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2021-06-15 [p.1104]
Adjournment
Accordingly, at 1:10 a.m., pursuant to order made Monday, June 14, 2021, under the provisions of Standing Order 27, the Speaker adjourned the House until later today at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).
2021-06-14 [p.1089]
Private Members' Business
At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.
2021-06-14 [p.1089]
The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-273, An Act to establish a national strategy for a guaranteed basic income.
Ms. Dzerowicz (Davenport), seconded by Mr. Easter (Malpeque), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-14 [p.1089]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.
2021-06-14 [p.1089]
Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Mrs. Fortier (Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance), moved, — That in relation to Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other measures, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration of the report stage and five hours shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said bill; and
That, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at report stage and the five hours provided for the consideration at third reading stage of the said bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively without further debate or amendment.
Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the time allocation motion.
2021-06-14 [p.1090]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 140 -- Vote no 140) - View vote details.
YEAS: 184, NAYS: 144
2021-06-14 [p.1091]
The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance with amendments;
2021-06-14 [p.1091]
And of Motion No. 2 of Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), — That Bill C-30 be amended by restoring Clause 158 as follows:158 Subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act is replaced by the following:14 (1) The Minister may make direct payments, in an aggregate amount not exceeding $119,500,000, or any greater amount that may be specified in an appropriation Act, to the Transition Office for its use.
The debate continued on Motion No. 2.
2021-06-14 [p.1092]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, members made statements.
2021-06-14 [p.1092]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2021-06-14 [p.1092]
Pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Anand (Minister of Public Services and Procurement), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth), — That, pursuant to Standing Order 27(1), commencing on Friday, June 11, 2021, and concluding on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the House shall continue to sit on Mondays and Wednesdays until midnight, and on Fridays until 4:30 p.m.; (Government Business No. 8)
And of the amendment of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “commencing” and substituting the following:
“on Monday, June 14, 2021, and concluding on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the House shall continue to sit on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until 8:30 p.m.”;
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the subamendment of Mr. Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), — That the amendment be amended by deleting all the words after the word “deleting” and substituting the following:
“the words “Friday, June 11, 2021” and substituting them with the following “Monday, June 14, 2021””.
The question was put on the subamendment and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 141 -- Vote no 141) - View vote details.
YEAS: 207, NAYS: 119
2021-06-14 [p.1094]
Pursuant to Standing Order 27(2), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the amendment, as amended, of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), — That the motion be amended by deleting the words “Friday, June 11, 2021” and substituting them with the following “Monday, June 14, 2021”.
The question was put on the amendment, as amended, and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 142 -- Vote no 142) - View vote details.
YEAS: 212, NAYS: 118
2021-06-14 [p.1096]
Pursuant to Standing Order 27(2), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion, as amended, of Ms. Anand (Minister of Public Services and Procurement), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth), — That, pursuant to Standing Order 27(1), commencing on Monday, June 14, 2021, and concluding on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the House shall continue to sit on Mondays and Wednesdays until midnight, and on Fridays until 4:30 p.m.. (Government Business No. 8)
The question was put on the main motion, as amended, and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 143 -- Vote no 143) - View vote details.
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 119
2021-06-14 [p.1097]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— No. 432-00889 concerning health;
— No. 432-00890 concerning employment and labour;
— Nos. 432-00891, 432-00892, 432-00895 and 432-00902 concerning foreign affairs;
— Nos. 432-00893, 432-00894 and 432-00901 concerning justice;
— No. 432-00896 concerning Indigenous affairs;
— Nos. 432-00897 and 432-00898 concerning the environment;
— No. 432-00899 concerning food and drink;
— No. 432-00900 concerning natural resources and energy.
2021-06-14 [p.1098]
Mr. Simms (Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the fifth report of the committee (Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-157.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 24 to 44) was tabled.
2021-06-14 [p.1098]
Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Standing Committee on International Trade, presented the eighth report of the committee, "Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Some Considerations for Canada". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-158.
Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 20, 21, 26, 33 and 35) was tabled.
