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2020-03-25 [p.333]
Pursuant to Standing Order 28(5), the Speaker caused to be published the following messages:
2020-03-25 [p.333]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1.1), a message received from the Senate was deposited with the Clerk of the House earlier today as follows:
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19, without amendment.
2020-03-25 [p.333]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 25, 2020, at 12:18 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19 — Chapter No. 5.
2020-03-24 [p.331]
Adjournment
At 5:52 a.m., pursuant to order made earlier today, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, April 20, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).
2020-03-24 [p.327]
The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.
Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.
2020-03-24 [p.327]
The Deputy Speaker informed the House that, in accordance with the order made Friday, March 13, 2020, and with Standing Order 28(3), the Speaker had given a notice calling the House to meet this day and that, on Sunday, March 22, 2020, the Speaker had sent an electronic message to each member of the House containing the substance of that notice.
The Deputy Speaker also informed the House that, in accordance with the representation made by the government under the provisions of Standing Order 55(1), the Speaker had caused to be published a special Order Paper giving notice of a government bill.
The Deputy Speaker laid upon the table, —
(1) the letter from the government House leader, dated March 22, 2020, concerning notice of a government bill; and
(2) the notice by the Speaker recalling the House for March 24, 2020. — Sessional Paper No. 8527-431-5.
2020-03-24 [p.327]
At 12:06 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
2020-03-24 [p.327]
At 6:25 p.m., the sitting resumed.
2020-03-24 [p.328]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the House continue to sit beyond the ordinary hour of daily adjournment; and that, following the adoption of this order, the sitting be suspended to the call of the Chair after consultations with the House leaders.
2020-03-24 [p.328]
At 6:25 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
2020-03-24 [p.328]
At 3:15 a.m., the sitting resumed.
2020-03-24 [p.328]
Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) laid upon the table, — Notice of a ways and means motion to introduce an act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19. (Ways and Means No. 4) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-431-3.
Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), an order of the day was designated for the consideration of this ways and means motion.
2020-03-25 [p.328]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House:
(a) the application of Standing Orders 17, 36(8)(b), 39(5)(b) and 56.1 be suspended for the current sitting, provided that the responses to petitions and questions on the Order Paper otherwise due shall be tabled at the next sitting of the House;
(b) ways and means motion No. 4, notice of which was laid upon the table earlier this day, be concurred in, that a bill based thereon in the name of the Minister of Finance, entitled An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19, be deemed to have been introduced and read a first time and ordered for consideration at second reading later this day;
(c) following the adoption of this order, the House shall resolve itself into a committee of the whole to consider matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic for a period not exceeding one hour and provided that the Chair may preside from the Speaker’s chair; that during the proceedings of the committee, the Chair shall call members in a fashion consistent with the proportions observed during Oral Questions; no member shall be recognized for more than five minutes which may be used for posing questions to a minister of the Crown or a parliamentary secretary acting on behalf of the minister; members may be permitted to split their time with one or more members by so indicating to the Chair; and at the conclusion of the time provided for the proceedings, or when no member rises to speak, whichever is earlier, the committee shall rise;
(d) when the committee of the whole rises, the House shall begin debate on the motion for second reading of the bill referred to in paragraph (b); a member of each recognized party and a member of the Green Party may speak to the said motion for not more than 10 minutes, followed by five minutes for questions and comments, provided that members may be permitted to split their time with another member; and, at the conclusion of the time provided for the debate or when no member rises to speak, whichever is earlier, all questions necessary to dispose of the second reading stage of the bill shall be put without further debate or amendment provided that, if a recorded division is requested, it shall not be deferred and that, if the bill is adopted at second reading, it shall be referred to a committee of the whole, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage, and deemed read a third time and passed;
(e) when the bill referred to in paragraph (b) has been read the third time and passed, the House shall adjourn until Monday, April 20, 2020, provided that, for the purposes of any standing order, it shall be deemed adjourned pursuant to Standing Order 28, and, for greater certainty, the provisions of paragraphs (m) to (p) of the order adopted on Friday, March 13, 2020, remain in effect;
