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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 77

Friday, March 26, 2021

10:00 a.m.



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

Whereupon, Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. LeBlanc (President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada), seconded by Ms. Anand (Minister of Public Services and Procurement), — That Bill C-19, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (COVID-19 response), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

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

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Bratina (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek), from the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, presented the seventh report of the committee, "Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes 1, 5, 10 and L15 under Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department of Indigenous Services". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-103.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 23) was tabled.


Ms. Khalid (Mississauga—Erin Mills), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the eighth report of the committee (Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting), with an amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-104.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 21 to 23, 25 and 26) was tabled.


Mrs. Romanado (Longueuil—Charles-LeMoyne), from the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented the fifth report of the committee, "The Investment Canada Act: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Facilitating Canada's Recovery". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-105.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 11, 13 and 16) was tabled.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00735 and 432-00736) and one concerning justice (No. 432-00737);
— by Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), two concerning citizenship and immigration (Nos. 432-00738 and 432-00739);
— by Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00740 and 432-00741) and one concerning justice (No. 432-00742);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 432-00743);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00744 and 432-00747) and three concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00745, 432-00746 and 432-00748);
— by Ms. Collins (Victoria), one concerning economics and finance (No. 432-00749) and one concerning the environment (No. 432-00750);
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning the environment (No. 432-00751) and one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00752);
— by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00753 and 432-00756) and two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00754 and 432-00755);
— by Mr. Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning), two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00757 and 432-00758);
— by Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00759 and 432-00760).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), — That Bill C-11, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-228, An Act to establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments.

Mr. Bragdon (Tobique—Mactaquac), seconded by Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), moved, — That the bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, April 14, 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. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report on the administration of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Account, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-11, s. 31. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-231-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Amendments to the Agreements for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the provinces of Nova Scotia and Alberta, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-475-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry) and Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the first report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, "Fraud Calls in Canada: A Federal Government's First Start" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-34), presented to the House on Friday, November 27, 2020. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-432-34.

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the second report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, "Good Friday Accord" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-48), presented to the House on Thursday, December 10, 2020. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-432-48.

— by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2020-2021 to 2024-2025 of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, pursuant to the Broadcasting Act, S.C. 1991, c. 11, sbs. 55(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-432-849-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Copies of Orders in Council P.C. 2021-173 and P.C. 2021-174 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. 8560-432-1079-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Ng (Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the third report of the Standing Committee on International Trade, "Good Friday Accord" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-54), presented to the House on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-432-54.

— by Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2021-16. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-2-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— P.C. 2021-82 and P.C. 2021-115. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-3-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2021-108. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-10-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— P.C. 2021-20, P.C. 2021-21 and P.C. 2021-125. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-4-07. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2021-109, P.C. 2021-111, P.C. 2021-112, P.C. 2021-119 and P.C. 2021-126. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-16-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2021-110, P.C. 2021-113 and P.C. 2021-114. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-1-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— P.C. 2021-55, P.C. 2021-62, P.C. 2021-63, P.C. 2021-64, P.C. 2021-65, P.C. 2021-66, P.C. 2021-67, P.C. 2021-68 and P.C. 2021-91. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-22-07. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— P.C. 2021-116 and P.C. 2021-117. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-28-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— P.C. 2021-83, P.C. 2021-84, P.C. 2021-85, P.C. 2021-86, P.C. 2021-87, P.C. 2021-88 and P.C. 2021-89. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-13-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2021-118. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-29-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2021-17, P.C. 2021-18, P.C. 2021-54, P.C. 2021-58, P.C. 2021-59, P.C. 2021-60, P.C. 2021-61, P.C. 2021-80, P.C. 2021-81 and P.C. 2021-92. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-24-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report on the operations under the Canada Water Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Canada Water Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-11, s. 38. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-363-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report on the administration of the Species at Risk Act for the year 2019, pursuant to the Species at Risk Act, S.C. 2002, c. 29, s. 126. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-885-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)


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. 8550-432-1-07. (Business of Supply — Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill))

Adjournment

At 1:34 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, April 12, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).