2021-06-14 [p.1098]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Qaqqaq (Nunavut), seconded by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), Bill C-309, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (Indigenous languages), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2021-06-14 [p.1098]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Sahota (Calgary Skyview), seconded by Ms. Shin (Port Moody—Coquitlam), Bill C-310, An Act to amend the Privacy Act (prevention of violence against women), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2021-06-14 [p.1098]
Presenting Petitions
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:
2021-06-14 [p.1098]
— by Ms. Findlay (South Surrey—White Rock), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 432-01098);
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 432-01099) and one concerning the environment (No. 432-01100);
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
— by Mr. Steinley (Regina—Lewvan), one concerning business and trade (No. 432-01101);
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), two concerning the environment (Nos. 432-01102 and 432-01103);
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning public safety (No. 432-01104), one concerning taxation (No. 432-01105), three concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-01106, 432-01107 and 432-01112), three concerning justice (Nos. 432-01108, 432-01109 and 432-01110), one concerning media and telecommunications (No. 432-01111) and one concerning civil and human rights (No. 432-01113).
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-667, Q-668, Q-670, Q-671, Q-674 and Q-680 on the Order Paper.
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into orders for return:
Q-663 — Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer—Mountain View) — With regard to the government’s response to question Q-488 on the Order Paper and the $941,140.13 provided to China for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives project: what is the itemized breakdown of the local projects in China that money was spent on, including, for each project, the (i) amount, (ii) project description, (iii) name of the local organization that proposed and implemented the project? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-663.
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
Q-665 — Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer—Mountain View) — With regard to exemptions from the quarantine rules for individuals entering Canada, broken down by month since March 1, 2020: (a) how many individuals have received exemptions from the quarantine requirements, broken down by reason for the exemption (essential worker, amateur sports, etc.); and (b) how many individuals received exemptions from the quarantine requirements after receiving a ministerial exemption, such as a national interest designation, broken down by minister and type of designation? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-665.
2021-06-14 [p.1099]
Q-666 — Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill) — With regard to the government's use of Switch Health for post-arrival coronavirus tests for travellers: (a) what are the service standards in terms of distributing, picking up, and processing tests; (b) what are the service standards for responding to client inquiries or complaints; (c) in what percentage of cases did Switch Health meet or exceed service standards; (d) for cases where standards were not met, what was the reason given; (e) how many of the required post-arrival tests were never completed; (f) of the tests in (e), what is the breakdown by reason (Switch Health unable to provide service in Spanish, traveler refusal, etc.); (g) was there a competitive bid process for the contract awarded to Switch Health and, if so, who were the other bidders; and (h) what are the details of all meetings, including telephone or virtual, that Switch Health had with the government prior to the awarding of the contract, including the (i) date, (ii) names and titles of representatives from Switch Health, (iii) names and titles of government representatives, including any ministerial staff? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-666.
2021-06-14 [p.1100]
Q-669 — Mr. Chiu (Steveston—Richmond East) — With regard to the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention: (a) what national level research has been conducted on lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two-Spirit and queer or questioning populations, people with disabilities, newcomers and refugees, youth, seniors, Indigenous Peoples, first responders since issuance of the framework; (b) where can the public access the findings of the research in (a); (c) is the framework being updated to account for the impact of COVID-19 on these populations; (d) what current support programs are being offered under the framework; and (e) what knowledge-sharing and outreach initiatives have been undertaken since the framework has been implemented? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-669.
2021-06-14 [p.1100]
Q-672 — Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes) — With regard to costs incurred by the government to scrap decommissioned warships, broken down by ship: (a) what was the total cost related to scrapping the (i) HMCS Fraser, (ii) HMCS Athabaskan, (iii) HMCS Protector, (iv) HMCS Preserver, (v) MV Sun Sea, (vi) HMCS Cormorant; (b) for each total in (a), what is the itemized breakdown of expenses; (c) what are the details of all towing costs associated with the scrapping of ships in (a), including the locations where the ships were towed to and from, if applicable; and (d) what are the details, including totals, for all costs associated with asbestos removal from the ships in (a)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-672.
2021-06-14 [p.1100]
Q-673 — Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes) — With regard to all monetary and non-monetary contracts, grants, agreements and arrangements entered into by the government with Huawei and its known affiliates, subsidiaries or parent companies since January 1, 2016: what are the details of such contracts, grants, agreements, or arrangements, broken down by (i) date, (ii) amount, (iii) department, (iv) start and end date, (v) summary of terms, (vi) whether or not the item was made public through proactive disclosure, (vii) specific details of goods or services provided to the government as a result of the contract, grant, agreement or arrangement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-673.
