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2013-06-18 [p.3437]
A question of privilege having been raised by Mr. Andrews (Avalon), the Speaker ruled that there was a prima facie case of privilege;
Whereupon, Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana), moved, — That the matter of the question of privilege raised by the Member for Avalon be referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
Debate arose thereon.
2013-06-18 [p.3437]
Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.
2013-06-12 [p.3392]
Q-1328 — Mr. Casey (Charlottetown) — With respect to correspondence from Parliamentarians addressed to the Minister of National Revenue, for the period September 1, 2010 to the present: (a) what is the amount of correspondence, initiated by Parliamentarians (MPs and Senators), that has gone unanswered (i) after three months, (ii) after six months; (b) what percentage of correspondence not answered after three months was from (i) Conservative MPs and Senators, (ii) Liberal MPs and Senators, (iii) NDP MPs, (iv) other MPs and Senators; (c) what percentage of correspondence not answered after six months was from (i) Conservative MPs and Senators, (ii) Liberal MPs and Senators, (iii) NDP MPs, (iv) other MPs and Senators; and (d) what is the average response time for correspondence received from (i) Conservative MPs or Senators, (ii) Liberal MPs or Senators, (iii) NDP MPs, (iv) other MPs or Senators? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1328.
2013-06-04 [p.3269]
The Speaker informed the House that the Clerk had received from the Chief Electoral Officer a certificate of the election of Ms. Rumbolt-Jones (Labrador).
Ms. Rumbolt-Jones (Labrador), having taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took her seat in the House.
2013-06-03 [p.3247]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Bourassa, in the Province of Québec, by reason of the resignation of Mr. Denis Coderre, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, on Monday, June 3, 2013, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2013-05-29 [p.3219]
Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:
Q-1277 — Mr. Goodale (Wascana) — With regard to the government’s answers to Order Paper questions in the current session of Parliament: (a) why did Transport Canada not provide the detailed response requested in Q-898 and Q-1131; (b) why did Infrastructure Canada not provide the detailed response requested in Q-654, Q-898 and Q-1131; and (c) why did the Economic Development Agency of Canada for Quebec Regions not provide the detailed response requested in Q-654, Q-898 and Q-1131? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1277.
2013-05-06 [p.3088]
Q-1252 — Mr. McCallum (Markham—Unionville) — With regard to government communications since December 11, 2012: (a) for each press release containing the phrase “Harper government” issued by any government department, agency, office, Crown corporation, or other government body, what is the (i) headline or subject line, (ii) date, (iii) file or code-number, (iv) subject-matter; (b) for each such press release, was it distributed (i) on the web site of the issuing department, agency, office, Crown corporation, or other government body, (ii) on Marketwire, (iii) on Canada Newswire, (iv) on any other commercial wire or distribution service, specifying which service; and (c) for each press release distributed by a commercial wire or distribution service mentioned in (b)(ii) through (b)(iv), what was the cost of using the service? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1252.
2013-03-22 [p.2910]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, following Oral Questions on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, a Member from each recognized party, as well as the Member for Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour and the Member for Saanich—Gulf Islands may make a brief statement and the time taken for these statements shall be added to the time provided for Government Orders.
2013-03-18 [p.2860]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Labrador, in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, by reason of the resignation of Mr. Peter Penashue, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, on Thursday, March 14, 2013, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2013-02-28 [p.2807]
Pursuant to subsection 12(1) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons, the Member for Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte sent to the Clerk a disclosure of a private interest and, pursuant to subsection 12(3) of the Code, the Clerk referred the disclosure to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.
2013-01-28 [p.2653]
Q-1050 — Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park) — With regard to the use of limousines and other vehicles from Canada on the Prime Minister's trip to India in November 2012: (a) what was the total cost of transporting and using these vehicles, broken down by (i) vehicle, (ii) fuel, (iii) staffing/personnel, (iv) security; (b) what were the alternative arrangements offered in India; (c) what would have been the cost of using vehicles already made available in India; (d) what was the rationale for using these vehicles in India; (e) who made the recommendations on the use of the vehicles; (f) who made the final decision on the use of the vehicles; (g) was the aircraft used to transport the vehicles on contract, lease or rent, or owned by the government; (h) what was the type of aircraft used for transporting the vehicles; and (i) what were the flight times and departures for these aircraft? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1050.
2012-12-06 [p.2556]
Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:
Q-988 — Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher) — With regard to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, for each year between 2008 and 2012, on what dates were meetings held with the following individuals and what subjects were discussed: (a) President and Chief Executive Officer, CBC/Radio-Canada; (b) Chairman, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission; (c) Librarian and Archivist of Canada; (d) Chairperson, National Film Board; (e) Executive Director, Telefilm Canada; (f) Director and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Council for the Arts; (g) Chair, National Battlefields Commission; (h) Director, National Gallery of Canada; (i) Chairperson, National Gallery of Canada (j) President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Museum of Nature; (k) President, National Arts Centre; (l) Executive Chef, National Arts Centre; (m) President, Canadian Museum of Civilization; (n) Chairman, Canadian Museum of Civilization; (o) President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Museum for Human Rights; (p) Chairperson, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21; (q) Director, Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21; (r) Director, Canada Science and Technology Museum; and (s) Chair, Canada Science and Technology Museum? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-988.
