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Notice Paper

No. 143

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

2:00 p.m.

Introduction of Government Bills

December 6, 2022 — The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development — Bill entitled “An Act respecting early learning and child care in Canada”.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings)

December 6, 2022 — Mr. Lewis (Essex) — That the seventh report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, presented on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, be concurred in.


Q-10772 — December 6, 2022 — Mr. Lloyd (Sturgeon River—Parkland) — With regard to the statement from the then Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Filomena Tassi, on April 7, 2022, that "With respect to Supermax, following allegations of forced labour from the supplier, we terminated all contracts with the supplier. In fact, as soon as we heard these allegations, we stopped shipments from entering Canada": (a) what specific shipments were stopped from entering Canada and on what dates were they stopped; (b) what action, if any, did the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) take under the authority found in the Canada—United States—Mexico Agreement Implementation Act to ban or stop the import of Supermax gloves into Canada; (c) if no action was taken in relation to (b), why not; (d) has the labour program at Employment and Social Development Canada assisted the CBSA in making an assessment on whether Supermax gloves are produced with forced labour, and, if so, what was the assessment; (e) has the government consulted allies and treaty partners who have already banned Supermax, in order to make an informed determination on Supermax's goods within Canada, and, if so, which countries has the government consulted; and (f) why are Supermax products still being sold in Canada by numerous medical supply distributors and what measures, if any, is the government taking to close the loopholes being used by these distributors?
Q-10782 — December 6, 2022 — Mr. Morrison (Kootenay—Columbia) — With regard to the findings by the Auditor General that the government paid $6.1 million in Canada Emergency Response Benefit payments to 1,522 recipients that were incarcerated for the entire benefit period: (a) how much of the $6.1 million has been recovered as of December 6, 2022; (b) how many of the 1,522 recipients have yet to repay the government; and (c) to date, why has the government not recovered the entire $6.1 million?
Q-10792 — December 6, 2022 — Mrs. DeBellefeuille (Salaberry—Suroît) — With regard to temporary reductions in service hours at certain Canadian border crossings due to the COVID-19 pandemic: (a) which Quebec border crossings temporarily reduced their service hours; (b) which Quebec border crossings have returned to their pre-pandemic service hours; (c) what is the justification for the current service hours posted for each of these border crossings?
Q-10802 — December 6, 2022 — Mr. Caputo (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — With regard to the government's requirement that assistant deputy ministers confirm and sign off on the integrity of their department's greenhouse gas emissions data, broken down by year and reporting cycle, since the requirement came into effect in 2019: (a) which department's data was signed off on by the assistant deputy minister; and (b) for each instance where the assistant deputy minister signed off of the data, what was the date, broken down by department?

Business of Supply

Opposition Motions
December 6, 2022 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — That, given that,
(i) Canada's Food Price Report 2023 states that a typical farm will pay $150,000 in carbon tax per year when the carbon tax is tripled,
(ii) families will pay an additional $1,065 for groceries in 2023 for a total of $16, 288 due to increased costs being passed on to consumers,
(iii) food bank visits were at an all-time high reaching 1.5 million in March 2022, a 15% increase from the previous year according to Food Banks Canada,
(iv) 20% of Canadians are skipping meals and grocery price inflation is at 11 %,
the House call on the government to cancel the carbon tax that is applied to all food inputs and production, including:
(a) all farm fuels;
(b) grain drying;
(c) fertilizer;
(d) transportation; and
(e) other appropriate aspects of the food supply system.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Hallan (Calgary Forest Lawn), Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) and Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable) — December 6, 2022

December 6, 2022 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — That, given that,
(i) the Auditor General of Canada presented a report on December 6, 2022, in which she identified $32 billion in COVID overpayments and suspicious payments which require further investigation,
(ii) the Minister of National Revenue stated, "We all know that she was pressured by the opposition to produce this report",
the House affirm the independence of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Hallan (Calgary Forest Lawn), Mr. Chambers (Simcoe North), Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) and Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable) — December 6, 2022
Supplementary Estimates (B)
November 18, 2022 — The President of the Treasury Board — That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023, be concurred in.

Government Business

Private Members' Notices of Motions

Private Members' Business

S-223 — December 5, 2022 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), seconded by Mr. Zuberi (Pierrefonds—Dollard), — That Bill S-223, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs), be now read a third time and do pass.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — February 16, 2022
Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation) — March 3, 2022
Debate — one hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting — not later than the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).

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