2021-06-14 [p.1101]
Q-675 — Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer—Mountain View) — With regard to government-issued credit cards, broken down by department, agency, or ministerial office, where applicable: (a) how many credit cards have payments that are past due as of April 28, 2021; (b) what is the total value of the past due balances; (c) what is the number of credit cards and value of the past due balances in (a) and (b) that were assigned to ministers, parliamentary secretaries, or ministerial exempt staff; (d) how many instances have occurred since January 1, 2017, where government-issued credit cards were defaulted on; (e) what is the total value of the balances defaulted on in (d); (f) what is the total number of instances in (d) and amount in (e) where the government ended up using taxpayer funds to pay off the balances; and (g) what are the number of instances and amounts in (d), (e) and (f) for credit cards that were assigned to ministers, parliamentary secretaries, or ministerial exempt staff? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-675.
2021-06-14 [p.1101]
Q-676 — Mr. Patzer (Cypress Hills—Grasslands) — With regard to the renovation, redesign and refurnishing of ministers’ or deputy ministers’ offices since February 1, 2019: (a) what is the total cost of any spending on renovating, redesigning, and refurnishing for each ministerial office, broken down by (i) total cost, (ii) moving services, (iii) renovating services, (iv) painting, (v) flooring, (vi) furniture, (vii) appliances, (viii) art installation, (ix) all other expenditures; (b) what is the total cost of any spending on renovating, redesigning, and refurnishing for each deputy minister’s office, broken down by (i) the total cost, (ii) moving services, (iii) renovating services, (iv) painting, (v) flooring, (vi) furniture, (vii) appliances, (viii) art installation, (ix) all other expenditures; and (c) what are the details of all projects related to (a) or (b), including the project description and date of completion? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-676.
2021-06-14 [p.1101]
Q-677 — Mr. Patzer (Cypress Hills—Grasslands) — With regard to reports, studies, assessments, and deliverables prepared for the government, including any department, agency, Crown corporation or other government entity, by Gartner since January 1, 2016: what are the details of all such deliverables, broken down by firm, including the (i) date that the deliverable was finished, (ii) title, (iii) summary of recommendations, (iv) file number, (v) website where the deliverable is available online, if applicable, (vi) value of the contract related to the deliverable? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-677.
2021-06-14 [p.1102]
Q-678 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — With regard to sole-sourced contracts related to COVID-19 spending since November 25, 2020: (a) how many contracts have been sole-sourced; (b) what are the details of each sole-sourced contract, including the (i) date of the award, (ii) description of goods or services, including volume, (iii) final amount, (iv) vendor, (v) country of vendor; (c) how many sole-sourced contracts have been awarded to domestic-based companies; and (d) how many sole-sourced contracts have been awarded to foreign-based companies, broken down by country where the company is based? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-678.
2021-06-14 [p.1102]
Q-679 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — With regard to ministers and exempt staff members flying on government aircraft, including helicopters, since September 28, 2020: what are the details of all such flights, including (i) the date, (ii) the origin, (iii) the destination, (iv) the type of aircraft, (v) which ministers and exempt staff members were on board? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-679.
2021-06-14 [p.1102]
Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) for Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion), moved, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, shall be disposed of as follows:
(a) the bill may be taken up at report stage immediately after the adoption of this order;
(b) not more than one hour shall be allotted to the consideration of the bill at report stage and, at the conclusion of the time provided at report stage, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment, provided that, if a recorded division is requested on any motion, it shall not be deferred, except pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8);
(c) a motion for third reading may be made immediately after the bill has been concurred in at report stage;
(d) when the bill is taken up at the third reading stage, a member of each recognized party and a member of the Green Party each be allowed to speak for not more than 10 minutes followed by five minutes for questions and comments and, at the conclusion of the time provided for debate or when no member rises to speak, whichever is earlier, all questions necessary for the disposal of the third reading stage of the bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment provided that, if a recorded division is requested on any motion, it shall not be deferred; and
(e) the House shall not adjourn until the proceedings on the bill have been completed, except pursuant to a motion proposed by a minister of the Crown, provided that once proceedings have been completed, the House may then proceed to consider other business or, if it has already passed the ordinary hour of daily adjournment, the House shall adjourn to the next sitting day. (Government Business No. 10)
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-14 [p.1103]
Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) gave notice of intention to move at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 57, that, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 10, the debate not be further adjourned.
