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2019-08-21 [p.5751]
— No. 421-04468 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-15;
2019-06-13 [p.5586]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-04468), one concerning media organisations (No. 421-04469), one concerning the tax system (No. 421-04470) and one concerning organ transplants (No. 421-04471).
2019-06-11 [p.5524]
Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Kent (Thornhill), moved, — That the 14th Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented on Thursday, February 7, 2019, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 30)
Debate arose thereon.
2019-06-07 [p.5508]
— by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development) and Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 14th Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, "Supporting Families After the Loss of a Child" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-513), presented to the House on Thursday, February 7, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-513.
2019-05-27 [p.5333]
— No. 421-03372 concerning sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-244-01;
2019-04-10 [p.5129]
— by Ms. Dabrusin (Toronto—Danforth), one concerning sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (No. 421-03372);
2019-03-22 [p.5038]
— No. 421-03208 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-09;
2019-03-22 [p.5038]
— Nos. 421-03209 and 421-03210 concerning social benefits. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-165-08;
2019-03-18 [p.4681]
— No. 421-03151 concerning police officers. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-196-02;
2019-02-07 [p.4574]
Mr. May (Cambridge), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the 14th Report of the Committee, "Supporting Families After the Loss of a Child". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-513.
Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 114, 120, 121, 125 to 127, 131 and 132) was tabled.
2019-02-07 [p.4574]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-03208) and two concerning social benefits (Nos. 421-03209 and 421-03210);
2019-02-04 [p.4555]
Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mrs. Philpott (President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government) made a statement.
2019-01-31 [p.4546]
— by Mr. Sikand (Mississauga—Streetsville), one concerning police officers (No. 421-03151);
2018-12-13 [p.4465]
— No. 421-03047 concerning social benefits. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-165-06.
2018-12-04 [p.4400]
— by Mr. Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook), one concerning social benefits (No. 421-03047);
2018-10-29 [p.4160]
— No. 421-02716 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-08.
2018-10-04 [p.4046]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-02716) and one concerning cannabis (No. 421-02717);
2018-06-20 [p.3876]
— by Mr. Cormier (Acadie—Bathurst), one concerning Michel Vienneau (No. 421-02572) and two concerning the Employment Insurance Program (Nos. 421-02573 and 421-02574);
2018-06-14 [p.3658]
— No. 421-02300 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-06;
2018-06-14 [p.3661]
Q-1724 — Mr. Clarke (Beauport—Limoilou) — With regard to the Canada Revenue Agency: (a) how many individuals have been falsely or accidentally declared deceased by the Agency when they were actually alive, since January 1, 2016; (b) what was the average time between when the CRA declared an individual dead and when the mistake was corrected; and (c) what was the average time it took the CRA to fully pay the lost benefits that it owed individuals who were falsely declared dead by the CRA, from the day that the CRA was first notified of their mistake? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1724.
2018-06-08 [p.3564]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to undertake a study of the impact on parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, including in the case of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), to consider, among other things, (i) ways to improve the level of compassion and support for parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, (ii) ways to ensure that parents do not suffer any undue financial or emotional hardship as a result of the design of government programming, particularly from Employment Insurance Parental Benefits; that the Committee hold a minimum of six meetings to hear from witnesses that include parents who have lost an infant to SIDS, organizations who advocate for SIDS families, experts in the area of grief counselling, as well as officials responsible for the Employment Insurance Parental Benefits program; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House within six months of the adoption of this motion, and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109. (Private Members' Business M-110)
The debate continued.
2018-06-08 [p.3565]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington). (Private Members' Business M-110)
The debate continued.
2018-06-08 [p.3565]
Mr. Mendicino (Eglinton—Lawrence), seconded by Mr. Fraser (Central Nova), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by:
(a) replacing the words “instructed to undertake a study” with the words “requested to undertake a study”; and
(b) replacing the words “particularly from Employment Insurance Parental Benefits” with the words “including Employment Insurance Parental Benefits”.
Debate arose thereon.
