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2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S. 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 42. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-553-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of PPP Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1020-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Royal Canadian Mint for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-443-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-528-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-551-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Department of Finance for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-647-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2875]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-684-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2876]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-695-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2876]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-862-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-07-22 [p.2876]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of PPP Canada Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-952-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-06-15 [p.2757]
The Order was read for the third reading of Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures.
Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mrs. Glover (Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
Debate arose thereon.
2015-06-11 [p.2739]
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) laid upon the Table, — Notice of a Ways and Means motion to introduce an Act to implement the accord between the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec for the joint management of petroleum resources in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. (Ways and Means No. 25) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-26.
Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of this Ways and Means motion.
2015-06-11 [p.2742]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, S.C. 1997, c. 40, sbs. 51(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-665-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-06-11 [p.2742]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-886-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2015-06-10 [p.2723]
Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9), Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.
2015-05-25 [p.2561]
Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, because it:
(a) fails to support working- and middle-class families through the introduction of affordable childcare and a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage;
(b) imposes wasteful and unfair income-splitting measures which primarily benefit the wealthy and offer nothing to 85% of Canadian families;
(c) fails to protect interns against workplace sexual harassment or unreasonable hours of work;
(d) implements expanded Tax-Free Savings Account measures which benefit the wealthiest households while leaving major fiscal problems to our grandchildren;
(e) rolls a separate, stand-alone, and supportable piece of legislation concerning Canada’s veterans into an omnibus bill that contains vastly unrelated, unsupportable measures; and
(f) attacks the right to free and fair collective bargaining for hundreds of thousands of Canadian workers.”.
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 405 -- Vote no 405) - View vote details.
YEAS: 117, NAYS: 150
2015-05-15 [p.2547]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, because it:
(a) fails to support working- and middle-class families through the introduction of affordable childcare and a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage;
(b) imposes wasteful and unfair income-splitting measures which primarily benefit the wealthy and offer nothing to 85% of Canadian families;
(c) fails to protect interns against workplace sexual harassment or unreasonable hours of work;
(d) implements expanded Tax-Free Savings Account measures which benefit the wealthiest households while leaving major fiscal problems to our grandchildren;
(e) rolls a separate, stand-alone, and supportable piece of legislation concerning Canada’s veterans into an omnibus bill that contains vastly unrelated, unsupportable measures; and
(f) attacks the right to free and fair collective bargaining for hundreds of thousands of Canadian workers.”.
The debate continued.
2015-05-14 [p.2543]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, because it:
(a) fails to support working- and middle-class families through the introduction of affordable childcare and a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage;
(b) imposes wasteful and unfair income-splitting measures which primarily benefit the wealthy and offer nothing to 85% of Canadian families;
(c) fails to protect interns against workplace sexual harassment or unreasonable hours of work;
(d) implements expanded Tax-Free Savings Account measures which benefit the wealthiest households while leaving major fiscal problems to our grandchildren;
(e) rolls a separate, stand-alone, and supportable piece of legislation concerning Canada’s veterans into an omnibus bill that contains vastly unrelated, unsupportable measures; and
(f) attacks the right to free and fair collective bargaining for hundreds of thousands of Canadian workers.”.
The debate continued.
2015-05-13 [p.2531]
The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures.
Mr. MacKay (Minister of Justice) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
Debate arose thereon.
2015-05-13 [p.2534]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2015-2016 to 2019-2020 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2015-2016 of PPP Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-866-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-05-07 [p.2500]
The Order was read for consideration of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures (Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-23), notice of which was laid upon the Table on Monday, May 4, 2015. (Ways and Means No. 22)
Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario), moved, — That the motion be concurred in.
2015-05-07 [p.2500]
Pursuant to Standing Order 83(3), the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 399 -- Vote no 399) - View vote details.
YEAS: 146, NAYS: 111
2015-05-07 [p.2502]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 83(4) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, was read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.Recommendation(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
His 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 implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures”.
