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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]
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]
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]
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.1195]
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(17), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion, as amended, of Mr. Dosanjh (Vancouver South), seconded by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), — 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;
all documents referred to by the Chief of the Defence Staff in his December 9, 2009 press conference, and all other relevant documents; and
accordingly the House hereby orders that these documents be produced in their original and uncensored form forthwith.
2009-12-07 [p.1153]
Q-471 — Mr. Dosanjh (Vancouver South) — With regard to Afghan detainees: (a) when did the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of National Defence receive each of the following documents: KANDH-0029, KANDH-0032, KBGR-0118, KBGR-0121, KBGR-0160, KBGR-0258, KBGR-0263, KBGR-0265, KBGR-0267, KBGR-0269, KGBR-0271, KBGR-0274, KBGR-0275, KBGR-0291, KBGR-0292, KBGR-0302 and KBGR-0321; (b) what actions were taken or instructions given in response to these documents; (c) did the offices of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of National Defence receive copies of each of the listed documents and, if so, when; (d) what actions were taken or instructions given by the offices of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of National Defence in response to these documents; (e) were briefing notes prepared or was a briefing given for either Minister with regards to these documents and, if so, when; (f) did the Office of the Prime Minister or the Privy Council Office receive copies of these documents and, if so, when; and (g) were briefing notes prepared, or was a briefing given to the Prime Minister regarding the documents and, if so, when? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-402-471.
2009-12-01 [p.1112]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Mr. Harris (St. John's East), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in accordance with Part 1 of the Inquiries Act, call a Public Inquiry into the transfer of detainees in Canadian custody to Afghan authorities from 2001 to 2009.
Debate arose thereon.
2009-12-01 [p.1113]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Mr. Harris (St. John's East), in relation to the Business of Supply.
The debate continued.
2009-12-01 [p.1113]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 139 -- Vote no 139) - View vote details.
YEAS: 145, NAYS: 129
2009-03-12 [p.247]
Q-5 — Ms. Black (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — With respect to Canada's mission in Afghanistan and the transfer of detainees by the Canadian Forces (CF): (a) what is the total number of detainees transferred by the CF to other entities since the beginning of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan, (i) on an annual basis, (ii) over the total length of the mission; (b) of the number in (a), what is the breakdown by (i) citizenship, (ii) sex, (iii) age; (c) to which entities have the detainees been transferred; (d) to which locations have the detainees been transferred; (e) what is the total number of detainees currently held by the CF; (f) of the number in (e), what is the breakdown by (i) citizenship, (ii) sex, (iii) age; (g) what is the total number of reports and allegations of abuse of prisoners captured by the CF filed by (i) the CF, (ii) Corrections Canada, (iii) RCMP since February 1, 2008; and (h) what are the titles of each report on Afghan detainees produced by Canadian officials and their publication date? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-402-5.
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