2018-06-08 [p.3565]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the putting of the question on the main motion, as amended, of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be requested to undertake a study of the impact on parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, including in the case of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), to consider, among other things, (i) ways to improve the level of compassion and support for parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, (ii) ways to ensure that parents do not suffer any undue financial or emotional hardship as a result of the design of government programming, including Employment Insurance Parental Benefits; that the Committee hold a minimum of six meetings to hear from witnesses that include parents who have lost an infant to SIDS, organizations who advocate for SIDS families, experts in the area of grief counselling, as well as officials responsible for the Employment Insurance Parental Benefits program; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House within six months of the adoption of this motion, and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109. (Private Members' Business M-110)
2018-06-01 [p.3392]
— No. 421-02221 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-04;
2018-05-03 [p.3183]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the death of Mr. Gordon Brown, and that, pursuant to subsection 28(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, on Wednesday May 2, 2018, his warrant to the Acting Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2018-05-01 [p.3168]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-02300);
2018-04-27 [p.3160]
Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), moved, — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to undertake a study of the impact on parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, including in the case of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), to consider, among other things, (i) ways to improve the level of compassion and support for parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, (ii) ways to ensure that parents do not suffer any undue financial or emotional hardship as a result of the design of government programming, particularly from Employment Insurance Parental Benefits; that the Committee hold a minimum of six meetings to hear from witnesses that include parents who have lost an infant to SIDS, organizations who advocate for SIDS families, experts in the area of grief counselling, as well as officials responsible for the Employment Insurance Parental Benefits program; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House within six months of the adoption of this motion, and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109. (Private Members' Business M-110)
Debate arose thereon.
2018-04-23 [p.3131]
— by Mr. Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook), one concerning Israel (No. 421-02244);
2018-04-18 [p.3116]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-02221);
2018-04-16 [p.3084]
Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) made a statement.
2018-01-17 [p.2579]
— Nos. 421-01856, 421-01944 and 421-01974 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-180-02;
2017-12-13 [p.2567]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-01974);
2017-12-06 [p.2526]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-01944);
2017-11-20 [p.2392]
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-01856);
2017-09-18 [p.2085]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Scarborough—Agincourt, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the death of Mr. Arnold Chan, and that, pursuant to subsection 28(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, earlier today, his warrant to the Acting Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2017-05-02 [p.1643]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Holland (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) laid upon the Table, — Special Report of the Correctional Investigator, together with the government response, pursuant to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, S.C. 1992, c. 20, s. 193. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1107-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
2016-12-01 [p.1118]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Kent (Thornhill), seconded by Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), moved, — That, in light of the regrettable comments made by the Prime Minister on behalf of Canadians on the death of Fidel Castro, and in an effort to send a clear signal to Cuban people and the international community that his comments do not reflect the true sentiments of Canadians, the House: (a) reject the comments made by the Prime Minister on November 26, 2016; (b) recognize the past atrocities and repression borne by the Cuban people under the rule of Fidel Castro, including his long and oppressive regime of imprisoning critics and reported beatings during arrest, restrictions on freedom of expression, association and assembly, and the suffering and restrictions placed on the press, minorities, and the democratic process, including the LGBT community; and (c) express its hope and full support for the people of Cuba, that they may now begin to see freedom and a commitment to democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, in order to ensure a brighter and better future for the Cuban people now and for generations to come.
Debate arose thereon.
2016-09-19 [p.711]
The Deputy Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Ottawa—Vanier, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the death of the Hon. Mauril Bélanger, and that, pursuant to subsection 28(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, on Friday, August 19, 2016, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2016-03-24 [p.289]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner, in the Province of Alberta, by reason of the death of Mr. Jim Hillyer, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, earlier today, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a Member to fill the vacancy.
2016-02-03 [p.145]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-216, An Act to establish National Perinatal Bereavement Awareness Day, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2015-06-18 [p.2834]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-700, An Act to Establish National Perinatal Bereavement Awareness Day, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2015-04-24 [p.2408]
Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) made a statement.
2015-04-24 [p.2410]
Q-1102 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — With regard to the Last Post Fund and agreements in place with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) related to funeral expenses: (a) for each year from 2006 to 2015 inclusive, how many requests to cover funerals and burial costs have been received by the Last Post Fund; (b) of the requests in (a), how many were (i) accepted, (ii) rejected; (c) of the requests rejected in (b)(ii), how many were denied because they did not meet (i) service-related disability qualifications, (ii) income threshold levels; (d) of the requests accepted in (b)(i), how many were from (i) traditional veterans (First World War, Second World War, Korean War), (ii) modern day veterans (post-Korea); and (e) of the requests rejected in (b)(ii), how many were from (i) traditional veterans (First World War, Second World War, Korean War), (ii) modern day veterans (post-Korea)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1102.
