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2015-06-04 [p.2639]
A message was received from the Senate as follows:
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has concurred in the amendments made by the House of Commons to Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act, without amendment.
2015-04-28 [p.2424]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), — That this House approve in general the budgetary policy of the government; (Ways and Means No. 18)
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House not approve the budgetary policy of the government as it:
(a) gives billions of dollars in handouts to the wealthy few through income splitting, doubling Tax-Free Savings Accounts, and tax loopholes for CEOs;
(b) fails to help middle class families by creating affordable, quality childcare spaces;
(c) contains no plan to make life more affordable by tackling unfair ATM fees or high credit card rates;
(d) fails to restore the age of retirement to 65 by reversing cuts to Old Age Security;
(e) does nothing to help workers by reinstating the federal minimum wage and raising it to $15 an hour;
(f) fails to fight climate change or grow the economy while protecting the environment; and
(g) relies on one time asset sales and accounting sleight-of-hand to achieve a balance.”.
The debate continued.
2015-04-28 [p.2425]
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 380 -- Vote no 380) - View vote details.
YEAS: 124, NAYS: 152
2015-04-27 [p.2419]
Pursuant to Order made Monday, April 20, 2015, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), — That this House approve in general the budgetary policy of the government; (Ways and Means No. 18)
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House not approve the budgetary policy of the government as it:
(a) gives billions of dollars in handouts to the wealthy few through income splitting, doubling Tax-Free Savings Accounts, and tax loopholes for CEOs;
(b) fails to help middle class families by creating affordable, quality childcare spaces;
(c) contains no plan to make life more affordable by tackling unfair ATM fees or high credit card rates;
(d) fails to restore the age of retirement to 65 by reversing cuts to Old Age Security;
(e) does nothing to help workers by reinstating the federal minimum wage and raising it to $15 an hour;
(f) fails to fight climate change or grow the economy while protecting the environment; and
(g) relies on one time asset sales and accounting sleight-of-hand to achieve a balance.”.
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the subamendment of Mr. Trudeau (Papineau), seconded by Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), — That the amendment be amended by adding the following:
“(h) unfairly benefits the rich instead of helping the middle class and those working hard to join it; and
(i) contains no plan for jobs and growth.”.
The question was put on the subamendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 379 -- Vote no 379) - View vote details.
YEAS: 114, NAYS: 147
2015-04-23 [p.2398]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), — That this House approve in general the budgetary policy of the government; (Ways and Means No. 18)
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House not approve the budgetary policy of the government as it:
(a) gives billions of dollars in handouts to the wealthy few through income splitting, doubling Tax-Free Savings Accounts, and tax loopholes for CEOs;
(b) fails to help middle class families by creating affordable, quality childcare spaces;
(c) contains no plan to make life more affordable by tackling unfair ATM fees or high credit card rates;
(d) fails to restore the age of retirement to 65 by reversing cuts to Old Age Security;
(e) does nothing to help workers by reinstating the federal minimum wage and raising it to $15 an hour;
(f) fails to fight climate change or grow the economy while protecting the environment; and
(g) relies on one time asset sales and accounting sleight-of-hand to achieve a balance.”;
And of the subamendment of Mr. Trudeau (Papineau), seconded by Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), — That the amendment be amended by adding the following:
“(h) unfairly benefits the rich instead of helping the middle class and those working hard to join it; and
(i) contains no plan for jobs and growth.”.
The debate continued.
2015-04-23 [p.2400]
The question was put on the subamendment and, pursuant to Order made Monday, April 20, 2015, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, April 27, 2015, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.
2015-04-23 [p.2401]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), seconded by Mr. Rousseau (Compton—Stanstead), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should present, as soon as possible, a mechanism that would allow non-designated airports, that is, airports that are not on the 2004 list of airports designated under the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Act (CATSA), to provide, at their expense, CATSA-recognized security screening in a manner that would not compromise the health and safety of passengers, and would uphold existing CATSA standards; (Private Members' Business M-553)
And of the amendment of Mr. Watson (Essex), seconded by Mr. Opitz (Etobicoke Centre), — That the motion be amended by: (a) deleting the word “2004”; and (b) replacing the words “CATSA-recognized” with the word “CATSA”.
The debate continued.
2015-04-23 [p.2401]
The question was put on the amendment and it was agreed to.
2015-04-22 [p.2391]
Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House not approve the budgetary policy of the government as it:
(a) gives billions of dollars in handouts to the wealthy few through income splitting, doubling Tax-Free Savings Accounts, and tax loopholes for CEOs;
(b) fails to help middle class families by creating affordable, quality childcare spaces;
(c) contains no plan to make life more affordable by tackling unfair ATM fees or high credit card rates;
(d) fails to restore the age of retirement to 65 by reversing cuts to Old Age Security;
(e) does nothing to help workers by reinstating the federal minimum wage and raising it to $15 an hour;
(f) fails to fight climate change or grow the economy while protecting the environment; and
(g) relies on one time asset sales and accounting sleight-of-hand to achieve a balance.”.
Debate arose thereon.
2015-04-22 [p.2391]
Mr. Trudeau (Papineau), seconded by Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), moved the following subamendment, — That the amendment be amended by adding the following:
“(h) unfairly benefits the rich instead of helping the middle class and those working hard to join it; and
(i) contains no plan for jobs and growth.”.
Debate arose thereon.
