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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 17

Friday, February 7, 2020

10:00 a.m.



The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion), — That Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and the Canada Border Services Agency 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.

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. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) laid upon the table, — Charter Statement — Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code, pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1232-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Davidson (York—Simcoe), seconded by Mr. Shipley (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), Bill C-204, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (final disposal of plastic waste), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning justice (No. 431-00076);
— by Mr. Green (Hamilton Centre), one concerning the environment (No. 431-00077);
— by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), one concerning the environment (No. 431-00078);
— by Mr. Harris (St. John's East), one concerning the environment (No. 431-00079).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion), — That Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and the Canada Border Services Agency 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.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Report of the Operation of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Canadian Multiculturalism Act, R.S. 1985, c. 24 (4th Supp.), s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-577-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Mr. Miller (Minister of Indigenous Services) — Annual Statutory Report on the Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act for the year 2020, pursuant to the Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act, S.C. 2014, c. 38, s. 2. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1085-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

Adjournment

At 2:30 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).