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2021-06-07 [p.1043]
Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House resumed the question period regarding the moving of the time allocation motion of Mrs. Fortier (Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), — That, in relation to Bill C–10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration of the committee stage of the bill; and
That, at the expiry of the time provided in this order for the committee stage, any proceedings before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on the said bill 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.
2021-06-07 [p.1044]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 130 -- Vote no 130) - View vote details.
YEAS: 181, NAYS: 147
2021-06-04 [p.1037]
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 Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C–10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration of the committee stage of the bill; and
That, at the expiry of the time provided in this order for the commitee stage, any proceedings before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on the said bill 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.
Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the time allocation motion.
2021-06-03 [p.1030]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That a take-note debate on the subject of members not seeking re-election to the 44th Parliament be held, pursuant to Standing Order 53.1, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, and that, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House: (a) no member may speak for more than 10 minutes and the speeches not be subject to a question and comment period, provided that members rising to speak may indicate to the Chair that they will be dividing their time with another member; and (b) no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-06-03 [p.1033]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That routine motion No. 97 standing on the Order Paper in the name of the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons concerning the reappointment of Daniel Therrien as Privacy Commissioner, pursuant to Standing Order 111.1(2), be deemed adopted on division.
2021-06-01 [p.1015]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94), be disposed of as follows:
(a) the bill be deemed concurred in on division at report stage; and
(b) following private members’ hour on Thursday, June 3, 2021, the bill shall be considered at third reading, a member of each recognized party and a member of the Green Party each 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, the bill be deemed read a third time and passed on division, and that the House proceed to Adjournment Proceedings pursuant to Standing Order 38.
2021-05-31 [p.1010]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That a take-note debate on the subject of the tragic discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former residential school in British Columbia be held, pursuant to Standing Order 53.1, on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and that, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House: (a) members rising to speak during the debate may indicate to the Chair that they will be dividing their time with another member; and (b) no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-05-28 [p.993]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation), be disposed of as follows:
(a) the bill be deemed concurred in at report stage; and
(b) when Government Orders are called later today, the bill shall be considered at the third reading stage, a member of each recognized party and a member of the Green Party each 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, the bill be deemed read a third time and passed.
2021-05-28 [p.995]
The following motion, standing on the Order Paper in the name of the Leader of the Opposition, was called and, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(b), was deemed adopted, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(b), consideration by the Standing Committee on National Defence of all votes under Department of National Defence in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, be extended beyond May 31, 2021.
2021-05-28 [p.995]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debate on the business of supply pursuant to Standing Order 81(4) on Monday, May 31, 2021, the time provided for consideration of the Main Estimates in committee of the whole be extended beyond four hours, as needed, to include a minimum of 16 periods of 15 minutes each.
2021-05-25 [p.958]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, during the debates on Wednesday, May 26 and Monday, May 31, 2021, on the business of supply pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair and, within each 15‑minute period, each party may allocate time to one or more of its members for speeches or for questions and answers, provided that, in the case of questions and answers, the minister's answer approximately reflect the time taken by the question, and provided that, in the case of speeches, members of the party to which the period is allocated may speak one after the other.
2021-05-13 [p.945]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practices of the House, on Friday, May 14, 2021, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment, the House shall consider and dispose of Bill S-223, An Act respecting Kindness Week, as follows: a member from each recognized party and a member from the Green Party may speak for not more than 10 minutes on the motion for second reading and, at the conclusion of the time provided for the debate, or when no member rises to speak, whichever is earlier, the bill shall be deemed to have been read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage and deemed read a third time and passed, and the House shall adjourn until the next sitting day.
2021-05-10 [p.913]
Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Ms. McKenna (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. LeBlanc (President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-19, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (COVID-19 response), not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the bill; and
That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second 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 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.
2021-05-10 [p.914]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 109 -- Vote no 109) - View vote details.
YEAS: 177, NAYS: 155
2021-05-05 [p.901]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debates tonight and on Thursday, May 6, 2021, pursuant to Standing Order 52, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-05-03 [p.882]
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(a), the following motion, standing on the Order Paper in the name of Mr. O'Toole (Leader of the Opposition), was deemed adopted, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(a), all votes under Department of Finance and all votes under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, be referred to committees of the whole.
Accordingly, the said votes were deemed withdrawn from the standing committees to which they were originally referred.
