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2014-05-28 [p.1087]
Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), moved, — That, in...
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Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should respect its promise to dairy and cheese producers of Quebec and Canada who will be affected by the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union, by: (a) revealing details without delay related to the compensation that will be paid; (b) providing for an implementation period for the agreement that is as long as possible; (c) putting an end to the circumvention of tariff quotas and the misclassification of products at the border; (d) maintaining high quality standards by imposing the same production and processing requirements on imported products; and (e) committing to provide support for commercialization. (Private Members' Business M-496)
Debate arose thereon.
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2013-10-17 [p.24]
Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-...
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Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), moved, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, for the purposes of facilitating and organizing the business of the House and its committees in the autumn of 2013,
(a) during the thirty sitting days following the adoption of this Order, whenever a Minister of the Crown, when proposing a motion for first reading of a public bill, states that the said bill is in the same form as a bill introduced by a Minister of the Crown in the previous Session, or that it is in the same form as a bill which had originated in the Senate and stood in the name of a Minister of the Crown in this House in the previous Session, if the Speaker is satisfied that the said bill is in the same form as at prorogation, notwithstanding Standing Order 71, the said bill shall be deemed in the current Session to have been considered and approved at all stages completed at the time of prorogation of the previous Session;
(b) in order to bring full transparency and accountability to House of Commons spending, the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to: (i) conduct open and public hearings with a view to replace the Board of Internal Economy with an independent oversight body, (ii) invite the Auditor General, the Clerk and the Chief Financial Officer of the House of Commons to participate fully in these hearings, (iii) study the practices of provincial and territorial legislatures, as well as other jurisdictions and Westminster-style Parliaments in order to compare and contrast their administrative oversight, (iv) propose modifications to the Parliament of Canada Act, the Financial Administration Act, the Auditor General Act and any other acts as deemed necessary, (v) propose any necessary modifications to the administrative policies and practices of the House of Commons, (vi) examine the subject-matter of the motions, which had stood in the name of the Member for Papineau, placed on the Order Paper for the previous Session on June 10, 2013, and (vii) report its findings to the House no later than Monday, December 2, 2013, in order to have any proposed changes to expense disclosure and reporting in place for the beginning of the next fiscal year;
(c) when the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs meets pursuant to the order of reference set out in paragraph (b) of this Order, one Member who is not a member of a recognized party be allowed to participate in the hearings as a temporary, non-voting member of that Committee;
(d) the Clerk be authorized, if necessary, to convene a meeting of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs within 24 hours of the adoption of this Order;
(e) the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to study the Standing Orders and procedures of the House and its committees, including the proceedings on the debate held on Friday, February 17, 2012, pursuant to Standing Order 51;
(f) the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights be the committee designated for the purposes of section 533.1 of the Criminal Code;
(g) the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics be the committee designated for the purposes of section 67 of the Conflict of Interest Act;
(h) the order of reference to the Standing Committee on Finance, adopted in the previous Session as Private Member’s Motion M-315, shall be renewed, provided that the Committee shall report its findings to the House no later than Wednesday, December 11, 2013;
(i) a special committee be appointed, with the mandate to conduct hearings on the critical matter of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and to propose solutions to address the root causes of violence against Indigenous women across the country, and that, with respect to the committee, (i) it consist of twelve members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, (ii) the Chair and the Vice-Chairs shall be the same Chair and Vice-Chairs elected by the previous Session’s Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women, (iii) the routine motions respecting committee business adopted on March 26 and April 18, 2013, by the previous Session’s Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women shall be deemed adopted, provided that it may, by motion, vary or rescind their provisions at a later date, (iv) it have all of the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders, as well as the power to travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, inside and outside of Canada, subject to the usual authorization from the House, (v) the members serving on the said committee be appointed by the Whip of each party depositing with the Clerk of the House a list of his or her party’s members of the committee within ten sitting days of the adoption of this Order, (vi) the quorum be seven members for any proceedings, provided that at least a member of the opposition and of the government party be present, (vii) membership substitutions be permitted to be made from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2), and (viii) it report its recommendations to the House no later than February 14, 2014;
(j) with respect to any order of reference created as a consequence of this Order, any evidence adduced by a committee in the previous Session shall be deemed to have been laid upon the Table in the present Session and referred to the appropriate committee;
(k) the reference to “September 30” in Standing Order 28(2)(b) shall be deemed, for the calendar year 2013, to read “November 8”;
(l) the reference to “the tenth sitting day before the last normal sitting day in December” in Standing Order 83.1 shall be deemed, for the calendar year 2013, to read “Wednesday, December 11, 2013”; and
(m) on Thursday, October 31, 2013, the hours of sitting and order of business of the House shall be that of a Friday, provided that (i) the time for filing of any notice be no later than 6:00 p.m., (ii) when the House adjourns it shall stand adjourned until Monday, November 4, 2013, and (iii) any recorded division in respect of a debatable motion requested on, or deferred to, October 31, 2013, shall be deemed to be deferred or further deferred, as the case may be, to the ordinary hour of daily adjournment on November 4, 2013. (Government Business No. 2)
Debate arose thereon.