2015-03-30 [p.2305]
The House resumed the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Foreign Affairs), seconded by Ms. Rempel (Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification)), — That, whereas:
(i) the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has repeatedly called on its members to target Canada and Canadians at home and abroad;
(ii) ISIL poses a clear and active threat to the people of the Middle East, including members of vulnerable religious and ethnic minority groups who have been subjected to a brutal and barbaric campaign of sexual violence, murder, and intimidation by ISIL;
(iii) unless confronted with strong and direct force, the threat that ISIL poses to Canada and to international peace and security, will grow;
(iv) Canada desires, consistent with Canadian values and interests, to protect the vulnerable and innocent civilians of the region, including through urgent humanitarian assistance;
(v) the Government of Iraq has requested military support against ISIL from members of the international community, including from the Government of Canada;
(vi) Canada is part of a broad international coalition of allies and partners, including numerous countries of the Middle East, committed to the fight against ISIL;
(vii) the United Nations Security Council remains seized of the threat posed by international terrorism with the unanimous passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2178;
(viii) the deployment of Royal Canadian Air Force assets has played an important role in degrading, destabilising, and weakening ISIL's position and operations in the region;
(ix) the advise and assist mission of the Canadian Special Operations Forces in Northern Iraq has increased the capabilities of Kurdish-Iraqi Security Forces to combat ISIL; and
(x) continuing to degrade ISIL will require striking its operations and infrastructure where they are located, including in Syria;
Accordingly, this House:
(a) continues to support the Government's decision to contribute Canadian military assets to the fight against ISIL, and terrorists aligned with ISIL, including air strike capability with authorisation to conduct airstrikes in Iraq and Syria;
(b) supports the Government's decision to extend the mission to a date not beyond March 30, 2016;
(c) notes that the Government continues not to deploy troops in a ground combat role; and
(d) offers its resolute and wholehearted support to the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces who stand on guard for all of us; (Government Business No. 17)
And of the amendment of Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), — That the motion be amended by:
(a) replacing the words “, the threat that ISIL poses to Canada and to international peace and security, will grow” with the words “from capable and enabled local forces, the threat ISIL poses to international peace and security, including to Canadian communities, will continue to grow”;
(b) replacing the words “Resolution 2178” with the words “Resolutions 2170, 2178, and 2199”;
(c) deleting sections (viii), (ix) and (x); and
(d) deleting all the words after the word “Accordingly,” and substituting the following: “this House calls on the government to:
(a) end the participation of Canadian Forces troops in combat, airstrikes and advise-and-assist training in Iraq and Syria as soon as possible;
(b) boost humanitarian aid in areas where there would be immediate, life-saving impact, including assisting refugees with basic shelter and food needs, and investing in water, sanitation and hygiene, health and education for people displaced by the fighting;
(c) work with our allies in the region to stabilize neighbouring countries, strengthen political institutions and assist these countries in coping with an influx of refugees;
(d) contribute to the fight against ISIL, including military support for the transportation of weapons;
(e) provide assistance to investigation and prosecution of war crimes;
(f) increase assistance for the care and resettlement of refugees impacted by this conflict;
(g) work to prevent the flow of foreign fighters, finances, and resources to ISIL, in accordance with our international obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolutions 2170, 2178, and 2199;
(h) put forward a robust plan of support for communities and institutions working on de-radicalization and counter-radicalization;
(i) report back on the costs of the mission and humanitarian assistance provided to date on a monthly basis to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, until Canadian involvement is concluded; and
(j) continue to offer its resolute and wholehearted support to the brave men and women of the Canadian Forces who stand on guard for all of us.”.
The debate continued.
2015-03-30 [p.2307]
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 367 -- Vote no 367) - View vote details.
YEAS: 96, NAYS: 176
2015-03-26 [p.2292]
Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by:
(a) replacing the words “, the threat that ISIL poses to Canada and to international peace and security, will grow” with the words “from capable and enabled local forces, the threat ISIL poses to international peace and security, including to Canadian communities, will continue to grow”;
(b) replacing the words “Resolution 2178” with the words “Resolutions 2170, 2178, and 2199”;
(c) deleting sections (viii), (ix) and (x); and
(d) deleting all the words after the word “Accordingly,” and substituting the following: “this House calls on the government to:
(a) end the participation of Canadian Forces troops in combat, airstrikes and advise-and-assist training in Iraq and Syria as soon as possible;
(b) boost humanitarian aid in areas where there would be immediate, life-saving impact, including assisting refugees with basic shelter and food needs, and investing in water, sanitation and hygiene, health and education for people displaced by the fighting;
(c) work with our allies in the region to stabilize neighbouring countries, strengthen political institutions and assist these countries in coping with an influx of refugees;
(d) contribute to the fight against ISIL, including military support for the transportation of weapons;
(e) provide assistance to investigation and prosecution of war crimes;
(f) increase assistance for the care and resettlement of refugees impacted by this conflict;
(g) work to prevent the flow of foreign fighters, finances, and resources to ISIL, in accordance with our international obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolutions 2170, 2178, and 2199;
(h) put forward a robust plan of support for communities and institutions working on de-radicalization and counter-radicalization;
(i) report back on the costs of the mission and humanitarian assistance provided to date on a monthly basis to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, until Canadian involvement is concluded; and
(j) continue to offer its resolute and wholehearted support to the brave men and women of the Canadian Forces who stand on guard for all of us.”.
Debate arose thereon.
2015-03-09 [p.2201]
Mr. Watson (Essex), seconded by Mr. Opitz (Etobicoke Centre), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by: (a) deleting the word “2004”; and (b) replacing the words “CATSA-recognized” with the word “CATSA”.
Debate arose thereon.
2015-02-16 [p.2124]
Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), moved the following subamendment, — That the amendment be amended:
(a) by adding after the words “fully integrate” the words “by way of a contractual agreement with the House of Commons and the Senate”;
(b) by deleting the words “while respecting” and substituting the following “and through which an integrated security body would report to the Speakers of the two Houses so as to respect the division of powers between the executive and the legislature, parliamentary supremacy and”.
Debate arose thereon.
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