2021-06-14 [p.1103]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion). (Government Business No. 10)
The debate continued.
2021-06-14 [p.1103]
Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood), seconded by Ms. Harder (Lethbridge), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House” and substituting the following:
“Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, be referred back to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for the purpose of reconsidering all of its clauses with a view to protect individual users' content from being subject to broad and vague government powers to regulate their use of the Internet, including on apps and social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook.”.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-14 [p.1103]
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the table as follows:
2021-06-14 [p.1103]
— by Mr. Alghabra (Minister of Transport) — Interim Order No. 31 Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-2, sbs. 6.41(5) and (6). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-926-23. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
2021-06-14 [p.1104]
— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry) — Report of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-4, s. 26. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-330-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
2021-06-14 [p.1104]
— by Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, S.C. 1997, c. 40, sbs. 51(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-665-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2021-06-14 [p.1104]
— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors for the year ended December 31, 2020, pursuant to the Canada Lands Surveyors Act, S.C. 1998, c. 14, sbs. 70(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-799-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
2021-06-14 [p.1104]
Adjournment Proceedings
At 12:41 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.
After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.
2021-06-11 [p.1081]
The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.
Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.
2021-06-11 [p.1081]
The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance with amendments;
2021-06-11 [p.1081]
And of Motion No. 2 of Ms. Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), — That Bill C-30 be amended by restoring Clause 158 as follows:158 Subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act is replaced by the following:14 (1) The Minister may make direct payments, in an aggregate amount not exceeding $119,500,000, or any greater amount that may be specified in an appropriation Act, to the Transition Office for its use.
The debate continued on Motion No. 2.
2021-06-11 [p.1081]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, members made statements.
2021-06-11 [p.1081]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2021-06-11 [p.1081]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That, given that,
(i) Canada has been devastated over the last decade by repeated acts of violent Islamophobia, such as the Quebec City mosque attack, the International Muslims Organization mosque attack, and the London terror attack,
(ii) Canada has been deeply affected by Islamophobia at all federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal levels,
(iii) all political leaders at every level of government in Canada need to urgently change their policies to prevent another attack targeting Canadian Muslims,
the House call on the federal government to convene an Emergency National Action Summit on Islamophobia that should take place before the end of July 2021.
2021-06-11 [p.1082]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— No. 432-00941 concerning parliament and politics;
— No. 432-00942 concerning natural resources and energy;
— Nos. 432-00943, 432-00944 and 432-00947 concerning justice;
— Nos. 432-00945 and 432-00946 concerning foreign affairs;
— No. 432-00949 concerning business and trade.
2021-06-11 [p.1082]
Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), from the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, presented the sixth report of the committee (Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-154.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 32 to 39) was tabled.
2021-06-11 [p.1082]
Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the fourth report of the committee, "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-155.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 3) was tabled.
2021-06-11 [p.1082]
Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 16th report of the committee (items to remain votable). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-432-156.
Pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(2), the report was deemed concurred in.
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 17th report of the committee, which was as follows:The committee recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, the following change to the list of members of the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs:Sameer Zuberi for William AmosThe committee further recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, that the name of the following member be deleted from the list of associate members of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology:William AmosA copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) is tabled.
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 17th report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
Presenting Petitions
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Shields (Bow River), three concerning business and trade (Nos. 432-01077, 432-01078 and 432-01079);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), one concerning the environment (No. 432-01080);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Weiler (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country), one concerning the environment (No. 432-01081);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Baldinelli (Niagara Falls), two concerning business and trade (Nos. 432-01082 and 432-01083);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 432-01084) and one concerning health (No. 432-01085);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon), one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 432-01086);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), one concerning the democratic process (No. 432-01087);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), two concerning taxation (Nos. 432-01088 and 432-01089);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), two concerning justice (Nos. 432-01090 and 432-01092) and two concerning foreign affairs (Nos. 432-01091 and 432-01093);
2021-06-11 [p.1083]
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), two concerning the environment (Nos. 432-01094 and 432-01095);
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— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the environment (No. 432-01096).