2021-04-28 [p.850]
Pursuant to Standing Order 57, Ms. McKenna (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Ms. Tassi (Minister of Labour), moved, — That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 5, the debate not be further adjourned.
Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the closure motion.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-04-27 [p.842]
Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Ms. McKenna (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the bill; and
That, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at second 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 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.
2021-04-27 [p.842]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 98 -- Vote no 98) - View vote details.
YEAS: 169, NAYS: 155
2021-04-21 [p.802]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debate tonight pursuant to Standing Order 52, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-04-16 [p.777]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practices of the House:
(a) the report stage motion in amendment to Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy), standing on the Notice Paper in the name of the Minister of Justice, be deemed adopted on division;
(b) Bill C-6, as amended, be deemed concurred in at report stage with a further amendment, on division; and
(c) the third reading stage of Bill C-6 be allowed to be taken up in the same sitting.
2021-04-16 [p.778]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That,
(a) pursuant to subsection 5(1) of An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), a special joint committee of the Senate and the House of Commons be appointed to review the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to medical assistance in dying and their application, including but not limited to issues relating to mature minors, advance requests, mental illness, the state of palliative care in Canada and the protection of Canadians with disabilities;
(b) pursuant to subsection 5(2) of the act, five members of the Senate and 10 members of the House of Commons be members of the committee, including five members of the House of Commons from the governing party, three members of the House of Commons from the official opposition, and two members of the House of Commons from the opposition who are not members of the official opposition, with two Chairs of which the House Co-Chair shall be from the governing party and the Senate Co-Chair shall be determined by the Senate;
(c) in addition to the Co-Chairs, the committee shall elect three vice-chairs from the House, of whom the first vice-chair shall be from the Conservative Party of Canada, the second vice-chair shall be from the Bloc Québécois and the third vice-chair shall be from the New Democratic Party;
(d) pursuant to subsection 5(3) of the act, the quorum of the committee be eight members whenever a vote, resolution or other decision is taken, so long as both Houses and one member of the governing party in the House, one from the opposition in the House and one member of the Senate are represented, and that the Joint Chairs be authorized to hold meetings, to receive evidence and authorize the printing thereof, whenever six members are present, so long as both Houses and one member of the governing party in the House, one member from the opposition in the House and one member of the Senate are represented;
(e) the House of Commons members be named by their respective whip by depositing with the Clerk of the House the list of their members to serve on the committee no later than five sitting days after the adoption of this motion;
(f) changes to the membership of the committee, on the part of the House of Commons, be effective immediately after notification by the relevant whip has been filed with the Clerk of the House;
(g) membership substitutions, on the part of the House of Commons, be permitted, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2) and that they may be filed with the clerk of the committee by email;
(h) until Wednesday, June 23, 2021, members may participate either in person or by videoconference and witnesses shall participate remotely;
(i) until Wednesday, June 23, 2021, members who participate remotely shall be counted for the purpose of quorum;
(j) until Wednesday, June 23, 2021, except for those decided unanimously or on division, all questions shall be decided by a recorded vote;
(k) until Wednesday, June 23, 2021, when more than one motion is proposed for the election of the House Joint Chair or Vice-Chairs, any motion received after the initial one shall be taken as a notice of motion and such motions shall be put to the committee seriatim until one is adopted;
(I) the committee have the power to sit during sittings and adjournments of the House;
(m) the committee have the power to report from time to time, to send for persons, papers and records, and to print such papers and evidence as may be ordered by the committee;
(n) the committee have the power to retain the services of expert, professional, technical and clerical staff, including legal counsel;
(o) the committee have the power to appoint, from among its members such subcommittees as may be deemed appropriate and to delegate to such subcommittees, all or any of its powers, except the power to report to the Senate and House of Commons;
(p) the committee have the power to authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its proceedings and that public proceedings be made available to the public via the Parliament of Canada's websites;
(q) until Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in camera proceedings may be conducted in a manner that take into account the potential risks to confidentiality inherent in meetings with remote participants;
(r) pursuant to subsection 5(5) of the act, the committee submit a final report of its review, including a statement of any recommended changes, to Parliament no later than one year after the day on which it commenced the review; and
(s) pursuant to subsection 5(6) of the act, following the tabling of the final report in both Houses, the committee shall expire; and
that a message be sent to the Senate requesting that House to unite with this House for the above purpose and to select, if the Senate deems advisable, members to act on the proposed special joint committee.
2021-04-15 [p.770]
Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Mrs. Fortier (Minister of Middle Class Prosperity), seconded by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-15, An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the bill; and
That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second 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 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.
