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2021-06-17 [p.1136]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), seconded by Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), moved, — That, given that the Minister of National Defence has clearly lost the respect of members of the Canadian Armed Forces, including those at the highest ranks, for, amongst other things,
(i) misleading Canadians on the withdrawal of fighter jets in the fight against ISIS,
(ii) misleading Canadians about his service record,
(iii) presiding over the wrongful accusation and dismissal of Vice-Admiral Norman,
(iv) engaging in a cover-up of sexual misconduct allegations in the Canadian Armed Forces,
the House formally censure the Minister of National Defence to express the disappointment of the House of Commons in his conduct.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-17 [p.1139]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), seconded by Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-17 [p.1139]
At 6:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(18), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-06-17 [p.1139]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 81(18), the recorded division was deferred until the conclusion of the consideration of motions relating to the estimates.
2021-06-17 [p.1139]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved Motion No. 1, — That Vote 1, in the amount of $741,693,237, under Department of Transport — Operating expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, be concurred in.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-17 [p.1139]
At 10:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(18), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-06-17 [p.1141]
The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 1 of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), — That Vote 1, in the amount of $741,693,237, under Department of Transport — Operating expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, be concurred in.
2021-06-17 [p.1141]
The question was put on Motion No. 1 and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 150 -- Vote no 150) - View vote details.
YEAS: 208, NAYS: 118
2021-06-17 [p.1143]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, except any vote disposed of earlier today and less the amounts voted in the interim supply, be concurred in.
2021-06-17 [p.1143]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 151 -- Vote no 151) - View vote details.
YEAS: 208, NAYS: 117
2021-06-17 [p.1145]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 81(21) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), Bill C-33, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, was read the first time and ordered to be printed.
2021-06-17 [p.1145]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole.
2021-06-17 [p.1145]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 152 -- Vote no 152) - View vote details.
YEAS: 209, NAYS: 118
Accordingly, Bill C-33, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, was read the second time and referred to a committee of the whole.
2021-06-17 [p.1147]
The committee considered the bill and reported it without amendment.
2021-06-17 [p.1147]
Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(12), Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the bill be concurred in at report stage.
2021-06-17 [p.1147]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 153 -- Vote no 153) - View vote details.
YEAS: 209, NAYS: 118
Accordingly, the bill was concurred in at report stage.
2021-06-17 [p.1148]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the bill be now read a third time and do pass.
2021-06-17 [p.1148]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 154 -- Vote no 154) - View vote details.
YEAS: 208, NAYS: 118
Accordingly, the bill was read the third time and passed.
2021-06-17 [p.1150]
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (Minister of Seniors), moved, — That the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022, be concurred in.
2021-06-17 [p.1150]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 155 -- Vote no 155) - View vote details.
YEAS: 210, NAYS: 118
2021-06-15 [p.1107]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Blanchet (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), moved, — That the House agree that section 45 of the Constitution Act, 1982, grants Quebec and the provinces exclusive jurisdiction to amend their respective constitutions and acknowledge the will of Quebec to enshrine in its constitution that Quebeckers form a nation, that French is the only official language of Quebec and that it is also the common language of the Quebec nation.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-15 [p.1107]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blanchet (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-15 [p.1107]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blanchet (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-15 [p.1107]
At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-06-15 [p.1108]
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.
2021-06-08 [p.1054]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon), seconded by Mr. Morrison (Kootenay—Columbia), moved, — That, given that,
(i) the cost of housing continues to rise out of reach of Canadians,
(ii) current government policy has failed to provide sufficient housing supply,
the House call on the government to:
(a) examine a temporary freeze on home purchases by non-resident foreign buyers who are squeezing Canadians out of the housing market;
(b) replace the government's failed First-Time Home Buyer Incentive with meaningful action to help first-time homebuyers;
(c) strengthen law enforcement tools to halt money laundering;
(d) implement tax incentives focused on increasing the supply of purpose-built market rental housing units; and
(e) overhaul its housing policy to substantively increase housing supply.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-08 [p.1055]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Vis (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon), seconded by Mr. Morrison (Kootenay—Columbia), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-08 [p.1055]
At 5:50 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-06-08 [p.1055]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-06-03 [p.1032]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Singh (Burnaby South), seconded by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), moved, — That, given that,
(i) the discovery of the grave of 215 children at Kamloops Indian Residential School has led to an outpouring of grief and anger across Canada,
(ii) the vast majority of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls to action remain uncompleted, despite the clear path to justice and reconciliation that the Commission provides,
(iii) survivors, families and nations are demanding concrete action to advance real reconciliation, as opposed to just more words and symbolic gestures,
the House call on the government to:
