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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 13

Friday, October 9, 2020

10:00 a.m.



The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Government Orders

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying).

Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

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. Housefather (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Report to Parliament with Respect to the Convention and Recommendation concerning Violence and Harassment adopted at the 108th Session (June 2019) of the International Labour Conference, Geneva, Switzerland". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-432-3.


Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Mrs. Jansen (Cloverdale—Langley City), one concerning justice (No. 432-00108);
— by Mr. Green (Hamilton Centre), two concerning public safety (Nos. 432-00109 and 432-00110) and one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 432-00111);
— by Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), one concerning taxation (No. 432-00112).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), — That Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to order made Wednesday, September 30, 2020, and Standing Order 28(2)(b), the Assistant Deputy Speaker laid upon the table, — The House of Commons calendar for the year 2021. — Sessional Paper No. 8527-432-4.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), — That Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

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 the Speaker — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for July 10, 2020, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-432-3.

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Carbon pricing for the Paris target: Closing the gap with output-based pricing", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1119-13. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Estimating the Return of Additional Federal Spending on Business Tax Compliance", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1119-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the President of the Treasury Board on Official Languages in federal institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Official Languages Act, R.S. 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 48. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-570-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Report on the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, S.C. 2005, c. 46, sbs. 38.1(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1006-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Report of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Physical Activity and Sport Act, 2003, c. 2, sbs. 33(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-869-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue) — Summary of the Corporate Business Plan for 2020-2021 with perspectives 2022-2023 of the Canada Revenue Agency, pursuant to the Canada Revenue Agency Act, S.C. 1999, c. 17, sbs. 49(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-432-839-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Reports of the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-693-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Reports of the Department of the Environment for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-698-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

Adjournment

At 2:31 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, October 19, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).