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2019-08-21 [p.5750]
— Nos. 421-04139, 421-04459, 421-04460, 421-04461, 421-04462, 421-04810 and 421-04811 concerning women's rights. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-130-07;
2019-06-20 [p.5703]
— by Ms. Ramsey (Essex), one concerning Cameroon (No. 421-04809) and two concerning women's rights (Nos. 421-04810 and 421-04811);
2019-06-10 [p.5512]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary 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:
— Nos. 421-03512 and 421-03603 concerning women's rights. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-130-06.
2019-06-05 [p.5449]
— by Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West), one concerning women's rights (No. 421-04139);
2019-05-27 [p.5332]
— No. 421-03336 concerning women's rights. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-130-05;
2019-05-03 [p.5228]
— by Ms. Ramsey (Essex), one concerning women's rights (No. 421-03512);
2019-04-05 [p.5084]
— by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), one concerning cellphone towers (No. 421-03335), one concerning women's rights (No. 421-03336) and one concerning the pension system (No. 421-03337);
2019-04-05 [p.5085]
Q-2194 — Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan) — With regard to the government’s plan to create a “critical election incident public protocol” group for the 2019 election: (a) what specific safeguards are in place to ensure that political staff in ministerial offices, including in the Office of the Prime Minister, do not influence any members of the group; (b) will there be a prohibition on communication during the writ period between members of the group and ministers or their exempt staff; and (c) if no prohibition exists, why is the government allowing communication between ministers or their exempt staff and members of the group? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-2194.
2019-03-18 [p.4695]
Q-2166 — Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove) — With regard to advisory boards or advisory panels set up by the government since November 4, 2015: (a) how many have been set up; and (b) what are the details of each advisory board or panel, including (i) name or title, (ii) date board or panel was announced, (iii) dates of meetings held so far, (iv) specific recommendations made so far, (v) which recommendations have been fully implemented by the government? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-2166.
2019-01-31 [p.4546]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Harvey (Tobique—Mactaquac), seconded by Mr. Arseneault (Madawaska—Restigouche), Bill C-427, An Act to amend the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Act (excellence in agricultural innovation), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2019-01-28 [p.4496]
— by Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), one concerning women's rights (No. 421-03106);
2018-12-13 [p.4466]
— by Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning women's rights (No. 421-03099);
2018-06-08 [p.3558]
— by Mr. Tan (Don Valley North), one concerning youth (No. 421-02427);
2018-01-29 [p.2599]
Q-1342 — Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington) — With regard to Article 1103 of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement and Article 809 of the Agreement on Internal Trade: (a) what are the details of each meeting of the Working Group on Alcoholic Beverages since July 1, 2017, including (i) date, (ii) list of attendees, (iii) agenda items, (iv) decisions and agreements reached; (b) what are the details of each meeting of the Working Group on Party-Specific Exceptions since July 1, 2017, including (i) date, (ii) list of attendees, (iii) agenda items, (iv) decisions and agreements reached; and (c) what are the details of each meeting of the Working Group on Party-Specific Exceptions since November 4, 2015, including (i) date, (ii) list of attendees, (iii) agenda items, (iv) decisions and agreements reached? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1342.
2017-12-13 [p.2569]
Q-1303 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — With regard to the creation of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for 2017 BC Wildfires, announced by the Prime Minister on July 14, 2017: (a) what are the titles of all briefing notes provided to the Committee between July 14, 2017, and October 30, 2017; (b) what are the details of all meetings of the Committee, including for each meeting the (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) agenda, (iv) minutes; (c) what analysis has been conducted from July 14, 2017, to present by the government with regard to the long-term impact of the 2017 BC wildfires on BC residents, communities, businesses, and First Nations; (d) what analysis has been conducted from July 14, 2017, to present by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada with regard to the long-term impact of the 2017 BC wildfires on First Nations in BC; and (e) on what date will the Committee disband? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1303.
2017-11-06 [p.2346]
Q-1158 — Mr. Allison (Niagara West) — With regard to official “advisory councils” or “advisory boards” set up by the government since November 5, 2015, and broken down by department, agency, crown corporation or other government entity: (a) what is the complete list of councils and boards; (b) who are the members of each council or board; (c) what are the details of each meeting, including (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) topic; (d) how much is each member financially compensated for their participation on a board or council, broken down by board or council and individual; (e) who is the chair of each board or council; (f) how much is each chair financially compensated for their participation in the board or council; and (g) which minister is responsible for selecting the members and chair of each board or council? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1158.