2015-05-05 [p.2478]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mint, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-176-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-05-05 [p.2478]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-471-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-05-01 [p.2455]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 and of the Capital Budget for 2015 of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-831-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-04-29 [p.2433]
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)
The debate continued.
2015-04-29 [p.2433]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 382 -- Vote no 382) - View vote details.
YEAS: 153, NAYS: 123
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.
2015-04-27 [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.
2015-04-22 [p.2390]
The House resumed the adjourned debate on 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)
The debate continued.
2015-04-21 [p.2381]
At 4:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), the House proceeded to the consideration of Ways and Means motion No. 18 for the Budget presentation.
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), moved, — That this House approve in general the budgetary policy of the government. (Ways and Means Proceedings No. 18)
Debate arose thereon.
2015-04-21 [p.2381]
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) laid upon the Table, —
(1) “Budget 2015” — Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-19.
(2) Notice of Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act and other tax legislation. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-20.
(3) Notice of Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-21.
(4) Notice of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Act, 2001. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-22.
Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of each Ways and Means motion, notice of which was laid upon the Table earlier today.
2015-04-21 [p.2381]
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)
The debate continued.
2015-04-20 [p.2376]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2015-415 dated April 1, 2015, concerning the supplementary convention intended to amend the Convention between Canada and New Zealand for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, pursuant to the Act to implement conventions between Canada and New Zealand and Canada and Australia for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to income tax, S.C. 1980-81-82-83, c. 56, sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-788-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-04-02 [p.2351]
Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of a Ways and Means motion for a Budget presentation on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.
2015-03-30 [p.2310]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report on operations under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Agreement Act for the year 2014, pursuant to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Agreement Act, S.C. 1991, c. 12, s. 7. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-485-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-03-30 [p.2310]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Debt Management Strategy for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S., 1985, c. F-11, s. 49(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-560-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-03-27 [p.2296]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Poilievre (Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Democratic Reform) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act and the Universal Child Care Benefit Act and to make related amendments to another Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.Recommendation(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
His 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 amend the Income Tax Act and the Universal Child Care Benefit Act and to make related amendments to another Act”.
2015-03-27 [p.2298]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Governor of the Bank of Canada and Statement of Accounts, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2014, pursuant to the Bank of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. B-2, sbs. 30(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-65-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2015-03-18 [p.2266]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2015-324 dated March 12, 2015, concerning the supplementary convention entitled "Protocol between Canada and The Kingdom of Spain Amending the Convention Between Canada and Spain for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, signed at Ottawa on November 23, 1976", pursuant to the Income Tax Conventions Act, 1980, S.C. 1980, c. 44, Part XI, sbs. 33(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-194-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-12-10 [p.1944]
Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, November 25, 2014, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Gosal (Minister of State (Sport)), — That Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a third time and do pass.
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), seconded by Mr. Rousseau (Compton—Stanstead), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give third reading to C-43, A Second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends dozens of unrelated Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) fails to take meaningful action to create jobs and address weak economic growth;
(c) seeks to restrict refugee claimants’ access to social assistance, despite no demonstrated fiscal need or request from provinces for such measures;
(d) introduces patent law changes which could lead to costly litigation against the government;
(e) implements a job credit whose job impacts have not been analyzed by the government itself, and which will deplete a significant sum from the Employment Insurance fund; and
(f) breaks the government’s promises to protect small businesses from merchant fees and to ban banks from charging pay-to-pay fees.”.
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 308 -- Vote no 308) - View vote details.
YEAS: 120, NAYS: 151
2014-12-09 [p.1933]
The Order was read for the third reading of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Gosal (Minister of State (Sport)), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
Debate arose thereon.
2014-12-09 [p.1937]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Debt Management Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 49(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-205-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-12-08 [p.1927]
Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9), Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
2014-11-20 [p.1816]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 2000, c. 17, sbs. 71(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-802-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-11-06 [p.1743]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — List of outstanding specific legislative proposals to amend listed tax laws announced prior to April 1, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, S.C. 2014, c. 20, s. 31. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1078-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-11-04 [p.1714]
The Order was read for consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act (Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-17), notice of which was laid upon the Table on Thursday, October 30, 2014. (Ways and Means No. 16)
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), moved, — That the motion be concurred in.
