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2020-09-24 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and 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. 431-00237, 431-00250, 431-00253, 431-00296, 431-00301 and 431-00303 concerning foreign affairs;
— Nos. 431-00238, 431-00242, 431-00244, 431-00245, 431-00247, 431-00273, 431-00283, 431-00285 and 431-00288 concerning the environment;
— No. 431-00239 concerning agriculture;
— Nos. 431-00240, 431-00241, 431-00243, 431-00246, 431-00251, 431-00258, 431-00259, 431-00260, 431-00265, 431-00268, 431-00271, 431-00279, 431-00280, 431-00281, 431-00292, 431-00293, 431-00297 and 431-00298 concerning justice;
— Nos. 431-00248, 431-00255, 431-00269, 431-00275, 431-00299 and 431-00300 concerning social affairs and equality;
— Nos. 431-00249, 431-00262 and 431-00287 concerning Indigenous affairs;
— Nos. 431-00252, 431-00263, 431-00290 and 431-00294 concerning health;
— Nos. 431-00254, 431-00256, 431-00274 and 431-00302 concerning natural resources and energy;
— Nos. 431-00257, 431-00267, 431-00272 and 431-00291 concerning the democratic process;
— Nos. 431-00261 and 431-00284 concerning fisheries;
— No. 431-00264 concerning culture and heritage;
— No. 431-00266 concerning civil and human rights;
— No. 431-00270 concerning media and telecommunications;
— No. 431-00276 concerning citizenship and immigration;
— No. 431-00277 concerning animals;
— No. 431-00278 concerning infrastructure;
— Nos. 431-00282 and 431-00286 concerning transportation;
— No. 431-00289 concerning the correctional system;
— No. 431-00295 concerning government services and administration.
AbortionAéroport Montréal Saint-Hubert LongueuilAir trafficAir transportationAnimal rights and welfareApplication processArtistsAsylumBeesBituminous sandsBorders ...Show all topics
2020-04-20 [p.400]
Q-372 — Mr. Chiu (Steveston—Richmond East) — With regard to government action in relation to the Frontier project by Teck Resources Limited: (a) who in the government communicated with Teck Resources about the project between January 1, 2020, and February 23, 2020; and (b) what are the details of each communication, including (i) name and title of government representatives, (ii) date, (iii) title of Teck Resources representatives, (iv) information or advice provided to Teck Resources by the government, (v) summary or description of communication? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-372.
2020-04-11 [p.339]
Pursuant to order made earlier today and to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Rodriguez (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. 431-00046, 431-00054, 431-00055, 431-00081, 431-00090 and 431-00100 concerning health;
— Nos. 431-00047, 431-00053, 431-00103 and 431-00122 concerning animals;
— Nos. 431-00048, 431-00058, 431-00063, 431-00069, 431-00080, 431-00082 and 431-00104 concerning natural resources and energy;
— No. 431-00049 concerning civil and human rights;
— Nos. 431-00050, 431-00067, 431-00072, 431-00076, 431-00083, 431-00089, 431-00097, 431-00105, 431-00108, 431-00109, 431-00111, 431-00112, 431-00114 and 431-00121 concerning justice;
— Nos. 431-00051, 431-00068, 431-00084, 431-00085, 431-00086, 431-00088, 431-00092, 431-00095, 431-00106, 431-00115, 431-00116 and 431-00117 concerning foreign affairs;
— Nos. 431-00052, 431-00091, 431-00096, 431-00099 and 431-00101 concerning fisheries;
— Nos. 431-00056 and 431-00066 concerning transportation;
— Nos. 431-00057, 431-00060, 431-00061, 431-00062, 431-00065, 431-00071, 431-00074, 431-00077, 431-00078, 431-00079, 431-00087, 431-00098, 431-00113 and 431-00123 concerning the environment;
— Nos. 431-00059, 431-00064, 431-00093 and 431-00110 concerning taxation;
— No. 431-00070 concerning culture and heritage;
— Nos. 431-00073, 431-00075, 431-00107 and 431-00120 concerning Indigenous affairs;
— No. 431-00094 concerning the democratic process;
— No. 431-00102 concerning employment and labour;
— No. 431-00118 concerning social affairs and equality;
— No. 431-00119 concerning veterans' affairs.
AfghanistanAir accidentsAlgeriaAnimal experimentationAnimal rights and welfareArmy of the Guardians of the Islamic Rev ...AsylumAvon RiverBacklogsBack-to-work legislationBees ...Show all topics
2020-04-11 [p.369]
Q-358 — Mr. Diotte (Edmonton Griesbach) — With regard to the government’s approach to the proposed Frontier mine project by Teck Resources Ltd.: (a) what specific steps, if any, did the government take in order to save the project; (b) why did the government delay its decision on approval for the project for over six months; and (c) did anyone in the government propose intentionally delaying the decision until the application was withdrawn, and, if so, what are the details of the proposal, including who made the proposal? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-358.
