House of Commons Hansard #265 of the 35th Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was financial.

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Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Kingston and the Islands
Ontario

Liberal

Peter Milliken Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present the 103rd report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs regarding the membership and associate membership of standing committees.

If the House gives its consent, I intend to move concurrence in the 103rd report later this day.

Canadian Withdrawal From Nafta Act
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

NDP

Nelson Riis Kamloops, BC

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-359, an act to require the withdrawal of Canada from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mr. Speaker, this bill is a mirror bill to legislation introduced in the United States congress by Peter De Fazio, a Democrat from Oregon and Senator Byron Dorgan from North Dakota.

It has support in the United States of 23 members of the house of representatives and a number of senators representing both political parties. Basically, it says that not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this act, the Government of Canada shall, pursuant to article 2205 of the agreement, notify the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Mexican States of the withdrawal of Canada from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed.)

Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Kingston and the Islands
Ontario

Liberal

Peter Milliken Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, I think you would find unanimous consent for the following motion. I move:

That the 103rd report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented to the House earlier this day, be concurred in.

(Motion agreed to.)

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Liberal

Paul Szabo Mississauga South, ON

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I wish to present a petition which has been circulating all across Canada. This petition has been signed by a number of Canadians from Etobicoke, Ontario.

The petitioners would like to draw to the attention of the House that managing the family home and caring for preschool children is an honourable profession which has not been recognized for its value to our society.

They also state that the Income Tax Act discriminates against families that make the choice to provide care in the home to preschool children, the disabled, the chronically ill or the aged.

The petitioners therefore pray and call on Parliament to pursue initiatives to eliminate tax discrimination against families that decide to provide care in the home for preschool children, the disabled, the chronically ill and the aged.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Liberal

Mac Harb Ottawa Centre, ON

Mr. Speaker, I would like to deposit a petition signed by some of my constituents, pursuant to Standing Order 36.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Reform

Margaret Bridgman Surrey North, BC

Mr. Speaker, I have several petitions to present today. One is asking that the current prohibitions against euthanasia or assisted suicide of any kind be upheld.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Reform

Margaret Bridgman Surrey North, BC

Mr. Speaker, another petition requests that Parliament enact provisions to protect human life before birth.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Reform

Margaret Bridgman Surrey North, BC

Mr. Speaker, a third petition asks that recognition by the crown of same sex relationships be withheld.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:05 p.m.

Reform

Margaret Bridgman Surrey North, BC

Mr. Speaker, another petition prays for better recognition for witnesses in any witness protection program.

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

November 27th, 1995 / 3:10 p.m.

Kingston and the Islands
Ontario

Liberal

Peter Milliken Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, question No. 244 will be answered today.

Question No. 244-

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:10 p.m.

Liberal

Charles Caccia Davenport, ON

Since its inception 19 years ago, what has been the total cost of constructing, maintaining and repairing the Bruce II reactor at the Bruce nuclear generating station?

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:10 p.m.

Edmonton Northwest
Alberta

Liberal

Anne McLellan Minister of Natural Resources

Natural Resources Canada and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited have not provided funding for the construction, maintenance and repair of the Bruce II reactor at the Bruce nuclear station. Ontario Hydro is responsible for the Bruce II reactor.

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:10 p.m.

Liberal

Peter Milliken Kingston and the Islands, ON

Mr. Speaker, I would ask that all remaining questions be allowed to stand.

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:10 p.m.

The Speaker

Is that agreed?

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:10 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.