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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 28

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Departmental Plans, Main Estimates, 2020-21 (USB key included), as follows:

— Accessibility Standards Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-4. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-5. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-6. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-7. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canada Border Services Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-8. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-9. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canada Energy Regulator. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Canada Revenue Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Canada School of Public Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-13. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— Canadian Food Inspection Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Canadian Grain Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— Canadian Heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— Canadian Human Rights Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Canadian Institutes of Health Research. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-19. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-20. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-21. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-22. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— Canadian Space Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-23. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canadian Transportation Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-24. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-25. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Copyright Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-26. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Correctional Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-27. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Courts Administration Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-28. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-29. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— Department of Finance Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Department of Justice Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-31. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-32. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— Department for Women and Gender Equality. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-33. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women)

— Employment and Social Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-34. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— Environment and Climate Change Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-35. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-36. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-37. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Fisheries and Oceans Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-38. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— Global Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-39. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— Health Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-40. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-41. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-42. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-43. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— Indigenous Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-44. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— Infrastructure Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-45. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-46. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Invest in Canada Hub. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-47. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— Library and Archives Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-48. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— Military Grievances External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-49. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-50. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— National Battlefields Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-51. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— National Film Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-52. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— National Research Council Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-53. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— National Security and Intelligence Review Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-54. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Natural Resources Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-55. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-56. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Northern Pipeline Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-57. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Office of the Auditor General of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-58. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)

— Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-59. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-60. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-61. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-62. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages)

— Office of the Correctional Investigator. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-63. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-64. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— Office of the Intelligence Commissioner. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-65. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-66. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-67. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-68. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-69. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Parks Canada Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-70. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— Parole Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-71. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-72. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Polar Knowledge Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-73. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— Privy Council Office. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-74. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Public Health Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-75. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Public Prosecution Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-76. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Public Safety Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-77. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Public Service Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-78. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Public Services and Procurement Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-79. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— RCMP External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-80. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-81. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-82. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Shared Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-83. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-84. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Statistics Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-85. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Transport Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-86. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— Transportation Safety Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-87. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-88. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Veterans Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-89. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— Veterans Review and Appeal Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-90. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— Western Economic Diversification Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-91. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology).


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Amendments to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, and explanatory memorandum, adopted on November 27, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-431-11.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act, 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. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), one concerning the environment (No. 431-00140);
— by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), one concerning the environment (No. 431-00141);
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning health (No. 431-00142).
Government Orders

The order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, as reported by the Standing Committee on International Trade without amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker did not select any motion for debate.

Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs) for Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the bill be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, the bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs) for Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the bill be now read a third time and do pass.

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.

Question of Privilege

A question of privilege having been raised by Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), the Speaker ruled that there was a prima facie case of privilege;

Whereupon, Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), seconded by Mr. Kent (Thornhill), moved, — That the matter of the premature disclosure of the content of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) be referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), — That Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 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 6:56 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).