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2013-10-16 [p.2]
Pursuant to Standing Order 86.1, all items of Private Members’ Business originating in the House of Commons that were li...
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Pursuant to Standing Order 86.1, all items of Private Members’ Business originating in the House of Commons that were listed on the Order Paper at prorogation, on Friday, September 13, 2013, are deemed to have been considered and approved at all stages completed at the time of prorogation and shall stand, if necessary, on the Order Paper or, as the case may be, referred to committee.
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2013-03-28 [p.2954]
The Speaker ruled that the Order for the consideration of motion M-408, standing on the Order Paper in the name of Mr. W...
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The Speaker ruled that the Order for the consideration of motion M-408, standing on the Order Paper in the name of Mr. Warawa (Langley), be dropped to the bottom of the Order of Precedence on the Order Paper to allow the Member for Langley the opportunity to appeal, pursuant to Standing Order 92(4), the decision of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
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2013-02-05 [p.2734]
Ms. Freeman (Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel), seconded by Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), moved, — That, in the opi...
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Ms. Freeman (Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel), seconded by Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should study the possibility of establishing, in cooperation with the provinces and territories, one or more financial support programs, inspired by the one proposed by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, that would bring up to standard the septic systems of homes not connected to a sanitation system, in an effort to ensure urban/rural balance, lake protection, water quality and public health. (Private Members' Business M-400)
Debate arose thereon.
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2013-02-05 [p.2734]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper....
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Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.
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2012-12-12 [p.2622]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of M...
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Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), seconded by Mr. Weston (Saint John), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should further the success of its 2006 Blue Sky Policy, which has resulted in great progress in increasing the freedom of movement of people and goods, and should: (a) seek additional opportunities to create jobs in various sectors of the economy and enhance trade and tourism; (b) work with important stakeholders to support the Blue Sky Policy; (c) recognize that increased competition benefits Canadian consumers; and (d) seek more air service agreements to serve Canada's consumer, commerce, trade and investment interests. (Private Members' Business M-387)
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 595 -- Vote no 595) - View vote details.
YEAS: 188, NAYS: 95
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2012-12-05 [p.2541]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of M...
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Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), seconded by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) implement, in the year following the adoption of this motion, an industrial restructuring plan towards sustainable economic sectors for all communities in which a portion of the economy still depends on asbestos mining; (b) hold, in the six months following the adoption of this motion, a public consultation that shall (i) establish measures to be included in the industrial restructuring plan to ensure the creation of alternative employment for workers presently employed in the asbestos sector, (ii) include all organizations concerned and groups of regions still mining asbestos and who ask to participate; (c) publish, in the year following the adoption of this motion, a comprehensive list of public and quasi-public buildings under federal jurisdiction that contain asbestos and take the appropriate measures to ensure the health and integrity of the people working in these buildings; (d) support the inclusion of chrysotile on the Rotterdam Convention list of dangerous substances; and (e) stop financially supporting the asbestos industry within six months following the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-381)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 573 -- Vote no 573) - View vote details.
