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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 35

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mrs. Vignola (Beauport—Limoilou), seconded by Ms. Chabot (Thérèse-De Blainville), Bill C-254, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Official Languages Act and the Canada Business Corporations Act, 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. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00274 and 432-00276) and one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00275);
— by Mr. Motz (Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner), one concerning justice (No. 432-00277);
— by Mr. Yurdiga (Fort McMurray—Cold Lake), one concerning justice (No. 432-00278) and one concerning veterans' affairs (No. 432-00279);
— by Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), one concerning justice (No. 432-00280);
— by Mr. Kurek (Battle River—Crowfoot), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00281) and one concerning justice (No. 432-00282);
— by Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo), one concerning justice (No. 432-00283);
— by Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), one concerning justice (No. 432-00284) and one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00285);
— by Ms. Harder (Lethbridge), one concerning justice (No. 432-00286).
Government Orders

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-11, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts.

Notice of the royal recommendation was given on Monday, November 16, 2020, by the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry 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 enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts”.

Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

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 recognize the significant financial hardship that COVID-19 has caused to post-secondary students across Canada and, in an effort to alleviate such hardship, call on the government to extend the moratorium on repaying student loans to cover October 1, 2020, through May 31, 2021.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), — That Bill C-11, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, during the debates on November 24 and November 26, 2020, on the business of supply pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair and, within each 15-minute period, each party may allocate time to one or more of its members for speeches or for questions and answers, provided that, in the case of questions and answers, the minister's answer approximately reflect the time taken by the question, and provided that, in the case of speeches, members of the party to which the period is allocated may speak one after the other.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), — That Bill C-11, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), 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 International Trade of Bill C-216, An Act to amend the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act (supply management).

Mr. Plamondon (Bécancour—Nicolet—Saurel), seconded by Ms. Michaud (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade.

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 Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including cost certificate) on the Pension Plans for the Canadian Forces as of March 31, 2019, and certification of assets of the pension plans, pursuant to the Public Pensions Reporting Act, R.S. 1985, c. 13 (2nd Supp.), sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-49-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including certification of assets) on the Regular Force Death Benefit Account as of March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-17, s. 71(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-395-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including the certificate of assets) on the Pension Plan for the Members of Parliament as of March 31, 2019, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Public Pensions Reporting Act, R.S. 1985, c.13 (2nd Supp.), sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-519-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including cost certificate) on the Pension Plan for Federally Appointed Judges as of March 31, 2019, and the certificate of assets of the Pension Plan for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Public Pensions Reporting Act, R.S. 1985, c. 13 (2nd Supp.), sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-520-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:31 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, pursuant to order made on Monday, April 20, 2020, and Standing Order 81(4)(a), the question was deemed to have been withdrawn.

Government Orders

Business of Supply

At 6:56 p.m., pursuant to order made on Monday, April 20, 2020, and Standing Order 81(4)(a), the House resolved itself into a committee of the whole for the consideration of all votes under Department of Fisheries and Oceans in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

At 11:01 p.m., the committee rose.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(a), the considered votes were deemed reported.

Adjournment

Accordingly, at 11:01 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).