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2019-05-06 [p.5247]
Q-2342 — Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) — With regard to government communication with the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Working Group on Bribery and the statement by the spokesperson for the Minister of Foreign Affairs that “We will continue to work with and update the Working Group on the robust and independent domestic processes currently underway in Canada”: (a) what are the dates and details of all updates which have been provided to the OECD; (b) did the government inform the OECD that partisan Liberal Members control a majority of the votes on the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights; and (c) what are the “robust and independent” processes currently underway to investigate the allegations of corruption and inappropriate pressure applied by individuals in the government? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-2342.
2019-02-20 [p.4593]
Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), seconded by Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), — That the House: (a) call on the Prime Minister to waive solicitor-client privilege for the former Attorney General with respect to allegations of interference in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin; and (b) urge the government to launch a public inquiry, under the Inquiries Act, in order to provide Canadians with the transparency and accountability promised by the Liberals in the 2015 election campaign.
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), seconded by Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), — That the motion be amended by adding after the word “Act,” the following: “and to table the report in the House by May 31, 2019,”.
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 991 -- Vote no 991) - View vote details.
YEAS: 133, NAYS: 159
2019-02-20 [p.4595]
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion of Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), seconded by Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke).
The question was put on the main motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 992 -- Vote no 992) - View vote details.
YEAS: 134, NAYS: 160
2019-02-19 [p.4589]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), seconded by Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), moved, — That the House: (a) call on the Prime Minister to waive solicitor-client privilege for the former Attorney General with respect to allegations of interference in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin; and (b) urge the government to launch a public inquiry, under the Inquiries Act, in order to provide Canadians with the transparency and accountability promised by the Liberals in the 2015 election campaign.
Debate arose thereon.
2019-02-19 [p.4589]
Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), seconded by Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by adding after the word “Act,” the following: “and to table the report in the House by May 31, 2019,”.
Debate arose thereon.
2019-02-19 [p.4589]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), seconded by Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), in relation to the Business of Supply;
And of the amendment of Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), seconded by Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot).
The debate continued.
2019-02-19 [p.4589]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the Opposition motion in the name of the Member for Timmins—James Bay, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2019-02-19 [p.4590]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), seconded by Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), in relation to the Business of Supply;
And of the amendment of Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), seconded by Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot).
The debate continued.
2019-02-19 [p.4590]
Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the amendment and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2019-01-28 [p.4519]
Q-2108 — Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola) — With regard to government policies and procedures: what are the government's policies and procedures when a sitting Cabinet minister is being investigated by the RCMP? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-2108.
2018-09-17 [p.3940]
Q-1792 — Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead) — With regard to errors made and corrected on proactive disclosure, since January 1, 2016, and broken down by department, agency, Crown corporation or other government entity covered by proactive disclosure: (a) what was the total number of errors discovered; (b) for each error, what were the details of the original posting, including what information was originally published on the proactive disclosure website; (c) for each correction, what are the details of the corrected information, including the contents of both the (i) original information, (ii) corrected information; and (d) for each error, on what date was the (i) erroneous information published, (ii) corrected information published? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1792.
2018-09-17 [p.3940]
Q-1802 — Mr. Sorenson (Battle River—Crowfoot) — With regard to the comments by the Auditor General in relation to his reports’ that "we always get the department agreeing to our recommendation but then somehow we come back five years later, ten years later and we find the same problems”: (a) what specific actions or changes have been implemented for each of the recommendations made in the Auditor General's Fall and Spring reports of 2016, 2017 and 2018, broken down by recommendation; and (b) for each recommendation which has yet to be acted upon, what is the rationale for not following the Auditor General’s recommendation, and why has implementation of the recommended changes been delayed? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1802.
