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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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2012-11-21 [p.2325]
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. Goodale (Wascana), seconded by Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso), — That the House hereby affirm its support for the following measures to support Canada's firefighters which, in the opinion of the House, the government should act upon promptly: (a) the creation of a national Public Safety Officer Compensation Benefit in the amount of $300,000, indexed annually, to help address the financial security of the families of firefighters and other public safety officers who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty; (b) the recognition of firefighters, in their vital role as “first responders”, as an integral part of Canada’s “critical infrastructure”, and as “health care workers” under the Canada Influenza Pandemic Plan, entitled to priority access to vaccines and other drugs in cases of pandemics and other public health emergencies; (c) the specification of firefighter safety as an objective of the National Building Code of Canada; and (d) a review of the National Building Code of Canada, in conjunction with the International Association of Firefighters, to identify the most urgent safety issues impacting firefighters and the best means to address them. (Private Members' Business M-388)
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 502 -- Vote no 502) - View vote details.
YEAS: 150, NAYS: 134
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2012-11-21 [p.2327]
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. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), seconded by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca), — That, given that bullying is a serious problem affecting Canadian communities, a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to develop a National Bullying Prevention Strategy to: (a) study the prevalence and impact of different types of bullying, including physical, verbal, indirect and cyber bullying; (b) identify and adopt a range of evidence-based anti-bullying best practices; (c) promote and disseminate anti-bullying information to Canadian families through a variety of mediums; (d) provide support for organizations that work with young people to promote positive and safe environments; (e) focus on prevention rather than criminalization; and that the committee consist of 12 members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, provided that the Chair shall be from the government party; that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the opposition parties; that the committee have all of the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders; that the members to serve 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 no later than five sitting days following the adoption of this motion; that the quorum of the special committee be seven members for any proceedings, provided that at least a member of the opposition and of the government party be present; that membership substitutions be permitted to be made from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2); and that the committee report its recommendations to this House within one year of the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-385)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 503 -- Vote no 503) - View vote details.
YEAS: 134, NAYS: 149
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2012-11-20 [p.2315]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), seconded by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Ju...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), seconded by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca), — That, given that bullying is a serious problem affecting Canadian communities, a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to develop a National Bullying Prevention Strategy to: (a) study the prevalence and impact of different types of bullying, including physical, verbal, indirect and cyber bullying; (b) identify and adopt a range of evidence-based anti-bullying best practices; (c) promote and disseminate anti-bullying information to Canadian families through a variety of mediums; (d) provide support for organizations that work with young people to promote positive and safe environments; (e) focus on prevention rather than criminalization; and that the committee consist of 12 members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, provided that the Chair shall be from the government party; that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the opposition parties; that the committee have all of the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders; that the members to serve 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 no later than five sitting days following the adoption of this motion; that the quorum of the special committee be seven members for any proceedings, provided that at least a member of the opposition and of the government party be present; that membership substitutions be permitted to be made from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2); and that the committee report its recommendations to this House within one year of the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-385)
The debate continued.
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2012-11-20 [p.2315]
At 7:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings....
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At 7:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
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2012-11-20 [p.2316]
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, November 21, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-11-19 [p.2293]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Wascana), seconded by Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso), — Th...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Wascana), seconded by Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso), — That the House hereby affirm its support for the following measures to support Canada's firefighters which, in the opinion of the House, the government should act upon promptly: (a) the creation of a national Public Safety Officer Compensation Benefit in the amount of $300,000, indexed annually, to help address the financial security of the families of firefighters and other public safety officers who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty; (b) the recognition of firefighters, in their vital role as “first responders”, as an integral part of Canada’s “critical infrastructure”, and as “health care workers” under the Canada Influenza Pandemic Plan, entitled to priority access to vaccines and other drugs in cases of pandemics and other public health emergencies; (c) the specification of firefighter safety as an objective of the National Building Code of Canada; and (d) a review of the National Building Code of Canada, in conjunction with the International Association of Firefighters, to identify the most urgent safety issues impacting firefighters and the best means to address them. (Private Members' Business M-388)
The debate continued.
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2012-11-19 [p.2293]
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, November 21, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-10-31 [p.2240]
Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), seconded by Mr. Weston (Saint John), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government...
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Mr. Moore (Fundy Royal), seconded by Mr. Weston (Saint John), moved, — 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)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-10-31 [p.2240]
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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2012-10-22 [p.2179]
Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, t...