(f) if, during the period the House stands adjourned pursuant to this order, the Speaker receives a notice from the House leaders of all four recognized parties indicating that it is in the public interest that the House remain adjourned until a future date or until future notice is given to the Speaker, the House will remain adjourned accordingly, provided that (i) in the event of the Speaker being unable to act owing to illness or other cause, the Deputy Speaker or either of the Assistant Deputy Speakers shall act in the Speaker’s stead for all the purposes of this paragraph, (ii) in the event the House remains adjourned beyond April 20, 2020, pursuant to this paragraph, the words “May 1” and “May 31” in Standing Order 81(4)(a) shall be deemed to read “May 27” and “June 15”, respectively;
(g) during the period the House stands adjourned pursuant to this order, the House may be recalled, under the provisions of Standing Order 28(3), to consider measures to address the economic impact of COVID-19 and the impacts on the lives of Canadians;
(h) during the period the House stands adjourned pursuant to this order, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Health and the Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance shall each convene a meeting of their respective committee (i) at least once per week, unless the whips of all four recognized parties agree to not hold a meeting, (ii) within 48 hours of the receipt by email, by the clerk of the committee, of a request signed by any four members of the committee; that during such meetings, committee members shall attend and witnesses shall participate via either videoconferencing or teleconferencing; and that the committees meet for the sole purpose of receiving evidence concerning matters related to the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, provided that, for greater certainty, each committee may receive evidence which may otherwise exceed the committee’s mandate under Standing Order 108(2), all such meetings shall be made available to the public via the House of Commons website, and notices of membership substitutions pursuant to Standing Order 114(2) may be filed with the clerk of each committee by email;
(i) starting the week of March 30, 2020, the Minister of Finance or his delegate shall provide the Standing Committee on Finance with a bi-weekly report on all actions undertaken pursuant to parts 3, 8 and 19 of the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act and shall appear before the committee to discuss the report, provided that, until April 20, 2020, or any date to which the adjournment period is extended pursuant to paragraph (f), if the committee is not satisfied with how the government is exercising its powers under the act, it may adopt a motion during a meeting by videoconference or teleconference to report this to the House by depositing a report with the Clerk of the House which shall be deemed to have been duly presented to the House on that day;
(j) upon the presentation of any report pursuant to paragraph (i), the Speaker shall recall the House to consider a motion to take note of the report of the committee which shall be deemed to be proposed and have precedence over all other business that day, provided that proceedings shall expire when debate thereon has concluded or at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment and that at least 48 hours’ notice shall be given for any sitting held pursuant to this paragraph;
(k) the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to commence a review of the provisions and operation of the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act within six months of the day on which the act receives royal assent and to report its findings to the House no later than Wednesday, March 31, 2021, provided that the report may be deposited with the Clerk of the House when the House stands adjourned and it shall be deemed to have been duly presented to the House on that day;
(l) within 30 sitting days of the resumption of regular sittings of the House pursuant to paragraph (e) or (f) of this order, the government table a comprehensive report of all activities undertaken pursuant to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act and that this report be permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance; and
(m) the House call upon the government to provide regular updates to representatives of recognized and unrecognized opposition parties on its management of the COVID-19 pandemic, including a bi-weekly conference call between the finance critics of opposition parties and the Minister of Finance.
2020-03-24 [p.330]
At 3:29 a.m., pursuant to order made earlier today, the House resolved itself into a committee of the whole in order to consider matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-03-24 [p.330]
At 4:30 a.m., pursuant to order made earlier today, the committee rose.
2020-03-24 [p.331]
Pursuant to order made earlier today, the order was read for the second reading and reference to a committee of the whole of Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19.
Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health), moved, — That the bill be now read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole.
Debate arose thereon.
2020-03-24 [p.331]
At 5:50 a.m., pursuant to order made earlier today, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2020-03-24 [p.331]
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on division.
Accordingly, pursuant to order made earlier today, Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19, was read the second time and referred to a committee of the whole, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage, and deemed read a third time and passed.