2017-05-01 [p.1632]
— No. 421-01203 concerning youth. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-145-01;
2017-03-10 [p.1453]
— by Mr. Schiefke (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), one concerning youth (No. 421-01203);
2016-11-04 [p.994]
Q-468 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — With regard to funding by government departments, agencies, and crown corporations: (a) which programs, groups, associations, or other entities were being provided with ongoing funding as of November 4, 2015, but were not receiving ongoing funding as of September 19, 2016; (b) for each former funding recipient identified in (a), what was the amount of funding being provided as of November 5, 2015; and (c) broken down by former recipient identified in (a), why is each one no longer receiving funding? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-468.
2016-09-19 [p.725]
Q-210 — Mr. Clarke (Beauport—Limoilou) — With regard to the six ministerial advisory groups at Veterans Affairs Canada: (a) what is each group’s mandate; (b) who are the members, (i) what are each member’s qualifications, (ii) are they being paid, (iii) do they have to sign a non-disclosure agreement; (c) what topics are discussed during these meetings and what are the details of the proceedings; and (d) can the documents containing the details identified in (c) be accessed, if so, how? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-210.
2016-06-14 [p.604]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Mr. Masse (Windsor West), Bill C-293, An Act to amend the Department of Health Act (Advisory Committee), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2015-06-16 [p.2789]
Q-1311 — Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan) — With regard to the advisory council created by the government in 2012 mandated to promote women on the boards of public and private corporations: (a) in total, how many individuals are on this advisory council, broken down by (i) gender, (ii) name, (iii) position; (b) when did the meetings take place; (c) what were the subjects discussed by this council; (d) what is the expected date for this council’s report; (e) what was discussed during this council’s meetings with respect to (i) pay equity, (ii) the representation of women on the boards of public and private corporations; and (f) can the government table the minutes of this advisory council’s meetings? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1311.
2015-04-02 [p.2355]
Q-1065 — Mr. Vaughan (Trinity—Spadina) — With respect to the Advisory Committee on Vice-Regal Appointments: (a) how many people are employed by the committee; (b) what expenses have been incurred by the committee since its creation; and (c) what expenses have been incurred by individual members of the committee since its creation, broken down by (i) member, (ii) year, (iii) type of expense? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1065.
2014-11-26 [p.1847]
— by the Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills — First Report, which was as follows:
Pursuant to Standing Order 133(2), the Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills has taken into consideration the petition from the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, which was received by the House on Monday, November 24, 2014, and has the honour to report that the requirements of the Standing Orders regarding notice have been fully complied with in this case.
2014-11-25 [p.1837]
— by the Clerk of Petitions — First Report, pursuant to Standing Order 131, which was as follows:
The Clerk of Petitions has the honour to report that the petition from the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, praying for the passage of a private act, filed by Mr. Hawn (Edmonton Centre) on Monday, November 24, 2014, meets the requirements of Standing Order 131.
2014-11-24 [p.1831]
Pursuant to Standing Order 131(1), a petition for a Private Bill was filed as follows:
— by Mr. Hawn (Edmonton Centre), from the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
2014-11-20 [p.1815]
A message was received from the Senate informing this House that the Senate has passed the following Bill to which the concurrence of the House is desired:
Bill S-1001, An Act to amend the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 135(2), Bill S-1001, An Act to amend the Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Act, was deemed read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2013-12-09 [p.361]
Q-94 — Mr. Larose (Repentigny) — With regard to transfer payments to non-profit organizations (excluding hospitals and universities) and the government’s operational spending (O&M) to manage these transfers: (a) what have been the government’s total expenditures in this area since fiscal year 2006-2007, broken down by fiscal year; (b) what has been the break-down of the government’s expenditures since fiscal year 2006-2007 on internal government operations, on grants, and on contributions, broken down by fiscal year; (c) what has been the breakdown of expenditures by department and agency, broken down by program area, by fiscal year and by nature of expenditure (for example, grants, contributions, O&M); (d) what fiscal changes (for example, legislative changes to the Income Tax Act) have been put into place since 2006-2007 that directly impact the not-for-profit sector and what has been the financial result of each of these changes (for example, amount of costs or savings to the Treasury by fiscal year since the implementation of each change); (e) what cuts to transfer payments were made during each round of the four-year cycle of Strategic Reviews and as a result of the Strategic and Operational Review (also known as Deficit Reduction Action Plan), broken down by (i) department and agency, (ii) program activity, (iii) nature of expenditure (for example, G&C, Capital, O&M); (f) how much has the government spent on the new social finance approach and what are its projected spending plans for the next few years, including a breakdown of this spending on special pilot projects discussed in Employment and Social Development Canada’s 2013-2014 Report on Plans and Priorities—i.e., to test social partnership and social finance approaches in the area of literacy, youth and Aboriginal labour market programming, as well as through the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Pilot; (g) which not-for-profit organizations and private firms have been chosen to test the new approach and what is the break-down of government expenditures to date and spending plans on each project, broken down by not-for-profit organization and by private firm? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-94.
