ii) province, (iii) month; (d) what were the service standards for call-backs; (e) what were the service standards achieved for call-backs broken down by (i) Canadian region, (ii) province, (iii) month; (f) what was the average number of days for a call-back by an agent, broken down by (i) Canadian region, (ii) province, (iii) month; (g) what was the number and percentage of term employees, and the number and percentage of indeterminate employees, broken down by (i) Canadian region, (ii) province, (iii) month; (h) what is the rate of sick leave use among call centre employees, broken down by month; (i) what is the number of call centre employees on long term disability; and (j) what is the rate of overtime and the number of overtime hours worked by call centre employees, broken down by month? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-10.

Q-11 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in fiscal year 2014-2015: (a) what was the budget for the FTCS; (b) how much of that budget was spent within the fiscal year; (c) how much was spent on each of the following components of the FTCS, (i) mass media, (ii) policy and regulatory development, (iii) research, (iv) surveillance, (v) enforcement, (vi) grants and contributions, (vii) programs for Aboriginals of Canada; and (d) were any other activities not listed in (c) funded by the FTCS and, if so, how much was spent on each of these activities? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-11.

Q-12 — Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert) — With regard to the Copyright Board of Canada, as of December 10, 2015: (a) how many people are employed by the Board, broken down by Treasury Board classification group; (b) is the working committee on its operations, procedures, and processes, that was tasked with examining possible improvements to the Board’s current practices and procedures with a view to reducing uncertainty and streamlining the processes, still active; (c) if the answer to (b) is affirmative, when does it expect to complete its work, (i) what are its preliminary recommendations, (ii) which persons or organizations within the government were consulted in this regard, (iii) was an outside consultant hired, (iv) if so, at what cost as of December 10, 2015; (d) if the answer to (b) is negative, (i) what are its final recommendations, (ii) which persons or organizations within the government were consulted in this regard, (iii) was an outside consultant hired, (iv) if so, at what final cost, (v) when does the government plan to implement the working committee’s recommendations; (e) was the Minister of Industry's office consulted by this working committee, (i) if so, how many times, (ii) which office members were contacted with the respective contact dates; and (f) has the appeal of the “Tariff 8” decision of June 2014 by Re:Sound been heard, (i) if so, what was the court’s decision, (ii) if not, when is the appeal scheduled to be heard? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-12.

Q-13 — Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert) — With regard to the Canadian Museum of History: (a) as part of the transformation of the former Canadian Museum of Civilizations into the Canadian Museum of History, (i) what are the objectives, phases and components planned by this transformation since 2011 in terms of renovations, rebranding, changes to exhibits, the creation of new exhibits including the Canadian History Hall and their subcomponents, (ii) what was the original schedule for these objectives, phases, components and subcomponents, (iii) what is the schedule for the completed objectives, phases, components and subcomponents, with regard to the completion dates, (iv) what is the current projected schedule for the objectives, phases, components and subcomponents to be completed, (v) what were the originally projected costs for the objectives, phases, components and subcomponents, (vi) what are the costs incurred to date, broken down by objective, phase, component or subcomponent, (vii) what are the currently projected additional costs, broken down by objective, phase, component or subcomponent; (b) since 2012, what amounts from the private, corporate or community sector, whether they be sponsors, partners or corporate donors, have been received by the Museum, (i) to which exhibits, services or objectives were these amounts allocated, with these amounts broken down by amount donor; (c) since 2012, what is the nature of each service contract used by the Museum for services that used to be performed by Museum employees before 2012, (d) how many employees, permanent or on contract, have been assigned to research duties, particularly in the Research Division, their numbers broken down (i) by year since 2012-2013, (ii) by position, (iii) by scientific field, (iv) by division; (e) since 2012-2013, what meetings, telephone calls, museum visits and any other contact have taken place between museum representatives and members of ministers’ offices or representatives from their respective offices, including the Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Prime Minister’s Office, broken down by meeting subject;
(f) for all exhibitions since 2012, by exhibition, what was (i) the total number of visitors, (ii) the total revenue amount, (iii) the budget at the start of planning stage, (iv) total expenditures; (g) since 2012-2013, (i) what were the museum’s annual revenues, (ii) what are the museum’s projected annual revenues for the next five years, (h) excluding the Canadian War Museum, what is the total number of visitors expected each year at the museum over the next five years; (i) since 2012, which groups such as associations, professional associations, groups representing First Nations and experts were met with and consulted as part of creating the content for the new Museum, particularly with regard to the Canadian History Hall; (j) regarding the costs related to changing the museum’s name such as signage, logos and branding, (i) what is the current budget set aside for these costs, (ii) what is the total projected cost over the next five years; (k) since 2012-2013, what is the museum’s total cost of advertising such as billboard advertising and advertising in newspapers, on the radio, on television and on the Internet, (i) by year, (ii) by type of advertising; (l) for each instance when external legal services were provided to the museum over the past three years (i) which firms or individuals provided these legal services to the museum, (ii) when, (iii) for how long, (iv) what was the nature of these services, (v) what was the purpose of these services, (vi) what was the total cost, per instance, of these services provided to the museum; and (m) for each project or exhibition created by the museum or for those since 2012-2013 that were not presented within the museum building, (i) what was the subject, (ii) where was the project or exhibition presented, (iii) what was the total cost for each project or exhibition? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-13.

