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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 18

Friday, October 23, 2020

10:00 a.m.



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

Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.

Prayer
Government Orders

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation).

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

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. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Headquarters Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, and Explanatory Memorandum, done at Gatineau and Ottawa on October 5, 2020. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-432-6.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Oliphant (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the table, — Copy of the Headquarters Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, and Explanatory Memorandum, done at Ottawa and Miquelon, on June 5 and 13, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-432-7.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Barsalou-Duval (Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères), seconded by Ms. Normandin (Saint-Jean), Bill C-249, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (refund – cancelled air service), 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. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning fisheries (No. 432-00146);
— by Mr. Masse (Windsor West), two concerning consumer protection (Nos. 432-00147 and 432-00148), one concerning business and trade (No. 432-00149) and one concerning the environment (No. 432-00150).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), — That Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

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 October 8, 2020, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-432-6.

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Amendment to the Agreement for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the province of Prince Edward Island, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-475-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Amendment to the Agreement for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the province of Alberta, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-475-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Amendment to the Agreement for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the province of New Brunswick, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-475-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Amendment to the Agreement for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the province of Nova Scotia, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-475-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2020-691, P.C. 2020-734 and P.C. 2020-767. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-3-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2020-735, P.C. 2020-736, P.C. 2020-737, P.C. 2020-738, P.C. 2020-739, P.C. 2020-740, P.C. 2020-741, P.C. 2020-742, P.C. 2020-743, P.C. 2020-744, P.C. 2020-745, P.C. 2020-746 and P.C. 2020-747. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-14-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2020-664, P.C. 2020-692, P.C. 2020-704, P.C. 2020-784 and P.C. 2020-785. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-9-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— P.C. 2020-665, P.C. 2020-666, P.C. 2020-668 and P.C. 2020-781. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-4-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2020-670. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-18-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— P.C. 2020-693, P.C. 2020-694, P.C. 2020-695, P.C. 2020-696, P.C. 2020-697, P.C. 2020-698, P.C. 2020-699, P.C. 2020-700, P.C. 2020-748, P.C. 2020-787, P.C. 2020-788, P.C. 2020-789, P.C. 2020-790 and P.C. 2020-791. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-16-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2020-667, P.C. 2020-716, P.C. 2020-717 and P.C. 2020-718. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-1-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— P.C. 2020-669, P.C. 2020-690 and P.C. 2020-782. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-22-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— P.C. 2020-786. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-28-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— P.C. 2020-749, P.C. 2020-750, P.C. 2020-751, P.C. 2020-752, P.C. 2020-753, P.C. 2020-754 and P.C. 2020-755. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-13-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2020-758, P.C. 2020-759, P.C. 2020-760, P.C. 2020-761, P.C. 2020-762, P.C. 2020-763, P.C. 2020-764, P.C. 2020-765 and P.C. 2020-766. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-5-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— P.C. 2020-686. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-30-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— P.C. 2020-731, P.C. 2020-732, P.C. 2020-733 and P.C. 2020-783. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-24-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Sloan (Hastings—Lennox and Addington), one concerning information and privacy (No. 432-00151).
Adjournment

At 2:32 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).