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2022-05-12 [p.770]
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, given that the House recognize
(i) that Canadians of Chinese descent have made immeasurable contributions to Canada,
(ii) that the people of China are part of an ancient civilization that has contributed much to humanity,
(iii) the distinction between the people of China and the Chinese state, as embodied by the Communist Party of China and the government of the People's Republic of China,
(iv) that authoritarian states, including the People's Republic of China, increasingly pose a threat to the rules-based international order,
the House appoint a special committee with the mandate to conduct hearings to examine and review all aspects of the Canada-People's Republic of China relationship, including but not limited to diplomatic, consular, legal, security and economic relations, provided that:
(a) the committee be composed of 12 members, of which six shall be from the government party, four shall be from the official opposition, one shall be from the Bloc Québécois and one shall be from the New Democratic Party;
(b) the whips of the recognized parties shall deposit with the Clerk of the House the list of their members to serve on the committee within four calendar days after the adoption of this motion;
(c) changes to the membership of the committee shall be effective immediately after notification by the whip has been filed with the Clerk of the House;
(d) membership substitutions be permitted, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2);
(e) the Clerk of the House shall convene an organizational meeting within one week of the presentation of the final report of the Special Committee on Afghanistan;
(f) the chair of the committee shall be a member of the government party, the first vice-chair shall be a member of the official opposition, the second vice-chair shall be a member of the Bloc Québécois and the third vice-chair shall be a member of the New Democratic Party;
(g) the quorum of the committee be as provided for in Standing Order 118, provided that the Chair be authorized to hold meetings to receive evidence and to have that evidence printed when at least four members are present, including one member of the opposition and one member of the government;
(h) the committee have all of the powers of a standing committee, as well as the power to (i) travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, inside and outside of Canada, (ii) authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its proceedings;
(i) the provisions of Standing Order 106(4) shall also extend to the committee;
(j) the committee shall, notwithstanding paragraph (r) of the order adopted on Thursday, November 25, 2021, have the first priority for the use of House resources for committee meetings;
(k) the evidence and documentation received by the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations during the first and second sessions of the 43rd Parliament be referred to this committee and taken into consideration in this session; and
(l) any proceedings before the committee, when hybrid committee meetings are authorized, in relation to a motion to exercise the committee's power to send for persons, papers and records shall, if not previously disposed of, be interrupted upon the earlier of the completion of four hours of consideration or one sitting week after the motion was first moved, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the motion shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
Debate arose thereon.
2022-05-12 [p.771]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, members made statements.
2022-05-12 [p.771]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2022-05-12 [p.771]
Pursuant to order made Thursday, November 25, 2021, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rodriguez (Minister of Canadian Heritage), seconded by Ms. Khera (Minister of Seniors), — That Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage;
And of the amendment of Ms. Rempel Garner (Calgary Nose Hill), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words afler the word "That" and substituting the following:
"Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, be not now read a second time but that the order be discharged, the bill withdrawn and the subject matter thereof referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.";
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the subamendment of Mr. Patzer (Cypress Hills—Grasslands), seconded by Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain), — That the amendment be amended by adding the following:
"; and that the committee report back no later than 10 sitting days following the adoption of this motion.".
The question was put on the subamendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 87 -- Vote no 87) - View vote details.
YEAS: 109, NAYS: 209
2022-05-12 [p.773]
Pursuant to order made Wednesday, May 11, 2022, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 88 -- Vote no 88) - View vote details.
YEAS: 111, NAYS: 209
2022-05-12 [p.775]
Pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), the question was put on the main motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 89 -- Vote no 89) - View vote details.
YEAS: 208, NAYS: 111
Accordingly, Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
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.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to order made Monday, May 2, 2022, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Thursday, November 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, May 16, 2022, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
Private Members' Business
At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
The order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill S-206, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors).
Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), seconded by Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Debate arose thereon.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to order made Thursday, November 25, 2021, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.
2022-05-12 [p.777]
Messages were received from the Senate informing this House that the Senate has passed the following bills to which the concurrence of the House is desired:
Bill S-203, An Act respecting a federal framework on autism spectrum disorder;
2022-05-12 [p.777]
At 6:27 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Official Languages), seconded by Mrs. Fortier (President of the Treasury Board), — That Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages.
The debate continued.
2022-05-12 [p.778]
Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable), seconded by Mr. Lehoux (Beauce), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word '“That” and substituting the following:
“Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts, be not now read a second time but that the order be discharged, the bill withdrawn, and the subject matter thereof referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages.”.
Debate arose thereon.
2022-05-12 [p.778]
Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), seconded by Mr. Ellis (Cumberland—Colchester), moved the following subamendment, — That the amendment be amended by adding the following:
"; and that the committee report back no later than 10 sitting days following the adoption of this motion.".
Debate arose thereon.
2022-05-12 [p.778]
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), a paper deposited with the Clerk of the House was laid upon the table as follows:
2022-05-12 [p.778]
— by the Speaker — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "The Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy: An Analysis of Contractor Obligations and Fulfillment", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-441-1119-37. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2022-05-12 [p.778]
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:
2022-05-12 [p.778]
— by Ms. Lewis (Haldimand—Norfolk), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 441-00458).
