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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 44

Monday, December 7, 2020

11:00 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
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.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 Finance of Bill C-231, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act (investments).

Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), seconded by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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.

Business of Supply

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

Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), moved, — That, given that,

(i) Canadian businesses are in distress and need help to survive as a rapid testing and vaccination plan rolls out,
(ii) according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, 46% are worried about the survival of their business,
(iii) the federal government must support employment by removing barriers to job creation, such as taxes and regulation,
the House call on the government to:
(a) provide complete details on the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program by December 16, 2020, including criteria, when businesses can apply, which sectors are eligible, when repayment will be required, and how much forgiveness will be offered;
(b) fix the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility by reducing restrictions and amending the interest rate schedule;
(c) postpone the increase of the Canada Pension Plan payroll taxes planned for January 1, 2021; and
(d) postpone the increase of the carbon tax and the alcohol escalator tax planned for 2021.

Debate arose thereon.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, the deferred recorded division on the opposition motion standing in the name of the member for Durham, currently scheduled at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions today, be further deferred to the conclusion of debate on motions relating to the Main Estimates later today.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), in relation to the business of supply.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), 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) laid upon the table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— No. 432-00142 concerning foreign affairs;

— No. 432-00143 concerning justice;

— No. 432-00144 concerning social affairs and equality;

— No. 432-00145 concerning human diseases;

— No. 432-00146 concerning fisheries;

— Nos. 432-00147 and 432-00148 concerning consumer protection;

— No. 432-00149 concerning business and trade;

— No. 432-00150 concerning the environment;

— No. 432-00151 concerning information and privacy.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-432-8.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Departmental Results Reports for the period ended March 31, 2020 (USB key included), as follows:

— Accessibility Standards Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-1;

— Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-2;

— Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-3;

— Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-4;

— Canada Border Services Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-5;

— Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-6;

— Canada Energy Regulator. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-7;

— Canada Revenue Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-8;

— Canada School of Public Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-9;

— Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-10;

— Canadian Food Inspection Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-11;

— Canadian Grain Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-12;

— Canadian Heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-13;

— Canadian Human Rights Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-14;

— Canadian Institutes of Health Research. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-15;

— Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-16;

— Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-17;

— Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-18;

— Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-19;

— Canadian Space Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-20;

— Canadian Transportation Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-21;

— Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-22;

— Copyright Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-23;

— Correctional Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-24;

— Courts Administration Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-25;

— Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-26;

— Department of Finance Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-27;

— Department of Justice Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-28;

— Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-29;

— Employment and Social Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-30;

— Environment and Climate Change Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-31;

— Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-32;

— Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-33;

— Fisheries and Oceans Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-34;

— Global Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-35;

— Health Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-36;

— Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-37;

— Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-38;

— Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-39;

— Indigenous Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-40;

— Infrastructure Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-41;

— Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-42;

— Invest in Canada Hub. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-43;

— Library and Archives Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-44;

— Military Grievances External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-45;

— Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-46;

— National Film Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-47;

— National Research Council Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-48;

— National Security and Intelligence Review Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-49;

— Natural Resources Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-50;

— Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-51;

— Northern Pipeline Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-52;

— Office of the Auditor General of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-53;

— Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-54;

— Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-55;

— Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-56;

— Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-57;

— Office of the Correctional Investigator. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-58;

— Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-59;

— Office of the Intelligence Commissioner. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-60;

— Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-61;

— Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-62;

— Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-63;

— Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-64;

— Parks Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-65;

— Parole Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-66;

— Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-67;

— Polar Knowledge Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-68;

— Privy Council Office. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-69;

— Public Health Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-70;

— Public Prosecution Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-71;

— Public Safety Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-72;

— Public Service Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-73;

— Public Services and Procurement Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-74;

— RCMP External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-75;

— Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-76;

— Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-77;

— Shared Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-78;

— Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-79;

— Statistics Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-80;

— The National Battlefields Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-81;

— Transport Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-82;

— Transportation Safety Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-83;

— Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-84;

— Veterans Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-85;

— Veterans Review and Appeal Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-86;

— Western Economic Diversification Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-87;

— Women and Gender Equality Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-432-88.


Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development) made a statement.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00369);
— by Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), one concerning the environment (No. 432-00370);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00371);
— by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), one concerning health (No. 432-00372);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 432-00373).

Questions on the Order Paper

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 answers to questions Q-159, Q-161 and Q-166 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 returns to the following questions made into orders for return:

Q-154 — Mr. Redekopp (Saskatoon West) — With regard to videos produced by the government for usage on government websites or for internal usage, since February 1, 2020: (a) what are the details of all such videos, including (i) date, (ii) duration, (iii) title, (iv) purpose, (v) intended audience, (vi) government website on which the video was displayed, if on a public website; and (b) for each video in (a), what were the total expenditures, broken down by type of expense? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-154.

Q-155 — Mr. Redekopp (Saskatoon West) — With regard to videos produced by the government for public distribution, since February 1, 2020: (a) what are the details of all such videos, including (i) date, (ii) duration, (iii) title, (iv) purpose, (v) intended audience; (b) for each video, what were the total expenditures, broken down by type of expense; and (c) through which Internet sites, social media platforms, television stations, or streaming sites was each video distributed? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-155.

Q-156 — Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — With regard to the COVID-19 pandemic response programs, the efficacy of such programs, and the extent of coverage of such programs: (a) how many Canadian businesses applied under each program, including the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance, the Canada Emergency Business Account, and the Business Credit Availability Program (in both the Export Development Canada and the Business Development Bank of Canada branches of the program); (b) of the applicants in (a), how many were approved; and (c) what proportion of total Canadian businesses do the successful applicants in (b) represent? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-156.

Q-157 — Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — With regard to the various programs offered by Export Development Canada and the Business Development Bank of Canada under the Business Credit Availability Program umbrella: (a) what is the dollar value of funds disbursed to date under each program; and (b) what is the average dollar value per successful applicant of loans issued under the programs in (a)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-157.

Q-158 — Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — With regard to the Canada Emergency Business Account program: (a) how many calls have the call centres received on each day of the program’s operation; (b) of the calls in (a), how many did the call centre respond to and how many were missed or unable to connect to an employee; (c) what is the average number of calls to the call centres per successful applicant before its application was approved; and (d) do any of the call centres employees possess experience or training in the business operations and requirements of farms? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-158.

Q-160 — Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola) — With regard to the government’s promise to protect 25 percent of land area and 25 percent of marine area by 2025, and 30 percent of land area and 30 percent of marine area by 2030: (a) how much land and marine area is now protected; (b) how much land or marine area was protected every year over the past 20 years, broken down by year; (c) what is the historical timeline for first looking at a piece of land or marine area and when it is ultimately protected; (d) what are all the classifications for land or marine area that the government considers to be protected; (e) what is the historical timeline for consultations with First Nations peoples before a piece of land or marine area can be protected; (f) has the government identified enough specific areas of land and marine area to reach the 25 percent level by 2025 and, if so, what specific areas has it identified to meet the target; (g) has the government provided the provinces, territories, and First Nations with a detailed map or plan indicating which areas they plan on protecting and, if so, what are the details, including (i) date the plan was provided, (ii) recipients, (iii) description, including locations and square kilometres of areas planned for protection; (h) will natural resource development be banned on all areas protected to meet the 25 percent by 2025 and 30 percent by 2030 commitment and, if so, what are the details of any analysis, including findings, on such a ban; (i) will transportation of extracted natural resource products be banned on all areas protected to meet the 25 percent by 2025 and 30 percent by 2030 commitment and, if so, what are the details of any analysis, including findings, on such a ban; (j) what level of economic development will be allowed on land that is protected under the commitment to protect 25 percent by 2025 and 30 percent by 2030; and (k) does the government project meeting the 25 percent by 2025 target for protecting lands under this commitment? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-160.