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Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), moved, — 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)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-10-22 [p.2179]
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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2012-10-15 [p.2131]
Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), seconded by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca), moved, — That, given that bullying i...
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Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), seconded by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca), moved, — That, given that bullying is a serious problem affecting Canadian communities, a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to develop a National Bullying Prevention Strategy to: (a) study the prevalence and impact of different types of bullying, including physical, verbal, indirect and cyber bullying; (b) identify and adopt a range of evidence-based anti-bullying best practices; (c) promote and disseminate anti-bullying information to Canadian families through a variety of mediums; (d) provide support for organizations that work with young people to promote positive and safe environments; (e) focus on prevention rather than criminalization; and that the committee consist of 12 members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, provided that the Chair shall be from the government party; that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the opposition parties; that the committee have all of the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders; that the members to serve 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 no later than five sitting days following the adoption of this motion; that the quorum of the special committee be seven members for any proceedings, provided that at least a member of the opposition and of the government party be present; that membership substitutions be permitted to be made from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2); and that the committee report its recommendations to this House within one year of the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-385)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-10-15 [p.2131]
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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2012-10-04 [p.2113]
Mr. Goodale (Wascana), seconded by Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso), moved, — That the House hereby affirm its support for...
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Mr. Goodale (Wascana), seconded by Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso), moved, — That the House hereby affirm its support for the following measures to support Canada's firefighters which, in the opinion of the House, the government should act upon promptly: (a) the creation of a national Public Safety Officer Compensation Benefit in the amount of $300,000, indexed annually, to help address the financial security of the families of firefighters and other public safety officers who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty; (b) the recognition of firefighters, in their vital role as “first responders”, as an integral part of Canada’s “critical infrastructure”, and as “health care workers” under the Canada Influenza Pandemic Plan, entitled to priority access to vaccines and other drugs in cases of pandemics and other public health emergencies; (c) the specification of firefighter safety as an objective of the National Building Code of Canada; and (d) a review of the National Building Code of Canada, in conjunction with the International Association of Firefighters, to identify the most urgent safety issues impacting firefighters and the best means to address them. (Private Members' Business M-388)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-10-04 [p.2113]
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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2012-09-27 [p.2082]
Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), seconded by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), moved, — That, in t...
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Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), seconded by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), moved, — 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)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-09-27 [p.2083]
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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2012-09-19 [p.2006]
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. Galipeau (Ottawa—Orléans), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) continue its dialogue with the provinces, territories, health stakeholders, industry and Canadians to promote and maintain healthy weight for children and youth; (b) encourage discussions to address the factors that lead to obesity, such as social and physical environments, physical activity, as well as the promotion of and access to nutritious food; (c) encourage individuals and organizations to commit to participating in the promotion of a healthy weight; and (d) consider the federal, provincial and territorial framework for action to promote healthy weight entitled “Curbing Childhood Obesity”, that resulted from the endorsement of the “Declaration on Prevention and Promotion” by the federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health and Health promotion/Healthy Living, as the basis for action to address obesity, particularly in children, promoting physical activity and making healthy food choices. (Private Members' Business M-319)
By unanimous consent, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.
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2012-06-20 [p.1894]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Galipeau (Ottawa—Orléans), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap)...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Galipeau (Ottawa—Orléans), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) continue its dialogue with the provinces, territories, health stakeholders, industry and Canadians to promote and maintain healthy weight for children and youth; (b) encourage discussions to address the factors that lead to obesity, such as social and physical environments, physical activity, as well as the promotion of and access to nutritious food; (c) encourage individuals and organizations to commit to participating in the promotion of a healthy weight; and (d) consider the federal, provincial and territorial framework for action to promote healthy weight entitled “Curbing Childhood Obesity”, that resulted from the endorsement of the “Declaration on Prevention and Promotion” by the federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health and Health promotion/Healthy Living, as the basis for action to address obesity, particularly in children, promoting physical activity and making healthy food choices. (Private Members' Business M-319)
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2012-06-20 [p.1895]
At 7:49 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings....
