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2014-12-12 [p.1965]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Albas (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— Nos. 412-4388, 412-4457, 412-4458, 412-4507 to 412-4511 concerning the mining industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-28-16;
2014-11-06 [p.1740]
— by Mr. Genest (Shefford), two concerning the mining industry (Nos. 412-4457 and 412-4458);
2014-10-29 [p.1661]
— by Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4386), one concerning the Senate (No. 412-4387) and one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-4388);
2014-05-16 [p.1032]
Q-454 — Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — With regard to the Extractives Cooperation for Enhanced Economic Development (EXCEED) Program under the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD): (a) which officials from DFATD and other departments, including the Privy Council Office, will be responsible for administering this program; (b) what was the entire process, including consultation, leading to the establishment of the program and what were the related dates; (c) did an external audit and evaluation committee assess the creation of this program; (d) what are (i) the reasons for establishing this program, (ii) the objectives, (iii) the mandate, (iv) the operations of this program; (e) how many employees will be assigned to manage and administer this program and what are their responsibilities; (f) are projects required to focus exclusively on African countries; (g) why was Latin America not included in this program; (h) what is the process for submitting project proposals; (i) will there be a tendering process; (j) when will the next request for proposals be issued; (k) how many project proposals has the program received since it was established; (l) what are the selection criteria and what is the complete project selection process; (m) who is eligible for funding under the program; (n) can private-sector companies receive funding under this program; (o) will a webpage be created on the DFATD website; (p) how much does this initiative cost; (q) what type of funding does this program award; (r) can the public or businesses contribute to the program now or in the future; (s) why was an initial budget of $25 million allocated; (t) will the budget be increased or decreased; (u) why was this program not announced in Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2014; (v) what indicators and measurement tools will be used to assess the effectiveness of projects funded by the program; (w) what specific measures have been taken and what internal audit and evaluation strategies have been developed for this program to ensure compliance with the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act, particularly in relation to (i) poverty reduction, (ii) consistency with Canadian values, (iii) Canada’s foreign policy, (iv) the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, (v) sustainable development, (vi) promoting democracy, (vii) promoting international human rights standards; (x) what is the relationship between the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development and the African Minerals Development Centre, and will they receive program funding; (y) how will the program fit within the departmental structure of DFATD, and what will be the reporting relationship among program officials; (z) with regard to the project “African Legal Support Facility”, which is receiving $10 million over 5 years under the EXCEED Program, (i) what was the date of the call for proposals for this project, (ii) was this a public call for proposals, (iii) on the basis of what criteria was this project selected, (iv) who are the project partners, (v) what is the performance measurement strategy for this project, including objectives, anticipated results, performance indicators, and internal audit and evaluation strategies, (vi) do the internal audit and evaluation strategies include an analysis of the reports prepared for the African Development Bank, (vii) what is the project’s mandate; and (aa) with regard to the project referred to in (z), what specific measures have been taken and what internal audit and evaluation strategies have been developed for this project to ensure compliance with the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act, particularly in relation to (i) poverty reduction, (ii) consistency with Canadian values, (iii) Canada’s foreign policy, (iv) the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, (v) sustainable development, (vi) promoting democracy, (vii) promoting international human rights standards? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-454.
2014-04-09 [p.817]
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:
— by Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-2359);
2014-03-31 [p.759]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), seconded by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Bill C-584, An Act respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing Countries, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2014-01-27 [p.390]
— by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-0678);
2013-11-20 [p.182]
— by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), one concerning funding aid (No. 412-0449) and one concerning transportation (No. 412-0450);
2013-05-10 [p.3134]
Q-1290 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — With regard to federal tax expenditures from 2006-2012: (a) what is the government’s estimate of the annual forgone revenue for the sectors of oil and gas, mining, and where applicable, clean energy, attributed to the following federal tax expenditures, (i) accelerated capital cost allowance for oil sands, (ii) transitional arrangement for the Alberta royalty tax credit, (iii) reclassification of expenses under flow-through shares, (iv) flow-through share deductions, (v) earned depletion, (vi) net impact of resource allowance, (vii) deductibility of contributions to a qualifying environmental trust, (viii) accelerated capital cost allowance for mining, (ix) canadian exploration expense, (x) canadian development expense for oil sands resource properties; and (b) if the Department of Finance is unable to provide estimates for any of the above tax expenditures, (i) what is the reason for the data gap, (ii) what steps does the Department of Finance plans on taking in future years to close the data gap? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1290.
2013-02-26 [p.2785]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood), seconded by Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), Bill C-474, An Act respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public reporting of payments made by mining, oil and gas corporations to foreign governments, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2011-12-14 [p.655]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Keddy (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and for the Atlantic Gateway) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor — 2011 Annual Report to Parliament (October 2010 - October 2011)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-411-24.
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