Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre), seconded by Ms. Ramsey (Essex), — That, in the opinion of the House, a special committee, chaired by the Speaker of the House, should be established at the beginning of each new Parliament, in order to select all Officers of Parliament; (Private Members' Business M-170)
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), seconded by Ms. Trudel (Jonquière), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “in the opinion of the House,” and substituting the following:
“during this Parliament, a special joint committee co-chaired by the Speakers of both Houses of Parliament should be created as a pilot project to begin undertaking the selection process for the vacant Auditor General of Canada position.”.
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
YEAS: 49, NAYS: 231