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Notice Paper

No. 30

Thursday, March 12, 2020

10:00 a.m.


Introduction of Government Bills

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

March 11, 2020 — Mr. Duvall (Hamilton Mountain) — Bill entitled “An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)”.

Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings)

March 11, 2020 — Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan) — That the first report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, presented on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, be concurred in.

Questions

Q-4072 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — With regard to visas issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada since May 1, 2019: (a) how many Cuban citizens have applied for Canadian visitor visas (temporary resident visas); (b) how many Cuban citizens have applied for Canadian study permits; (c) how many Cuban citizens have applied for Canadian work permits; (d) how many Cuban citizens have been approved for Canadian visitor visas (temporary resident visas); (e) how many Cuban citizens have been approved for Canadian study permits; (f) how many Cuban citizens have been approved for Canadian work permits; (g) how many Cuban citizens have been denied Canadian visitor visas (temporary resident visas); (h) how many Cuban citizens have been denied Canadian study permits; (i) how many Cuban citizens have been denied Canadian work permits; (j) for the visas in (d), (e) and (f), how many visas were issued to single adult men; (k) for the visas in (d), (e) and (f), how many visas were issued to single adult women; (l) for the visas in (d), (e) and (f), how many visas were issued to married men; (m) for the visas in (d), (e) and (f), how many visas were issued to married women; (n) for the visas in (g), (h) and (i), how many visas were denied to single adult men; (o) for the visas in (g), (h) and (i), how many visas were denied to single adult women; (p) for the visas in (g), (h) and (i), how many visas were denied to married men; and (q) for the visas in (g), (h) and (i), how many visas were denied to married women?
Q-4082 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — With regard to judicial nominations, broken down by year, since 2016, and by province and territory: (a) how many judicial candidates assessed as “highly recommended” by a judicial appointments advisory committee were appointed as judges; (b) how many judicial candidates assessed as “recommended” by a judicial appointments advisory committee were appointed as judges; and (c) how many judicial candidates assessed as “unable to recommend” by a judicial appointments advisory committee were appointed as judges?
Q-4092 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — With regard to the Panama Papers case, the fight against tax non-compliance abroad and abusive tax planning: (a) how many taxpayer or Canadian business files are currently open with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA); (b) how many taxpayer or Canadian business files have been referred to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada; (c) what is the number of employees assigned to the Panama Papers files; (d) how many audits have been conducted since the Panama Papers were disclosed; (e) how many notices of assessment have been issued by the CRA; and (f) what is the total amount recovered so far by the CRA?
Q-4102 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Redekopp (Saskatoon West) — With regard to the decision to award SAP the contract to replace the Phoenix pay system: (a) what will the differences be between the SAP replacement system and the current Phoenix pay system; (b) what are the details of any financial agreements or contracts the government has with SAP in relation to the replacement pay system (e.g. value, start date, rate, scope, etc.); and (c) when does the government expect the current Phoenix pay system to be transferred to the replacement SAP system?
Q-4112 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Lawrence (Northumberland—Peterborough South) — With regard to the governmental response to the rail blockades in February and March of 2020: (a) what was the total estimated economic impact of the blockades; (b) what is the breakdown of (a) by industry and province; and (c) what are the details of any financial assistance provided by the government for individuals or businesses impacted by the blockades?
Q-4122 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan) — With regard to the administration of the 2019 federal general election: (a) has the Chief Electoral Officer, pursuant to subsection 477.72(4) of the Canada Elections Act, informed the Speaker of the House of Commons of any candidates elected as members of the House that were not entitled to continue to sit or vote as members, and, if so, who; and (b) with respect to each candidate in (a), (i) on what date did the entitlement to sit or vote become suspended, (ii) on what date did the Chief Electoral Officer inform the Speaker, (iii) which requirement of the act was not satisfied, (iv) has the requirement in (b)(iii) been subsequently satisfied, and, if so, on what date was it satisfied?
Q-4132 — March 11, 2020 — Ms. Shin (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — With regard to information requests received by departments or agencies from the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) since January 1, 2016: (a) what are the details of all requests and responses, including the (i) request, (ii) date it was received, (iii) date when the information was provided; and (b) what are the details, including the reasons, for all instances where the information was either delayed or not provided to the PBO?
Q-4142 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Singh (Burnaby South) — With regard to the three tax provisions proposed in the Fall 2018 economic statement to accelerate business investment for the 2018-19 fiscal year: (a) what is the estimated number of businesses that have benefited, broken down by (i) tax provision, (ii) size of business, (iii) economic sector; (b) what is the estimated increase in total business investment since the three tax provisions came into force; (c) what is the estimate of the number of jobs created by businesses in Canada since the coming into force of these three tax provisions; and (d) what is the estimate of the number of businesses that have chosen to continue operating in Canada rather than relocate abroad since the coming into force of these three tax provisions?
Q-4152 — March 11, 2020 — Ms. Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) — With regard to claimed stock option deductions, between the 2012 and 2019 tax years inclusively, broken down by tax years: (a) what is the number of individuals who claimed the stock option deduction whose total annual income is (i) less than $60 000, (ii) less than $100,000, (iii) less than $200,000, (iv) between $200,000 and $1 million, (v) more than $1 million; (b) what is the average amount claimed by an individual whose total annual income is (i) less than $60 000, (ii) less than $100,000, (iii) less than $200,000, (iv) between $200,000 and $1 million, (v) more than $1 million; (c) what is the total amount claimed by individuals whose total annual income is (i) less than $60 000, (ii) less than $100,000, (iii) less than $200,000, (iv) between $200,000 and $1 million, (v) more than $1 million; and (d) what is the percentage of the total amount claimed by individuals whose total annual income is more than $1 million?
Q-4162 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — With regard to the government’s commitment to return the $1.3 billion in surtaxes assessed on U.S. steel, aluminum, and other products to affected industries between the 2018-19 and the 2023-24 fiscal years: (a) how does the government explain the discrepancy with the estimate from the Parliamentary Budget Officer that the government will return $105 million less than it assessed in surtaxes and related revenues over the period; (b) how does the government plan to return the $1.3 billion; and (c) what is the breakdown of the $1.3 billion by industry and recipient?
Q-4172 — March 11, 2020 — Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon) — With regard to the $180.4 million listed in Supplementary Estimates (B) 2019-20 under Department of Employment and Social Development (ESDC) to write off 33,098 debts from the Canada Student Loan Program: (a) what information was shared between ESDC and the Canada Revenue Agency to determine which loans would be written off; (b) what specific measures are being taken to ensure that none of the written off loans are from individuals who have the income or means to pay back the loans; and (c) what was the threshold or criteria used to determine which loans would be written off?

Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

Business of Supply

Supplementary Estimates (B)
UNOPPOSED VOTES
March 5, 2020 — The President of the Treasury Board — That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, be concurred in.
Interim Supply
March 5, 2020 — The President of the Treasury Board — That the House do concur in interim supply as follows:
That a sum not exceeding $43,908,982,917 being composed of the following amounts, each item rounded up to the next dollar:
(1) three twelfths ($19,013,152,018) of the total of the amounts of the items set forth in the Proposed Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 of the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, except for those items below;
(2) twelve twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Finance Vote 5, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Votes 20 and L25, and Leaders’ Debates Commission Vote 1, of the said estimates, $4;
(3) eleven twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Vote 1, Office of Infrastructure of Canada Vote 5, and Treasury Board Secretariat Votes 5 and 35, of the said estimates, $2,668,307,391;
(4) ten twelfths of the total of the amount of National Security and Intelligence Review Agency Secretariat Vote 1, of the said estimates, $19,000,880;
(5) nine twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Votes 5 and 10, of the said estimates, $2,481,964,712;
(6) eight twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Indigenous Services Vote 10, Department of Justice Vote 1, Public Health Agency of Canada Vote 10, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Vote 10, of the said estimates, $7,633,307,835;
(7) seven twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Vote 1, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Vote 1, and Marine Atlantic Inc. Vote 1, of the said estimates, $58,924,299;
(8) six twelfths of the total of the amounts of Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada Vote 1, Department of Employment and Social Development Vote 5, Department of Health Vote 10, Department of Transport Vote 15, Office of Infrastructure of Canada Vote 1, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee Vote 1, of the said estimates, $2,559,320,147;
(9) five twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Vote 1, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Vote 1, Canadian High Arctic Research Station Vote 1, Canadian Space Agency Vote 10, Department of Citizenship and Immigration Vote 10, Department of Veterans Affairs Vote 5, Public Health Agency of Canada Vote 1, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer Vote 1, Statistics Canada Vote 1, and VIA Rail Canada Inc. Vote 1, of the said estimates, $3,664,289,068;
(10) four twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canada Council for the Arts Vote 1, Department of Indigenous Services Vote 1, Department of Industry Votes 1 and 10, Department of Public Works and Government Services Vote 1, Department for Women and Gender Equality Vote 5, House of Commons Vote 1, Library of Parliament Vote 1, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Vote 5, Privy Council Office Vote 1, Public Service Commission Vote 1, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Vote 1, Shared Services Canada Votes 1 and 5, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Vote 5, Treasury Board Secretariat Votes 1 and 20, of the said estimates, $5,810,716,563;
be granted to Her Majesty on account of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

Government Business

Private Members' Notices of Motions


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