2014-11-03 [p.1708]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Nunez-Melo (Laval), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends dozens of unrelated Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) fails to address persistent unemployment and sluggish economic growth;
(c) aims to strip refugee claimants of access to social assistance to meet their basic needs;
(d) imposes a poorly designed job credit that will create few, if any, jobs while depleting Employment Insurance Funds; and
(e) breaks the government’s promises to protect small businesses from merchant fees and to ban banks from charging pay-to-pay fees.”.
The debate continued.
2014-10-31 [p.1693]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Nunez-Melo (Laval), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends dozens of unrelated Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) fails to address persistent unemployment and sluggish economic growth;
(c) aims to strip refugee claimants of access to social assistance to meet their basic needs;
(d) imposes a poorly designed job credit that will create few, if any, jobs while depleting Employment Insurance Funds; and
(e) breaks the government’s promises to protect small businesses from merchant fees and to ban banks from charging pay-to-pay fees.”.
The debate continued.
2014-10-30 [p.1688]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Nunez-Melo (Laval), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends dozens of unrelated Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) fails to address persistent unemployment and sluggish economic growth;
(c) aims to strip refugee claimants of access to social assistance to meet their basic needs;
(d) imposes a poorly designed job credit that will create few, if any, jobs while depleting Employment Insurance Funds; and
(e) breaks the government’s promises to protect small businesses from merchant fees and to ban banks from charging pay-to-pay fees.”.
The debate continued.
2014-10-29 [p.1666]
The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
Debate arose thereon.
2014-10-29 [p.1666]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Nunez-Melo (Laval), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends dozens of unrelated Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) fails to address persistent unemployment and sluggish economic growth;
(c) aims to strip refugee claimants of access to social assistance to meet their basic needs;
(d) imposes a poorly designed job credit that will create few, if any, jobs while depleting Employment Insurance Funds; and
(e) breaks the government’s promises to protect small businesses from merchant fees and to ban banks from charging pay-to-pay fees.”.
The debate continued.
2014-10-27 [p.1652]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2014-1146 dated October 24, 2014, concerning the approval of the supplementary convention entitled "Protocol amending the Convention between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital gains, signed at London on 8 September 1978, as amended by the Protocol signed at Ottawa on 15 April 1980, by the Protocol signed at London on 16 October 1985 and by the Protocol signed at London on 7 May 2003", pursuant to An Act to implement conventions between Canada and Spain, Canada and the Republic of Austria, Canada and Italy, Canada and the Republic of Korea, Canada and the Socialist Republic of Romania and Canada and the Republic of Indonesia and agreements between Canada and Malaysia, Canada and Jamaica and Canada and Barbados and a convention between Canada and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to income tax, 1980-81-82-83, c. 44, s. 33(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-194-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-10-23 [p.1638]
The Order was read for the consideration of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures (Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-16), notice of which was laid upon the Table on Monday, October 20, 2014. (Ways and Means No. 15)
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs), moved, — That the motion be concurred in.
2014-10-23 [p.1639]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 256 -- Vote no 256) - View vote details.
YEAS: 148, NAYS: 121
2014-10-23 [p.1640]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 83(4) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, was read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.Recommendation(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
His 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 “A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures”.