2020-03-24 [p.331]
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:
2020-03-24 [p.331]
— by Mr. Lametti (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Charter Statement — Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19, pursuant to the Department of Justice Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. J-2, sbs. 4.2(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1232-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2020-03-18 [p.325]
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were deemed laid upon the table as follows:
2020-03-18 [p.325]
— by Mr. Blair (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Proposed Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Respecting the Management of Canada's Borders During a Pandemic), pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, sbs. 5(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-790-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
2020-03-18 [p.325]
— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Interim Order Respecting the Importation and Sale of Medical Devices for Use in Relation to COVID-19, pursuant to the Food and Drugs Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-27, sbs. 30.1(6) and (7). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1018-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
2020-03-18 [p.325]
— by Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence) — Service Fees Report of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces from 2018 to 2019, pursuant to the Service Fees Act, S.C. 2017, c. 20, s. 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1217-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)
2020-03-13 [p.323]
Pursuant to Standing Order 28(5), the Speaker caused to be published the following messages:
2020-03-13 [p.323]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1.1), messages received from the Senate were deposited with the Clerk of the House earlier today as follows:
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, without amendment;
2020-03-13 [p.323]
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-10, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020;
2020-03-13 [p.323]
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-11, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021;
2020-03-13 [p.323]
— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (special warrant), without amendment.
2020-03-13 [p.323]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 13, 2020, at 12:14 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bills:
Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States — Chapter No. 1;
Bill C-10, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 — Chapter No. 2;
Bill C-11, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (special warrant) — Chapter No. 4.
2020-03-13 [p.315]
The clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.
Whereupon, Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.
2020-03-13 [p.315]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House, following the adoption of this order, the House shall stand adjourned until Monday, April 20, 2020, provided that:
(a) the House shall be deemed to have adjourned pursuant to Standing Order 28;
(b) for the supply period ending on March 26, 2020, the eighth allotted day shall be the final allotted day;
(c) the order for the deferred recorded division on the opposition motion standing in the name of the member for Vancouver Kingsway, considered on March 12, 2020, be discharged and the motion be deemed adopted on division;
(d) the motions to concur in Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2020, and interim supply for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2021, be deemed adopted on division and the appropriation bills based thereon be deemed to have been introduced and read a first time, deemed read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole on division, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage on division, deemed read a third time and passed on division;
(e) there shall be 10 allotted days in the supply period ending on June 23, 2020;
(f) a bill in the name of the Minister of Finance, entitled An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (special warrant), be deemed to have been introduced and read a first time, deemed read a second time and referred to a committee of the whole on division, deemed considered in committee of the whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage on division, deemed read a third time and passed on division;
(g) currently scheduled committee meetings shall be cancelled;
(h) the order of the day designated for Monday, March 30, 2020, for the consideration of the budget presentation, shall be undesignated;
(i) if, during the period the House stands adjourned, the Speaker receives a notice from the House leaders of all four recognized parties indicating that it is in the public interest that the House remain adjourned until a future date or until future notice is given to the Speaker, the House will remain adjourned accordingly;
(j) Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, be deemed read a third time and passed;
(k) during the period the House stands adjourned, the House may be recalled, under the provisions of Standing Order 28(3), to consider measures to address the economic impact of COVID-19 and the impacts on the lives of Canadians;
(l) the government’s responses to petitions 431-00042 to 431-00045 be tabled immediately and questions on the Order Paper numbered Q-245 to Q-259 be made into orders for returns and that the said returns be tabled immediately;
(m) the government provide regular updates to representatives of the opposition parties;
(n) any special warrant issued under the Financial Administration Act may be deposited with the Clerk of the House during the period the House is adjourned;
(o) any special warrant issued under the Financial Administration Act and deposited with the Clerk of the House shall be referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the committee shall meet to consider any warrants referred to it within 20 sitting days; and
(p) the House call on the Auditor General of Canada to immediately conduct an audit of the special warrants issued under the Financial Administration Act and that the Auditor General of Canada report his findings to the House no later than June 1, 2021.
2020-03-13 [p.316]
Pursuant to order made earlier today, 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:
— No. 431-00042 concerning employment and labour;
— No. 431-00043 concerning transportation;
— No. 431-00044 concerning animals;
— No. 431-00045 concerning justice.
2020-03-13 [p.317]
Pursuant to order made earlier today and to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into orders for return:
Q-245 — Mr. Bachrach (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — With regard to the electoral district of Skeena—Bulkley Valley, between the fiscal year 2005-06 and the current year: what are all the federal infrastructure investments, including direct transfers to municipalities, regional district associations or First Nations, national parks, highways, etc., broken down by fiscal year? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-245.
