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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 41

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

12:00 p.m.



Prayer
Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debate on Government Business No. 8 later this day, a member of each recognized party and a member of the Green Party may speak to the motion for not more than 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for questions and comments, provided that members may be permitted to split their time with another member and, at the conclusion of the time provided for debate pursuant to this order, the committee shall rise, the motion shall be deemed withdrawn and the House shall adjourn until Wednesday, July 22, 2020, pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

Government Orders

At 12:12 p.m., pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the House resolved itself into a committee of the whole to allow members to question ministers on matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic and other matters.


Pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the committee proceeded to the consideration of the following motion — That the House take note of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and measures taken by the government to respond to it. (Government Business No. 8)

At 4:49 p.m., pursuant to order made earlier today, the committee rose and the motion was deemed withdrawn.

Tabling of Documents

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Fortier (Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Economic and Fiscal Snapshot 2020". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-431-11.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Fortier (Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance) laid upon the Table, — Debt Management Strategy for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 49(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-560-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions and presented on Thursday, June 18, 2020, in a meeting of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic were deemed presented to the House as follows:

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning transportation (No. 431-00286) and one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 431-00287);
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning the environment (No. 431-00288);
— by Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston), one concerning the correctional system (No. 431-00289);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning health (No. 431-00290);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning the democratic process (No. 431-00291) and two concerning justice (Nos. 431-00292 and 431-00293);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning health (No. 431-00294).
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, a report submitted electronically to the Clerk of the House on Thursday, June 18, 2020, was deemed presented to the House as follows:

Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the sixth report of the committee, "Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic (Deadline Extension)". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-9.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 22 to 24) was tabled.

Pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Speaker, having received notice from the House leaders of all four recognized parties that there was an agreement among the parties to implement the recommendation of the committee regarding the deadline extension to present a report, gave effect to that agreement.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1) and to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, papers deposited electronically with the Clerk of the House were deemed laid before the House as follows:

— by the Speaker — Reports of the Auditor General of Canada to the House of Commons (Spring 2020), pursuant to the Auditor General Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 7(3 or 5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-64-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(g), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Scenario Analysis Update: COVID-19 Pandemic and Oil Price Shocks", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-27. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — Additional costing notes from the Parliamentary Budget Officer on Bill C-13, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-28. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Provincial Government Liquidity Outlook", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-29. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — Additional costing note from the Parliamentary Budget Officer on Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — 2019-20 Report on the Activities of the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-1, s. 79.22. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1226-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, together with the auditors' report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board Act, S.C. 1999, c. 34, sbs. 48(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-768-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-2, sbs. 6.41(5) and (6). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-926-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Passenger Vessel Restrictions due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, R.S. 2001, c. 26, s. 10.1. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1223-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board for the year ended December 31, 2018, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-4, sbs. 89(4) and 100(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-564-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Copies of Orders in Council P.C. 2020-468 and P.C. 2020-469 concerning 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. 8560-431-1079-07. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Copies of Orders in Council P.C. 2020-523 and P.C. 2020-524 concerning 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. 8560-431-1079-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Mrs. Jordan (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the first report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, "West Coast Fisheries: Sharing Risks and Benefits" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-5), presented to the House on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-431-5.

— by Mrs. Jordan (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Report of operations under the Fisheries Development Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Fisheries Development Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-21, s. 10. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-292-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— by Mr. LeBlanc (President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada) — Report of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act, S.C. 1989, c. 3, sbs. 13(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-499-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Veterans Affairs) — Statement on the Operations of the Returned Soldiers' Insurance Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Returned Soldiers' Insurance Act, S.C. 1920, c. 54, sbs. 17(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-228-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Veterans Affairs) — Statement on the Operations of the Veterans Insurance Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Veterans Insurance Act, R.S. 1970, c. V-3, sbs. 18(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-254-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — 2020 federal-provincial agreement respecting multi-jurisdictional pension plans, pursuant to the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985, R.S. 1985, c. 32, (2nd Supp.), sbs. 6.1(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1101-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Ms. Ng (Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2020-2024 of Export Development Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-431-851-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the administration of the Canada Petroleum Resources Act for the year 2019, pursuant to the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, R.S. 1985, c. 36 (2nd Supp.), s. 109. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-455-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion) — Employment Insurance Monitoring and Assessment Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Employment Insurance Act, S.C. 1996, c. 23, sbs. 3(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-322-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report of Operations under the International River Improvements Act for the year 2019, pursuant to the International River Improvements Act, R.S. 1985, c. I-20, s. 51. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-168-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report on the operations under the Canada Water Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Canada Water Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-11, s. 38. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-363-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

Adjournment

At 4:51 p.m., pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Speaker adjourned the House until Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.