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At 7:49 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
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2012-06-20 [p.1895]
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, September 19, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-06-13 [p.1510]
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. Brison (Kings—Hants), seconded by Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra), — That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study on income inequality in Canada and that this study include, but not be limited to, (i) a review of Canada’s federal and provincial systems of personal income taxation and income supports, (ii) an examination of best practices that reduce income inequality and improve GDP per capita, (iii) the identification of any significant gaps in the federal system of taxation and income support that contribute to income inequality, as well as any significant disincentives to paid work in the formal economy that may exist as part of a “welfare trap”, (iv) recommendations on how best to improve the equality of opportunity and prosperity for all Canadians; and that the Committee report its findings to the House within one year of the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-315)
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 284 -- Vote no 284) - View vote details.
YEAS: 161, NAYS: 138
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2012-06-13 [p.1512]
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. Harris (St. John's East), seconded by Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), — That the House acknowledge that Canada lags behind international search and rescue norms and urge the government to recognize the responsibility of the Canadian Forces for the protection of Canadians, and to take such measures as may be required for Canada to achieve the common international readiness standard of 30 minutes at all times, from tasking to becoming airborne, in response to search and rescue incidents. (Private Members' Business M-314)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 285 -- Vote no 285) - View vote details.
YEAS: 138, NAYS: 163
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2012-06-11 [p.1473]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Harris (St. John's East), seconded by Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Harris (St. John's East), seconded by Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), — That the House acknowledge that Canada lags behind international search and rescue norms and urge the government to recognize the responsibility of the Canadian Forces for the protection of Canadians, and to take such measures as may be required for Canada to achieve the common international readiness standard of 30 minutes at all times, from tasking to becoming airborne, in response to search and rescue incidents. (Private Members' Business M-314)
The debate continued.
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2012-06-11 [p.1473]
At 12:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings....
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At 12:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
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2012-06-11 [p.1473]
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, June 13, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-06-07 [p.1467]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), seconded by Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra), — ...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), seconded by Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra), — That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study on income inequality in Canada and that this study include, but not be limited to, (i) a review of Canada’s federal and provincial systems of personal income taxation and income supports, (ii) an examination of best practices that reduce income inequality and improve GDP per capita, (iii) the identification of any significant gaps in the federal system of taxation and income support that contribute to income inequality, as well as any significant disincentives to paid work in the formal economy that may exist as part of a “welfare trap”, (iv) recommendations on how best to improve the equality of opportunity and prosperity for all Canadians; and that the Committee report its findings to the House within one year of the adoption of this motion. (Private Members' Business M-315)
The debate continued.
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2012-06-07 [p.1467]
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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, June 13, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-06-06 [p.1452]
Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1) and to Order made Wednesday, May 30, 2012, the House proceeded to the taking of the def...
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Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1) and to Order made Wednesday, May 30, 2012, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour), seconded by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), — That, in the opinion of the House, the governor general should exercise the same financial discipline that the government is asking of the public, and that the government should make the governor general’s salary subject to the general tax regime. (Private Members' Business M-313)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 273 -- Vote no 273) - View vote details.
YEAS: 141, NAYS: 147
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2012-06-05 [p.1424]
At 6:17 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Rich...
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At 6:17 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour), seconded by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), — That, in the opinion of the House, the governor general should exercise the same financial discipline that the government is asking of the public, and that the government should make the governor general’s salary subject to the general tax regime. (Private Members' Business M-313)
The debate continued.
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2012-06-05 [p.1424]
Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Mr. Fortin (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), moved the follo...
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Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Mr. Fortin (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by adding the following:
“without increasing his salary”.
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-06-05 [p.1424]
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived....
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The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived.
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2012-06-05 [p.1424]
The question was put on the main motion and, pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 30, 2012, the recorded division was d...
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The question was put on the main motion and, pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 30, 2012, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.
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2012-05-30 [p.1346]
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 Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) formally recognize the responsibility of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces with regard to the contamination of the groundwater which is the source of drinking water for multiple homes in the residential area of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier, residential areas of the municipality of Shannon, and numerous public institutions, due to the use of chlorinated solvents for several decades, including trichloroethylene (TCE); (b) take over the efforts of the Shannon Citizens Committee to monitor filtration systems in place for those dealing with the contamination of drinking water, and include the Committee in any environmental efforts undertaken; and (c) commit to (i) notify all persons employed at CFB Valcartier or who have lived in the residential quarters of the Base for the years during which the contamination took place, (ii) quickly clean up the affected sites, (iii) compensate victims of TCE contamination. (Private Members' Business M-273)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 234 -- Vote no 234) - View vote details.