2021-06-11 [p.1084]
Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-641, Q-642, Q-646, Q-650, Q-653 to Q-655, Q-657 to Q-660 and Q-662 on the Order Paper.
2021-06-11 [p.1084]
Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into orders for return:
Q-643 — Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles) — With regard to contracts signed by the government for gowns, ventilators and syringes in 2020 and 2021: (a) what are the details of each contract for gowns, including the (i) vendor, (ii) contract value, (iii) date the contract was signed, (iv) title of the official that signed the contract; (b) what are the details of each contract for ventilators, including the (i) vendor, (ii) contract value, (iii) date the contract was signed, (iv) title of the official that signed the contract; and (c) what are the details of each contract for syringes, including the (i) vendor, (ii) contract value, (iii) date the contract was signed, (iv) title of the official that signed the contract? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-643.
2021-06-11 [p.1084]
Q-644 — Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain) — With regard to the government’s target of a 30 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by limiting nitrogen fertilizer and the concerns raised in an April 20, 2021, release from the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association that the government has never consulted industry or farmers if this is even achievable: (a) were any industries or farmers consulted in the viability of the target and, if so, what are the specific details, including the dates and list of participants in the consultations; and (b) has the government conducted any formal studies on whether or not this is viable for farmers and, if so, what are the details of the studies, including the website where the study’s findings can be found? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-644.
2021-06-11 [p.1084]
Q-645 — Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — With regard to the government’s Wellness Together portal: (a) what specific programs or services are offered through the self-guided tools offered by the providers identified on the Wellness Together webpage, including (i) Mindwell, (ii) Welltrack, (iii) Tao, (iv) Breaking Free Wellness, (v) BreathingRoom, (vi) Kids Help Phone, (vii) Homewood Health; (b) for each of the programs or services in (a), (i) how many Canadians have been enrolled, (ii) how many Canadians have fully completed the course of treatment, (iii) what has been the total cost of each of the programs and or services identified, (iv) what is the cost utilization, as reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada; (c) what programs or services are offered through the peer to peer support and coaching tools offered by the providers identified on the Wellness Together webpage, including (i) Togetherall provided by Togetherall, (ii) I CAN SFI provided by Strongest Families Institute, (iii) MindWell’s Studio Be provided by MindWell, (iv) All People All Pathways provided by CASPA, (v) Grief and Loss Coaching provided by Homewood Health; and (d) for each of the programs or services in (c), (i) how many Canadians have been enrolled, (ii) how many Canadians have fully completed the course of treatment, (iii) what has been the total cost of each of the programs or services identified, (iv) what is the cost utilization, as reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-645.
2021-06-11 [p.1085]
Q-647 — Mr. Baldinelli (Niagara Falls) — With regard to government departments and agencies that accept credit card payments: what was the total amount paid to (i) Visa, (ii) Mastercard, (iii) American Express, (iv) each other credit card companies, in relation to credit card processing fees in 2020? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-647.
2021-06-11 [p.1085]
Q-648 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to Official Languages Impact Analysis (OLIA), since January 1, 2016: (a) how many initiatives funded by the government had an OLIA conducted; (b) how many initiatives funded by the government did not have an OLIA conducted; and (c) what are the details of all initiatives funded by the government with total expenditures exceeding $1 million that were not subject to an OLIA, including the (i) date of the funding approval, (ii) title and description of the initiative, (iii) reason the initiative was not subject to an OLIA, (iv) total expenditures or projected total expenditures related to the initiative? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-648.
2021-06-11 [p.1085]
Q-649 — Mr. Baldinelli (Niagara Falls) — With regard to the government's decision to require airline travellers arriving from outside of Canada to quarantine at a designated airport hotel: (a) how many travellers refused to stay in a government approved quarantine hotel; (b) how many fines or tickets were issued by the Public Health Agency of Canada related to the refusals in (a); and (c) what is the breakdown of (a) and (b) by airport of entry? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-649.
2021-06-11 [p.1085]
Q-651 — Mr. Chiu (Steveston—Richmond East) — With regard to immigration removals and the 2020 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada: (a) what is the current national removal inventory; (b) how many removal orders have been confirmed removed in the past year; (c) what are the current working and wanted removal order inventories; (d) of the inventories in (c), how many are criminal cases; (e) which of the Auditor General’s recommendations are currently being acted upon; (f) what is the proposed timeline for fulfilling these recommendations; and (g) has COVID-19 adversely impacted the Canada Border Services Agency's ability to complete removal orders in any way, and, if so, what are the specific details? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-651.