2013-03-08 [p.2852]
Q-1119 — Ms. Perreault (Montcalm) — With regard to funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada for education regarding changes to Registered Disability Savings Plans and the Disability Tax Credit: (a) which organizations received funding and how much did each receive; (b) what were the criteria for receiving funding; (c) how many organizations applied to receive funding; and (d) what kind of evaluation process exists for this funding and what kind of criteria is the evaluation based on? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1119.
2012-11-19 [p.2300]
Q-925 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — With regard to all cuts to government spending announced since Budget 2012: (a) how will announced service cuts affect Aboriginal organizations, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, non-status Indians or people living off-reserve; (b) how will announced program or core funding cuts affect Aboriginal organizations, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, non-status Indians or people living off-reserve; (c) how will announced staff cuts affect Aboriginal organizations, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, non-status Indians or people living off-reserve; (d) what consultations took place before the cuts were announced with groups representing Aboriginal organizations, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, non-status Indians or people living off-reserve; and (e) what analysis has been done on the possible effects of service, program and staff cuts to Aboriginal organizations, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, non-status Indians or people living off-reserve? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-925.
2012-09-17 [p.1922]
Q-678 — Mr. Goodale (Wascana) — With respect to the National Archival Development Program: (a) what is the name and location of each organization which received a grant or contribution under this program since March 31, 1999; (b) what was the amount of each such grant or contribution; (c) what was the purpose, scope, or intent of the work to be carried out using the funds provided by that grant or contribution; and (d) what is the rationale for the termination of the program? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-678.
2011-03-25 [p.1427]
Pursuant to Standing Order 39(5), the failure of the Ministry to respond to the following question was deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage:
Q-945 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — With regard to the federal support of Canadian athletes: (a) how much money did the government provide to each sport federation or association since fiscal year 2006-2007 to date; (b) how much money is committed to each national sport federation or association for fiscal years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013; and (c) how much money was spent by the government on (i) athlete's education, (ii) coaching, (iii) training, (iv) scholarships, (v) injury prevention, (vi) travel, (vii) accommodation?
2011-03-21 [p.1377]
Q-865 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — With respect to cuts in government funding to newcomer settlement organizations: (a) how does this policy reflect Canada’s commitment to cultural diversity; (b) what, if any, needs assessments of newcomers to Canada have been undertaken over the last five years, if none were undertaken, why not, and of those undertaken, (i) when were they undertaken, (ii) by whom, (iii) what were the results, (iv) what were the chief recommendations; (c) what was the detailed process undertaken to examine funding of newcomer settlement programs, which led to the government's cuts; (d) over the past five years, how much money did the government promise to invest in newcomer settlement services, by province and territory, and what amount was actually invested in newcomer settlement services, by province and territory; (e) how was the decision to cut $53 million from newcomer settlement organizations made, (i) what were all the procedural steps in the decision-making process, (ii) what stakeholders were consulted, (iii) which departments were involved in the decision-making process, (iv) what formulas were used, (v) how was it determined that 85 percent of the cuts were necessary in Ontario; (f) what percentage of the Ontario cuts to newcomer settlement organizations were made in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA); (g) how many newcomers arrived in Canada in each of the last five years, (i) how many newcomers arrived in each of the provinces and territories, (ii) how many people settled in each of the provinces, (iii) how many people settled in each of Canada’s ten largest cities; (h) what information does the government have regarding the movement of newcomers from one province to another or from one city to another in the newcomers' first three years after arrival in Canada; (i) from which countries did the newcomers arrive in each of the last five years and, for each country identified, (i) what are the official languages spoken, (ii) is English or French one of the country’s official languages; (j) what services are needed by newcomers to Canada and what services are provided by settlement organizations in Canada, by province and territory; (k) what, if any, research has been undertaken in Canada regarding gaps in services, by province and territory, and (i) when was the gap analysis undertaken and by whom, (ii) what were the results and recommendations, by province and territory, (iii) if no such analysis has been conducted, why not; (l) for each province and territory, (i) how many settlement organizations exist, (ii) what services do they provide, (iii) what populations do they serve, (iv) how many settlement organizations applied for federal funding, and (v) how many organizations that applied had their federal funding increased, decreased, or cut; (m) for each GTA constituency, (i) what percentage of constituency inhabitants are newcomers, (ii) what percentage of constituency inhabitants are not yet citizens, (iii) what percentage of constituency inhabitants are first generation Canadian born, (iv) how do percentages in (i) to (iii) rank nationally amongst the 308 ridings, (v) did any consituency's settlement organizations receive an increase or a decrease in funding and, if so, in what amount; (n) for each group given in (m) (i) to (iii), what major challenges do they face, including, but not limited to, family reunification, and language and job barriers; (o) how were organizations informed of any funding decision, (i) what reasons were given for a denial, (ii) were complete contact details given so that an organization could ask for further feedback, (iii) if so, what were those details, (iv) if not, why not; (p) what programs in the GTA (i) had their funding decreased, (ii) had funding cut entirely, (iii) will have to close down; (q) for each