Q-162 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — With regard to Public Safety Canada's Request for Proposal (RFP) 202101232-1 Project Manager for Firearms Buyback Program: (a) what was the (i) publication date, (ii) closing date, (iii) competitive procurement strategy; (b) if the closing date in (a)(ii) has passed, (i) what were the name of the vendors that submitted a proposal, (ii) what was the name of the vendor selected; and (c) if the government contacted vendors to request they submit a proposal, (i) what was the name of the company solicited, (ii) the date of the initial contact, (iii) the reason the vendor was selected for solicitation? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-162.

Q-163 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — With regard to the consultation undertaken for Order in Council P.C. 2020-298, dated May 1, 2020: (a) what were the names of the stakeholder organizations consulted; and (b) what are the details of each consultation in (a), including (i) name and title of the individuals who represented the organization, (ii) date, (iii) method (in-person, email, telephone, etc.), (iv) location, if the consultation took place in-person, (v) recommendations or advice provided by the organization? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-163.

Q-164 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — With regard to the moose cull in Cape Breton Highlands National Park since 2015, broken down by year: (a) what was the total cost incurred by (i) the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, (ii) Parks Canada; (b) for the costs in (a), what costs were incurred for (i) overtime, (ii) fuel, (iii) accommodation, (iv) meals or per diem, (v) equipment rental and maintenance, (vi) the use of all vessels such as trucks, aircrafts and boats; and (c) how many animals were harvested? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-164.

Q-165 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — With regard to the Australian F-18 Hornets purchased by the Department of National Defence: (a) how many total flight hours have the Australian F-18 Hornets flown for the Royal Canadian Air Force since the purchase was made, excluding aircraft operating for the Aeronautical Evaluation and Test Establishment; (b) how many operational flight hours have the Australian F-18 Hornets flown since the purchase was made, excluding aircraft operating for the Aeronautical Evaluation and Test Establishment; (c) on what date are the Australian F-18 Hornets expected to be put into regular service alongside the CF-18s; (d) how many Australian F-18 Hornets will be upgraded with the APG-79(v)4 radar; and (e) on what date is the upgrade of radar systems expected to be completed? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-165.

Q-167 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — With regard to applications for approval submitted to Health Canada by ventilator manufacturers since January 1, 2020: what are the details of all applications, including (i) name of company, (ii) model, (iii) date of application, (iv) date of approval or rejection, (v) whether the application was approved or rejected, (vi) reason for rejection, if applicable? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-167.

Q-168 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — With regard to all monetary and non-monetary contracts, grants, agreements and arrangements entered into by the government with the WE organization, the WE Charity, ME to WE, Imagine 1 Day International, Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger, since November 5, 2015: what are the details of such contracts, grants, agreements, or arrangements, including (i) date, (ii) amount, (iii) minister or government official who authorized it, (iv) start and end date, (v) summary of terms, (vi) whether or not the item was made public through proactive disclosure, (vii) dates and locations of related events, if applicable, (viii) specific details of goods or services provided to the government as a result of the contract, grant, agreement or arrangement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-168.

Q-169 — Ms. Alleslev (Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill) — With regard to advance contract award notices (ACAN) published by the government since January 1, 2020: what are the details of all ACAN published by the government, including (i) date of notice, (ii) date by which any potential competitors were required to submit a statement of capabilities, (iii) pre-selected vendor, (iv) contract value, (v) summary of goods or services, including volume, (vi) reason the government believed the pre-selected vendor was the only one capable of offering the goods or services, (vii) number of competitors who submitted a statement of capabilities, (viii) vendor awarded with the contract, if different than the pre-selected vendor? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-169.
Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), in relation to the business of supply.

The debate continued.

At 6:30 p.m., pursuant to order made Monday, April 20, 2020, and Standing Order 81(18), the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, April 20, 2020, and Standing Order 81(18), the recorded division was deferred until the conclusion of the consideration of motions relating to the estimates.


Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) for Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), moved Motion No. 1, — That Vote 1, in the amount of $1,897,264,276, under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development — Operating expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.

Debate arose thereon.

At 8:30 p.m., pursuant to order made Friday, December 4, 2020, and Standing Order 81(18), the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Business of Supply

Pursuant to order made earlier today, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. O'Toole (Durham), seconded by Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill), — 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.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 28 -- Vote no 28)
YEAS: 329, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Aboultaif
Aitchison
Albas
Alghabra
Alleslev
Allison
Amos
Anand
Anandasangaree
Angus
Arnold
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Atwin
Bachrach
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baker
Baldinelli
Barlow
Barrett
Barsalou-Duval
Battiste
Beaulieu
Beech
Bendayan
Bennett
Benzen
Bergen
Bergeron
Berthold
Bérubé
Bessette
Bezan
Bibeau
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blanchet
Blanchette-Joncas
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Blois
Boudrias
Boulerice
Bragdon
Brassard
Bratina
Brière
Brunelle-Duceppe
Calkins
Cannings
Carr
Carrie
Casey
Chabot
Chagger
Champagne
Champoux
Charbonneau
Chen
Chiu
Chong
Collins
Cooper
Cormier
Cumming
Dabrusin
Dalton
Damoff
Dancho
Davidson
Davies
DeBellefeuille
Deltell
d'Entremont
Desbiens
Desilets
Dhaliwal

Dhillon
Doherty
Dong
Dowdall
Dreeshen
Drouin
Dubourg
Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duvall
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Epp
Erskine-Smith
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Fergus
Fillmore
Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fortin
Fragiskatos
Fraser
Freeland
Fry
Gallant
Garrison
Gaudreau
Gazan
Généreux
Genuis
Gerretsen
Gill
Gladu
Godin
Gould
Gourde
Gray
Green
Guilbeault
Hajdu
Hallan
Harder
Hardie
Harris
Hoback
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Ien
Jaczek
Jansen
Jeneroux
Johns
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kelloway
Kelly
Kent
Khalid
Khera
Kitchen
Kmiec
Koutrakis
Kram
Kurek

Kusie
Kusmierczyk
Kwan
Lake
Lalonde
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Larouche
Lattanzio
Lauzon
Lawrence
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lehoux
Lemire
Lewis (Essex)
Liepert
Lightbound
Lloyd
Lobb
Long
Longfield
Louis (Kitchener—Conestoga)
Lukiwski
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacGregor
MacKenzie
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maguire
Maloney
Manly
Martel
Martinez Ferrada
Masse
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Mazier
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLean
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
McPherson
Melillo
Mendès
Mendicino
Michaud
Miller
Monsef
Moore
Morantz
Morrison
Morrissey
Motz
Murray
Nater
Ng
Normandin
O'Connell
Oliphant
O'Regan
O'Toole
Patzer
Paul-Hus
Pauzé
Perron
Petitpas Taylor
Plamondon
Poilievre
Powlowski
Qualtrough
Ratansi
Rayes

Redekopp
Regan
Reid
Rempel Garner
Richards
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Rood
Ruff
Sahota (Calgary Skyview)
Sahota (Brampton North)
Saini
Sajjan
Saks
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Saroya
Savard-Tremblay
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schiefke
Schmale
Schulte
Seeback
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Shields
Shin
Shipley
Sidhu (Brampton East)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simard
Simms
Singh
Sloan
Sorbara
Soroka
Spengemann
Steinley
Ste-Marie
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tabbara
Tassi
Thériault
Therrien
Tochor
Trudeau
Trudel
Turnbull
Uppal
Van Bynen
van Koeverden
Van Popta
Vandal
Vaughan
Vecchio
Vidal
Viersen
Vignola
Virani
Vis
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Weiler
Wilkinson
Williamson
Wilson-Raybould
Wong
Yip
Young
Yurdiga
Zahid
Zann
Zimmer

