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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 66

Thursday, February 25, 2021

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following message from His Excellency the Administrator of the Government of Canada, presented by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors):

Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Administrator of the Government of Canada transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2022, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these estimates to the House of Commons.

Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2021-22". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-4.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:

(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1

Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1

Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1

(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1

Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1

Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canada Council for the Arts, Vote 1

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1

Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1

Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1

Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5

Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1

National Film Board, Vote 1

National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1

Telefilm Canada, Vote 1

The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1

(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1

(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

Department of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5

(6) To the Standing Committee on Finance

Canada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1

(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, L25 and L30

International Development Research Centre, Vote 1

International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1

(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

Canada Post Corporation, Vote 1

Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1

Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1

Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1

Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5

National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1

Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1

Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1

Privy Council Office, Vote 1

Public Service Commission, Vote 1

Senate, Vote 1

Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5

Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35

(10) To the Standing Committee on Health

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5

Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1

Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1

Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1

Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5

(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1

Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1, 5, 10 and L15

Department of Indigenous Services, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1

Copyright Board, Vote 1

Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20

Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5

Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5

Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5

National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5

Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1

Statistics Canada, Vote 1

(14) To the Standing Committee on International Trade

Invest in Canada Hub, Vote 1

(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1

Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1

Courts Administration Service, Vote 1

Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1

(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament

Library of Parliament, Vote 1

(17) To the Standing Committee on National Defence

Communications Security Establishment, Vote 1

Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15

Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1

Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1

Office of the Intelligence Commissioner, Vote 1

(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1

Canadian Energy Regulator, Vote 1

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1

Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1

(19) To the Standing Committee on Official Languages

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1

(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

House of Commons, Vote 1

Leaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1

Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1

(21) To the Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Office of the Auditor General, Vote 1

(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Canada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1

Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1

Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5

National Security and Intelligence Review Agency Secretariat, Vote 1

Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1

Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1

Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1

(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Department for Women and Gender Equality, Votes 1 and 5

(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1

Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1

Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1

Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1

The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1

VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1

(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5

Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors) laid upon the table, — Departmental Plans, Main Estimates, 2021-22, as follows:

— Accessibility Standards Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-5. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-6. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-7. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-8. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canada Border Services Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-9. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canada Revenue Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Canada School of Public Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-13. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— Canadian Energy Regulator. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Canadian Food Inspection Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Canadian Grain Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— Canadian Heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— Canadian Human Rights Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Canadian Institutes of Health Research. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-19. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-20. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-21. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-22. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-23. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— Canadian Space Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-24. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Canadian Transportation Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-25. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-26. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Copyright Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-27. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Correctional Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-28. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Courts Administration Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-29. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Crown-Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— Department of Finance Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-31. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Employment and Social Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-32. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— Environment and Climate Change Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-33. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-34. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-35. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Fisheries and Oceans Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-36. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— Global Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-37. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— Health Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-38. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-39. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-40. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-41. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— Indigenous Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-42. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— Infrastructure Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-43. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-44. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Invest in Canada Hub. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-45. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— Justice Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-46. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Library and Archives Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-47. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— Military Grievances External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-48. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-49. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— National Battlefields Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-50. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-51. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— National Film Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-52. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— National Research Council Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-53. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— National Security and Intelligence Review Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-54. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Natural Resources Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-55. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-56. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Northern Pipeline Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-57. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— Office of the Auditor General of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-58. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)

— Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-59. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-60. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-61. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-62. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages)

— Office of the Correctional Investigator. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-63. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-64. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— Office of the Intelligence Commissioner. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-65. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-66. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-67. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-68. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-69. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— Parks Canada Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-70. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— Parole Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-71. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-72. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Polar Knowledge Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-73. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— Privy Council Office. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-74. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Public Health Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-75. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— Public Prosecution Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-76. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— Public Safety Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-77. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Public Service Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-78. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Public Services And Procurement Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-79. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— RCMP External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-80. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-81. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-82. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— Shared Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-83. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-84. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Statistics Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-85. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Transport Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-86. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— Transportation Safety Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-87. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-88. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— Veterans Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-89. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— Veterans Review and Appeal Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-90. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— Western Economic Diversification Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-91. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— Women and Gender Equality. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-92. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Report on Federal Tax Expenditures 2021". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-432-12.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (additional regular benefits), the Canada Recovery Benefits Act (restriction on eligibility) and another Act in response to COVID-19, 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

Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the third report of the committee, "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-66.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 2) was tabled.


Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the third report of the committee (Bill C-228, An Act to establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-67.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 16) was tabled.


Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the fourth report of the committee, "Motion on the Condemnation of the National Firearms Association". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-68.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 16) was tabled.


Mr. Regan (Halifax West), from the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, presented the second report of the committee, "The Breach of Hong Kong’s High Degree of Autonomy: A Situation of International Concern". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-69.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 1 to 17) was tabled.


Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), from the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, presented the 12th report of the committee, "Respect in the Workplace". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-70.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 15 and 19) was tabled.


Mr. Kitchen (Souris-Moose Mountain), from the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, presented the second report of the committee, "Request for Government Response to the 9th Report from the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-71.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 17) was tabled.


First Reading of Senate Public Bills

Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors) for Mr. Garneau (Minister of Foreign Affairs), seconded by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence), Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act, was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Veterans Affairs) for Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Offshore Health and Safety Act, was read the first time 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. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), one concerning economics and finance (No. 432-00557);
— by Mr. Green (Hamilton Centre), one concerning health (No. 432-00558) and one concerning the environment (No. 432-00559);
— by Ms. McPherson (Edmonton Strathcona), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00560);
— by Ms. O'Connell (Pickering—Uxbridge), two concerning the environment (Nos. 432-00561 and 432-00562);
— by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), two concerning health (Nos. 432-00563 and 432-00564);
— by Mr. Saroya (Markham—Unionville), one concerning justice (No. 432-00565);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning health (No. 432-00566);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning taxation (No. 432-00567), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00568) and two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00569 and 432-00570);
— by Mr. Kurek (Battle River—Crowfoot), one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 432-00571);
— by Mr. Dalton (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00572).
Business of Supply

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

Ms. Larouche (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Chabot (Thérèse-De Blainville), moved, — That the House: (a) recognize that the elderly were most directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; (b) recall that too many of the elderly live in a financially precarious position; (c) acknowledge the collective debt that we owe to those who built Quebec and Canada; and (d) ask the government, in the next budget, to increase the Old Age Security benefit by $110 a month for those aged 65 and more.

Debate arose thereon.

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the table, — Reports of the Auditor General of Canada to the House of Commons (February 2021), pursuant to the Auditor General Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 7(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-64-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(g), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Larouche (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Chabot (Thérèse-De Blainville), in relation to the business of supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, March 8, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:18 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), seconded by Mr. Steinley (Regina—Lewvan), — That Bill C-221, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (oil and gas wells), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), a paper deposited with the Clerk of the House was laid upon the table as follows:

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Review of PBO Economic and Fiscal Projections", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1119-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:06 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 6:38 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).