(a) cease its belligerent and litigious approach to justice for Indigenous children by immediately dropping its appeal before the Federal Court in file numbers T-1621-19 (compensation) and T-1559-20 (Jordan's Principle for non-status First Nations kids recognized by their nations) and to recognize the government's legal obligation to fully comply with Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders in this regard;
(b) agree to sit down with the St. Anne's residential school survivors organization Peetabeck Keway Keykaywin Association to find a just solution to the fact that survivors’ access to justice has been denied as a consequence of the actions of government lawyers in suppressing evidence at the Independent Assessment Process;
(c) accelerate the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, including by providing immediate funding for further investigation into the deaths and disappearances of children at residential schools in compliance with calls to action 71 to 76;
(d) provide survivors, their families, and their communities with appropriate resources to assist with the emotional, physical, spiritual, mental, and cultural trauma resulting from residential schools; and
(e) within 10 days, table a progress report on actions taken in compliance with paragraphs (a) through (d) of the present motion, and that this report be deemed to have been referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs for consideration upon tabling.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-03 [p.1033]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Singh (Burnaby South), seconded by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-03 [p.1033]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Singh (Burnaby South), seconded by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-03 [p.1033]
At 5:35 p.m., by unanimous consent, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-06-03 [p.1033]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, June 7, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-06-01 [p.1014]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), moved, — That an order of the House do issue for the unredacted version of all documents produced by the Public Health Agency of Canada in response to the March 31, 2021, and May 10, 2021, orders of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, respecting the transfer of Ebola and Henipah viruses to the Wuhan Institute of Virology in March 2019, and the subsequent revocation of security clearances for, and termination of the employment of, Dr. Xiangguo Qiu and Dr. Keding Cheng, provided that:
(a) these documents shall be deposited with the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel, in both official languages, within 48 hours of the adoption of this order;
(b) the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel shall promptly thereafter notify the Speaker, who shall forthwith inform the House, whether he is satisfied the documents were produced as ordered;
(c) the Minister of Health shall be ordered to appear before the special committee, for at least three hours, at a televised meeting, to be held within two weeks of the adoption of this order, to discuss the documents and the matters referred to in them;
(d) the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel shall confidentially review the documents with a view to redacting information which, in his opinion, could reasonably be expected to compromise national security or reveal details of an ongoing criminal investigation, other than the existence of an investigation;
(e) the Speaker shall cause the documents, as redacted pursuant to paragraph (d), to be laid upon the table at the next earliest opportunity and, after being tabled, they shall stand referred to the special committee;
(f) the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel shall discuss with the special committee, at an in camera meeting, to be held within two weeks of the documents being tabled pursuant to paragraph (e), what information he redacted pursuant to paragraph (d); and
(g) the special committee may, after hearing from the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel pursuant to paragraph (f), decide to make public any of the information which was redacted, as well as, in lieu of making such information public, rely on such information for the purpose of making findings and recommendations in any subsequent report to the House, provided that, for the purpose of this paragraph, the documents deposited pursuant to paragraph (a) shall be deemed to have been referred to the special committee.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-06-01 [p.1015]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-06-01 [p.1015]
At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-06-01 [p.1015]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-05-13 [p.945]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), seconded by Mrs. Gill (Manicouagan), moved, — That:
(a) the House remind the government that a general election was held in October 2019 and sadly note that more than 1.3 million Canadians, including almost 360,000 Quebecers, have been infected with COVID-19 and that nearly 25,000 people have died as a result; and
(b) in the opinion of the House, holding an election during a pandemic would be irresponsible, and that it is the responsibility of the government to make every effort to ensure that voters are not called to the polls as long as this pandemic continues.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-05-13 [p.945]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), seconded by Mrs. Gill (Manicouagan), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-05-13 [p.946]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Therrien (La Prairie), seconded by Mrs. Gill (Manicouagan), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-05-13 [p.946]
At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-05-13 [p.946]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-05-04 [p.883]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), moved, — That, given that:
(a) women and all members of the Canadian Armed Forces placed their trust in this government to act on claims of sexual misconduct;
(b) the Prime Minister's Chief of Staff was informed about a specific sexual harassment allegation against General Jonathan Vance three years ago;
(c) the Prime Minister asserts that this sexual harassment allegation was never brought to his attention; and
(d) the Prime Minister said that those in a position of authority have a duty to act upon allegations,
the House call upon the Prime Minister to dismiss his Chief of Staff for failing to notify him about a serious sexual harassment allegation at the highest ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces and for being complicit in hiding the truth from Canadians.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-05-04 [p.888]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-05-04 [p.888]
At 5:44 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-05-04 [p.888]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-04-29 [p.861]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. O'Toole (Durham), seconded by Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill), moved, — That, given that,
(i) only 2.7% of Canadians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19,
(ii) the federal government did not deliver adequate vaccine supply in January and February 2021,
