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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 67

Friday, February 26, 2021

10:00 a.m.



The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Government Orders

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-21, An Act to amend certain Acts and to make certain consequential amendments (firearms).

Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mrs. Fortier (Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Debate arose thereon.

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

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Spengemann (Mississauga—Lakeshore), from the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented the third report of the committee, "Part 1 of a Study on the Aftershocks of the COVID-19 Pandemic - The Humanitarian Burden: Ensuring a Global Response and Reaching the Most Vulnerable". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-72.

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. 6, 8 to 11 and 13 to 20) was tabled.


Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 12th report of the committee, "Final Report: Protecting Public Health and Democracy during a Possible Pandemic Election". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-73.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 4 to 9, 12 to 17, 19, 21, 22 and 24) was tabled.


Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the second report of the committee (Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (compassionate care leave), with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-74.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 19) was tabled.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Morantz (Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingley), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00573);
— by Mr. Baldinelli (Niagara Falls), one concerning business and trade (No. 432-00574);
— by Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York), one concerning consumer protection (No. 432-00575), one concerning health (No. 432-00576) and two concerning animals (Nos. 432-00577 and 432-00578);
— by Mrs. Wagantall (Yorkton—Melville), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00579);
— by Mr. Redekopp (Saskatoon West), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00580);
— by Mr. Virani (Parkdale—High Park), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00581) and one concerning business and trade (No. 432-00582);
— by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), one concerning taxation (No. 432-00583), one concerning business and trade (No. 432-00584) and one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 432-00585);
— by Mr. Weiler (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country), one concerning transportation (No. 432-00586) and one concerning consumer protection (No. 432-00587);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00588), two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00589 and 432-00590) and one concerning taxation (No. 432-00591);
— by Mr. McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam), one concerning culture and heritage (No. 432-00592);
— by Mr. Diotte (Edmonton Griesbach), four concerning the democratic process (Nos. 432-00593, 432-00594, 432-00595 and 432-00596) and four concerning taxation (Nos. 432-00597, 432-00598, 432-00599 and 432-00600);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning civil and human rights (No. 432-00601) and one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 432-00602);
— by Ms. Shin (Port Moody—Coquitlam), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00603).

Questions on the Order Paper

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

Q-314 — Mr. Green (Hamilton Centre) — With regard to government business finance programs and government contracts, broken down by funding program, contracts and fiscal year, since 2011: (a) what is the total funding for (i) Facebook, (ii) Google, (iii) Amazon, (iv) Apple, (v) Netflix? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-314-01.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), — That Bill C-14, An Act to implement certain provisions of the economic statement tabled in Parliament on November 30, 2020 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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 Monday, March 8, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 1:15 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Barlow (Foothills), seconded by Ms. Rood (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), — That Bill C-205, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.

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), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the table as follows:

— by Mr. Alghabra (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plans for the period 2019-20 to 2021-22 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for the period 2019-20 to 2021-22 of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-432-863-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Copies of Orders in Council P.C. 2021-75, P.C. 2021-76 and P.C. 2021-77 concerning minimizing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in Canada, pursuant to the Quarantine Act, S.C. 2005, c. 20, sbs. 61(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1079-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)


Pursuant to order made Monday, October 26, 2020, documents deposited with the Clerk of the House by the Speaker were deemed laid before the House and permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health. — Sessional Paper No. 8550-432-1-05. (Business of Supply — Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill))

Adjournment

At 2:17 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, March 8, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).