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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 20

Thursday, February 20, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Simms (Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame) presented the report of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, Parliamentary Mission to Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, from April 15 to 18, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-51-01.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Simms (Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame) presented the report of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, Third Part of the 2019 Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and Parliamentary Mission to Italy, Strasbourg, France, and Rome, Italy, from June 24 to 28, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-51-02.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Simms (Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame) presented the report of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, Fourth Part of the 2019 Ordinary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, from September 30 to October 4, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-51-03.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Easter (Malpeque) presented the report of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, Pacific NorthWest Economic Region 29th Annual Summit, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, from July 21 to 25, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-59-06.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Easter (Malpeque) presented the report of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, National Governors Association Annual Summer Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America, from July 24 to 26, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-59-07.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Easter (Malpeque) presented the report of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance Conference, Washington, D.C., United States of America, from October 6 to 8, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-59-08.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), seconded by Mr. Saroya (Markham—Unionville), Bill C-211, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assaults against health care professionals and first responders), 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 Mr. Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona), seconded by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), Bill C-212, 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.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning fisheries (No. 431-00096).
Business of Supply

The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.

Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), seconded by Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope), moved, — That the House stand in solidarity with every elected band council on the Coastal GasLink route, the majority of hereditary chiefs, and the vast majority of the Wet’suwet’en people, who support the Coastal GasLink project, and condemn the radical activists who are exploiting divisions within the Wet’suwet’en community, holding the Canadian economy hostage, and threatening jobs and opportunities in Indigenous communities.

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. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), seconded by Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope), in relation to the business of supply.

The debate continued.

At 6:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, February 24, 2020, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan and the Capital and Operating Budgets for the period 2018-2019 to 2022-2023 of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-431-863-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:16 p.m., by unanimous consent and 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 6:47 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).