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44th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 5 (Unrevised)

Friday, November 26, 2021

10:00 a.m.



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

Whereupon, Mr. d'Entremont (West Nova), Deputy Speaker and 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 Finance of Bill C-2, An Act to provide further support in response to COVID-19.

Notice of the royal recommendation was given on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance as follows:

    Recommendation

    (Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled "An Act to provide further support in response to COVID-19".

Mr. Boissonnault (Associate Minister of Finance) for Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance), seconded by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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

Tabling of Documents

The Deputy Speaker laid upon the table, — Reports of the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, 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. 8561-441-942-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)


Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Deputy Speaker read the following message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mrs. Fortier (President of the Treasury Board):

Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2022, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those estimates to the House of Commons.

Mrs. Fortier (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2021-22". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-441-01.

Pursuant to order made Thursday, November 25, 2021, the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, were deemed referred to a committee of the whole as follows:

(1) To the Committee of the Whole

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1b and 5b

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1b

Canadian Energy Regulator, Vote 1b

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1b and 5b

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1b

Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1b

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1b

Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1b

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1b and 5b

Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Vote 1b

Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1b

Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1b

Communications Security Establishment, Vote 1b

Correctional Service of Canada, Vote 1b

Courts Administration Service, Vote 1b

Department for Women and Gender Equality, Vote 5b

Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5b

Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1b and 10b

Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b and 5b

Department of Finance, Votes 1b and L25b

Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 10b and L25b

Department of Health, Votes 1b and 10b

Department of Indigenous Services, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Industry, Votes 1b and 10b

Department of National Defence, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1b and 5b

Department of the Environment, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Department of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b

Department of Western Economic Diversification, Vote 1b

Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5b

Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, Votes 1b and 5b

Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1b and 5b

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b

House of Commons, Vote 1b

Library and Archives of Canada, Vote 1b

National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1b

National Film Board, Vote 1b

National Gallery of Canada, Vote 1b

National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1b

National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1b and 10b

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1b and 5b

Office of the Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1b and 5b

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1b

Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 1b

Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, Votes 1b and 5b

Parks Canada Agency, Vote 1b

Privy Council Office, Vote 1b

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Shared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5b

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1b and 5b

Telefilm Canada, Vote 1b

The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1b

Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1b, 10b and 15b


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice) for Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Labour), seconded by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue), Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code, 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 Mr. Ruff (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 441-00009);
— by Mr. Morrice (Kitchener Centre), one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 441-00010);
— by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), one concerning human diseases (No. 441-00011), one concerning justice (No. 441-00012) and one concerning foreign affairs (No. 441-00013).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance), seconded by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue), — That Bill C-2, An Act to provide further support in response to COVID-19, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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 — Reports of the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, 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. 8561-441-728-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— by Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance) — Report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Act, R.S. 1985, c. 18 (3rd Supp.), Part I, s. 40. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-535-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance) — Report of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act, S.C. 2001, c. 9, s. 34. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-797-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Holland (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. 2021-513. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-25-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