2014-10-21 [p.1635]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Amended summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2014-2015 to 2018-2019 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2014-2015 of PPP Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-866-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-10-07 [p.1603]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act, S.C. 2001, c. 9, s. 34. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-797-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-10-06 [p.1592]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report on the operations of the Exchange Fund Account for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Currency Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-52, sbs. 21(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-133-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-10-06 [p.1592]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of Canada Development Investment Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-905-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-10-06 [p.1592]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of Canada Eldor Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-922-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-10-06 [p.1592]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of Canada Hibernia Holding Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-923-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-10-06 [p.1592]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Canada GEN Investment Corporation (7176384 Canada Inc.) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-948-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-10-01 [p.1568]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, 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. 8560-412-535-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-10-01 [p.1569]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of PPP Canada Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-952-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-09-30 [p.1542]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report on operations under the Bretton Woods and Related Agreements Act for the year 2014, pursuant to the Bretton Woods and Related Agreements Act, R.S. 1985, c. B-7, s. 13. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-74-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-09-30 [p.1542]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S. 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 42. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-553-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-09-30 [p.1542]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Supplementary agreement amending the Convention between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, signed in Ottawa on 23 May 2002, together with Order in Council P.C. 2014-991, dated September 25, 2014, approving same, pursuant to the Act to implement conventions for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to income tax between Canada and France, Canada and Belgium and Canada and Israel, S.C. 1974-75-76, c. 104, s. 11(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-576-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-09-25 [p.1488]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act, S.C. 2009, c. 2, ss. 297 "16(1) and (2)" and 298. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1042-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Royal Canadian Mint for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-443-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-528-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Department of Finance for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-647-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-684-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-695-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-862-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-08-20 [p.1428]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-886-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-09-15 [p.1436]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-78-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-09-15 [p.1436]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of PPP Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1020-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-06-19 [p.1332]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-551-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2014-06-17 [p.1306]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2014-2015 to 2018-2019 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2014-2015 of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-847-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-06-12 [p.1261]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a third time and do pass;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give third reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) has not received adequate study or amendment by Parliament;
(b) cancels the hiring credit for small business
(c) raises costs for Canadian businesses through changes to trademark law that have been opposed by dozens of chambers of commerce, businesses and legal experts;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) undermines the independence of 11 federal administrative tribunals; and
(f) fails to fully compensate for years of unjust clawback to the benefits of Canada's disabled veterans.”.
The debate continued.
2014-06-11 [p.1250]
The Order was read for the third reading of Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
Mr. Nicholson (Minister of National Defence) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
Debate arose thereon.
2014-06-11 [p.1251]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a third time and do pass;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:
“this House decline to give third reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) has not received adequate study or amendment by Parliament;
(b) cancels the hiring credit for small business
(c) raises costs for Canadian businesses through changes to trademark law that have been opposed by dozens of chambers of commerce, businesses and legal experts;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) undermines the independence of 11 federal administrative tribunals; and
(f) fails to fully compensate for years of unjust clawback to the benefits of Canada's disabled veterans.”.
The debate continued.
2014-06-09 [p.1213]
Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9), Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
2014-06-05 [p.1174]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, S.C. 1997, c. 40, sbs. 51(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-665-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-05-30 [p.1111]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2014-2018 for 2014 of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-831-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-05-29 [p.1103]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2014-2015 to 2018-2019 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2014-2015 of PPP Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-866-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-05-01 [p.868]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mint, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-176-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-05-01 [p.868]
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-471-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2014-04-08 [p.806]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business;
(c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency;
(f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge;
(g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and
(h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
The debate continued.
2014-04-08 [p.807]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business;
(c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency;
(f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge;
(g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and
(h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
The debate continued.
2014-04-07 [p.799]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business;
(c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency;
(f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge;
(g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and
(h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
The debate continued.
2014-04-07 [p.802]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business;
(c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency;
(f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge;
(g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and
(h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
The debate continued.
2014-04-04 [p.791]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business;
(c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency;
(f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge;
(g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and
(h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
The debate continued.
2014-04-03 [p.784]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
The debate continued.
2014-04-03 [p.787]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;
And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it:
(a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight;
(b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business;
(c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare;
(d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act;
(e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency;
(f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge;
(g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and
(h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
The debate continued.
2014-04-02 [p.780]
The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
Debate arose thereon.
2014-04-02 [p.780]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
The debate continued.
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