YEAS: 134, NAYS: 158
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2012-05-17 [p.1305]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) formally recognize the responsibility of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces with regard to the contamination of the groundwater which is the source of drinking water for multiple homes in the residential area of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier, residential areas of the municipality of Shannon, and numerous public institutions, due to the use of chlorinated solvents for several decades, including trichloroethylene (TCE); (b) take over the efforts of the Shannon Citizens Committee to monitor filtration systems in place for those dealing with the contamination of drinking water, and include the Committee in any environmental efforts undertaken; and (c) commit to (i) notify all persons employed at CFB Valcartier or who have lived in the residential quarters of the Base for the years during which the contamination took place, (ii) quickly clean up the affected sites, (iii) compensate victims of TCE contamination. (Private Members' Business M-273)
The debate continued.
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2012-05-17 [p.1305]
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, May 30, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-05-16 [p.1291]
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. Casey (Charlottetown), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the contributions that the baby boom generation has made in building Canada; (b) affirm its support for the Old Age Security program; (c) commit to maintaining the sixty-five year qualifying age contained in section 3 of the Old Age Security Act; and (d) recognize that Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement, a program designed to help low income seniors, are inextricably linked and ensure that they continue to have identical ages of eligibility. (Private Members' Business M-307)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 224 -- Vote no 224) - View vote details.
YEAS: 126, NAYS: 142
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2012-05-11 [p.1223]
Mr. Galipeau (Ottawa—Orléans), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the...
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Mr. Galipeau (Ottawa—Orléans), seconded by Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) continue its dialogue with the provinces, territories, health stakeholders, industry and Canadians to promote and maintain healthy weight for children and youth; (b) encourage discussions to address the factors that lead to obesity, such as social and physical environments, physical activity, as well as the promotion of and access to nutritious food; (c) encourage individuals and organizations to commit to participating in the promotion of a healthy weight; and (d) consider the federal, provincial and territorial framework for action to promote healthy weight entitled “Curbing Childhood Obesity”, that resulted from the endorsement of the “Declaration on Prevention and Promotion” by the federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health and Health promotion/Healthy Living, as the basis for action to address obesity, particularly in children, promoting physical activity and making healthy food choices. (Private Members' Business M-319)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-05-11 [p.1223]
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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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2012-05-10 [p.1215]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Loui...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the contributions that the baby boom generation has made in building Canada; (b) affirm its support for the Old Age Security program; (c) commit to maintaining the sixty-five year qualifying age contained in section 3 of the Old Age Security Act; and (d) recognize that Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement, a program designed to help low income seniors, are inextricably linked and ensure that they continue to have identical ages of eligibility. (Private Members' Business M-307)
The debate continued.
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2012-05-10 [p.1215]
At 6:33 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings....
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At 6:33 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
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2012-05-10 [p.1216]
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, May 16, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-05-09 [p.1204]
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. Genest (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) keep with Canada’s obligation to respect, protect and fulfill the right to housing under the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; (b) support efforts by Canadian municipalities to combat homelessness; and (c) adopt measures to expand the stock of affordable rental housing, with a view to providing economic benefits to local housing construction businesses. (Private Members' Business M-331)
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 192 -- Vote no 192) - View vote details.
YEAS: 278, NAYS: 0
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2012-05-04 [p.1171]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Genest (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), —...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Genest (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) keep with Canada’s obligation to respect, protect and fulfill the right to housing under the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; (b) support efforts by Canadian municipalities to combat homelessness; and (c) adopt measures to expand the stock of affordable rental housing, with a view to providing economic benefits to local housing construction businesses. (Private Members' Business M-331)
The debate continued.
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2012-05-04 [p.1171]
At 2:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings....
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At 2:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
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2012-05-04 [p.1171]
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, May 9, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-04-30 [p.1135]
Mr. Harris (St. John's East), seconded by Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), moved, — That the House acknowledge...
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Mr. Harris (St. John's East), seconded by Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), moved, — That the House acknowledge that Canada lags behind international search and rescue norms and urge the government to recognize the responsibility of the Canadian Forces for the protection of Canadians, and to take such measures as may be required for Canada to achieve the common international readiness standard of 30 minutes at all times, from tasking to becoming airborne, in response to search and rescue incidents. (Private Members' Business M-314)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-04-30 [p.1135]
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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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2012-04-26 [p.1126]
Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre), seconded by Mr. Watson (Essex), moved, — That a special committee of the House be appo...