Q-14 — Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert) — With regard to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), as of December 10, 2015: (a) has the Governor in Council given its approval for moving the Maison de Radio-Canada (MRC) building in Montreal, which must be approved by the Governor in Council in accordance with section 48(2) of the Broadcasting Act and from which real property transactions may arise; (b) what were the project specifications given to the firm Avison Young regarding the possible options for moving the MRC into leased space in Montreal, (i) how much did the CBC pay to the firm Avison Young to carry out this project, (ii) what were the eight options considered in carrying out this project, (iii) what was the estimated leasing and maintenance costs for each of these eight options, (iv) was the Department of Heritage made aware of these eight options, (v) was the Treasury Board Secretariat made aware of these eight options, (vi) was the Canada Lands Company (CLC) made aware of these eight options and, if not, for which reasons; (c) what were the criteria and technical specifications that the CBC provided to the firm Avison Young concerning the desired features of the new MRC; (d) what has been the CBC’s comparative cost-benefit analysis for the various projects considered by the CBC such as leasing new space downtown, partially renovating the existing MRC, or constructing smaller space on the current MRC grounds, for each aspect of the project, namely (i) design, (ii) financing, (iii) construction, (iv) rental, (v) maintenance, (vi) management;
(e) which experts and professional associations did the CBC consult with respect to this real property transaction; (f) what are the maintenance costs for the Maison de Radio-Canada in Montreal for the year 2014-2015, broken down by (i) mortgage, (ii) property taxes, (iii) maintenance, (iv) renovations; (g) what is the CBC’s inventory of photo archives, broken down by city; (h) what is the total value of the CBC’s photo archives; (i) what is the CBC’s inventory of audio archives, broken down by city; (j) what is the total value of the CBC’s audio archives; (k) what is the CBC’s inventory of video archives, broken down by city; (l) what is the total value of the CBC’s video archives; (m) what is the inventory of paper-based archives (such as books and music scores) held by the CBC, broken down by city; (n) what is the total value of these paper-based archives; (o) what is the CBC’s inventory of technical equipment, broken down by city; (p) what is the total value of this technical equipment; and (q) who are the bidders who acquired CBC assets since January 1, 2008, broken down by (i) year, (ii) type of asset purchased, (iii) transaction value? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-14.

Q-15 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to thalidomide: (a) how many tax-free pensions are being awarded at the level of (i) $100 000, (ii) $75 000, (iii) $25 000; (b) how many recipients have asked for a reassessment of their benefit level, in total, and broken down by (i) applications approved, (ii) applications denied; (c) how many applications have been received for assistance from the Extraordinary Medical Assistance Fund, in total, and broken down by (i) applications approved, (ii) applications denied; (d) what are the criteria for receiving assistance from the Extraordinary Medical Assistance Fund; (e) who is responsible for administering the Extraordinary Medical Assistance Fund; (f) how many new individuals have identified themselves as thalidomide survivors; and (g) how many new individuals have been accepted as thalidomide survivors and will begin receiving support payments? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-15.

Q-16 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to Health Canada, for the last ten years: (a) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected in Canada have received a “proposal to suspend” letter, broken down by year; (b) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected in Canada have received an “immediate suspension”, broken down by year; (c) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected in Canada that were not sent a proposal to suspend letter or were not subject to a suspension has Health Canada worked with following an inspection to bring about compliance, broken down by year; (d) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected in Canada have been subject to a re-inspection within six months, broken down by year; (e) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected internationally have received a “proposal to suspend” letter, broken down by year; (f) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected internationally have received an “immediate suspension,” broken down by year;
(g) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected internationally that were not sent a proposal to suspend letter or were not subject to a suspension has Health Canada worked with following an inspection to bring about compliance, broken down by year; (h) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected internationally have been subject to a re-inspection within six months, broken down by year; (i) how many import alerts has Health Canada issued with regard to non-compliant health products, broken down by year; (j) which companies have been subject to an import alert; (k) how many voluntary quarantine requests has Health Canada issued, broken down by year; (l) which companies have been subject to a voluntary quarantine request; (m) how many “Notice of Intent to Suspend” letters have been issued to clinical trials, broken down by year; (n) how many “immediate suspensions” has Health Canada issued to clinical trials, broken down by year; (o) how many complaints have been received regarding off-label prescriptions of drugs, broken down by year; and (p) how many cases has Health Canada referred to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada for off-label prescriptions of drugs? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-16.
Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), seconded by Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), in relation to the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne;

The debate continued.