— P.C. 2021-690. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-2-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— P.C. 2021-485, P.C. 2021-517, P.C. 2021-570, P.C. 2021-571, P.C. 2021-572, P.C. 2021-573, P.C. 2021-619, P.C. 2021-693, P.C. 2021-711, P.C. 2021-741, P.C. 2021-744, P.C. 2021-751 and P.C. 2021-856. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-3-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2021-490, P.C. 2021-491, P.C. 2021-492, P.C. 2021-555, P.C. 2021-556, P.C. 2021-557, P.C. 2021-621, P.C. 2021-622, P.C. 2021-675, P.C. 2021-676, P.C. 2021-698, P.C. 2021-762, P.C. 2021-763, P.C. 2021-764, P.C. 2021-765, P.C. 2021-766, P.C. 2021-767, P.C. 2021-768, P.C. 2021-769, P.C. 2021-770, P.C. 2021-771, P.C. 2021-772, P.C. 2021-773, P.C. 2021-774, P.C. 2021-775, P.C. 2021-776, P.C. 2021-777 and P.C. 2021-813. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-14-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2021-502 and P.C. 2021-811. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-7-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— P.C. 2021-618, P.C. 2021-697, P.C. 2021-709, P.C. 2021-710, P.C. 2021-715, P.C. 2021-716, P.C. 2021-758, P.C. 2021-759 and P.C. 2021-760. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-9-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— P.C. 2021-489, P.C. 2021-666, P.C. 2021-674, P.C. 2021-695 and P.C. 2021-696. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-10-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— P.C. 2021-738 and P.C. 2021-740. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-8-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— P.C. 2021-477, P.C. 2021-545, P.C. 2021-552, P.C. 2021-554, P.C. 2021-616, P.C. 2021-617, P.C. 2021-667, P.C. 2021-668, P.C. 2021-684, P.C. 2021-685, P.C. 2021-686, P.C. 2021-692, P.C. 2021-707, P.C. 2021-708, P.C. 2021-717, P.C. 2021-753, P.C. 2021-754, P.C. 2021-755, P.C. 2021-756, P.C. 2021-782, P.C. 2021-783, P.C. 2021-784, P.C. 2021-806, P.C. 2021-807, P.C. 2021-809, P.C. 2021-810, P.C. 2021-812, P.C. 2021-814 and P.C. 2021-899. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-4-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2021-486, P.C. 2021-487, P.C. 2021-488, P.C. 2021-553, P.C. 2021-669, P.C. 2021-670, P.C. 2021-671, P.C. 2021-672, P.C. 2021-673, P.C. 2021-694, P.C. 2021-761, P.C. 2021-908 and P.C. 2021-909. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-18-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— P.C. 2021-493, P.C. 2021-494, P.C. 2021-495, P.C. 2021-496, P.C. 2021-497, P.C. 2021-498, P.C. 2021-499, P.C. 2021-500, P.C. 2021-501, P.C. 2021-567, P.C. 2021-568, P.C. 2021-623, P.C. 2021-624, P.C. 2021-625, P.C. 2021-626, P.C. 2021-627, P.C. 2021-628, P.C. 2021-644, P.C. 2021-645, P.C. 2021-646, P.C. 2021-677, P.C. 2021-701, P.C. 2021-702, P.C. 2021-703, P.C. 2021-714, P.C. 2021-727, P.C. 2021-778, P.C. 2021-779, P.C. 2021-780, P.C. 2021-781, P.C. 2021-815, P.C. 2021-816 and P.C. 2021-818. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-16-01. (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. 2021-478, P.C. 2021-479, P.C. 2021-515, P.C. 2021-516, P.C. 2021-687, P.C. 2021-688, P.C. 2021-689 and P.C. 2021-757. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-1-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— P.C. 2021-484, P.C. 2021-510, P.C. 2021-549, P.C. 2021-550, P.C. 2021-551, P.C. 2021-745, P.C. 2021-746, P.C. 2021-750, P.C. 2021-817, P.C. 2021-838, P.C. 2021-863 and P.C. 2021-896. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-22-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— P.C. 2021-558, P.C. 2021-559, P.C. 2021-560, P.C. 2021-561, P.C. 2021-562, P.C. 2021-563, P.C. 2021-564, P.C. 2021-565, P.C. 2021-566, P.C. 2021-574, P.C. 2021-699, P.C. 2021-700, P.C. 2021-742 and P.C. 2021-855. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-28-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— P.C. 2021-620, P.C. 2021-718, P.C. 2021-719, P.C. 2021-720, P.C. 2021-721, P.C. 2021-722, P.C. 2021-723, P.C. 2021-724, P.C. 2021-733, P.C. 2021-734, P.C. 2021-735, P.C. 2021-736, P.C. 2021-737, P.C. 2021-743, P.C. 2021-808, P.C. 2021-852, P.C. 2021-853, P.C. 2021-854, P.C. 2021-857, P.C. 2021-858, P.C. 2021-859 and P.C. 2021-894. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-13-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2021-648, P.C. 2021-712 and P.C. 2021-713. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-17-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— P.C. 2021-612. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-29-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2021-860 and P.C. 2021-861. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-5-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— P.C. 2021-480, P.C. 2021-481, P.C. 2021-482, P.C. 2021-483, P.C. 2021-546, P.C. 2021-547, P.C. 2021-548, P.C. 2021-575, P.C. 2021-576, P.C. 2021-577, P.C. 2021-578, P.C. 2021-579, P.C. 2021-691, P.C. 2021-706, P.C. 2021-862, P.C. 2021-895 and P.C. 2021-897. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-30-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— P.C. 2021-898. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-26-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women)

— P.C. 2021-476, P.C. 2021-544, P.C. 2021-678, P.C. 2021-679, P.C. 2021-680, P.C. 2021-681, P.C. 2021-682, P.C. 2021-683, P.C. 2021-704, P.C. 2021-705, P.C. 2021-739 and P.C. 2021-752. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-441-24-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1987, c. 3, sbs. 29(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-505-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (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, 2021, pursuant to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1988, c. 28, sbs. 30(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-586-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, S.C. 1997, c. 9, s. 72. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-771-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canadian Energy Regulator for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, S.C. 2019, c. 28, sbs. 18(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-1254-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Commission of the Canadian Energy Regulator for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, S.C. 2019, c. 28, sbs. 36(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-1256-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Natural Resources) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2020-2021 to 2024-2025 and 2021-2022 to 2025-2026 of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-441-824-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mr. Ruff (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 441-00014).
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).