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Notice Paper

No. 41

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

2:00 p.m.


Introduction of Government Bills

December 1, 2020 — The Minister of Justice — Bill entitled “An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings)

December 1, 2020 — Mr. Cumming (Edmonton Centre) — That the first report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented on Friday, November 27, 2020, be concurred in.

December 1, 2020 — Mr. Cumming (Edmonton Centre) — That the third report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented on Friday, November 27, 2020, be concurred in.

December 1, 2020 — Mr. Cumming (Edmonton Centre) — That the fourth report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented on Friday, November 27, 2020, be concurred in.

December 1, 2020 — Mr. d'Entremont (West Nova) — That the second report of the Standing Committee on Health, presented on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, be concurred in.

December 1, 2020 — Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill) — That the second report of the Standing Committee on Health, presented on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, be concurred in.

Questions

Q-2782 — December 1, 2020 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — With regard to the national security review of the proposed takeover of TMAC Resources Inc. by Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd.: (a) when was the review ordered; (b) when will the review commence; (c) when is the review expected to be completed; (d) when will the government make a decision on the proposed takeover; and (e) has the government received any communication from the Chinese government advocating for the approval of the takeover and, if so, what are the details of any such communication?
Q-2792 — December 1, 2020 — Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope) — With regard to the Employment Insurance fund: (a) what was the balance of the fund as of March 1, 2020; (b) what is the current balance of the fund; (c) how much has been withdrawn from the fund for Employment Insurance payments since March 1, 2020; and (d) how much has been withdrawn from the fund for other programs such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit since March 1, 2020, broken down by program?
Q-2802 — December 1, 2020 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — With regard to the impact of the changes to the broadcasting industry proposed in Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts: (a) does the government have a projection of what the Canadian media market will look like in five years without the changes in Bill C-10; (b) does the government have a projection of what the Canadian media market will look like in five years with the changes in Bill C-10; (c) what are the government's projections related to the scenarios in (a) and (b); and (d) if the government does not have the projections in (a) or (b), then on what basis are the changes proposed in Bill C-10 being made?
Q-2812 — December 1, 2020 — Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie) — With regard to the government's level of co-operation with investigations or analysis conducted by the police or any officer or agent of Parliament, such as the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner: (a) since January 1, 2016, how many waivers has the government signed to allow for complete and unrestricted co-operation and sharing of information between the government and those conducting the investigation or analysis; and (b) what are the details of each waiver, including the (i) date, (ii) types of records covered by the waiver (protected, cabinet confidence, etc.), (iii) entity with which the waiver allows information to be shared (RCMP, Commissioner of Lobbying, etc.), (iv) subject matter of the investigation?
Q-2822 — December 1, 2020 — Mr. Kitchen (Souris-Moose Mountain) — With regard to government revenue from taxes or duties related to cannabis sales: (a) what was the original projected revenue from these taxes or duties in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020; (b) what was the actual revenue generated from these taxes or duties in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020; (c) what is the breakdown of (a) and (b) by revenue source (GST, excise tax, etc.); (d) what is the projected revenue from these taxes or duties in each of the next five years; (e) what percentage of cannabis sold in Canada does the government estimate is currently sold through (i) legal distributors, (ii) illegal drug dealers; and (f) what was the amount of revenue generated, broken down by month, related to cannabis sales between (i) March 1, 2019, to December 1, 2019, (ii) March 1, 2020, to December 1, 2020?

Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

Business of Supply

Opposition Motions
December 1, 2020 — Mr. O'Toole (Durham) — That, given that a vaccine represents an opportunity to turn the corner of the COVID-19 pandemic and that the successful deployment of a vaccine is essential to the health, safety, and economic security of every Canadian, the House call upon the government to table, electronically, pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), by Wednesday, December 16, 2020, a status update on:
(a) how each type of vaccine will be safely delivered to Canada, stored, and distributed to Canadians;
(b) the date on which each vaccine type will first be deployed in Canada and the rate of vaccinations anticipated by month;
(c) any intended federal guidance with respect to the deployment of the vaccine by priority group, such as front-line health workers and seniors; and
(d) the plan for distribution of the vaccine to Indigenous communities, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and veterans.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill) and Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 — Ms. Rood (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — That, given that,
(i) the government has not done enough to support Canada's farmers and processors, who have struggled under significant price volatility, non-tariff barriers, and drastic impacts of COVID-19,
(ii) the recent announcement of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) compensation schedule for dairy farmers provided for no compensation to dairy, egg and poultry processors who have also suffered significant losses and play a critical role in Canada's food supply chains,
the House call on the government to:
(a) respect the promise made to dairy, egg and poultry processors under supply management affected by the last three major trade agreements by promptly disclosing the details of the financial compensation to be paid to them under the CETA and the CPTPP;
(b) promptly clarify details of the investment and promotion programs promised for egg and poultry farmers;
(c) accelerate negotiations for the compensation of supply-managed farmers and processors under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA);
(d) work with the U.S. government to eliminate the global limits on powdered milk exports under CUSMA and ensure that imports of milk, eggs and poultry meet our quality standards;
(e) modernize and improve the business risk management programs;
(f) request that the Competition Bureau investigate abusive pricing practices and concentration in the grocery industry; and
(g) defend Canada's trade interests and resolve outstanding trade barriers with the European Union, South Korea and other countries affecting our beef and pork producers, canola farmers, grain growers and food manufacturers.
Notice also received from:
Mr. O'Toole (Durham) and Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — That, given that,
(i) all Canadians should have access to safe and clean drinking water, housing, education, healthcare and other critical services,
(ii) increased participation of Indigenous peoples in Canada's economy is the key to closing significant socioeconomic gaps and creating long-term prosperity on and off reserve,
the House call on the government to:
(a) engage with provinces, territories, and Indigenous communities to develop a co-ordinated, effective, and best-practices approach to resource revenue sharing for Indigenous communities; and
(b) update this House within 90 days of the adoption of this motion.
Notice also received from:
Mr. O'Toole (Durham) and Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — That, in light of the increasing unaffordability of housing and recent issues involving the arrest of individuals connected to gang activity and illegal gambling across Canada, the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security be instructed to undertake a study on the prevalence and effects of money laundering in the Canadian economy, and that this study evaluate, review and examine:
(a) the purchase of real estate, mortgages and other financial products, investments or instruments, and the impact of these practices on housing affordability, real estate development and tax evasion;
(b) the involvement of criminal enterprises, affiliations or organizations across Canada;
(c) the involvement of politically exposed persons, particularly with respect to the Iranian and Chinese regimes;
(d) the efforts of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada and the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation in tracking information for the purposes of reporting to, and co-operating with, the relevant law enforcement authorities or provincial regulators regarding any illegal or suspicious financial activity related to the above;
(e) the efforts of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in investigating, including joint investigations with other Canadian police services and with international law enforcement organizations, regarding money laundering and any other connected criminal activities related to money laundering operations;
provided that,
(f) the study begin no later than seven days following the adoption of this motion; and
(g) the committee present its findings to the House within 90 days of the adoption of this motion.
Notice also received from:
Mr. O'Toole (Durham) and Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — December 1, 2020

Government Business

Private Members' Notices of Motions

Private Members' Business

C-236 — September 23, 2020 — Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-236, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (evidence-based diversion measures).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Weiler (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country) — March 10, 2020
Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — July 17, 2020
Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — November 23, 2020
Mr. Long (Saint John—Rothesay) — December 1, 2020

2 Response requested within 45 days