2021-04-15 [p.770]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 91 -- Vote no 91) - View vote details.
YEAS: 175, NAYS: 153
2021-04-14 [p.767]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order or usual practice of the House, on Thursday, April 15, 2021, Statements by Ministers, pursuant to Standing Order 33, shall be taken up at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions to permit a minister of the Crown to make a statement, a member from each recognized party and a member of the Green Party be permitted to reply to the statement, the time taken for these statements shall be added to the time provided for Government Orders, and after each member has replied, or when no member rises to speak, whichever comes first, the following motion shall be deemed adopted on division:
"That a humble Address be presented to Her Majesty the Queen expressing the House's condolences following the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and its hopes that the expression of the high esteem in which His Royal Highness was held may comfort Her Majesty and the members of the Royal Family in their bereavement; and
that a Message be sent to the Senate informing their Honours that this House has passed the said Address and requesting their Honours to unite with this House in the said Address.".
2021-04-14 [p.767]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debate tonight pursuant to Standing Order 52, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-03-25 [p.696]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the House:
(a) mourn the lives of the seven women who lost their lives to heinous acts of femicide in Quebec in the past few months;
(b) mourn the lives of all women and gender-diverse people across Canada who have lost their lives to intimate partner violence and gender-based violence;
(c) continue to support the survivors of gender-based violence;
(d) acknowledge the incredibly alarming increase in gender-based violence across the country;
(e) condemn gender-based violence in all its forms;
(f) work with the government to accelerate investments in shelters and transition housing, and support the advancement of a National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence;
(g) call on all Canadians to do more to fight and raise awareness on gender-based violence; and
(h) take-note of the alarming increase of gender-based violence in Canada;
that a take-note debate on this topic be held later today, pursuant to Standing Order 53.1; and that, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, members rising to speak during the debate may indicate to the Chair that they will be dividing their time with another member and no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-03-25 [p.702]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), moved, — That the Supplementary Estimates (C) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.
2021-03-25 [p.702]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 81 -- Vote no 81) - View vote details.
YEAS: 214, NAYS: 121
2021-03-25 [p.709]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), moved, — That the House do concur in interim supply as follows:
That a sum not exceeding $59,304,837,417 being composed of the following amounts, each item rounded up to the next dollar:
(1) three twelfths ($18,679,234,304) of the total of the amounts of the items set forth in the Proposed Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 of the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, except for those items below;
(2) twelve twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Finance Vote 5, and Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Votes 20 and L25, of the said estimates, $3;
(3) eleven twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization Vote 5, Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Vote 1, Department of Health Votes 1 and 10, Department of lndigenous Services Vote 5, Leaders' Debates Commission Vote 1, Public Health Agency of Canada Votes 1, 5 and 10, and Treasury Board Secretariat Vote 5, of the said estimates, $13,526,117,614;
(4) nine twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Canadian Heritage Vote 5, Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Vote 10, Department of Indigenous Services Vote 10, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Vote 10, of the said estimates, $11,857,264,249;
(5) eight twelfths of the total of the amounts of Department of Employment and Social Development Vote 5, and Department of Justice Vote 1, of the said estimates, $2,250,429,186;
(6) seven twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Vote 1, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Vote 1, and Statistics Canada Vote 1, of the said estimates, $448,144,442;
(7) six twelfths of the total of the amounts of Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada Vote 1, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Vote 1, Department for Women and Gender Equality Vote 5, Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Vote 5, Office of Infrastructure of Canada Vote 1, and Shared Services Canada Votes 1 and 5, of the said estimates, $2,795,109,015;
(8) five twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canada Council for the Arts Vote 1, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Vote 1, Canadian High Arctic Research Station Vote 1, Canadian Space Agency Vote 10, Department of Citizenship and Immigration Vote 10, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Vote 10, Department of Veterans Affairs Vote 5, National Security and Intelligence Review Agency Secretariat Vote 1, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer Vote 1, and The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited Vote 1, of the said estimates, $3,716,073,356;
(9) four twelfths of the total of the amounts of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Vote 1, Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Vote 10, Department of Employment and Social Development Vote 1, Department of Finance Vote 1, Department of Indigenous Services Vote 1, Department of Industry Votes 1, 5 and 10, Department of Public Works and Government Services Vote 1, Department of Transport Vote 1, Library of Parliament Vote 1, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Vote 5, Privy Council Office Vote 1, Public Service Commission Vote 1, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Vote 1, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Vote 5, Treasury Board Secretariat Votes 1 and 10, and VIA Rail Canada Inc. Vote 1, of the said estimates, $6,032,465,248;
be granted to Her Majesty on account of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022.