2018-05-09 [p.3229]
Q-1603 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — With regard to the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) procurement and media reports that the solicitation to industry was optimized for a particular bidder: (a) is there a report from a Fairness Monitor, Auditor, or a comparable professional source, which indicates the CSC solicitation was conducted with integrity and, if so, what are the details of such reports, including (i) author, (ii) findings, (iii) date report was finalized, (iv) website location of report; (b) were any ministerial or departmental officials involved in the request for proposals approached by, or met with lobbying interests from BAE or from the Government of the United Kingdom prior to the request for proposals and, if so, what are the details including individuals involved and dates; (c) if the answer to (b) is affirmative, did any such engagement(s) influence the CSC requirements as they were solicited to industry and, if so, which ones; (d) does any of this influence referenced in (c) remain today; (e) were the planned number of ships to be procured, the quality of the product, or the projected budget altered in any manner as a result of undue influence by one of the bidders and, if so, how; (f) was the Fairness Monitor responsible for this procurement made aware of any the outside influence on the procurement process referred to in (a) through (e); and (g) what specific actions are being taken to reassure the defence industry and to dispel these suggestions of bias and bid-rigging in the media, so to ensure that there are no residual negative impacts on future major capital procurements for the Canadian Armed Forces? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1603.
2018-01-17 [p.2583]
— Nos. 421-01838, 421-01878 and 421-01942 concerning aboriginal affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-65-03;
2017-12-13 [p.2568]
Mr. Bossio (Hastings—Lennox and Addington), from the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, presented the 11th Report of the Committee (Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-326.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 82 and 88 to 90) was tabled.
2017-12-11 [p.2548]
Q-1273 — Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington) — With regard to the statutory responsibilities of ministers: what are the statutory responsibilities of (i) the Minister of Small Business and Tourism, (ii) the Minister of La Francophonie, (iii) the Minister of Science, (iv) the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, (v) the Minister of Status of Women, (vi) the Minister of Indigenous Services? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1273.
2017-12-04 [p.2487]
— by Mr. Longfield (Guelph), one concerning aboriginal affairs (No. 421-01942).
2017-11-08 [p.2360]
— by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), one concerning aboriginal affairs (No. 421-01838);
2017-06-19 [p.1995]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science), Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2017-06-09 [p.1901]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), seconded by Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Bill C-358, An Act to provide for fair, democratic and sustainable trade treaties, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2017-05-03 [p.1652]
Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:
Q-922 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — With regard to the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project: (a) how many government employees and contractors of the government have signed non-disclosure agreements or special security accountability forms, broken down by department; (b) for how many employees in (a) was signing a non-disclosure agreement or special security accountability form a condition of employment; (c) when was each non-disclosure agreement or special security accountability form signed; (d) what is the length of each non-disclosure agreement or special security accountability form signed; (e) what are the details of the prime contract awarded by the government that authorized Irving Shipbuilding to identify, select, and qualify suppliers, and to solicit, evaluate, assess, adjudicate, and request proposals from shipbuilders and contractors for the CSC project; (f) was a competition held to award the prime contract for the CSC project; (g) what evaluation process, methodology, and metrics were used in awarding the CSC prime contract; (h) what measures were used to ensure compliance with any and all legal and ethical requirements; (i) what mechanisms, procedures, rules and personnel were put in place to avoid a conflict of interest between Irving Shipbuilding, the government, and contractors; (j) have the predicted acquisition or life-cycle costs been adjusted since the June 13, 2016, announcement regarding a refined procurement process for the CSC project; (k) if the cost projections were revised, what are the new cost projections; and (l) do the cost projections in (k) account for weapons systems, munitions, and other consumables? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-922.