2012-12-03 [p.2412]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Yelich (Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification)) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-988 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-411-26.
2012-10-16 [p.2138]
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), moved, — That the House agree with the comments of the Right Honourable Member for Calgary Southwest on March 25, 1994, when he criticized omnibus legislation, suggesting that the subject matter of such bills is so diverse that a single vote on the content would put Members in conflict with their own principles and dividing the bill into several components would allow Members to represent views of their constituents on each of the different components in the bill; and that the House instruct the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to study what reasonable limits should be placed on the consideration of omnibus legislation and that the Committee report back its findings, including specific recommendations for legislative measures or changes to the Standing Orders, no later than December 10, 2012.
Debate arose thereon.
2012-10-16 [p.2139]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), in relation to the Business of Supply.
The debate continued.
2012-09-17 [p.1913]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Durham, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the resignation of Ms. Bev Oda, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2012-09-17 [p.1913]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Victoria, in the Province of British Columbia, by reason of the resignation of Ms. Denise Savoie, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, Friday, August 31, 2012, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.
2012-09-17 [p.1930]
Q-726 — Mr. Byrne (Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte) — With regard to the Minister of National Defence, since August 14, 2007: (a) how many gifts has the Minister received; and (b) for each gift, what is (i) a detailed description of the gift, (ii) the name of the person or organization that gave the gift to the Minister, (iii) the value of each gift? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-726.
2012-09-17 [p.1948]
Q-763 — Mr. Coderre (Bourassa) — With regard to the payments made to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and his former chief of staff, Sandra Buckler, for passports and expenses incurred on October 1, 6 and 10, 2011: (a) what is the specific breakdown of the costs expensed; and (b) in relation to what travel or anticipated travel were the passport expenses incurred? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-763.
2012-06-07 [p.1457]
The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Calgary Centre, in the Province of Alberta, by reason of the resignation of Mr. Lee Richardson, 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.
2012-05-15 [p.1242]
Q-573 — Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — With regard to all gifts and benefits with a value of over $200 accepted, directly or indirectly, by the Prime Minister, all Cabinet Ministers, and their families, since 2006, by first and last name of the Member, in chronological order: (a) what are all gifts or benefits that were not forfeited to Her Majesty by December 7, 2011, and, for each such gift or benefit, (i) what was the date of receipt, (ii) what was the content, (iii) what was the monetary value; (b) what are all gifts and benefits forfeited to Her Majesty by December 7, 2011, and, for each such gift or benefit, (i) what was the date of receipt, (ii) what was the date of forfeiture, (iii) what is its current location, (iv) what was the content, (v) what was the monetary value; and (c) what is the policy for recipients regarding which gifts are kept and which are forfeited? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-573.
2012-05-10 [p.1212]
Q-549 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to China that began February 7, 2012: (a) what staff and guests accompanied the Prime Minister and what were (i) their duties on the trip, (ii) the destinations they travelled to, (iii) the total expenses for each person; (b) for all meetings convened or attended by the Prime Minister or his staff and/or guests in connection with the trip, what were the (i) meeting dates and their purpose, (ii) meeting locations, (iii) meeting participants, including full name and position, (iv) costs associated with each meeting; (c) for each of the commitments and commercial deals signed or announced by the Prime Minister or his staff or guests during trip, including but not limited to the “very important deals and the billions of dollars of contracts we signed this week” (statement attributed to the Prime Minister in a Feb. 11, 2012, Globe and Mail article), (i) what is each commitment, agreement, or commercial deal, (ii) who are the specific parties of each commitment, agreement, or deal, (iii) what are the government’s obligations under them, (iv) what is the cost of each commitment, agreement, or deal, (v) by what approximate date (i.e., month/year) will the government fulfill each obligation, (vi) what are the estimated economic benefits to the Canadian economy; (d) what specific actions or negotiating positions were taken that concerned (i) issues of fundamental freedoms and human rights, (ii) the connection between trade and “fundamental national values” (statement by the Prime Minister at a February 10, 2012, business dinner hosted by the Chinese ambassador to Canada), (iii) issues such as freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, and freedom of belief and worship; and (e) what information or evidence does the government possess in support of the Prime Minister’s statement about “foreign money and influence that seek to obstruct development in Canada in favour of energy imported from other, less stable parts of the world” (statement by the Prime Minister at a February 10, 2012, business dinner hosted by the Chinese ambassador to Canada)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-549.
2012-05-09 [p.1207]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Answer to question Q-549 on the Order Paper. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-411-8.
2012-05-02 [p.1152]
Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 21st Report of the Committee, (question of privilege relating to threats to the Member for Provencher). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-90.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 28, 29, 31, 33 and 34) was tabled.
2012-03-06 [p.900]
A question of privilege having been raised by Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), the Speaker ruled that there was a prima facie case of privilege;
Whereupon, Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), moved, — That the matter of threats to, interference with, and attempted intimidation of, the honourable Member for Provencher be referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
2012-03-06 [p.900]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until later today, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.
2012-03-06 [p.906]
Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), — That the matter of threats to, interference with, and attempted intimidation of, the honourable Member for Provencher be referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 144 -- Vote no 144) - View vote details.
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