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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 28

Friday, November 6, 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

Pursuant to order made Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy), as reported by a committee of the whole without amendment.

Notice of the royal recommendation was given on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance as follows:

Recommendation

(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled "An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy)".

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected for debate Motion No. 1.

Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette), seconded by Ms. Normandin (Saint-Jean), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-9, in Clause 2, be amended

(a) by adding after line 34 on page 3 the following:

“(5.1) The definition eligible entity in subsection 125.7(1) of the Act is amended by striking out “(entité déterminée)” at the end of paragraph (f) and by adding the following after that paragraph:

It does not include a political party within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Canada Elections Act or of any Act of the legislature of a province relating to provincial, municipal or school board elections. (entité déterminée)”;

(b) by replacing line 20 on page 14 with the following:

“(23) Subsections (1) to (10), except subsection (5.1), and subsections (14) to (17) are”;

(c) by replacing line 35 on page 14 with the following:

“(24) Subsections (5.1), (11) to (13) and (18) to (22) are”.

Debate arose on Motion No. 1.

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 offer its condolences to the family and friends of Émilie Sansfaçon, emphasize its commitment to helping people who are sick deal with the Employment Insurance program, remind the government of the following motion, adopted on February 19, 2020: “That the House call on the government to increase the special Employment Insurance sickness benefits from 15 weeks to 50 weeks in the upcoming budget in order to support people with serious illnesses, such as cancer”, and urge the government to comply with this motion as soon as possible.


By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House condemn Whole Foods and its owner Jeff Bezos for banning its employees from wearing poppies on their uniform, and demand that the policy be reversed immediately.


By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House call on all Canadian employers to allow their employees to wear poppies during Veterans Week, showing support for the service and sacrifices of all Canadian veterans and veterans’ organizations such as the Royal Canadian Legion, which do vital work supporting Canadian veterans from coast to coast to coast.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs to invite John Mackey, Chief Executive Officer of Whole Foods Market Inc., to appear before it, by Friday, November 20, 2020, to explain his company's policy which inexplicably prohibits its employees from wearing the poppy to honour Canada's veterans.

Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 432-00223);
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning health (No. 432-00224);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning the democratic process (No. 432-00225), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00226) and one concerning justice (No. 432-00227);
— by Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00228);
— by Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00229).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy), as reported by a committee of the whole without amendment;

And of Motion No. 1.

The debate continued on Motion No. 1.

At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to order made Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on Motion No. 1 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 21 -- Vote no 21)
YEAS: 144, NAYS: 171

YEAS -- POUR

Aboultaif
Aitchison
Albas
Alleslev
Allison
Arnold
Baldinelli
Barlow
Barrett
Barsalou-Duval
Beaulieu
Benzen
Bergen
Bergeron
Berthold
Bérubé
Bezan
Blanchet
Blanchette-Joncas
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boudrias
Bragdon
Brassard
Brunelle-Duceppe
Calkins
Carrie
Chabot
Champoux
Charbonneau
Chiu
Chong
Cooper
Cumming
Dalton
Dancho

Davidson
DeBellefeuille
Deltell
d'Entremont
Desbiens
Desilets
Diotte
Doherty
Dowdall
Dreeshen
Duncan (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Epp
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fortin
Gallant
Gaudreau
Généreux
Genuis
Gill
Godin
Gray
Hallan
Harder
Hoback
Jansen
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kram
Kurek

Kusie
Lake
Larouche
Lawrence
Lehoux
Lemire
Lewis (Essex)
Lloyd
Lobb
Lukiwski
Maguire
Martel
Mazier
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McLean
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Melillo
Michaud
Moore
Morantz
Morrison
Motz
Nater
Normandin
O'Toole
Patzer
Paul-Hus
Pauzé
Perron
Plamondon
Poilievre
Redekopp
Reid
Rempel Garner
Richards

Rood
Ruff
Sahota (Calgary Skyview)
Saroya
Savard-Tremblay
Scheer
Schmale
Seeback
Shields
Shin
Shipley
Simard
Sloan
Soroka
Steinley
Ste-Marie
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Thériault
Therrien
Tochor
Trudel
Uppal
Van Popta
Vecchio
Vidal
Viersen
Vignola
Vis
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Williamson
Wilson-Raybould
Wong

Total: -- 144

NAYS -- CONTRE

Alghabra
Amos
Anand
Anandasangaree
Angus
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Atwin
Bachrach
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baker
Battiste
Beech
Bendayan
Bennett
Bessette
Bibeau
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blois
Boulerice
Bratina
Brière
Cannings
Casey
Chagger
Champagne
Chen
Collins
Cormier
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davies
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Dong
Drouin
Dubourg

Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duvall
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser
Freeland
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Gazan
Gould
Guilbeault
Hajdu
Hardie
Harris
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Jaczek
Johns
Joly
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kelloway
Khalid
Khera

Koutrakis
Kusmierczyk
Kwan
Lalonde
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Lattanzio
Lauzon
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lightbound
Long
Longfield
Louis (Kitchener—Conestoga)
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacGregor
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maloney
Manly
Martinez Ferrada
Masse
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
McPherson
Mendès
Mendicino
Miller
Monsef
Morrissey
Ng
O'Connell
Oliphant
O'Regan
Petitpas Taylor
Powlowski

Qualtrough
Ratansi
Regan
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Sahota (Brampton North)
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Brampton East)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simms
Singh
Sorbara
Spengemann
Tabbara
Tassi
Trudeau
Turnbull
Van Bynen
van Koeverden
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Virani
Weiler
Yip
Young
Zahid
Zann
Zuberi

Total: -- 171

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, pursuant to order made Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the bill was deemed concurred in at report stage on division and deemed read a third time and passed on division.

Private Members' Business

At 2:43 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (compassionate care leave).

Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend), seconded by Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

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), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the table as follows:

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Fiscal Sustainability Report 2020: Update", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1119-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry) — Report of the Commissioner of Competition for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Competition Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-34, s. 127. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-352-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Charter Statement — Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy), pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1232-07. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report on the administration of the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act for the year 2019, pursuant to the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act, S.C. 1992, c. 52, s. 28. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-104-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

Adjournment

At 3:43 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, November 16, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).