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Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre), seconded by Mr. Watson (Essex), moved, — That a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to review the declaration in Subsection 223(1) of the Criminal Code which states that a child becomes a human being only at the moment of complete birth and to answer the questions hereinafter set forth;
that the membership of the special committee consist of 12 members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, provided that the Chair shall be from the government party; that the members to serve on the said committee be appointed by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs and the membership report of the special committee be presented to the House no later than 20 sitting days after the adoption of this motion;
that substitutions to the membership of the special committee be allowed, if required, in the manner provided by Standing Order 114(2);
that the special committee have all the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders; and
that the special committee present its final report to the House of Commons within 10 months after the adoption of this motion with answers to the following questions,
(i) what medical evidence exists to demonstrate that a child is or is not a human being before the moment of complete birth, (ii) is the preponderance of medical evidence consistent with the declaration in Subsection 223(1) that a child is only a human being at the moment of complete birth, (iii) what are the legal impact and consequences of Subsection 223(1) on the fundamental human rights of a child before the moment of complete birth, (iv) what are the options available to Parliament in the exercise of its legislative authority in accordance with the Constitution and decisions of the Supreme Court to affirm, amend, or replace Subsection 223(1). (Private Members' Business M-312)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-04-26 [p.1127]
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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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2012-04-02 [p.1055]
Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), moved, — That, in the opinion of the H...
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Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) formally recognize the responsibility of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces with regard to the contamination of the groundwater which is the source of drinking water for multiple homes in the residential area of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier, residential areas of the municipality of Shannon, and numerous public institutions, due to the use of chlorinated solvents for several decades, including trichloroethylene (TCE); (b) take over the efforts of the Shannon Citizens Committee to monitor filtration systems in place for those dealing with the contamination of drinking water, and include the Committee in any environmental efforts undertaken; and (c) commit to (i) notify all persons employed at CFB Valcartier or who have lived in the residential quarters of the Base for the years during which the contamination took place, (ii) quickly clean up the affected sites, (iii) compensate victims of TCE contamination. (Private Members' Business M-273)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-04-02 [p.1055]
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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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2012-03-28 [p.1039]
Mr. Genest (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the go...
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Mr. Genest (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) keep with Canada’s obligation to respect, protect and fulfill the right to housing under the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; (b) support efforts by Canadian municipalities to combat homelessness; and (c) adopt measures to expand the stock of affordable rental housing, with a view to providing economic benefits to local housing construction businesses. (Private Members' Business M-331)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-03-28 [p.1040]
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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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2012-03-27 [p.1028]
Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour), seconded by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), moved, — That, in the opinion of t...
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Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour), seconded by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the governor general should exercise the same financial discipline that the government is asking of the public, and that the government should make the governor general’s salary subject to the general tax regime. (Private Members' Business M-313)
Debate arose thereon.
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2012-03-27 [p.1028]
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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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2012-03-07 [p.922]
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. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), seconded by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help improve financial literacy in Canada by: (a) working to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Financial Literacy; (b) creating, promoting, and continuously upgrade a single source website for financial literacy to increase public awareness and ease access to information for Canadians; (c) requiring federally regulated financial institutions to publicly disclose their contributions to financial literacy initiatives; (d) ensuring the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada works with willing provinces and territories to promote financial literacy to youth through the educational system; and (e) designating November as “Financial Literacy Month”. (Private Members' Business M-269)
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 150 -- Vote no 150) - View vote details.
YEAS: 269, NAYS: 3
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2012-03-07 [p.923]
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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. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), seconded by Ms. Papillon (Québec), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the Port of Québec is of vital importance as a hub of international trade in opening new markets for Canadian business, creating jobs, generating significant economic benefits, particularly in terms of tourism, and ensuring the vitality of small and medium businesses in Quebec City and the surrounding areas; and (b) support key projects for the upgrading of port assets and the development of equipment, taking into account the climatic and environmental challenges of this particular section of the St. Lawrence River. (Private Members' Business M-271)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 151 -- Vote no 151) - View vote details.
