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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 22

Thursday, October 29, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the first report of the committee, "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-3.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) was tabled.


Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the second report of the committee, "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2020 - August 18, 2020". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-4.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) was tabled.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Duvall (Hamilton Mountain), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00178);
— by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), three concerning justice (Nos. 432-00179, 432-00181 and 432-00182), one concerning health (No. 432-00180) and one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00183);
— by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), one concerning justice (No. 432-00184);
— by Mr. Falk (Provencher), one concerning justice (No. 432-00185).
Business of Supply

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

Mr. Blanchet (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), moved, — That the House demand an official apology from the Prime Minister on behalf of the Government of Canada for the enactment, on October 16, 1970, of the War Measures Act and the use of the army against Quebec’s civilian population to arbitrarily arrest, detain without charge and intimidate nearly 500 innocent Quebeckers.

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 resolved, — That the House: (a) condemn the threats, harassment and intimidation tactics that are targeting family members of flight PS752 victims; (b) call for the government to investigate the complaints; and (c) call for greater action to protect the safety of all family members of flight PS752 victims.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

Pursuant to order made Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on 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 question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 15 -- Vote no 15)
YEAS: 246, NAYS: 78

YEAS -- POUR

Aitchison
Albas
Alghabra
Alleslev
Amos
Anand
Anandasangaree
Angus
Arnold
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Atwin
Bachrach
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baker
Baldinelli
Barlow
Barsalou-Duval
Battiste
Beaulieu
Beech
Bendayan
Bennett
Bergeron
Berthold
Bérubé
Bessette
Bibeau
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blanchet
Blanchette-Joncas
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blois
Boulerice
Bratina
Brière
Brunelle-Duceppe
Cannings
Casey
Chabot
Chagger
Champagne
Champoux
Charbonneau
Chen
Collins
Cormier
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davidson
Davies
DeBellefeuille
Deltell
d'Entremont
Desbiens
Desilets
Dhaliwal

Dhillon
Doherty
Dong
Dowdall
Drouin
Dubourg
Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duvall
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Fergus
Fillmore
Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fortin
Fragiskatos
Fraser
Freeland
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Gaudreau
Gazan
Généreux
Gerretsen
Gill
Godin
Gould
Gourde
Gray
Green
Guilbeault
Hardie
Harris
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Jaczek
Johns
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kelloway
Kelly
Kent
Khalid

Khera
Koutrakis
Kusmierczyk
Kwan
Lalonde
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Larouche
Lattanzio
Lauzon
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemire
Liepert
Lightbound
Long
Longfield
Louis (Kitchener—Conestoga)
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacGregor
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maguire
Maloney
Manly
Martel
Martinez Ferrada
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Mazier
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLean
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
McPherson
Melillo
Mendès
Mendicino
Michaud
Miller
Monsef
Morantz
Morrison
Morrissey
Murray
Ng
Normandin
O'Connell
Oliphant
O'Regan
Paul-Hus
Pauzé
Perron
Petitpas Taylor
Plamondon
Powlowski

Qualtrough
Ratansi
Rayes
Regan
Reid
Rempel Garner
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Ruff
Sahota (Brampton North)
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Saroya
Savard-Tremblay
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Shipley
Sidhu (Brampton East)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Simard
Simms
Singh
Sorbara
Spengemann
Stanton
Ste-Marie
Tabbara
Tassi
Thériault
Therrien
Trudel
Turnbull
Van Bynen
van Koeverden
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Vecchio
Vignola
Virani
Webber
Weiler
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Yip
Young
Zahid
Zann
Zuberi

Total: -- 246

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Allison
Barrett
Bezan
Block
Bragdon
Brassard
Calkins
Carrie
Chiu
Chong
Cooper
Cumming
Dalton
Dancho
Diotte
Dreeshen
Epp
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)

Fast
Gallant
Genuis
Gladu
Hallan
Harder
Hoback
Jansen
Jeneroux
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kram
Kurek
Kusie
Lake
Lawrence
Lehoux
Lewis (Essex)
Lloyd
Lobb

Lukiwski
MacKenzie
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
Moore
Motz
Nater
O'Toole
Patzer
Poilievre
Redekopp
Richards
Rood
Sahota (Calgary Skyview)
Scheer
Schmale
Seeback
Shields
Shin
Sloan

Soroka
Steinley
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tochor
Uppal
Van Popta
Vidal
Viersen
Vis
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Williamson
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 78

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blanchet (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), in relation to the business of supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:54 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, November 2, 2020, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:57 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), seconded by Mr. Ellis (Bay of Quinte), moved, — That the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development be instructed to undertake a comprehensive study of federal policies and legislation relating to freshwater, and more specifically focusing on: (a) the key legislative instruments of federal freshwater policy, including but not limited to the Canada Water Act, the Fisheries Act, the Migratory Birds Convention Act, the Canadian Navigable Waters Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, and the Impact Assessment Act; (b) the key organizational components of federal freshwater policy, including but not limited to Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Health Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Infrastructure Canada, Transport Canada, Public Safety Canada, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Indigenous Services Canada, and Global Affairs Canada; (c) the relationship between the federal government and the provinces, territories, Indigenous peoples, and local governments relating to freshwater protection and management; (d) various international treaties governing Canada's freshwater interests and obligations; (e) present and future research needs relating to freshwater management and protection; (f) the pressures on Canada's freshwater resources, including with respect to climate change, flooding and drought; and (g) the creation of a Canada Water Agency; and that the committee (i) begin its study no later than 30 days after the adoption of this motion, (ii) schedule no fewer than 10 meetings, (iii) report its findings and recommendations to the House within one year following the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-34)

Debate arose thereon.

Ms. Collins (Victoria), seconded by Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting subsection (i) and by replacing the words “(ii) schedule no fewer than 10 meetings, (iii)” with the words “(i) schedule no fewer than seven meetings, (ii)”.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), a paper deposited with the Clerk of the House was laid upon the table as follows:

— by Ms. Anand (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2020-2021 to 2024-2025 of the National Capital Commission, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-432-821-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:01 p.m., 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 7:31 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).