2017-05-01 [p.1635]
Q-901 — Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — With regard to the President of the Treasury Board’s mandate letter, specifically the instruction to ''work with the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons to improve reporting to Parliament'': (a) on what evidence is the assessment that reporting to Parliament needs to be improved based; (b) what steps do the President of the Treasury Board and the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons plan to take to improve reporting to Parliament; (c) on what criteria does the government anticipate success or failure of attempts to improve reporting to Parliament will be judged; (d) what consultations with the Official Opposition and other parties have the President of the Treasury Board and the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons undertaken or plan to undertake regarding improving reporting to Parliament; (e) at what intervals does the government anticipate the President of the Treasury Board will report to Parliament on efforts to improve reporting to Parliament; (f) what specific goals or deliverables has the President of the Treasury Board determined for the state of reporting to Parliament; and (g) if the President of the Treasury Board has not yet determined the specific goals or deliverables in (f), when does he anticipate he will do so and inform Parliament as to their nature or content? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-901.
2017-03-07 [p.1412]
Pursuant to Order made Thursday, February 23, 2017, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. McColeman (Brantford—Brant), — That, given: (a) the Liberal election platform states that ''government and its information should be open by default'' and ''data paid for by Canadians belongs to Canadians''; (b) the Department of Finance has indicated that a federally-mandated carbon tax will cause higher prices to ''cascade through the economy in the form of higher prices''; (c) such regressive taxes cause low-income people to bear a larger burden as heat, gas, and groceries form a larger portion of their family budgets; and (d) the Department of Finance has produced numerous calculations of the impact of these taxes on low and middle-income families, and their effect on the gap between rich and poor; an Order of the House do issue for a copy of the Department of Finance’s documents titled "Impact of a carbon price on households' consumption costs across the income distribution" and ''Estimating economic impacts from various mitigation options for greenhouse gas emissions,'' and any other documents that calculate the cost of carbon taxes on Canadian workers, businesses, and families.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 206 -- Vote no 206) - View vote details.
YEAS: 77, NAYS: 215
2017-02-23 [p.1389]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. McColeman (Brantford—Brant), moved, — That, given: (a) the Liberal election platform states that ''government and its information should be open by default'' and ''data paid for by Canadians belongs to Canadians''; (b) the Department of Finance has indicated that a federally-mandated carbon tax will cause higher prices to ''cascade through the economy in the form of higher prices''; (c) such regressive taxes cause low-income people to bear a larger burden as heat, gas, and groceries form a larger portion of their family budgets; and (d) the Department of Finance has produced numerous calculations of the impact of these taxes on low and middle-income families, and their effect on the gap between rich and poor; an Order of the House do issue for a copy of the Department of Finance’s documents titled "Impact of a carbon price on households' consumption costs across the income distribution" and ''Estimating economic impacts from various mitigation options for greenhouse gas emissions,'' and any other documents that calculate the cost of carbon taxes on Canadian workers, businesses, and families.
Debate arose thereon.
2017-02-23 [p.1390]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. McColeman (Brantford—Brant), in relation to the Business of Supply.
The debate continued.
2017-02-23 [p.1390]
Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2017-01-30 [p.1221]
— No. 421-00983 concerning environmental assessment and review. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-118-01;
2016-12-14 [p.1204]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre), seconded by Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre), Bill C-332, An Act to provide for reporting on compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2016-11-28 [p.1090]
— by Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 421-00983).
2016-11-15 [p.1024]
Pursuant to Order made Thursday, November 3, 2016, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), seconded by Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), — That, in the opinion of the House, the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner should be granted the authority to oversee and enforce the directives to Ministers listed in Open and Accountable Government in order to end the current practice of “cash-for-access” by ensuring there is no preferential access to government, or appearance of preferential access, accorded to individuals or organizations because they have made financial contributions to politicians or political parties.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 145 -- Vote no 145) - View vote details.
YEAS: 134, NAYS: 173
2016-11-03 [p.968]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), seconded by Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner should be granted the authority to oversee and enforce the directives to Ministers listed in Open and Accountable Government in order to end the current practice of “cash-for-access” by ensuring there is no preferential access to government, or appearance of preferential access, accorded to individuals or organizations because they have made financial contributions to politicians or political parties.
Debate arose thereon.
2016-03-09 [p.245]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Masse (Windsor West), seconded by Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), Bill C-248, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Access to Information Act (transparency), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
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