2022-05-11 [p.753]
The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.
Whereupon, Mr. d'Entremont (West Nova), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.
2022-05-11 [p.753]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, members made statements.
2022-05-11 [p.753]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2022-05-11 [p.753]
Pursuant to order made Monday, May 2, 2022, Mr. Holland (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) requested that the ordinary hour of daily adjournment on Thursday, May 12, 2022, be 12:00 a.m. and this request was deemed adopted.
2022-05-11 [p.753]
Pursuant to order made Thursday, November 25, 2021, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Champoux (Drummond), seconded by Mrs. Gill (Manicouagan), — That, given that the House respects the beliefs and non-beliefs of all parliamentarians and of the general public and it is committed to the principle of the separation of religion and the state, the diversity of views and freedom of conscience while upholding the secularism and religious neutrality of the state and out of a desire for inclusiveness, the reading of the prayer at the opening of a sitting be abolished and replaced by a moment of reflection; and that, accordingly, Standing Order 30 be amended, in paragraphs (1) and (2), by substituting the following:
“(1) A moment of reflection be observed every day at the meeting of the House before any business is entered upon.
(2) Not more than two minutes after the moment of reflection, the business of the House shall commence.”.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 83 -- Vote no 83) - View vote details.
YEAS: 56, NAYS: 266
2022-05-11 [p.755]
Pursuant to order made Thursday, November 25, 2021, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Sarai (Surrey Centre), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop and publicly release within 120 days following the adoption of this motion a comprehensive plan to expand pathways to permanent residency for temporary foreign workers, including international students, with significant Canadian work experience in sectors with persistent labour shortages, and such plan should incorporate the following elements:
(a) amending eligibility criteria under economic immigration programs to give more weight to significant in-Canada work experience and expand the eligible occupational categories and work experience at various skills levels;
(b) examining evidence and data gathered from recent programs such as Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway, Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP), Rural and Northern Immigration Program (RNIP), and Agri-Food Pilot, and Provincial Nominee Process (PNP);
(c) incorporating data on labour market and skills shortages to align policy on immigrant-selection with persistent labour gaps;
(d) assessing ways to increase geographic distribution of immigration and encourage immigrant retention in smaller communities, as well as increase Francophone immigration outside Quebec;
(e) identifying mechanisms for ensuring flexibility in immigration-selection tools to react quicker to changes in labour market needs and regional economic priorities; and
(f) specifically considering occupations and essential sectors that are underrepresented in current economic immigration programs, such as health services, agriculture, manufacturing, service industry, trades, and transportation; (Private Members' Business M-44)
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), seconded by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), — That the motion be amended:
(a) by adding after the words "comprehensive plan to expand" the following: "the economic immigration stream to allow workers of all skill levels to meet the full range of labour needs and"; and
(b) in paragraph (f), by adding the word ", caregivers" after the words "health services".
The question was put on the amendment and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 84 -- Vote no 84) - View vote details.
YEAS: 323, NAYS: 1
2022-05-11 [p.758]
The House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion, as amended, of Mr. Sarai (Surrey Centre), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop and publicly release within 120 days following the adoption of this motion a comprehensive plan to expand the economic immigration stream to allow workers of all skill levels to meet the full range of labour needs and pathways to permanent residency for temporary foreign workers, including international students, with significant Canadian work experience in sectors with persistent labour shortages, and such plan should incorporate the following elements:
(a) amending eligibility criteria under economic immigration programs to give more weight to significant in-Canada work experience and expand the eligible occupational categories and work experience at various skills levels;
(b) examining evidence and data gathered from recent programs such as Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway, Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP), Rural and Northern Immigration Program (RNIP), and Agri-Food Pilot, and Provincial Nominee Process (PNP);
(c) incorporating data on labour market and skills shortages to align policy on immigrant-selection with persistent labour gaps;
(d) assessing ways to increase geographic distribution of immigration and encourage immigrant retention in smaller communities, as well as increase Francophone immigration outside Quebec;
(e) identifying mechanisms for ensuring flexibility in immigration-selection tools to react quicker to changes in labour market needs and regional economic priorities; and
(f) specifically considering occupations and essential sectors that are underrepresented in current economic immigration programs, such as health services, caregivers, agriculture, manufacturing, service industry, trades, and transportation
The question was put on the main motion, as amended, and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 85 -- Vote no 85) - View vote details.
YEAS: 324, NAYS: 0
2022-05-11 [p.760]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Gerretsen (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Senate)) laid upon the table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— No. 441-00286 concerning transportation;
— Nos. 441-00287, 441-00288, 441-00289, 441-00291, 441-00294, 441-00295 and 441-00296 concerning foreign affairs;
— Nos. 441-00290 and 441-00297 concerning civil and human rights;
— Nos. 441-00292 and 441-00298 concerning justice;
— No. 441-00293 concerning social affairs and equality.
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