2020-02-25 [p.263]
Pursuant to Standing Order 52, Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) asked leave to move the adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, the Teck Frontier mine project.
The Speaker decided that the matter was proper to be discussed and, pursuant to Standing Order 52(9), directed that it be considered later today, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.
2020-02-25 [p.264]
At 6:16 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 52(10), the House proceeded to the consideration of a motion to adjourn the House for the purpose of discussing an important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, the Teck Frontier mine project.
Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), seconded by Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo), moved, — That this House do now adjourn.
Debate arose thereon.
At midnight, the Speaker declared the motion adopted.
2020-02-18 [p.235]
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 431-00080);
2020-02-05 [p.211]
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning natural resources and energy (No. 431-00069);
2019-05-28 [p.5368]
— by Mr. Carr (Minister of International Trade Diversification) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 22nd Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, "Race to the Top: Improving Canada's Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy to Safeguard Human Rights in Latin America" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-508), presented to the House on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-508.
2019-04-08 [p.5104]
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, — Document entitled "Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor — 2018 Annual Report to Parliament (June 2017 to May 2018)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-101.
2019-01-30 [p.4543]
Ms. Vandenbeld (Ottawa West—Nepean), from the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented the 22nd Report of the Committee, "Race to the Top: Improving Canada's Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy to Safeguard Human Rights in Latin America". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-508.
Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 120) was tabled.
2018-06-18 [p.3817]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Goldsmith-Jones (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor — 2017 Annual Report to Parliament (June 2016 to May 2017)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-70.
2016-12-14 [p.1202]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Freeland (Minister of International Trade) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor — 2016 Annual Report to Parliament (May 2015 to May 2016)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-24.
2016-05-02 [p.384]
Q-73 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — With regard to the government’s support for the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI): (a) what is the breakdown of spending to date by (i) project, (ii) country of focus, (iii) individuals who travelled for each event, (iv) individuals from host countries who participated in each event; (b) what are the detailed sources of both committed and received funding by (i) the government, (ii) foreign governments, (iii) extractive sector companies, industry associations or other private sector organisations, (iv) academic institutions, (v) civil society organizations; (c) what are the details of all documents that CIRDI has submitted to the government, including project implementation plans, performance measurement framework, baseline study reports, annual work plans, audited financial statements, initial budgetary forecast, secondary budgetary forecast, quarterly or semi-annual financial reports, quarterly and semi-annual and annual narrative reports, and risk reports, as required under the government’s contribution agreement with CIRDI, as well as the details of any other related documents; (d) does CIRDI meet or fail to meet the three conditions of Section 4(1) of the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act and how has the current government determined so; (e) what is the due diligence policy to ensure that a request received from a foreign country official for assistance is a legitimate request, based on principles of democracy, the public interest, and other principles; (f) what is CIRDI’s role in Canada’s “economic diplomacy” concept, announced as part of the 2013 “Global Markets Action Plan”; (g) what due diligence has the current government performed prior to giving and renewing its support for CIRDI’s mandate and continued funding, to ensure that its mandate and justification for funding (i) are evidence-based provided by reputable, non-partisan sources, (ii) align with the recommendations of the National Roundtables and ensure that Canada is living up to its international obligations to promote universal respect for human rights as signatory to seven human rights treaties, (iii) make due consideration of the solicited responses to the Canadian International Development Agency's 2012 Consultation Note for Request for Proposals development of the Canadian International Institute for Extractives Industries and Development, (iv) align with what indigenous peoples, citizen groups, and grass-roots civil society organizations in host-countries have requested; (h) who from the government participates or has participated in the advisory committee to CIRDI and what is the full composition of CIRDI’s advisory committee; (i) what are CIRDI’s activities, projects, and initiatives in (i) Peru, (ii) Ecuador, (iii) Colombia, (iv) Mongolia, (v) Ethiopia, (vi) Western Africa; (j) of the activities, projects, and initiatives acknowledged in (i), what are the details of all documentation describing (i) the rationale for each project, (ii) the inception and design of project goals, methodologies, and participant profiles, (iii) a list of project participants, their affiliations, and justification for their participation, (iv) all project proponents and any conflicts of interest, (v) project summary reporting including feedback, criticism, complaints; (k) how do the activities, projects, initiatives of CIRDI listed in (i) support mining company interests or other Canadian economic interests; (l) for each of CIRDI’s proposed, current, or completed projects, how has the long-term effect on poverty reduction and sovereignty been or how is it being (i) evaluated, (ii) verified; (m) what is the update on the $15.3 million project with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, and what is (i) the full, official project description, (ii) the complete project scope, (iii) the original request from Ethiopia, and details thereof, (iv) due diligence analysis and reporting to demonstrate that this project aligns both with the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act and what the Ethiopian people, especially mining-affected communities and the organizations that work with them, are requesting; (n) as of May 2016, what is the current directive and mandate of the government for CIRDI; and (o) what are the government’s plans to either renew or terminate CIRDI after its five-year mandate and funding expires in 2018? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-73.