2021-03-25 [p.710]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 85 -- Vote no 85) - View vote details.
YEAS: 214, NAYS: 120
2021-03-22 [p.661]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, until Wednesday, June 23, 2021, during the taking of a recorded division on a private members’ business, when the sponsor of the item is the first to vote and present at the beginning of the vote, the member be called first, whether participating in person or by videoconference.
2021-03-11 [p.634]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (additional regular benefits), the Canada Recovery Benefits Act (restriction on eligibility) and another Act in response to COVID-19, be disposed of as follows:
(a) if the bill is adopted at second reading, consideration in committee take place on Thursday, March 11, 2021, and the committee be instructed to report the bill to the House that same day by depositing it with the Clerk of the House, provided that the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion be ordered to appear as a witness, and that if the committee has not completed clause-by-clause consideration by 11:00 p.m., all remaining amendments submitted to the committee shall be deemed moved, the Chair shall put the question, forthwith and successively without further debate, on all remaining clauses and amendments submitted to the committee, as well as each and every question necessary to dispose of clause-by-clause consideration of the bill;
(b) no notice of motion of amendment at report stage shall be given; and
(c) report stage and third reading stage of the bill be ordered for consideration on Friday, March 12, 2021, and that, when the order is read for consideration for the motion at report stage, the motion to concur in the bill at report stage be deemed carried on division and the House then proceed immediately to consideration of the bill at third reading, provided that, at the conclusion of the time provided for Government Orders or when no member rises to speak, whichever is earlier, the bill be deemed read a third time and passed on division.
2021-03-11 [p.636]
Pursuant to Standing Order 57, Ms. McKenna (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice), moved, — That, in relation to the consideration of Senate amendments to Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), the debate not be further adjourned.
Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the closure motion.
2021-03-11 [p.636]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 70 -- Vote no 70) - View vote details.
YEAS: 184, NAYS: 148
2021-03-09 [p.610]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing or special order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-18, An Act to implement the Agreement on Trade Continuity between Canada and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, be deemed concurred in at report stage; the House continue to sit beyond the ordinary hour of daily adjournment for the purpose of considering Bill C-18 at the third reading stage; when no further member rises to speak or at 12 a.m., whichever is earlier, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and put forthwith and successively every question necessary to dispose of the said stage of the said bill; if a recorded division is requested, it shall stand deferred until the conclusion of Oral Questions tomorrow, Wednesday, March 10, 2021; and the House shall adjourn to the next sitting day.
2021-03-09 [p.611]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debate on Bill C-18 tonight, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2021-02-24 [p.569]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to Motion M-35, standing in the name of the member for Sydney—Victoria: (a) the order for the deferred recorded division on the amendment of the member for Willowdale be discharged and the amendment be deemed withdrawn; (b) motion M-35 be amended by replacing subparagraphs (b)(iii) and (b)(iv) with the words “(iii) report its findings and recommendations to the House”; and (c) the question on motion M-35, as amended, be deemed put and a recorded division be deemed requested and deferred until later today, at the time originally scheduled for the recorded division on the amendment to motion M-35.
2021-02-24 [p.575]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the sitting be now suspended and then resume in 15 minutes for the taking of the remaining recorded divisions.
2021-02-22 [p.558]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, in relation to possible technical issues encountered by members in the course of voting with the electronic voting system, from its implementation until Wednesday, June 23, 2021:
(a) subparagraph (p)(iv) of the order adopted on Monday, January 25, 2021, shall be rescinded;
(b) any member unable to vote via the electronic voting system during the 10-minute period due to technical issues may connect to the virtual sitting to indicate to the Chair their voting intention by the House videoconferencing system; and
(c) following any concern, identified by the electronic voting system, which is raised by an House officer of a recognized party regarding the visual identity of a member using the electronic voting system, the member in question must respond immediately to confirm their vote, either in person or by the House videoconferencing system, failing which the vote shall not be recorded.
2021-02-19 [p.548]
Pursuant to section 28(12) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons — Appendix I to the Standing Orders, the following motion was deemed moved, — That the report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner entitled “Maloney Report”, tabled on Thursday, November 19, 2020, be concurred in.
