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Notice Paper

No. 59

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

10:00 a.m.


Introduction of Government Bills

February 11, 2021 — The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness — Bill entitled “An Act to amend certain Acts and to make certain consequential amendments (firearms)”.

February 11, 2021 — The Minister of Justice — Bill entitled “An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Identification of Criminals Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (COVID-19 response and other measures)”.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings)

Questions

Q-3902 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — With regard to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB): what are any statistics that the government has regarding demographics of CERB recipients prior to the pandemic, such as income level, employment situation (employed full-time, unemployed, student, retired, etc.), age, location information (geographic, urban vs. rural, etc.), or other similar type of statistics?
Q-3912 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Kram (Regina—Wascana) — With regard to federal government spending within the City of Regina, for each fiscal year since 2015-16, inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by the (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release?
Q-3922 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to public service and Crown corporation pensions: (a) what is the current account status on each pension; and (b) what is the discount rate used for each?
Q-3932 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to free credit protection in relation to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB): (a) how many CERB recipients are currently under investigation; (b) of the number in (a), how many are under investigation for fraudulent claims; (c) of the number in (a), how many are seniors; and (d) how many CERB recipients had no income for the previous tax year?
Q-3942 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) hearings since January 1, 2016: (a) how many times has the government hired external legal representation for CITT hearings, broken down by case (or by department represented if there's an issue of confidentiality) and date of hire; (b) what is the cost associated with the hiring of external legal representation, broken down by case (or by department represented if there's an issue of confidentiality) and date of hire; and (c) what is the cost associated with internal legal representation, broken down by case (or by department represented if there's an issue of confidentiality)?
Q-3952 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to the Canada Lands Company Limited (CLC), since 2016: (a) how many acres of land has the CLC turned over to municipalities or other jurisdictions for the development of low-income housing, broken down by municipality; (b) how many houses have been developed by CLC or in partnership with CLC; and (c) of those units in (b), how many are classified as low-income or low-cost housing?
Q-3962 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — With regard to Transport Canada and flight crew and pilot ‘sit time’ for medical purposes and wait time for licenses: (a) how many licensed pilots are currently medically unfit to pilot an aircraft; (b) how many flight crew personal, excluding pilots, are currently unfit to fly; (c) how many licensed pilots and flight crew have completed the two-year ‘sit time’ and have been waiting (i) for three months for paperwork to be completed so they can return to work, (ii) for six months for paperwork to be completed so they can return to work, (iii) longer that six months for paperwork to be completed so they can return to work; and (d) how many pilot licenses are waiting to be signed by Transport Canada?
Q-3972 — February 11, 2021 — Ms. Bérubé (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou) — With regard to the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: has the government, in consultation and cooperation with Indigenous peoples, other federal ministers and the provinces, started to develop an action plan to achieve the objectives of the Declaration and, if so, does this action plan include (i) measures to combat injustices, (ii) measures to combat prejudice, (iii) measures to eliminate all forms of violence and discrimination, including systemic discrimination, facing Indigenous peoples, as well as Indigenous seniors, youth, children, women and men, Indigenous people with disabilities and gender-diverse or two-spirit Indigenous people, (iv) measures to promote mutual respect and understanding and good relations, including through human rights training, (v) review or oversight measures, (vi) recourse avenues, (vii) redress measures, (viii) other accountability measures respecting the implementation of the Declaration, (ix) measures to follow up on its implementation, assess it and modify it?
Q-3982 — February 11, 2021 — Mrs. Kusie (Calgary Midnapore) — With regard to statistics held by the government related to the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) and reported pleasure craft incidents: (a) how many reported incidents took place each year on Canadian waters since 1999 (or as far back as PCOC statistics are available), broken down by type of incident (accident, injury, fine, etc.); and (b) what is the breakdown of (a) by (i) how many involved an operator with a PCOC, (ii) how many involved rented watercraft?
Q-3992 — February 11, 2021 — Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London) — With regard to government advertising during the Super Bowl on February 7, 2021: (a) what is the total amount spent by the government on advertising during the Super Bowl broadcast, including the pregame and postgame shows; (b) what is the breakdown of how much was spent by format, including (i) English television, (ii) French television, (iii) other language television, (iv) English radio, (v) French radio, (vi) other language radio, (vii) other types of format, such as streaming services, broken down by type; (c) what is the title and description or purpose of each government advertisement that ran during the Super Bowl; and (d) how many times did each advertisement run, broken down by format?
Q-4002 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — With regard to the Veterans Disability Program: (a) what is the oversight role of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) employees; (b) what is the oversight role of VAC executives, including key performance indicators assigned regarding the disability program; (c) what are the details of the Medavie Blue Cross contract related to the disability program, including (i) the summary of the terms of agreement, (ii) the contract start and end dates, (iii) the costs to administer, (iv) the summary of the review clauses, (v) the key performance indicators; and (d) what specific process does each application go through from the initial application until a decision is rendered?
Q-4012 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — With regard to the medical cannabis program for veterans: (a) what is the oversight role of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) employees; (b) what is the oversight role of VAC executives, including key performance indicators assigned regarding the program; (c) what are the details of the Medavie Blue Cross contract related to the medical cannabis program, including the (i) summary of the terms of agreement, (ii) contract start and end dates, (iii) costs to administer, (iv) summary of the review clauses, (v) key performance indicators; and (d) what specific process does each reimbursement application go through from the time of purchase through the reimbursement?

Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

Business of Supply

Government Business

Private Members' Notices of Motions

M-67 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that any company that has bolstered its bottom line with hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in funding through the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy is required to return an equal amount that it has either paid in dividends or used to buy back shares.
M-68 — February 11, 2021 — Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should address rising extreme wealth inequality and generational fairness concerns by implementing: (a) a one-time tax on extreme wealth to help pay for the pandemic response, namely a 3% tax on assets over $10 million, and a 5% tax on assets over $20 million; (b) new tax measures on the transfer of extreme wealth, including an inheritance tax on estates valued at over $5 million; and (c) changes in the tax treatment of investment income to ensure it is treated more equitably in relation to employment income earned by working Canadians.

Private Members' Business

C-222 — November 17, 2020 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), seconded by Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer—Mountain View), — That Bill C-222, An Act to amend the Expropriation Act (protection of private property), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ruff (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — November 13, 2020
Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer—Mountain View) — November 16, 2020
Debate — one hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).

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