Total: -- 329

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun


Pursuant to order made Monday, April 20, 2020, and Standing Order 81(18), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), — That, given that,

(i) Canadian businesses are in distress and need help to survive as a rapid testing and vaccination plan rolls out,
(ii) according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, 46% are worried about the survival of their business,
(iii) the federal government must support employment by removing barriers to job creation, such as taxes and regulation,
the House call on the government to:
(a) provide complete details on the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program by December 16, 2020, including criteria, when businesses can apply, which sectors are eligible, when repayment will be required, and how much forgiveness will be offered;
(b) fix the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility by reducing restrictions and amending the interest rate schedule;
(c) postpone the increase of the Canada Pension Plan payroll taxes planned for January 1, 2021; and
(d) postpone the increase of the carbon tax and the alcohol escalator tax planned for 2021.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 29 -- Vote no 29)
YEAS: 121, NAYS: 209

YEAS -- POUR

Aboultaif
Aitchison
Albas
Alleslev
Allison
Arnold
Baldinelli
Barlow
Barrett
Beaulieu
Benzen
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Bragdon
Brassard
Calkins
Carrie
Chiu
Chong
Cooper
Cumming
Dalton
Dancho
Davidson
Deltell
d'Entremont
Diotte

Doherty
Dowdall
Dreeshen
Duncan (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Epp
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Gallant
Généreux
Genuis
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Gray
Hallan
Harder
Hoback
Jansen
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kram
Kurek
Kusie
Lake

Lawrence
Lehoux
Lewis (Essex)
Liepert
Lloyd
Lobb
Lukiwski
MacKenzie
Maguire
Martel
Mazier
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McLean
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Melillo
Moore
Morantz
Morrison
Motz
Nater
O'Toole
Patzer
Paul-Hus
Poilievre
Rayes
Redekopp
Reid
Rempel Garner
Richards

Rood
Ruff
Sahota (Calgary Skyview)
Saroya
Scheer
Schmale
Seeback
Shields
Shin
Shipley
Sloan
Soroka
Steinley
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tochor
Uppal
Van Popta
Vecchio
Vidal
Viersen
Vis
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Williamson
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 121

NAYS -- CONTRE

Alghabra
Amos
Anand
Anandasangaree
Angus
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Atwin
Bachrach
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baker
Barsalou-Duval
Battiste
Beech
Bendayan
Bennett
Bergeron
Bérubé
Bessette
Bibeau
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blanchet
Blanchette-Joncas
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blois
Boudrias
Boulerice
Bratina
Brière
Brunelle-Duceppe
Cannings
Carr
Casey
Chabot
Chagger
Champagne
Champoux
Charbonneau
Chen
Collins
Cormier
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davies
DeBellefeuille
Desbiens
Desilets

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
Fortin
Fragiskatos
Fraser
Freeland
Fry
Garrison
Gaudreau
Gazan
Gerretsen
Gill
Gould
Green
Guilbeault
Hajdu
Hardie
Harris
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Ien
Jaczek
Johns
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kelloway

Khalid
Khera
Koutrakis
Kusmierczyk
Kwan
Lalonde
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Larouche
Lattanzio
Lauzon
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemire
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
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
McPherson
Mendès
Mendicino
Michaud
Miller
Monsef
Morrissey
Murray
Ng
Normandin
O'Connell
Oliphant
O'Regan
Pauzé
Perron

Petitpas Taylor
Plamondon
Powlowski
Qualtrough
Ratansi
Regan
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Sahota (Brampton North)
Saini
Sajjan
Saks
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Savard-Tremblay
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Brampton East)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simard
Simms
Singh
Sorbara
Spengemann
Ste-Marie
Tabbara
Tassi
Thériault
Therrien
Trudeau
Trudel
Turnbull
Van Bynen
van Koeverden
Vandal
Vaughan
Vignola
Virani
Weiler
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Yip
Young
Zahid
Zann

Total: -- 209

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Business of Supply

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on the motion of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), — That Vote 1, in the amount of $1,897,264,276, under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development — Operating expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.

