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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 24

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

2:00 p.m.



Prayer
National Anthem
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.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Business of Supply

Pursuant to order made Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), seconded by Mr. Singh (Burnaby South), — That the House call on the government to change its proposed tax cuts by targeting benefits to those who earn less than $90,000 per year, and use those savings to invest in priorities that give real help to Canadians, including dental coverage for uninsured families making less than $90,000 per year.

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

(Division No. 18 -- Vote no 18)
YEAS: 27, NAYS: 294

YEAS -- POUR

Angus
Ashton
Atwin
Bachrach
Blaikie
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Boulerice

Cannings
Collins
Davies
Duvall
Garrison
Gazan
Green

Harris
Hughes
Johns
Julian
Kwan
MacGregor
Manly

Masse
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McPherson
Qaqqaq
Singh

Total: -- 27

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Aitchison
Albas
Alghabra
Alleslev
Allison
Amos
Anand
Anandasangaree
Arnold
Arseneault
Arya
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baker
Baldinelli
Barlow
Barrett
Barsalou-Duval
Beaulieu
Beech
Bendayan
Bennett
Benzen
Bergen
Bergeron
Berthold
Bérubé
Bessette
Bezan
Bibeau
Bittle
Blair
Blanchet
Blanchette-Joncas
Block
Blois
Boudrias
Bragdon
Brassard
Bratina
Brière
Brunelle-Duceppe
Calkins
Carrie
Casey
Chabot
Chagger
Champagne
Champoux
Charbonneau
Chen
Chiu
Chong
Cooper
Cormier
Cumming
Dabrusin
Dalton
Damoff
Dancho
Davidson
DeBellefeuille
Deltell
d'Entremont
Desilets
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Diotte
Doherty
Dong
Dowdall
Dreeshen

Drouin
Dubourg
Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Epp
Erskine-Smith
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Fergus
Fillmore
Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fortin
Fragiskatos
Fraser
Freeland
Fry
Gallant
Garneau
Gaudreau
Généreux
Genuis
Gerretsen
Gill
Godin
Gould
Gourde
Gray
Guilbeault
Hajdu
Hallan
Harder
Hardie
Hoback
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Jaczek
Jansen
Jeneroux
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Kelloway
Kelly
Kent
Khalid
Khera
Kitchen
Kmiec
Koutrakis
Kram
Kurek
Kusie
Kusmierczyk
Lake
Lalonde
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux

Larouche
Lattanzio
Lauzon
Lawrence
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lehoux
Lemire
Levitt
Lewis (Essex)
Liepert
Lightbound
Lloyd
Lobb
Long
Longfield
Louis (Kitchener—Conestoga)
Lukiwski
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacKenzie
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maguire
Maloney
Martel
Martinez Ferrada
May (Cambridge)
Mazier
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLean
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Melillo
Mendès
Mendicino
Michaud
Miller
Monsef
Moore
Morrison
Morrissey
Motz
Murray
Nater
Ng
Normandin
O'Connell
Oliphant
Patzer
Paul-Hus
Pauzé
Perron
Petitpas Taylor
Poilievre
Powlowski
Qualtrough
Ratansi
Rayes
Redekopp
Regan
Reid
Rempel Garner
Richards
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Rood
Ruff
Sahota (Calgary Skyview)

Sahota (Brampton North)
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Saroya
Savard-Tremblay
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schiefke
Schmale
Schulte
Seeback
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Shields
Shin
Shipley
Sidhu (Brampton East)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Simard
Simms
Sorbara
Soroka
Spengemann
Stanton
Steinley
Ste-Marie
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tabbara
Tassi
Thériault
Therrien
Tochor
Trudeau
Trudel
Turnbull
Uppal
Van Bynen
van Koeverden
Van Popta
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Vecchio
Vidal
Viersen
Vignola
Virani
Vis
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Weiler
Wilkinson
Williamson
Wilson-Raybould
Wong
Yip
Young
Yurdiga
Zahid
Zann
Zimmer
Zuberi

Total: -- 294

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B) 2019-20", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-09.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Departmental Results Reports for the period ended March 31, 2019 (USB key included), as follows:

— Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-1;

— Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-2;

— Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-3;

— Canada Border Services Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-4;

— Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-5;

— Canada Revenue Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-6;

— Canada School of Public Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-7;

— Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-8;

— Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-9;

— Canadian Food Inspection Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-10;

— Canadian Grain Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-11;

— Canadian Heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-12;

— Canadian Human Rights Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-13;

— Canadian Institutes of Health Research. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-14;

— Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-15;

— Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-16;

— Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-17;

— Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-18;

— Canadian Space Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-19;

— Canadian Transportation Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-20;

— Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-21;

— Copyright Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-22;

— Correctional Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-23;

— Courts Administration Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-24;

— Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-25;

— Department of Finance Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-26;

— Department of Justice Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-27;

— Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-28;

— Employment and Social Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-29;

— Environment and Climate Change Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-30;

— Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-31;

— Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-32;

— Fisheries and Oceans Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-33;

— Global Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-34;

— Health Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-35;

— Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-36;

— Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-37;

— Indigenous Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-38;

— Infrastructure Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-39;

— Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-40;

— Invest in Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-41;

— Library and Archives Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-42;

— Military Grievances External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-43;

— Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-44;

— National Battlefields Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-45;

— National Energy Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-46;

— National Film Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-47;

— National Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-48;

— Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-49;

— Natural Resources Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-50;

— Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-51;

— Northern Pipeline Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-52;

— Office of the Auditor General of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-53;

— Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-54;

— Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-55;

— Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-56;

— Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-57;

— Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-58;

— Office of the Correctional Investigator. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-59;

— Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-60;

— Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-61;

— Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-62;

— Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-63;

— Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-64;

— Parks Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-65;

— Parole Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-66;

— Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-67;

— Polar Knowledge Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-68;

— Privy Council Office. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-69;

— Public Health Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-70;

— Public Prosecution Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-71;

— Public Safety Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-72;

— Public Service Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-73;

— Public Services and Procurement Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-74;

— RCMP External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-75;

— Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-76;

— Security Intelligence Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-77;

— Shared Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-78;

— Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-79;

— Statistics Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-80;

— Transport Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-81;

— Transportation Safety Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-82;

— Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-83;

— Veterans Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-84;

— Veterans Review and Appeal Board Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-85;

— Western Economic Diversification Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-86;

— Women and Gender Equality Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-431-87.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South) presented the report of the Canadian Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, 141st Assembly and related meetings, Belgrade, Serbia, from October 11 to 17, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-60-01.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Serré (Nickel Belt) presented the report of the Canadian Section of ParlAmericas, 16th Plenary Assembly and 49th Meeting of the Board of Directors of ParlAmericas, Asunción, Paraguay, from October 30 to November 1, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-431-74-02.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the fourth report of the committee, "Review of Standing Orders, Procedure and Practice of the House". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-1.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 1 to 3 and 5) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Bragdon (Tobique—Mactaquac), seconded by Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), Bill C-228, An Act to establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism, 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. Cumming (Edmonton Centre), seconded by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), Bill C-229, An Act to repeal certain restrictions on shipping, 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 Ms. Zann (Cumberland—Colchester), seconded by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), Bill C-230, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to redress environmental racism, 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. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), seconded by Mr. Duvall (Hamilton Mountain), Bill C-231, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act (investments), 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 Ms. Gazan (Winnipeg Centre), seconded by Ms. Collins (Victoria), Bill C-232, An Act respecting a Climate Emergency Action Framework, 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 Mrs. Wagantall (Yorkton—Melville), seconded by Mrs. Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster), Bill C-233, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sex-selective abortion), 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. Hoback (Prince Albert), seconded by Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), Bill C-234, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (home security measures), 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. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York), seconded by Ms. Dzerowicz (Davenport), Bill C-235, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, 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. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York), seconded by Ms. Dzerowicz (Davenport), Bill C-236, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (evidence-based diversion measures), 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. 431-00114) and two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 431-00115 and 431-00116);
— by Mr. Sikand (Mississauga—Streetsville), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 431-00117);
— by Mrs. Atwin (Fredericton), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 431-00118);
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning veterans' affairs (No. 431-00119).
Government Orders

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying).

Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:40 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 7:04 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).