2021-02-16 [p.520]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the membership of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be amended as follows: Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington) for Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) and Mr. Kent (Thornhill) for Mr. Tochor (Saskatoon—University).
2021-02-16 [p.520]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, the time provided for Government Orders shall end no later than 5:30 p.m. today.
2021-02-16 [p.526]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — By unanimous consent, it was resolved, —That, notwithstanding any standing or special order or usual practice of the House, the amendment to the second reading motion of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, standing in the name of the member for Regina—Wascana, be withdrawn; and that the motion for second reading of Bill C-10 be deemed adopted on division and that the bill be referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
2021-02-03 [p.499]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in the interest of health and safety, the House suspend for no more than 15 minutes; and that the 15 minutes include 10 minutes of bells to call back the members so that the House can then resume the taking of the remaining recorded divisions.
2021-02-02 [p.491]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the membership of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be amended as follows: Mr. Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation) for Mr. Alghabra (Mississauga Centre).
2021-02-01 [p.488]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, the time provided for the debate pursuant to Standing Order 51 shall end no later than 6:30 p.m. today.
2021-01-27 [p.467]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order or usual practice of the House, Bill S-1001, An Act respecting Girl Guides of Canada, be deemed read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage and deemed read a third time and passed.
2021-01-25 [p.421]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, until Wednesday, June 23, 2021:
(a) members may participate in proceedings of the House either in person or by videoconference;
(b) members who participate remotely in a sitting of the House are counted for the purpose of quorum;
(c) any reference in the Standing Orders to the need for members to rise or to be in their place, as well as any reference to the chair, the table or the chamber shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with the virtual nature of the proceedings;
(d) the application of Standing Order 17 shall be suspended;
(e) the application of Standing Order 62 shall be suspended for any member participating remotely;
(f) in Standing Orders 26(2), 53(4), 56.1(3), and 56.2(2), the reference to the number of members required to rise be replaced with the word “five”;
(g) documents may be laid before the House or presented to the House electronically, provided that:
(i) documents deposited pursuant to Standing Order 32(1) shall be deposited with the Clerk of the House electronically,
(ii) during Routine Proceedings, members who participate remotely may table documents or present petitions or reports to the House electronically, provided that the documents are transmitted to the clerk prior to their intervention,
(iii) any petition presented pursuant to Standing Order 36(5) may be filed with the clerk electronically,
(iv) responses to questions on the Order Paper deposited pursuant to Standing Order 39 may be tabled electronically;
(h) should the House resolve itself in a committee of the whole, the Chair may preside from the Speaker’s chair;
(i) when a question that could lead to a recorded division is put to the House, in lieu of calling for the yeas and nays, one representative of a recognized party can rise to request a recorded vote or to indicate that the motion is adopted on division, provided that a request for a recorded division has precedence;
(j) when a recorded division is requested in respect of a debatable motion, including any division arising as a consequence of the application of Standing Order 61(2) or Standing Order 78, but excluding any division in relation to motions relating to the budget debate, pursuant to Standing Order 84, or the business of supply occurring on the last supply day of a period, other than as provided in Standing Orders 81(17) and (18)(b), or arising as a consequence of an order made pursuant to Standing Order 57,
(i) before 2:00 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, it shall stand deferred until the conclusion of Oral Questions at that day’s sitting, or
(ii) after 2:00 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, or at any time on a Friday, it shall stand deferred until the conclusion of Oral Questions at the next sitting day that is not a Friday, provided that, if a recorded division on the previous question is deferred and the motion is subsequently adopted, the recorded division on the original question shall not be deferred;
provided that any extension of time pursuant to Standing Order 45(7.1) shall not exceed 90 minutes;
(k) when a recorded division, which would have ordinarily been deemed deferred on a Wednesday governed by this order, to no later than the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders, or to immediately before the time provided for Private Members’ Business, is requested, the said division is deemed to have been deferred until the conclusion of Oral Questions on the same Wednesday;
(l) for greater certainty, this order shall not limit the application of Standing Order 45(7);
(m) when a recorded division is to be held, the bells to call in the members shall be sounded for not more than 30 minutes, except recorded divisions deferred to the conclusion of Oral Questions, when the bells shall be sounded for not more than 15 minutes;
(n) until such a time as a remote voting application is ready to use, recorded divisions shall take place in the usual way for members participating in person and by roll call for members participating by videoconference, provided that members participating by videoconference must have their camera on for the duration of the vote;
(o) in relation to the development of a remote voting application, the House Administration be directed to begin the onboarding process of all members as soon as possible and conduct two comprehensive simulations with all members being invited to attend;