identified program in (p) (i) to (iii), (i) what are the specific reasons for denial, (ii) is the program an essential or unique program; (r) which schools in the GTA provided newcomer services, including, but not limited to, "We Welcome the World Centres", and which schools had their funding increased or decreased and by how much; (s) for each school identified in (r), what percentage of students are (i) newcomers, (ii) newcomers who do not speak English or French as their first language; (t) what, if any, research was undertaken to determine the impact of any decreases or cuts to funding for schools in (r) and what were the projected impacts on (i) student learning, (ii) student test scores, (iii) school performance in relation to other Ontario schools, (iv) socio-economic status of families, (v) tertiary education; (u) what, if any, plans have been developed to absorb the thousands of newcomer families who will be impacted by a loss of newcomer settlement services, by (i) province and territory, (ii) specifically, Canada’s ten largest cities; (v) is there an appeals process to funding-related decisions and (i) if yes, what is it, (ii) if not, why not; (w) what, if any, impact analysis was undertaken to determine the socio-economic impacts of cuts to newcomer settlement services on (i) clients, (ii) their families, and (iii) the economy of the GTA, and Canada, (iv) what were the results and recommendations of any analysis; and (x) by province and territory, as of January 1, 2011, (i) how many organizations had been informed of a funding decision, (ii) how many organizations were under review, (iii) how many were still waiting to hear about funding? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-403-865.
2010-12-03 [p.992]
Q-452 — Mrs. Crombie (Mississauga—Streetsville) — With regard to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Settlement Agencies: (a) how many agencies were opened per calendar year since January 1, 2006 to present; (b) what was the total amount of transfer funding provided for the opening of agencies per calendar year from February 7, 2006 to present; (c) how many agencies have been opened since February 7, 2006; (d) what is the location of each new agency since February 7, 2006; (e) how many agencies have had their funding reduced or abolished since February 7, 2006; (f) how many agencies have had to close because of reduced or abolished federal funding; (g) what is the exact location of each closure since February 7, 2006; (h) what is the amount of funding provided to agencies in the provinces of Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario, broken down by province, per calendar year from February 7, 2006 to present; and (i) has CIC begun negotiating a new Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement as promised and, if not, why not and when will it begin these negotiations? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-403-452.
2010-10-25 [p.802]
Pursuant to the User Fees Act, S.C. 2004, c. 6, sbs. 6(2), a report recommending that the Department of Industry User Fee Proposal for Services under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (Sessional Paper No. 8564-403-1-01) be approved was deemed presented by the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology.
2010-09-20 [p.603]
Q-332 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — With respect to funding from Status of Women Canada: (a) what organizations have applied for funding since January 23, 2006; (b) how much money has been allocated to each organization since this date; and (c) for each organization that was refused funding, what were the reasons for the refusal of funding? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-403-332.
2010-09-20 [p.628]
— by Mr. Clement (Minister of Industry) — Department of Industry User Fee Proposal for Services under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, pursuant to the User Fees Act, S.C. 2004, c. 6, sbs. 4(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8564-403-1-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
2010-06-08 [p.478]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider providing additional funding, within the next twelve months, to competent organizations for the purpose of carrying out microcredit lending targeted at people living on less than $1.25 per day in least-developed countries.
2010-05-05 [p.332]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre), Bill C-517, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for dues paid to veterans' organizations), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2009-06-10 [p.615]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Cardin (Sherbrooke), seconded by Mr. Lessard (Chambly—Borduas), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reconsider its decision to eliminate the funding channelled through the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec to non-profit bodies active in the economic development sector, and reinstate their funding; (Private Members' Business M-288)
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Roy (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), seconded by Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), — That the motion be amended by replacing the words “and reinstate their funding” with the words “reinstate full funding and eligibility criteria, and continue such funding beyond March 31, 2011”.
The question was put on the amendment and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 85 -- Vote no 85) - View vote details.
YEAS: 145, NAYS: 135
2009-02-06 [p.103]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mrs. Ablonczy (Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-4, An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and certain other corporations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology.
The debate continued.
2009-02-06 [p.107]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mrs. Ablonczy (Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-4, An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and certain other corporations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology.
The debate continued.
2009-02-04 [p.87]
The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-4, An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and certain other corporations.
Mrs. Ablonczy (Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology.
Debate arose thereon.
2009-01-28 [p.54]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mrs. Ablonczy (Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)), seconded by Mr. Baird (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), Bill C-4, An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and certain other corporations, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.Recommendation(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and certain other corporations”.
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