YEAS: 122, NAYS: 150
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2012-03-06 [p.908]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), seconded by Ms. Papillon (Québec), — That...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), seconded by Ms. Papillon (Québec), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the Port of Québec is of vital importance as a hub of international trade in opening new markets for Canadian business, creating jobs, generating significant economic benefits, particularly in terms of tourism, and ensuring the vitality of small and medium businesses in Quebec City and the surrounding areas; and (b) support key projects for the upgrading of port assets and the development of equipment, taking into account the climatic and environmental challenges of this particular section of the St. Lawrence River. (Private Members' Business M-271)
The debate continued.
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2012-03-06 [p.908]
At 7:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings....
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At 7:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.
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2012-03-06 [p.908]
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, March 7, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-03-05 [p.891]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), seconded by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetow...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), seconded by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help improve financial literacy in Canada by: (a) working to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Financial Literacy; (b) creating, promoting, and continuously upgrade a single source website for financial literacy to increase public awareness and ease access to information for Canadians; (c) requiring federally regulated financial institutions to publicly disclose their contributions to financial literacy initiatives; (d) ensuring the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada works with willing provinces and territories to promote financial literacy to youth through the educational system; and (e) designating November as “Financial Literacy Month”. (Private Members' Business M-269)
The debate continued.
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2012-03-05 [p.891]
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, March 7, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-02-29 [p.873]
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. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), seconded by Mr. Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help ensure that patients suffering from Multiple sclerosis (MS), and their families and caregivers, have access to the information they need to make informed decisions in the management of their condition by ensuring that: (a) the MS monitoring system currently being developed by the Canadian Institute for Health Information contain specific and useful information, accessible directly to patients, on the risks, benefits, and other relevant aspects relative to undergoing surgical treatment for chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI); (b) departments, agencies and programs work closely with provincial and territorial counterparts, with health professionals associations, such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and with patient groups, such as the MS Society of Canada, on the sharing of up-to-date research-based information on the nature of CCSVI and its link to MS; and (c) the government’s two advisory boards dealing with MS ensure the patients’ concerns and views are well represented and heard at future meetings. (Private Members' Business M-274)
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
(Division No. 137 -- Vote no 137) - View vote details.
YEAS: 154, NAYS: 119
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2012-02-16 [p.846]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), seconded by Mr. Lizon (Mississauga ...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), seconded by Mr. Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help ensure that patients suffering from Multiple sclerosis (MS), and their families and caregivers, have access to the information they need to make informed decisions in the management of their condition by ensuring that: (a) the MS monitoring system currently being developed by the Canadian Institute for Health Information contain specific and useful information, accessible directly to patients, on the risks, benefits, and other relevant aspects relative to undergoing surgical treatment for chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI); (b) departments, agencies and programs work closely with provincial and territorial counterparts, with health professionals associations, such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and with patient groups, such as the MS Society of Canada, on the sharing of up-to-date research-based information on the nature of CCSVI and its link to MS; and (c) the government’s two advisory boards dealing with MS ensure the patients’ concerns and views are well represented and heard at future meetings. (Private Members' Business M-274)
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2012-02-16 [p.847]
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, February 29, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2012-02-01 [p.748]
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 Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the construction and maintenance of public infrastructure plays a vital role in the creation and protection of jobs, and that infrastructure is a strategic asset that supports vibrant, prosperous and sustainable communities; (b) act immediately to counter the crisis of crumbling infrastructure and the very real risks it poses to the economy, security, and the quality of life of Canadians; (c) develop a legislative framework, with clear targets, to provide sustainable, predictable and long term infrastructure funding agreements with provinces, territories, municipalities, First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities; (d) cooperate with stakeholders to encourage the use of sustainable and innovative infrastructure design models, and to develop sustainable building codes that favour energy and water conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and take into account changing demographics and evolving rural-urban linkages; (e) index the Gas Tax Fund to economic and population growth and increase the existing gas tax transfer by one cent per litre, and consider other alternative funding mechanisms to ensure municipalities, large and small, have the long-term capacity to build and maintain public infrastructure; and (f) acknowledge its exclusive financial responsibility for, and immediately announce its intention to replace, the Champlain Bridge. (Private Members' Business M-270)
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
(Division No. 107 -- Vote no 107) - View vote details.
YEAS: 123, NAYS: 158
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2011-12-14 [p.663]
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulan...