2020-03-13 [p.317]
Q-246 — Mr. Bachrach (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — With regard to the Canada Infrastructure Bank: (a) what is the complete list of infrastructure projects financed by the bank since June 1, 2018; (b) for each project in (a), what are the details, including the (i) amount of federal financing, (ii) location of project, (iii) scheduled completion date of project, (iv) project description; and (c) what are the details of projects currently proposed for the bank, including the (i) proposed date of commencement, (ii) location of project, (iii) proposed federal financing, (iv) project description? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-246.
2020-03-13 [p.317]
Q-247 — Mr. Bachrach (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — With regard to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan: (a) what is the total amount of approved funding; (b) what is the complete list of approved projects; and (c) for each project in (b), what are the details, including the (i) value of approved project, (ii) total amount of federal financing, (iii) location of project, (iv) project description, (v) scheduled completion date? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-247.
2020-03-13 [p.317]
Q-248 — Mr. Bachrach (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — With regard to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan: (a) what is the total amount of allocated funding not yet spent; (b) what is the complete list of proposed projects not yet assigned federal funding or assigned funding, but not yet commenced construction; and (c) for each project in (b), what are the details, including the (i) value of proposed project, (ii) total amount of federal financing, (iii) location of project, (iv) project description, (v) proposed completion date? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-248.
2020-03-13 [p.317]
Q-249 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — With regard to the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Expansion Project: (a) what are the revenues generated by the Trans Mountain Pipeline, broken down by quarter, since the pipeline was purchased by the government; (b) what are the operating expenses less loan interest payments to run the Trans Mountain Pipeline, broken down by quarter, since the pipeline was purchased by the federal government; (c) what are the interest payments on the loan used to purchase the Trans Mountain Pipeline, broken down by quarter, since the pipeline was purchased by the government; (d) what is the profit or loss, broken down by quarter, on the Trans Mountain Pipeline since the pipeline was purchased by the government; (e) are the revenues generated by the Trans Mountain Pipeline covering the annual operating and interest payments on the loans the government used to buy the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Expansion; (f) on what date is the pipeline scheduled to be completed, including the month and year; (g) on what date is the pipeline scheduled to enter service, including the month and year; (h) what is the current estimated cost of construction for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project; (i) on what date was the Minister of Finance, or his office, advised in writing or verbally, by officials from either the Department of Finance or a Crown corporation or a government contractor that the estimated cost of construction for the expansion was more than $7.4 billion; and (j) on what date did the government become aware that the cost of completing the Trans Mountain Expansion Project was estimated to be greater than $7.4 billion? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-249.
2020-03-13 [p.318]
Q-250 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With regard to the Department of Finance and the Advisory Council on Economic Growth: (a) when and where were each of the council’s meetings held; (b) when were each of the council’s (i) in-person meetings, (ii) phone or video-conference sessions with stakeholders; (c) how much funding was allocated for (i) salaries, (ii) expenses, (iii) council operations, (iv) any other categories of funding not captured by the preceding; (d) how much was spent on (i) salaries, (ii) expenses, (iii) council operations, (iv) any other category of funding not captured by the preceding; and (e) for each of the recommendations in the council’s three reports, (i) what was the recommendation; (ii) which department or departments were tasked with actions following up on the recommendation, (iii) which team or teams within the department or departments were tasked with follow-up actions, (iv) was the action tasked further analysis of or implementation of the recommendation (e.g. feasibility studies or reports), (v) what actions were taken by these teams to implement or further analyze the recommendations? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-250.
2020-03-13 [p.318]
Q-251 — Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — With regard to government aircraft travelling between Canada and Costa Rica between December 15, 2019, and January 10, 2020: what are the details of the legs of each flight to and from Costa Rica, including the (i) type of aircraft, (ii) date, (iii) place of departure, (iv) place of arrival, (v) number of passengers, excluding RCMP protective detail, (vi) name of passengers, excluding RCMP protective detail, (vii) purpose of flight, (viii) food, beverage, and other catering costs? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-251.
2020-03-13 [p.319]
Q-252 — Mr. Melillo (Kenora) — With regard to the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor), since November 4, 2015: (a) what are the details of funding delivered by FedNor in fiscal year (i) 2015-16, (ii) 2016-17, (iii) 2017-18, (iv) 2018-19, (v) 2019-20; (b) for each instances in (a), what are the details, broken down by (i) program or funding stream, (ii) recipient, (iii) address of recipient, including the full address, city and postal code, (iv) mailing address of recipient, including the full address, city and postal code; and (c) for each instances in (b), what was the (i) total funding requested, (ii) total funding granted, (iii) description of project funded, (iv) status of project? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-252.