2021-06-11 [p.1086]
Q-652 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — With regard to Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and individuals presenting COVID-19 test results at points of entry, since testing requirements were put into place in January 2021, broken down by type of crossing (land, air): (a) how many individuals did the CBSA intercept with a suspected fraudulent or false test result; (b) how many individuals did the CBSA intercept with a test result that was otherwise deemed unsatisfactory, such as the wrong type of test; (c) of the individuals in (a), how many were (i) admitted to Canada, (ii) denied entry; (d) of the individuals in (a), how many were (i) ticketed or fined by the CBSA, (ii) had their cases referred to the RCMP or other law enforcement agencies; and (e) of the cases in (b), how many were (i) admitted to Canada, (ii) denied entry? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-652.
2021-06-11 [p.1086]
Q-656 — Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon) — With regard to the stated intent of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) “to commit all funds before March 31, 2021” of the Rapid Housing Initiative’s projects stream: (a) what was the (i) total number of approved projects, (ii) total number of approved housing units, (iii) total dollar value of federal funds committed; (b) what is the breakdown of each part of (a) by (i) municipality and province or territory, (ii) federal electoral constituency; (c) what is the breakdown of funds committed in (a) by (i) individual application, (ii) contributor source, (i.e. federal, provincial, territorial, municipal, Indigenous government, non-profit, other agency or organization), (iii) province or territory; and (d) what are the details of all applications in (a)(i), including the (i) location, (ii) project description, (iii) number of proposed units, (iv) date the application was submitted to the CMHC? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-656.
2021-06-11 [p.1086]
Q-661 — Mr. Diotte (Edmonton Griesbach) — With regard to the Development Finance Institute Canada (FinDev): (a) what are the details of all equity stakes in companies FinDev has acquired an equity stake in since January 1, 2018, including the (i) name of the company, (ii) location, (iii) description of work being done by company, (iv) date the government acquired an equity stake, (v) number of shares and percentage of company owned by FinDev, (vi) value or purchase price of equity stake at the time of purchase, (vii) current estimated value of equity stake; and (b) for each acquisition, if applicable, what is the timeline for when the government expects to sell or dispose of the equity stake? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-432-661.
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance with amendments;
And of Motion No. 2.
The debate continued on Motion No. 2.
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
Ms. Chagger (Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the third reading stage of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy).
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance with amendments;
And of Motion No. 2.
The debate continued on Motion No. 2.
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
Private Members' Business
At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Marcil (Mirabel), seconded by Mr. Trudel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert), — That Bill C-271, An Act to amend the Governor General’s Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
The debate continued.
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-06-11 [p.1087]
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 passed Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94), without amendment.
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the table as follows:
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Charter Statement — Bill C-22, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1232-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Amendments to the Management Plan for Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada, pursuant to the Canada National Parks Act, S.C. 2000, c. 32, sbs. 11(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-566-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change) — Report of the Minister's Advisory Council, pursuant to the Impact Assessment Act, S.C. 2019, c. 28, s. 1 "118(2) and (4)". — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1276-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
Pursuant to order made Monday, October 26, 2020, documents deposited with the Clerk of the House by the Speaker were deemed laid before the House and permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health. — Sessional Paper No. 8550-432-1-15. (Business of Supply — Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill))
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
Pursuant to order made Wednesday, June 2, 2021, documents deposited with the Clerk of the House by the Speaker were deemed laid before the House and permanently referred to the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations. — Sessional Paper No. 8550-432-2. (Business of Supply — Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills))
2021-06-11 [p.1088]
Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:
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— by Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), one concerning media and telecommunications (No. 432-01097).
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Adjournment
At 2:13 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).
2021-06-10 [p.1080]
Accordingly, at 6:43 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).
2021-06-10 [p.1073]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report on Investigation by the Commissioner of Lobbying entitled "Mark Aldridge, President & CEO, MCAP Commercial LP", pursuant to the Lobbying Act, R.S. 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.), s. 10.5. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-932-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
2021-06-10 [p.1073]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner on activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, par. 90(1)(b). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-432-1002-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
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