At 6:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 50(5), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

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

(Division No. 8 -- Vote no 8)
YEAS: 95, NAYS: 216

YEAS -- POUR

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Allison
Ambrose
Anderson
Arnold
Barlow
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boucher
Boudrias
Brassard
Brown
Calkins
Carrie
Clarke
Clement
Cooper
Deltell
Diotte

Doherty
Dreeshen
Eglinski
Falk
Fast
Fortin
Généreux
Genuis
Gill
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Harder
Harper
Hoback
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kenney
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Liepert
Lobb

Lukiwski
MacKenzie
Marcil
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Nater
Nicholson
Nuttall
Obhrai
O'Toole
Pauzé
Plamondon
Poilievre
Raitt
Rayes
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Ritz
Saroya
Scheer
Schmale

Shields
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Ste-Marie
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Thériault
Tilson
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vecchio
Viersen
Wagantall
Warawa
Warkentin
Watts
Waugh
Webber
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 95

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Amos
Anandasangaree
Angus
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Baylis
Beech
Bélanger
Benson
Bibeau
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Boissonnault
Bossio
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Brosseau
Caesar-Chavannes
Cannings
Caron
Carr
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chan
Chen
Choquette
Christopherson
Cormier
Cullen
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davies
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Dion
Donnelly
Drouin

Dubé
Duclos
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Duvall
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Foote
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Freeland
Fuhr
Garneau
Garrison
Gerretsen
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Graham
Grewal
Hajdu
Hardcastle
Hardie
Harvey
Hehr
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Johns
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kang
Khalid
Khera
Kwan

Lametti
Lamoureux
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Laverdière
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemieux
Leslie
Levitt
Lightbound
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacGregor
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Malcolmson
Maloney
Masse (Windsor West)
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCallum
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Moore
Morneau
Morrissey
Mulcair
Nantel
Nassif
Nault
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
Ouellette
Paradis
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard

Poissant
Quach
Qualtrough
Ramsey
Rankin
Ratansi
Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Rusnak
Saganash
Sahota
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sansoucy
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Simms
Sohi
Sorbara
Spengemann
Stetski
Stewart
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Tootoo
Trudel
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Virani
Weir
Whalen
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Wrzesnewskyj
Young
Zahid

Total: -- 216

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

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

(Division No. 9 -- Vote no 9)
YEAS: 87, NAYS: 224

YEAS -- POUR

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Allison
Ambrose
Anderson
Arnold
Barlow
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boucher
Brassard
Brown
Calkins
Carrie
Clarke
Clement
Cooper
Deltell

Diotte
Doherty
Dreeshen
Eglinski
Falk
Fast
Généreux
Genuis
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Harder
Harper
Hoback
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kenney
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Liepert

Lobb
Lukiwski
MacKenzie
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Nater
Nicholson
Nuttall
Obhrai
O'Toole
Poilievre
Raitt
Rayes
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Ritz
Saroya
Scheer
Schmale

Shields
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tilson
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vecchio
Viersen
Wagantall
Warawa
Warkentin
Watts
Waugh
Webber
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 87

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Amos
Anandasangaree
Angus
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Baylis
Beech
Bélanger
Benson
Bibeau
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Boissonnault
Bossio
Boudrias
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Brosseau
Caesar-Chavannes
Cannings
Caron
Carr
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chan
Chen
Choquette
Christopherson
Cormier
Cullen
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davies
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Dion
Donnelly
Drouin
Dubé

Duclos
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Duvall
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Foote
Fortin
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Freeland
Fuhr
Garneau
Garrison
Gerretsen
Gill
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Graham
Grewal
Hajdu
Hardcastle
Hardie
Harvey
Hehr
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Johns
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kang
Khalid
Khera
Kwan
Lametti

Lamoureux
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Laverdière
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemieux
Leslie
Levitt
Lightbound
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacGregor
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Malcolmson
Maloney
Marcil
Masse (Windsor West)
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCallum
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Moore
Morneau
Morrissey
Mulcair
Nantel
Nassif
Nault
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
Ouellette
Paradis
Pauzé
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard
Plamondon