2020-03-13 [p.319]
Q-253 — Mr. Motz (Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner) — With regard to government statistics related to crimes committed with firearms: (a) how many homicides have been committed in Canada with an AR-15 rifle; (b) how many armed robberies have been committed in Canada where the weapon used was an AR-15 rifle; (c) how many crimes of any sort have been committed in Canada where an AR-15 rifle was present; (d) if the answer to (c) is more than zero, what is the nature of the crime that was committed; (e) how many individuals who have received a Possession and Acquisition License have been convicted of (i) first-degree murder, (ii) second-degree murder, (iii) manslaughter, broken down by year since 2010; (f) how many individuals who have not received a Possession and Acquisition License have been convicted of (i) first-degree murder, (ii) second-degree murder, (iii) manslaughter; (g) for individuals referred to in (e) and (f), how many of these incidents involved a firearm, broken down by year since 2010; (h) how many individuals who have been released on bail and are awaiting trial have been convicted of (i) first-degree murder, (ii) second-degree murder, (iii) manslaughter, broken down by year since 2010; (i) how many individuals who have been released from prison on conditional release have been convicted of (i) first-degree murder, (ii) second-degree murder, (iii) manslaughter, broken down by year since 2010; (j) how many individuals who have been found to have entered Canada illegally have been convicted of (i) first-degree murder, (ii) second-degree murder, (iii) manslaughter, broken down by year since 2010; and (k) how many individuals who have been previously convicted of an organized crime related offence have been convicted of (i) first-degree murder, (ii) second-degree murder, (iii) manslaughter, broken down by year since 2010? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-253.
2020-03-13 [p.320]
Q-254 — Mr. Seeback (Dufferin—Caledon) — With regard to deportation orders issued or in effect by the government since January 1, 2016: (a) what is the total number of orders issued, broken down by year; (b) what was the total number of deportation orders where the deportation was still pending as of (i) January 1, 2016, (ii) January 1, 2017, (iii) January 1, 2018, (iv) January 1, 2019, (v) January 1, 2020; (c) what was the total number of individuals deported, broken down by year; (d) what was the total number of individuals under the age of 18 deported, broken down by year; and (e) how many parents, guardians or adult family members of individuals in (d) were deported, broken down by year? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-254.
2020-03-13 [p.320]
Q-255 — Mr. Seeback (Dufferin—Caledon) — With regard to the Budget 2019 commitment of $1.7 billion for new funding for rural broadband infrastructure: (a) how much of that funding is projected to be spent for broadband projects in the riding of Dufferin—Caledon, broken down by project; (b) what is the breakdown of the $1.7 billion, by project; (c) what are the details of all projects in (b), including the (i) name, (ii) description, (iii) amount of federal contribution, (iv) projected completion date, (v) number of users impacted; and (d) how much of the $1.7 billion has actually been delivered to date, broken down by individual project? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-255.
2020-03-13 [p.320]
Q-256 — Mr. Seeback (Dufferin—Caledon) — With regard to government support programs for agriculture industries impacted by changes in trade with China: (a) in 2019, what is the total amount of government funding provided to the (i) soybean industry, (ii) canola industry, (iii) beef industry; (b) what is the breakdown of all funding in (a), by (i) program, (ii) province; (c) in 2020, what is the projected total amount of government funding to the (i) soybean industry, (ii) canola industry, (iii) beef industry; and (d) what is the breakdown of (c), by (i) program, (ii) province? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-256.
2020-03-13 [p.320]
Q-257 — Mr. Shipley (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte) — With regard to the government’s policy on firearms: which specific makes and models of weapons that are currently available on the legal market does the government consider to be “military-style assault weapons”? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-257.
2020-03-13 [p.320]
Q-258 — Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — With regard to the awarding of the South West Asia Service Medal (SWASM), the General Campaign Star (GCS), the General Service Medal (GSM) and the South West Asia Service ribbon by the Minister of National Defence for service in Afghanistan: (a) how many have been awarded to date, broken down by award; (b) how many requests for the SWASM have yet to be fulfilled; and (c) what are years of service in which the (i) SWASM, (ii) GSM, (iii) GCS, (iv) South West Asia Service ribbon, are eligible to be awarded, broken down by award? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-258.