2014-12-12 [p.1965]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Albas (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— Nos. 412-4388, 412-4457, 412-4458, 412-4507 to 412-4511 concerning the mining industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-28-16;
2014-11-06 [p.1740]
— by Mr. Genest (Shefford), two concerning the mining industry (Nos. 412-4457 and 412-4458);
2014-10-29 [p.1661]
— by Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4386), one concerning the Senate (No. 412-4387) and one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-4388);
2014-05-16 [p.1032]
Q-454 — Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — With regard to the Extractives Cooperation for Enhanced Economic Development (EXCEED) Program under the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD): (a) which officials from DFATD and other departments, including the Privy Council Office, will be responsible for administering this program; (b) what was the entire process, including consultation, leading to the establishment of the program and what were the related dates; (c) did an external audit and evaluation committee assess the creation of this program; (d) what are (i) the reasons for establishing this program, (ii) the objectives, (iii) the mandate, (iv) the operations of this program; (e) how many employees will be assigned to manage and administer this program and what are their responsibilities; (f) are projects required to focus exclusively on African countries; (g) why was Latin America not included in this program; (h) what is the process for submitting project proposals; (i) will there be a tendering process; (j) when will the next request for proposals be issued; (k) how many project proposals has the program received since it was established; (l) what are the selection criteria and what is the complete project selection process; (m) who is eligible for funding under the program; (n) can private-sector companies receive funding under this program; (o) will a webpage be created on the DFATD website; (p) how much does this initiative cost; (q) what type of funding does this program award; (r) can the public or businesses contribute to the program now or in the future; (s) why was an initial budget of $25 million allocated; (t) will the budget be increased or decreased; (u) why was this program not announced in Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2014; (v) what indicators and measurement tools will be used to assess the effectiveness of projects funded by the program; (w) what specific measures have been taken and what internal audit and evaluation strategies have been developed for this program to ensure compliance with the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act, particularly in relation to (i) poverty reduction, (ii) consistency with Canadian values, (iii) Canada’s foreign policy, (iv) the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, (v) sustainable development, (vi) promoting democracy, (vii) promoting international human rights standards; (x) what is the relationship between the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development and the African Minerals Development Centre, and will they receive program funding; (y) how will the program fit within the departmental structure of DFATD, and what will be the reporting relationship among program officials; (z) with regard to the project “African Legal Support Facility”, which is receiving $10 million over 5 years under the EXCEED Program, (i) what was the date of the call for proposals for this project, (ii) was this a public call for proposals, (iii) on the basis of what criteria was this project selected, (iv) who are the project partners, (v) what is the performance measurement strategy for this project, including objectives, anticipated results, performance indicators, and internal audit and evaluation strategies, (vi) do the internal audit and evaluation strategies include an analysis of the reports prepared for the African Development Bank, (vii) what is the project’s mandate; and (aa) with regard to the project referred to in (z), what specific measures have been taken and what internal audit and evaluation strategies have been developed for this project to ensure compliance with the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act, particularly in relation to (i) poverty reduction, (ii) consistency with Canadian values, (iii) Canada’s foreign policy, (iv) the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, (v) sustainable development, (vi) promoting democracy, (vii) promoting international human rights standards? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-454.
2014-04-09 [p.817]
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:
— by Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-2359);
2014-03-31 [p.759]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), seconded by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Bill C-584, An Act respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing Countries, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2014-01-27 [p.390]
— by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-0678);
2013-11-20 [p.182]
— by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), one concerning funding aid (No. 412-0449) and one concerning transportation (No. 412-0450);
2013-05-10 [p.3134]
Q-1290 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — With regard to federal tax expenditures from 2006-2012: (a) what is the government’s estimate of the annual forgone revenue for the sectors of oil and gas, mining, and where applicable, clean energy, attributed to the following federal tax expenditures, (i) accelerated capital cost allowance for oil sands, (ii) transitional arrangement for the Alberta royalty tax credit, (iii) reclassification of expenses under flow-through shares, (iv) flow-through share deductions, (v) earned depletion, (vi) net impact of resource allowance, (vii) deductibility of contributions to a qualifying environmental trust, (viii) accelerated capital cost allowance for mining, (ix) canadian exploration expense, (x) canadian development expense for oil sands resource properties; and (b) if the Department of Finance is unable to provide estimates for any of the above tax expenditures, (i) what is the reason for the data gap, (ii) what steps does the Department of Finance plans on taking in future years to close the data gap? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1290.
2013-02-26 [p.2785]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood), seconded by Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), Bill C-474, An Act respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public reporting of payments made by mining, oil and gas corporations to foreign governments, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2011-12-14 [p.655]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Keddy (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and for the Atlantic Gateway) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor — 2011 Annual Report to Parliament (October 2010 - October 2011)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-411-24.
2011-03-02 [p.1283]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Van Loan (Minister of International Trade) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Counsellor — Annual Report to Parliament (October 2009 - October 2010)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-403-35.
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