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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 26

Friday, February 28, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Business of Supply

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

Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), moved, — That, notwithstanding Standing Order 81, for the supply period ending March 26, 2020, three additional allotted days shall be added for a total of 10, provided that one of the additional days is allotted to the Conservative Party, one of the additional days is allotted to the Bloc Québécois, and one of the additional days is allotted to the New Democratic Party, and, if necessary to accommodate these additional days, the supply period may be extended to April 2, 2020, and no allotted day shall fall on a Wednesday or a Friday.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Amendments to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade, and Explanatory Memorandum, adopted at Geneva from April 29 to May 10, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-5.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Annex VII of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade: Procedures and Mechanisms on Compliance with the Rotterdam Convention, and Explanatory Memorandum, adopted at Geneva on May 8, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-6.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Amendments to Annexes I and II to the 1998 Protocol on Persistent Organic Polluants to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, and Explanatory Memorandum, adopted in 2009. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-7.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Amendments to Annexes A and C to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, and Explanatory Memorandum, adopted in 2011, in 2015, in 2017 and in 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-8.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas on Air Transport, and Explanatory Memorandum, done at Ottawa on June 20, 2019, and Nassau on July 9, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-9.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty between the Government of Canada and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and Explanatory Memorandum, done at Toronto on July 2, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-10.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Easter (Malpeque), from the Standing Committee on Finance, presented the first report of the committee, "Canadian Ideas: Leveraging our Strengths". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-3.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 2 to 11) was tabled.


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. 431-00124);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning health (No. 431-00125).
Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), in relation to the business of supply.

The debate continued.

At 2:15 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, March 9, 2020, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House condemn the decal that has come out in the news today, promoting violent sexual assault towards a young environmental activist, as well as all other threats, racist and intolerant views, and attacks to which this image opens the door.

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. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2019-20 to 2023-24 of Marine Atlantic Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-431-846-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2020-70 dated February 17, 2020, concerning the order Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease in Canada, pursuant to the Quarantine Act, S.C. 2005, c. 20, sbs. 61(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1079-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2020-71 dated February 19, 2020, concerning the order Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease in Canada (Persons Not on Government Flight), pursuant to the Quarantine Act, S.C. 2005, c. 20, sbs. 61(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1079-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Charter Statement — Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94), pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1232-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

Adjournment

At 2:19 p.m., by unanimous consent, the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, March 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).