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

(Division No. 30 -- Vote no 30)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118

YEAS -- POUR

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

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
Fortin
Fragiskatos
Fraser
Freeland
Fry
Garrison
Gaudreau
Gazan
Gerretsen
Gill
Gould
Green
Guilbeault
Hajdu
Hardie
Harris
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Ien
Jaczek
Johns
Joly
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kelloway
Khalid

Khera
Koutrakis
Kusmierczyk
Kwan
Lalonde
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Larouche
Lattanzio
Lauzon
LeBlanc
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemire
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
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
McPherson
Mendès
Mendicino
Michaud
Miller
Monsef
Morrissey
Murray
Ng
Normandin
O'Connell
Oliphant
O'Regan
Pauzé
Perron
Petitpas Taylor
Plamondon

Powlowski
Qualtrough
Ratansi
Regan
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Sahota (Brampton North)
Saini
Sajjan
Saks
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Savard-Tremblay
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Brampton East)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simard
Simms
Singh
Sorbara
Spengemann
Ste-Marie
Tabbara
Tassi
Thériault
Therrien
Trudeau
Trudel
Turnbull
Van Bynen
van Koeverden
Vandal
Vaughan
Vignola
Virani
Weiler
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Yip
Young
Zahid
Zann

Total: -- 210

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Aitchison
Albas
Alleslev
Allison
Arnold
Baldinelli
Barlow
Barrett
Benzen
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Bragdon
Brassard
Calkins
Carrie
Chiu
Chong
Cooper
Cumming
Dalton
Dancho
Davidson
Deltell
d'Entremont
Diotte
Doherty

Dowdall
Dreeshen
Duncan (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Epp
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Falk (Provencher)
Fast
Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Gallant
Généreux
Genuis
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Gray
Hallan
Harder
Hoback
Jansen
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kram
Kurek
Kusie
Lake
Lawrence

Lehoux
Lewis (Essex)
Liepert
Lloyd
Lobb
MacKenzie
Maguire
Martel
Mazier
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McColeman
McLean
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Melillo
Moore
Morantz
Morrison
Motz
Nater
O'Toole
Patzer
Paul-Hus
Poilievre
Rayes
Redekopp
Reid
Richards
Rood
Ruff
Sahota (Calgary Skyview)

Saroya
Scheer
Schmale
Seeback
Shields
Shin
Shipley
Sloan
Soroka
Steinley
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tochor
Uppal
Van Popta
Vecchio
Vidal
Viersen
Vis
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Williamson
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 118

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, except any vote disposed of earlier today and less the amounts voted in the interim supply, be concurred in.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 31 -- Vote no 31)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Pursuant to Standing Orders 81(21) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), Bill C-16, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, was read the first time and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 32 -- Vote no 32)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Accordingly, Bill C-16, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, was read the second time and referred to a committee of the whole.

The committee considered the bill and reported it without amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(12), Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 33 -- Vote no 33)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Accordingly, the bill was concurred in at report stage.

Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be now read a third time and do pass.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 34 -- Vote no 34)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Accordingly, the bill was read the third time and passed.


Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 35 -- Vote no 35)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Pursuant to Standing Orders 81(21) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), Bill C-17, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, was read the first time and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 36 -- Vote no 36)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Accordingly, Bill C-17, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, was read the second time and referred to a committee of the whole.

The committee considered the bill and reported it without amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(12), Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 37 -- Vote no 37)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Accordingly, the bill was concurred in at report stage.

Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the bill be now read a third time and do pass.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 38 -- Vote no 38)
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)

Accordingly, the bill was read the third time and passed.

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 — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for October 22, and November 19 and 26, 2020, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-432-9.

— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Charter Statement — Bill C-16, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1232-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Charter Statement — Bill C-17, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1232-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 11:29 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 11:51 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).