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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 8

Friday, October 2, 2020

10:00 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
Government Orders

The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code.

Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

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 Petitions

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

— by Mr. Anandasangaree (Scarborough—Rouge Park), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00052);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00053);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning health (No. 432-00054);
— by Mr. Fragiskatos (London North Centre), one concerning government services and administration (No. 432-00055).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth), — That Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-4, An Act relating to certain measures in response to COVID-19, without amendment.
Royal Assent

A message was received informing the Commons that on October 2, 2020, at 12:08 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth), — That Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

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 — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Full Depreciation for Business Investment in Zero-Emission Vehicles" , pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1119-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — Reports of the Chief Electoral Officer for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-645-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Report on the Witness Protection Program by the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Witness Protection Program Act, S.C. 1996, c. 15, sbs. 16(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-7-01. (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) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-509-01. (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) — Report of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, s. 45.52. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-550-01. (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) — Report of the National DNA Data Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the DNA Identification Act, S.C. 1998, c. 37, sbs. 13.1(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-777-01. (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) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1130-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Orders respecting other time limits and periods relating to an act or regulation for which the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is responsible (81000-2-4233 and 81000-2-4234), dated September 29, 2020, pursuant to the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19), S.C. 2020, c. 11, s. 11, ss. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1244-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1116-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Reports of the Canada School of Public Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-500-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Reports of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-583-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Reports of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, including the reports of Revera Inc., for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-934-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) — Reports of the Federal Public Service Health Care Plan Administration Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-961-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Veterans Affairs) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy of the Department of Veterans Affairs for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1117-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

— by Mr. Miller (Minister of Indigenous Services) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of Indigenous Services for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1245-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Ms. Murray (Minister of Digital Government) — Reports of Shared Services Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 94(2) and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-432-959-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-62-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— 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. 2020-600 and P.C. 2020-601. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-2-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— P.C. 2020-607, P.C. 2020-608 and P.C. 2020-609. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-3-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2020-612, P.C. 2020-613, P.C. 2020-614, P.C. 2020-615 and P.C. 2020-616. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-14-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2020-594, P.C. 2020-611 and P.C. 2020-645. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-4-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2020-596, P.C. 2020-597, P.C. 2020-598 and P.C. 2020-599. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-16-01. (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. 2020-647. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-1-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— P.C. 2020-595. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-22-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— P.C. 2020-617. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-28-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— P.C. 2020-610. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-13-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2020-619. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-17-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— P.C. 2020-618 and P.C. 2020-648. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-29-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2020-602, P.C. 2020-603, P.C. 2020-604, P.C. 2020-605 and P.C. 2020-606. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-30-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— P.C. 2020-593 and P.C. 2020-636. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-432-24-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

Adjournment

At 2:30 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).