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43rd PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 9

Monday, October 5, 2020

11:00 a.m.



Prayer
Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dubourg (Bourassa), seconded by Ms. Dzerowicz (Davenport), — That the following address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor General:

To Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:
We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

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

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), seconded by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health), Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-247, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (controlling or coercive conduct), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed 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 Ms. Gladu (Sarnia—Lambton), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00056) and one concerning business and trade (No. 432-00057);
— by Mr. Schiefke (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), one concerning food and drink (No. 432-00058);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00059 and 432-00061), two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-00060 and 432-00063) and one concerning the democratic process (No. 432-00062);
— by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), two concerning the environment (Nos. 432-00064 and 432-00065);
— by Mr. Falk (Provencher), two concerning justice (Nos. 432-00066 and 432-00067);
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning holidays and observances (No. 432-00068);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-00069).
Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dubourg (Bourassa), seconded by Ms. Dzerowicz (Davenport), in relation to the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne.

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 Chief Electoral Officer of Canada entitled "Special Report of the Chief Electoral Officer: Administering an Election during the COVID-19 Pandemic", pursuant to the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9, s. 536. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-4-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Crown corporations' COVID-19 liquidity support", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1119-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by the Speaker — Reports of the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner 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. 8561-432-931-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Copy of orders in council (P.C. 2020-491, P.C. 2020-492 and P.C. 2020-493), dated June 25, 2020, concerning the Order Amending the Import Control List and the summary of the intergovernmental commitment, pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-19, sbs. 5(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-175-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Report of the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada entitled "5-Year Activities and Organization Review 2015-2020", pursuant to the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-13, s. 37. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1041-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1134-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— by Ms. Freeland (Minister of Finance) — Order respecting other time limits and periods relating to an act or regulation for which the Minister of Finance is responsible, pursuant to the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19), S.C. 2020, c. 11, s. 11, ss. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1248-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1114-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy of the Department of Health for 2020 to 2021, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1115-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Order respecting other time limits and periods relating to an act or regulation for which the Minister of Health is responsible, pursuant to the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19), S.C. 2020, c. 11, s. 11, ss. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1242-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Joly (Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages) — Report on official languages for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Official Languages Act, R.S. 1985, c. 31 (4th Supp.), s. 44. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-565-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages)

— by Mrs. Jordan (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1118-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Order respecting other time limits and periods relating to an act or regulation for which the Minister of Justice is responsible, pursuant to the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19), S.C. 2020, c. 11, s. 11, ss. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1246-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mr. Mendicino (Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of Citizenship and Immigration for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1112-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— by Mr. Miller (Minister of Indigenous Services) — Report of the Department of Indigenous Services for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Department of Indigenous Services Act, S.C. 2019, c. 29, s. 336. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1247-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department for Women and Gender Equality Canada for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1249-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1987, c. 3, sbs. 29(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-505-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1988, c. 28, sbs. 30(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-586-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of Natural Resources for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1139-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of National Defence for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1121-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— by Ms. Tassi (Minister of Labour) — Report of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-13, sbs. 26(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-38-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for the Department of the Environment for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1126-01. (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) — Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy for Parks Canada Agency for 2020 to 2023, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1127-01. (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) — Reports of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of 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. 8561-432-562-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Reports of the Parks Canada Agency 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. 8561-432-616-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 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 6:48 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).