(p) after the two simulations outlined in paragraph (o) have been completed and after the Speaker has received a notice from the House leaders of all recognized parties in the House stating that they are satisfied that the remote voting application is ready to be used, starting the next sitting day and concluding on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the Speaker shall so inform the House and recorded divisions shall take place in the usual way for members participating in person or by electronic means for all other members, provided that:
(i) electronic votes shall be cast from within Canada through the House of Commons electronic voting application using the member’s House-managed mobile device and the member’s personal House of Commons account, and that each vote requires visual identity validation,
(ii) the period allowed for voting electronically on a motion shall be 10 minutes, to begin after the Chair has read the motion to the House, and members voting electronically may change their vote until the electronic voting period has closed,
(iii) in the event a member casts their vote both in person and electronically, a vote cast in person takes precedence,
(iv) any technical issues encountered by:
(A) members of recognized parties shall be brought to the attention of their respective whip, and that the whip may then rise before the results are announced to indicate to the Speaker the voting intention of the identified members of their party,
(B) members not part of a recognized party shall be brought to the attention of the Speaker and the member shall immediately confirm to the Speaker how they cast their vote, before the results are announced,
(v) the whip of each recognized party have access to a tool to confirm the visual identity of each member voting by electronic means, and that the votes of members voting by electronic means be made available to the public during the period allowed for the vote,
(vi) the process for votes in committees of the whole take place in a manner similar to the process for votes during sittings of the House with the exception of the requirement to call in the members,
(vii) any question to be resolved by secret ballot be excluded from this order;
(q) during meetings of standing, standing joint, special and legislative committees and the Liaison Committee, as well as their subcommittees, where applicable, members may participate either in person or by videoconference and witnesses shall participate remotely, provided that priority use of House resources for meetings shall be established by an agreement of the whips and, for virtual or hybrid meetings, the following provisions shall apply:
(i) members who participate remotely shall be counted for the purpose of quorum,
(ii) except for those decided unanimously or on division, all questions shall be decided by a recorded vote,
(iii) when more than one motion is proposed for the election of a chair or a vice-chair of a committee, any motion received after the initial one shall be taken as a notice of motion and such motions shall be put to the committee seriatim until one is adopted,
(iv) public proceedings shall be made available to the public via the House of Commons website,
(v) in camera proceedings may be conducted in a manner that takes into account the potential risks to confidentiality inherent in meetings with remote participants,
(vi) notices of membership substitutions pursuant to Standing Order 114(2) and requests pursuant to Standing Order 106(4) may be filed with the clerk of each committee by email; and
(r) following the adoption of this order, the sitting be suspended to the call of the Chair to permit members to participate by videoconference, and, when the sitting resumes, the House shall proceed to the consideration of Private Members’ Business for a maximum of one hour.
2021-01-25 [p.460]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, during the debates tonight and on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, pursuant to Standing Order 52, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.
2020-12-07 [p.364]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, the deferred recorded division on the opposition motion standing in the name of the member for Durham, currently scheduled at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions today, be further deferred to the conclusion of debate on motions relating to the Main Estimates later today.
2020-12-07 [p.373]
Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage) for Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), moved Motion No. 1, — That Vote 1, in the amount of $1,897,264,276, under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development — Operating expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.
Debate arose thereon.
2020-12-07 [p.377]
The House proceeded to the putting of the question on the motion of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), — That Vote 1, in the amount of $1,897,264,276, under Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development — Operating expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.
The question was put on Motion No. 1 and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 30 -- Vote no 30) - View vote details.
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
2020-12-07 [p.379]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, except any vote disposed of earlier today and less the amounts voted in the interim supply, be concurred in.
2020-12-07 [p.379]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 31 -- Vote no 31) - View vote details.
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)
2020-12-07 [p.380]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Guilbeault (Minister of Canadian Heritage), moved, — That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, be concurred in.
2020-12-07 [p.380]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 35 -- Vote no 35) - View vote details.
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
(See list under Division No. 30)
2020-12-04 [p.360]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, for the consideration of the supply period ending December 10, 2020, Standing Order 81(18)(c) shall be amended by replacing the words “10:00 p.m.” with the words “8:30 p.m.”.
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