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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 37

Thursday, November 26, 2020

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mrs. Zahid (Scarborough Centre), from the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, presented the first report of the committee, "Main Estimates 2020-21: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department of Citizenship and Immigration, and Vote 1 under Immigration and Refugee Board". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-30.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 8) was tabled.


Mrs. Zahid (Scarborough Centre), from the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, presented the second report of the committee, "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2020-21: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Department of Citizenship and Immigration, and Vote 1b under Immigration and Refugee Board". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-31.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 8) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Morantz (Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingley), seconded by Mr. Lawrence (Northumberland—Peterborough South), Bill C-256, Act to amend the Income Tax Act (donations involving private corporation shares or real estate), 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 Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 432-00295);
— by Ms. Dzerowicz (Davenport), one concerning the environment (No. 432-00296);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning fisheries (No. 432-00297);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning justice (No. 432-00298).

Questions on the Order Paper

Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the revised return to the following question made into an order for return:

Q-97 — Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — With regard to flights on government aircraft for personal and non-governmental business by the Prime Minister and his family, and by ministers and their families, since January 1, 2016: (a) what are the details of all such flights, including the (i) date, (ii) origin, (iii) destination, (iv) names of passengers, excluding security detail; and (b) for each flight, what was the total amount reimbursed to the government by each passenger? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-97-01.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), — That Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

The debate continued.

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 that the government should respect its promise to supply-managed producers and processors affected by the last three economic agreements by: (a) revealing details without delay related to the compensation that will be paid to dairy, egg, chicken and poultry producers and processors for the duration of the compensation agreements; and (b) budgeting this compensation to make it predictable until the end of the agreement.

Statement by the Speaker

The Speaker ruled that Bill C-214, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (qualifying environmental trust), was improperly before the House and declared the first reading null and void.

Accordingly, the order for the second reading of the bill was discharged and the item was dropped from the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), — That Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

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 Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act.

Mr. Barlow (Foothills), seconded by Ms. Rood (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.

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 Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the dairy year ending July 31, 2020, together with the Auditor General's Report, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-90-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Interim Order No. 12 Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-2, sbs. 6.41(5) and (6). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-926-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Mendicino (Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship) — Service Fees Report of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada from 2019 to 2020, pursuant to the Service Fees Act, S.C. 2017, c. 20, s. 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1200-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

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 6:53 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 Health in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.

At 10:59 p.m., the committee rose.

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

Adjournment

Accordingly, at 11:00 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).