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43rd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 9

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was presented as follows:

— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning health (No. 431-00041).
Business of Supply

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

Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable), seconded by Mr. Lehoux (Beauce), moved, — That, given the Parliamentary Budget Officer posted on March 15, 2018, that “Budget 2018 provides an incomplete account of the changes to the government’s $186.7 billion infrastructure spending plan” and that the “PBO requested the new plan but it does not exist”, the House call on the Auditor General of Canada to immediately conduct an audit of the government’s “Investing in Canada Plan”, including, but not be limited to, verifying whether the plan lives up to its stated goals and promises; and that the Auditor General of Canada report his findings to the House no later than one year following the adoption of this motion.

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.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order or usual practice of the House, on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions, the House shall proceed to the consideration of ways and means motion No. 2.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the opposition motion in the name of the member for Mégantic—L’Érable, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, January 29, 2020, immediately after the disposal of ways and means motion No. 2.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable), seconded by Mr. Lehoux (Beauce), in relation to the business of supply.

The debate continued.

At 6:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion, and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, January 29, 2020, immediately after the disposal of ways and means motion No. 2.

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 Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summary of the Corporate Plan of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the period 2019-2020 to 2023-2024 and of the operating and capital budgets for the dairy year ending July 31, 2020, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-431-836-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Canadian Transportation Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10, sbs. 42(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-282-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2019-2023 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2019 of VIA Rail Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-431-803-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2019-2023 of Ridley Terminals Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-431-860-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:16 p.m., by unanimous consent and 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 6:43 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).