(iii) the government extended the recommended interval for the second vaccine dose to four months against the recommendations of vaccine manufacturers,
(iv) Canadians are facing increased restrictions and lockdowns in multiple provinces from British Columbia to Nova Scotia,
the House call on the government to ensure that every Canadian adult has access to a vaccine by the May long weekend.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-04-29 [p.862]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. O'Toole (Durham), seconded by Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2021-04-29 [p.862]
At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-04-29 [p.862]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Monday, January 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, May 3, 2021, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2021-03-25 [p.695]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), moved, — That, with a view to support the authority of committees in their important inquiries of public interest:
(a) regarding the study on questions of conflict of interest and lobbying in relation to pandemic spending by the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics,
(i) an order of the House do issue for due diligence reports, in the care, custody or control of the Privy Council Office, respecting the Canada Student Service Grant, and that these documents be deposited, in both official languages, with the Clerk of the Committee no later than Thursday, April 1, 2021,
(ii) Rick Theis, the Prime Minister's Director of Policy and Cabinet Affairs, be ordered to appear before the committee on Monday, March 29, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.,
(iii) Amitpal Singh, the Deputy Prime Minister's Policy Advisor, be ordered to appear before the committee on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.,
(iv) Ben Chin, the Prime Minister's Senior Advisor, be ordered to appear before the committee on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.;
(b) regarding the study on addressing sexual misconduct issues in the Canadian Armed Forces by the Standing Committee on National Defence, Zita Astravas, formerly the Minister of National Defence's chief of staff and the Prime Minister's Director of Issues Management and currently the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness's chief of staff, be ordered to appear before the committee on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.;
(c) should the Prime Minister instead appear before the committees mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b), at any of the dates and times mentioned, for at least three hours, the witness otherwise scheduled to appear, and any other witnesses scheduled to appear before the same committee at a later time, be relieved of their obligation to appear pursuant to this order; and
(d) it be an instruction to the Chairs of the committees mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) to convene televised meetings of their respective committee, at the dates and times mentioned, for at least three hours, for the purpose of receiving evidence from the individuals then ordered to appear or the Prime Minister, as the case may be, unless the individual has been relieved from attending under the provisions of paragraph (c), provided that the witnesses be required to appear until discharged by the committee.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-03-25 [p.696]
Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), seconded by Mr. Ruff (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended in paragraph (b) by replacing the words “10:00 a.m.” with the words “11:00 a.m.”.
Debate arose thereon.
2021-03-25 [p.697]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), in relation to the business of supply;
And of the amendment of Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), seconded by Mr. Ruff (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound).
The debate continued.
2021-03-25 [p.697]
At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(17), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2021-03-25 [p.699]
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(17), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion, as amended, of Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman), — That, with a view to support the authority of committees in their important inquiries of public interest:
(a) regarding the study on questions of conflict of interest and lobbying in relation to pandemic spending by the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics,
(i) an order of the House do issue for due diligence reports, in the care, custody or control of the Privy Council Office, respecting the Canada Student Service Grant, and that these documents be deposited, in both official languages, with the Clerk of the Committee no later than Thursday, April 1, 2021,
(ii) Rick Theis, the Prime Minister's Director of Policy and Cabinet Affairs, be ordered to appear before the committee on Monday, March 29, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.,
(iii) Amitpal Singh, the Deputy Prime Minister's Policy Advisor, be ordered to appear before the committee on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.,
(iv) Ben Chin, the Prime Minister's Senior Advisor, be ordered to appear before the committee on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.;
(b) regarding the study on addressing sexual misconduct issues in the Canadian Armed Forces by the Standing Committee on National Defence, Zita Astravas, formerly the Minister of National Defence's chief of staff and the Prime Minister's Director of Issues Management and currently the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness's chief of staff, be ordered to appear before the committee on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.;
(c) should the Prime Minister instead appear before the committees mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b), at any of the dates and times mentioned, for at least three hours, the witness otherwise scheduled to appear, and any other witnesses scheduled to appear before the same committee at a later time, be relieved of their obligation to appear pursuant to this order; and
(d) it be an instruction to the Chairs of the committees mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) to convene televised meetings of their respective committee, at the dates and times mentioned, for at least three hours, for the purpose of receiving evidence from the individuals then ordered to appear or the Prime Minister, as the case may be, unless the individual has been relieved from attending under the provisions of paragraph (c), provided that the witnesses be required to appear until discharged by the committee.
The question was put on the main motion, as amended, and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 80 -- Vote no 80) - View vote details.
YEAS: 181, NAYS: 153
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.703]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 81(21) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development), Bill C-26, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, was read the first time and ordered to be printed.
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