2020-03-13 [p.321]
Q-259 — Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — With regard to the January 15, 2020, tweet of the National Capital Commission Rideau Canal Skateway, under the Twitter handle @NCC_Skateway, entitled “Ice Ice Maybe”: (a) what was the total video production cost involved in the planning, production, editing and posting of the video, broken down by (i) work hours of public servants used, (ii) types of expenditure; (b) what are the names and titles of any persons within the government and the National Capital Commission who were involved with the production, planning, editing and posting of the video, including any ministers or ministerial exempt staff that were involved; (c) was any overtime pay granted to public servants as a result of this video, and, if so, what were the details, broken down by (i) the names and titles of managers who signed off, (ii) the total amount and cost of overtime used; (d) what are the details of all documentation on the planning, production, editing and posting of the video, including any scripts, contracts or briefing notes; (e) what are the names and titles of all persons who signed off on and had knowledge of the production of this video; (f) was any paid advertising used to promote the video on Twitter, and, if so, what were the cost and targeting metrics used; (g) were outside services procured in the production of this video, and, if so, what was the name of the company or the persons used and the total cost of any outside contracts, including the (i) date, (ii) amount, (iii) vendor, (iv) summary of goods or services provided; (h) was an outside contract procured, and was there an open request for proposals or was it a sole-sourced contract; and (i) was a music licence sought for the use of the musical likeness of the song “Ice Ice Baby” by the artist Vanilla Ice, and, if so, what were the cost and terms of the licence? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-431-259.
2020-03-13 [p.321]
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the table as follows:
2020-03-13 [p.321]
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Debt Management Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 49(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-205-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
2020-03-13 [p.321]
— by Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Order in council approving an appointment made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:
— P.C. 2020-65. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-431-8-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
2020-03-13 [p.322]
Adjournment
At 10:25 a.m., pursuant to order made earlier today, the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, April 20, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).
2020-03-12 [p.313]
Accordingly, at 7:05 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).
2020-03-12 [p.309]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Case Report on the Findings of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner in the Matter of an Investigation into a Disclosure of Wrongdoing, pursuant to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, S.C. 2005, c. 46, sbs. 38(3.1) and (3.3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1060-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
2020-03-12 [p.309]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "The Government’s Expenditure Plan and Main Estimates 2020-21", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-12.
2020-03-12 [p.309]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report on Investigation by the Commissioner of Lobbying entitled "Report on investigation entitled Dana O’Born, Council of Canadian Innovators", pursuant to the Lobbying Act, R.S. 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.), s. 10.5. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-932-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
2020-03-12 [p.309]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report on Investigation by the Commissioner of Lobbying entitled "Report on investigation entitled Benjamin Bergen, Council of Canadian Innovators", pursuant to the Lobbying Act, R.S. 1985, c. 44 (4th Supp.), s. 10.5. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-932-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
2020-03-12 [p.310]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report on sponsored travel by Members of the House of Commons for the year 2019, pursuant to section 15(3) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons (including a supplement reflecting changes to the Lists of Sponsored Travel for 2018). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-431-4.
2020-03-12 [p.310]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the table, — Annual Report of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians for the year 2019, pursuant to the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act, S.C. 2017, c. 15, s. 21(1) and (6). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1222-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
2020-03-12 [p.310]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the table, — Special Report of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, pursuant to the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act, S.C. 2017, c. 15, s. 21(2) and (6). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1233-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
2020-03-12 [p.310]
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Mendicino (Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship) laid upon the table, — Report on the Operation of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the year 2019, pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, sbs. 94(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-800-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
2020-03-12 [p.310]
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 response, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petition:
— No. 431-00041 concerning health.
2020-03-12 [p.311]
Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Ms. Monsef (Minister for Women and Gender Equality) made a statement.
2020-03-12 [p.311]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-240, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2020-03-12 [p.311]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-241, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (change of political affiliation), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2020-03-12 [p.311]
The order was read for the consideration of the business of supply.