YEAS: 127, NAYS: 158
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2012-12-05 [p.2545]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of M...
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Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), — That, in the opinion of the House, the Indian Act is the embodiment of failed colonial and paternalistic policies which have denied First Nations their rights, fair share in resources; fostered mistrust and created systemic barriers to the self-determination and success of First Nations, and that elimination of these barriers requires the government to initiate a formal process of direct engagement with First Nations within three months of passage of this motion, on a nation-to-nation basis, which focuses on replacing the Indian Act with new agreements based on: (a) the constitutional, treaty, and inherent rights of all First Nations; (b) the historical and fiduciary responsibilities of the Crown to First Nations; (c) the standards established in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including the principle of free, prior, and informed consent; (d) respect, recognition, reconciliation and support for First Nations; (e) partnership and mutual accountability between the Crown and First Nations; and (f) stability and safety of First Nations; and that this process be completed within two years before reporting with a series of concrete deliverables for the government to act upon. (Private Members' Business M-386)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 575 -- Vote no 575) - View vote details.
YEAS: 129, NAYS: 156
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2012-12-05 [p.2549]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), seconded by Mr. Weston (Saint John), — That, i...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), seconded by Mr. Weston (Saint John), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should further the success of its 2006 Blue Sky Policy, which has resulted in great progress in increasing the freedom of movement of people and goods, and should: (a) seek additional opportunities to create jobs in various sectors of the economy and enhance trade and tourism; (b) work with important stakeholders to support the Blue Sky Policy; (c) recognize that increased competition benefits Canadian consumers; and (d) seek more air service agreements to serve Canada's consumer, commerce, trade and investment interests. (Private Members' Business M-387)
The debate continued.
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2012-12-05 [p.2549]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deemed requested and...
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The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, December 12, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-11-30 [p.2400]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Mari...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), — That, in the opinion of the House, the Indian Act is the embodiment of failed colonial and paternalistic policies which have denied First Nations their rights, fair share in resources; fostered mistrust and created systemic barriers to the self-determination and success of First Nations, and that elimination of these barriers requires the government to initiate a formal process of direct engagement with First Nations within three months of passage of this motion, on a nation-to-nation basis, which focuses on replacing the Indian Act with new agreements based on: (a) the constitutional, treaty, and inherent rights of all First Nations; (b) the historical and fiduciary responsibilities of the Crown to First Nations; (c) the standards established in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including the principle of free, prior, and informed consent; (d) respect, recognition, reconciliation and support for First Nations; (e) partnership and mutual accountability between the Crown and First Nations; and (f) stability and safety of First Nations; and that this process be completed within two years before reporting with a series of concrete deliverables for the government to act upon. (Private Members' Business M-386)
The debate continued.
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2012-11-30 [p.2401]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wedne...
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The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, December 5, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-11-29 [p.2393]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), seconded b...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), seconded by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) implement, in the year following the adoption of this motion, an industrial restructuring plan towards sustainable economic sectors for all communities in which a portion of the economy still depends on asbestos mining; (b) hold, in the six months following the adoption of this motion, a public consultation that shall (i) establish measures to be included in the industrial restructuring plan to ensure the creation of alternative employment for workers presently employed in the asbestos sector, (ii) include all organizations concerned and groups of regions still mining asbestos and who ask to participate; (c) publish, in the year following the adoption of this motion, a comprehensive list of public and quasi-public buildings under federal jurisdiction that contain asbestos and take the appropriate measures to ensure the health and integrity of the people working in these buildings; (d) support the inclusion of chrysotile on the Rotterdam Convention list of dangerous substances; and (e) stop financially supporting the asbestos industry within six months following the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-381)
The debate continued.
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2012-11-29 [p.2394]
The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wedne...
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The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, December 5, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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