2015-03-25 [p.2280]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) Sergei Magnitsky, a Moscow lawyer who uncovered the largest tax fraud in Russian history, was detained without trial, tortured and consequently died in a Moscow prison on November 16, 2009; (b) no thorough, independent and objective investigation has been conducted by Russian authorities into the detention, torture and death of Sergei Magnitsky, nor have the individuals responsible been brought to justice; (c) the unprecedented posthumous trial and conviction of Sergei Magnitsky in Russia for the very fraud he uncovered constitute a violation of the principles of fundamental justice and the rule of law; and
therefore the House call upon the government to: (a) condemn any foreign nationals who were responsible for the detention, torture or death of Sergei Magnitsky, or who have been involved in covering up the crimes he exposed; (b) explore and encourage sanctions against any foreign nationals who were responsible for the detention, torture or death of Sergei Magnitsky, or who have been involved in covering up the crimes he exposed; (c) explore sanctions as appropriate against any foreign nationals responsible for violations of internationally recognized human rights in a foreign country, when authorities in that country are unable or unwilling to conduct a thorough, independent and objective investigation of the violations.
2015-01-26 [p.1978]
Q-786 — Mr. Casey (Charlottetown) — With respect to the benefit provided by the government for veterans' funeral and burial expenses: (a) what is the maximum amount available through the Veterans Funeral and Burial Program for funeral services; (b) how does the amount in (a) compare to the allowable maximum established for members of the RCMP and Canadian Forces; (c) in order to qualify for the maximum amount available through the Veterans Funeral and Burial Program, at what must a veteran's estate be valued; (d) how does the amount in (c) compare to the means test established for members of the RCMP and Canadian Forces; (e) how many requests for assistance with burial costs were made in each of the fiscal years from 2006 to 2013; (f) how many of the requests in (e) were approved; (g) for each request in (e), broken down by fiscal year, what were the reasons for rejecting the request; and (h) what is the total number of requests that were rejected for each particular reason mentioned in (g)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-786.
2014-12-03 [p.1875]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House recognize that Jean Béliveau was a legendary captain of the Montreal Canadiens; that it recognize that the Canadian people are deeply touched by the death of this man, a gentleman who was known not only for his athletic ability but also for his integrity; that it celebrate his successful hockey career, including 18 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens and ten Stanley Cup wins; and that it offer its condolences to his wife Élise, his daughter Hélène, his two grand-daughters Mylène and Magalie, and to the extended Montreal Canadiens family of which he was a part for six decades.
2014-11-05 [p.1727]
Mr. McColeman (Brant), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the Seventh Report of the Committee (Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen or Canadian resident, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-132.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 34 and 35) was tabled.
2014-04-28 [p.839]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Whitby—Oshawa, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the death of the Hon. Jim Flaherty, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, earlier today, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a Member to fill the vacancy.
2014-04-11 [p.836]
Adjournment
At 10:38 a.m., on the motion of Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Julian (House Leader of the Official Opposition), out of respect for the memory of the late Hon. Jim Flaherty, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).
2013-12-10 [p.379]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That this House express its sincerest condolences to the South African people over the passing of Nelson Mandela, a great moral leader, statesman and Honourary Canadian Citizen; that this House recognize the invaluable contributions and achievements of Mr. Mandela, not just his fight for an end to the system of apartheid in South Africa, but also his worldwide leadership on freedom and human rights; that this House sincerely note the grace and humility Mr. Mandela demonstrated after being imprisoned for 27 years; and that this House reaffirm Canada’s condolences to Mr. Mandela’s family and all citizens of South Africa.
2013-06-05 [p.3306]
By unanimous consent, Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake) and Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), moved, — That the House condemn the mass murder of political prisoners in Iran in the summer of 1988 as a crime against humanity, honour the memory of the victims buried in mass graves at Khavaran cemetery and other locations in Iran, and establish September 1 as a day of solidarity with political prisoners in Iran.
2013-05-29 [p.3205]
Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms. Foote (Random—Burin—St. George's), seconded by Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), — That, in the opinion of the House, the Last Post Fund is currently underfunded and excludes deserving veterans causing unnecessary stress and hardship to families of veterans, and that the House call on the government to do the following: (a) accept the recommendations of successive Veteran Ombudsmens’ calling for expanded and enhanced financial access to the Last Post Fund; (b) accept the advice from the Royal Canadian Legion made in the years 2008, 2010, and 2012 calling for expanded access and financial support for the Last Post Fund; (c) accept three year old advice from departmental officials to expand and enhance financial access to the Last Post Fund; (d) review the Last Post Fund’s current burial assistance cap of $3,600 with the goal to establish a standard consistent with burial assistance provided to current members of the Canadian Forces; (e) review the “means tested” standard applied to the Last Post Fund that currently excludes many veterans with the goal to improve and lower the qualification standard to access the Fund; and (f) provide stable long term funding to the Last Post Fund with consideration given to establish a financial escalator tied to the Consumer Price Index. (Private Members' Business M-422)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 700 -- Vote no 700) - View vote details.
YEAS: 125, NAYS: 151
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