Poissant
Quach
Qualtrough
Ramsey
Rankin
Ratansi
Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Rusnak
Saganash
Sahota
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sansoucy
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Simms
Sohi
Sorbara
Spengemann
Ste-Marie
Stetski
Stewart
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Thériault
Tootoo
Trudel
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Virani
Weir
Whalen
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Wrzesnewskyj
Young
Zahid

Total: -- 224

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Appointments to a committee

Pursuant to Order made Friday, December 11, 2015, the list of members of the House of Commons on the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying was deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House as follows:

Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying

Members (11)

John Aldag
René Arseneault
Steven Blaney
Michael Cooper
Julie Dabrusin
Denis Lemieux
Robert Oliphant
Murray Rankin
Brigitte Sansoucy
Brenda Shanahan
Mark Warawa

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 deemed laid upon the Table on Wednesday, December 16, 2015:

— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Report of Defence Construction (1951) Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-120-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Report of the Canada Lands Company Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-617-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Report of the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Deparment of Public Works and Government Services Act, S.C. 1996, c. 16, s. 22.3. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1021-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of the Department of Public Works and Government Services for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-630-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of Defence Construction (1951) Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-662-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of the Canada Lands Company Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-866-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of the Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-909-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of the Parc Downsview Park Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-919-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of Shared Services Canada, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-959-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Reports of the Canada Lands Company CLC Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-962-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Reports by Federal Authorities with Obligations under Section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 19, s. 52 "71(2)" . — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1072-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— by Mrs. Philpott (Minister of Health) — Report of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency on the administration and enforcement of the Pest Control Products Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Pest Control Products Act, S.C. 2002, c. 28, sbs. 80(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-991-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House were deemed laid upon the Table on Wednesday, January 20, 2016:

— by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development) — Reports of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-632-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development) — Reports of the Department of Employment and Social Development for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-884-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Foote (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Copy of the Directive to the Canada Lands Company Limited and Defence Construction Canada regarding travel, hospitality, conference and event expenditures policies (P.C. 2015-1113), pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 89(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1089-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report on the Witness Protection Program by the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Witness Protection Program Act, S.C. 1996, c. 15, sbs. 16(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-7-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report of the administration of the Firearms Act for the year 2014, pursuant to the Firearms Act, S.C. 1995, c. 39, sbs. 93(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-144-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Agreement for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the province of British Columbia, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-475-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-509-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report on the use of electronic surveillance for the year 2014, pursuant to the Criminal Code, R.S. 1985, c. C-46, sbs. 195(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-510-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, s. 45.52. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-550-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report of the National DNA Data Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the DNA Identification Act, S.C. 1998, c. 37, sbs. 13.1(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-777-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report on the administration of the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act for the year 2014, pursuant to the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act, S.C. 1992, c. 52, s. 28. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-104-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— by Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Reports of the Parks Canada Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-616-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) — Actuarial Report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions on the Canada Student Loans Program dated July 31, 2014, pursuant to the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, S.C. 1994, c. 28, s. 19.1. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1015-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) — Reports of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-712-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) — Reports of the Canada Industrial Relations Board for the period of April 1 to October 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-733-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Mrs. Philpott (Minister of Health) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2015-812 dated June 11, 2015, concerning the Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to Ebola Virus Disease in Canada Order (No. 3), pursuant to the Quarantine Act, S.C. 2005, c. 20, sbs. 61(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1079-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— by Mrs. Philpott (Minister of Health) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2015-1276 dated December 11, 2015, concerning the Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to Ebola Virus Disease in Canada Order (No. 4), pursuant to the Quarantine Act, S.C. 2005, c. 20, sbs. 61(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1079-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities) — Report of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Physical Activity and Sport Act, 2003, c. 2, sbs. 33(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-869-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— by Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence) — Reports of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-637-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence) — Reports of the Communications Security Establishment for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-964-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) — Reports of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-634-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2015-2016 to 2019-2020 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2015-2016 to 2019-2020 of The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-871-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

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

— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Audit Report for the Office of the Auditor General for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Auditor General Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 21(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-100-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including cost certificate) on the Pension Plan for the Public Service of Canada, as at March 31, 2014, and certification of assets of the Pension Plan, pursuant to the Public Pension Reporting Act, R.S. 1985, c. 13 (2nd Supp.), sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-221-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including certification of assets) on the Public Service Death Benefit Account as at March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Public Service Superannuation Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-36, sbs. 59(1) . — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-222-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report on the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, S.C. 2005, c. 46, sbs. 38.1(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1006-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Status of Women) — Reports of Status of Women Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-675-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue) — Report of Canada Revenue Agency, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Canada Revenue Agency Act, S.C. 1999, c. 17, sbs. 88(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-780-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Tootoo (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Report of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-294-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)
— by Mr. Tootoo (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Reports of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-672-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:00 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 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).