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2009-12-10 [p.1190]
Q-565 — Mr. Holland (Ajax—Pickering) — With regard to Correctional Services Canada's (CSC) prison farm program: (a) what is the plan for the prison farm lands over the next 15 years, broken down annually, and what is the anticipated cost to CSC to manage the lands, and is any profit anticipated and, if so, what is it; (b) is CSC planning on renting out these lands and, if so, what sort of process will be put into place to decide who the tenants will be, and how much is CSC anticipating it will make annually on the rental of these lands; (c) how many inmates have participated in the prison farm program over the past 15 years, broken down annually and by institution, and how many of these participants have gone on to work in agricultural or related sectors; (d) what, if any, studies, documentation or advice did CSC rely on in their decision to terminate the prison farms program, when was it received and who provided it; (e) what, if any, studies, documentation or advice did CSC receive showing the psychological, social, financial, environmental and health benefits of the prison farm program, when was it received and who provided it; and (f) what is CSC doing to replace the food that was provided through the prison farm program, and what is the annual cost to CSC of outsourcing this food, as compared to the food derived through the prison farm program over the next five years? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-402-565.
2009-12-10 [p.1190]
Q-566 — Mr. Holland (Ajax—Pickering) — With regard to GRK Fasteners: (a) on what grounds are duties, under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), applied; (b) on what grounds was their petition to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) for a SIMA exempt status denied; (c) given that GRK’s request for exemption is based on the fact that all of their products are patented, is the CITT no longer recognizing that patents make a product unique; (d) was the fact that there are no domestic manufacturers able to provide GRK with the type of product they require taken into account when the CITT made their decision and, if so, why is the SIMA duty still imposed on them and, if not, why not; and (e) does the Canada Border Services Agency or any other department or agency have reason to believe that GRK Fasteners has ever engaged in product dumping and, if so, what evidence do they possess and, if not, how then can an anti-dumping duty be applied to GRK? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-402-566.
2009-12-10 [p.1191]
Mr. Hill (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of intention to move at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 57, that, in relation to the consideration of the third reading stage of Bill C-56, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, the debate not be further adjourned.
2009-12-10 [p.1191]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Dosanjh (Vancouver South), seconded by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), moved, — That, given the undisputed privileges of Parliament under Canada’s constitution, including the absolute power to require the government to produce uncensored documents when requested, and given the reality that the government has violated the rights of Parliament by invoking the Canada Evidence Act to censor documents before producing them, the House urgently requires access to the following documents in their original and uncensored form:
all documents referred to in the affidavit of Richard Colvin, dated October 5, 2009;
all documents within the Department of Foreign Affairs written in response to the documents referred to in the affidavit of Richard Colvin, dated October 5, 2009;
all memoranda for information or memoranda for decision sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs concerning detainees from December 18, 2005 to the present;
all documents produced pursuant to all orders of the Federal Court in Amnesty International Canada and British Columbia Civil Liberties Association v. Chief of the Defence Staff for the Canadian Forces, Minister of National Defence and Attorney General of Canada;
all documents produced to the Military Police Complaints Commission in the Afghanistan Public Interest Hearings;
all annual human rights reports by the Department of Foreign Affairs on Afghanistan; and
accordingly the House hereby orders that these documents be produced in their original and uncensored form forthwith.
Debate arose thereon.
2009-12-10 [p.1191]
Mr. Ignatieff (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by adding before the word “accordingly” the following:
“all documents referred to by the Chief of the Defence Staff in his December 9, 2009 press conference, and all other relevant documents; and”.
Debate arose thereon.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
At 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, December 7, 2009, the House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole in order to welcome torchbearers carrying the Olympic Flame.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
At 2:07 p.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, December 7, 2009, the Committee rose.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That this House call upon the government to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities which was tabled in the House on Thursday, December 3, 2009, as soon as all provinces and territories have officially given their consent and that this House express the hope that ratification is achieved by the time of the Paralympic Games.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dosanjh (Vancouver South), seconded by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), in relation to the Business of Supply;
And of the amendment of Mr. Ignatieff (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana).
The debate continued.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Day (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Canada's Engagement in Afghanistan — Quarterly Report to Parliament for the Period of July 1 to September 30, 2009". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-402-38.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Day (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Response to the Legislative Review of Export Development Canada, dated December 2009". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-402-39.
2009-12-10 [p.1192]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dosanjh (Vancouver South), seconded by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), in relation to the Business of Supply;
And of the amendment of Mr. Ignatieff (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana).
The debate continued.
2009-12-10 [p.1193]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study of Arctic sovereignty, 12 members of the Standing Committee on National Defence be authorized to travel to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Alaska, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, in February and March 2010 and that the necessary staff accompany the Committee.
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