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), moved, — That the House:
(a) acknowledge the government’s intention to introduce and implement national pharmacare;
(b) call on the government to implement the full recommendations of the final report of the Hoskins Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, commencing with the immediate initiation of multilateral negotiations with the provinces and territories to establish a new, dedicated fiscal transfer to support universal, single-payer, public pharmacare that will be long term, predictable, fair and acceptable to provinces and territories;
(c) urge the government to reject the U.S.-style private patchwork approach to drug coverage, which protects the profits of big pharmaceutical and insurance companies, but costs more to Canadians; and
(d) recognize that investing in national pharmacare would help stimulate the economy while making life more affordable for everyone and strengthening our health care system.
Debate arose thereon.
2020-03-12 [p.311]
By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the opposition motion in the name of the member for Vancouver Kingsway, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Monday, March 23, 2020, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, members made statements.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House urge the government to offer consular services to Raif Badawi and work with the Government of Saudi Arabia to give him access to these consular services.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), in relation to the business of supply.
The debate continued.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
At 6:38 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
Pursuant to order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion, and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Monday, March 23, 2020, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.
2020-03-12 [p.312]
Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the table as follows:
2020-03-12 [p.312]
— by Ms. Bennett (Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations) — Report of the British Columbia Treaty Commission, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the British Columbia Treaty Commission Act, S.C. 1995, c. 45, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-37-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)
2020-03-12 [p.312]
— by Ms. Bennett (Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations) — Annual Report of the Specific Claims Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, pursuant to the Specific Claims Tribunal Act, S.C. 2008, c. 22, s. 40. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1045-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)
2020-03-12 [p.313]
— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health) — Service Fees Report of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for 2018 to 2019, pursuant to the Service Fees Act, S.C. 2017, c. 20, s. 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1185-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
2020-03-12 [p.313]
Adjournment Proceedings
At 6:39 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.
After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.
2020-03-11 [p.303]
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, members made statements.
2020-03-11 [p.303]
Oral Questions
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
2020-03-11 [p.303]
Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), an order of the day was designated for the consideration of a ways and means motion for a budget presentation on Monday, March 30, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.
2020-03-11 [p.303]
The Speaker laid upon the table, — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Surtaxes on Steel, Aluminum and Other Goods: Issues for Parliamentarians", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-431-1119-11.
2020-03-11 [p.303]
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:
— No. 431-00037 concerning civil and human rights;
— No. 431-00038 concerning the environment;
— No. 431-00039 concerning fisheries;
— No. 431-00040 concerning foreign affairs.
2020-03-11 [p.304]
Mr. Regan (Halifax West), from the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, presented the first report of the committee, "Canada-China Relations". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-4.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 8) was tabled.
2020-03-11 [p.304]
Mr. Hardie (Fleetwood—Port Kells), from the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, presented the first report of the committee, "West Coast Fisheries: Sharing Risks and Benefits". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-5.
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. 2) was tabled.
2020-03-11 [p.304]
Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the first report of the committee, "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2019 - September 11, 2019". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-431-6.
A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) was tabled.
2020-03-11 [p.304]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), seconded by Ms. Collins (Victoria), Bill C-239, An Act to establish a national cycling strategy, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
2020-03-11 [p.304]
Presenting Petitions
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:
2020-03-11 [p.304]
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning fisheries (No. 431-00143);
2020-03-11 [p.304]
— by Mrs. Zahid (Scarborough Centre), one concerning foreign affairs (No. 431-00144);
2020-03-11 [p.304]
— by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), one concerning consumer protection (No. 431-00145);
2020-03-11 [p.304]
— by Mr. Manly (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 431-00146) and one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 431-00147);
2020-03-11 [p.304]
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning health (No. 431-00148);
2020-03-11 [p.305]
— by Mr. Drouin (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell), one concerning taxation (No. 431-00149);
2020-03-11 [p.305]
— by Ms. Collins (Victoria), one concerning taxation (No. 431-00150) and one concerning the environment (No. 431-00151);
2020-03-11 [p.305]
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 431-00152);
2020-03-11 [p.305]
— by Ms. Zann (Cumberland—Colchester), one concerning government services and administration (No. 431-00153);
2020-03-11 [p.305]
— by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), one concerning justice (No. 431-00154);
2020-03-11 [p.305]
— by Mrs. Atwin (Fredericton), one concerning social affairs and equality (No. 431-00155) and one concerning Indigenous affairs (No. 431-00156);
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