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The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the construction and maintenance of public infrastructure plays a vital role in the creation and protection of jobs, and that infrastructure is a strategic asset that supports vibrant, prosperous and sustainable communities; (b) act immediately to counter the crisis of crumbling infrastructure and the very real risks it poses to the economy, security, and the quality of life of Canadians; (c) develop a legislative framework, with clear targets, to provide sustainable, predictable and long term infrastructure funding agreements with provinces, territories, municipalities, First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities; (d) cooperate with stakeholders to encourage the use of sustainable and innovative infrastructure design models, and to develop sustainable building codes that favour energy and water conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and take into account changing demographics and evolving rural-urban linkages; (e) index the Gas Tax Fund to economic and population growth and increase the existing gas tax transfer by one cent per litre, and consider other alternative funding mechanisms to ensure municipalities, large and small, have the long-term capacity to build and maintain public infrastructure; and (f) acknowledge its exclusive financial responsibility for, and immediately announce its intention to replace, the Champlain Bridge. (Private Members' Business M-270)
The debate continued.
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2011-12-14 [p.663]
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, February 1, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.
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2011-12-06 [p.622]
Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), seconded by Ms. Papillon (Québec), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the governm...
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Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), seconded by Ms. Papillon (Québec), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the Port of Québec is of vital importance as a hub of international trade in opening new markets for Canadian business, creating jobs, generating significant economic benefits, particularly in terms of tourism, and ensuring the vitality of small and medium businesses in Quebec City and the surrounding areas; and (b) support key projects for the upgrading of port assets and the development of equipment, taking into account the climatic and environmental challenges of this particular section of the St. Lawrence River. (Private Members' Business M-271)
Debate arose thereon.
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2011-12-06 [p.622]
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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2011-11-24 [p.532]
Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), seconded by Mr. Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville), moved, — That, in the opinion o...
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Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), seconded by Mr. Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help ensure that patients suffering from Multiple sclerosis (MS), and their families and caregivers, have access to the information they need to make informed decisions in the management of their condition by ensuring that: (a) the MS monitoring system currently being developed by the Canadian Institute for Health Information contain specific and useful information, accessible directly to patients, on the risks, benefits, and other relevant aspects relative to undergoing surgical treatment for chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI); (b) departments, agencies and programs work closely with provincial and territorial counterparts, with health professionals associations, such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and with patient groups, such as the MS Society of Canada, on the sharing of up-to-date research-based information on the nature of CCSVI and its link to MS; and (c) the government’s two advisory boards dealing with MS ensure the patients’ concerns and views are well represented and heard at future meetings. (Private Members' Business M-274)
Debate arose thereon.
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2011-11-24 [p.532]
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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2011-11-15 [p.470]
Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), seconded by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), moved, — That, in the opinion of the H...
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Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), seconded by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help improve financial literacy in Canada by: (a) working to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Financial Literacy; (b) creating, promoting, and continuously upgrade a single source website for financial literacy to increase public awareness and ease access to information for Canadians; (c) requiring federally regulated financial institutions to publicly disclose their contributions to financial literacy initiatives; (d) ensuring the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada works with willing provinces and territories to promote financial literacy to youth through the educational system; and (e) designating November as “Financial Literacy Month”. (Private Members' Business M-269)
Debate arose thereon.
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2011-11-15 [p.470]
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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2011-10-27 [p.391]
Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House,...
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Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the construction and maintenance of public infrastructure plays a vital role in the creation and protection of jobs, and that infrastructure is a strategic asset that supports vibrant, prosperous and sustainable communities; (b) act immediately to counter the crisis of crumbling infrastructure and the very real risks it poses to the economy, security, and the quality of life of Canadians; (c) develop a legislative framework, with clear targets, to provide sustainable, predictable and long term infrastructure funding agreements with provinces, territories, municipalities, First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities; (d) cooperate with stakeholders to encourage the use of sustainable and innovative infrastructure design models, and to develop sustainable building codes that favour energy and water conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and take into account changing demographics and evolving rural-urban linkages; (e) index the Gas Tax Fund to economic and population growth and increase the existing gas tax transfer by one cent per litre, and consider other alternative funding mechanisms to ensure municipalities, large and small, have the long-term capacity to build and maintain public infrastructure; and (f) acknowledge its exclusive financial responsibility for, and immediately announce its intention to replace, the Champlain Bridge. (Private Members' Business M-270)
Debate arose thereon.
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2011-10-27 [p.391]
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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