House of Commons Hansard #171 of the 35th Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was cbc.

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Commission Of Inquiry Into The Deployment Of Canadian Forces In Somalia
Routine Proceedings

10 a.m.

Don Valley East
Ontario

Liberal

David Collenette Minister of National Defence and Minister of Veterans Affairs

Madam Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), and further to the commitment made in this House on November 17, 1994, I am pleased to table, in both official languages, an order in council establishing the commission of inquiry as to the deployment of the Canadian Forces to Somalia.

This is an order in council establishing the commission of inquiry as to the deployment of the Canadian forces to Somalia.

Canadian Human Rights Act
Routine Proceedings

10 a.m.

Etobicoke Centre
Ontario

Liberal

Allan Rock Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Madam Speaker, pursuant to section 61(3) of the Canadian Human Rights Act and Standing Order 32(2), I am pleased to table, in both official languages, le rapport annuel de la Commission des droits humains for the year 1994 for referral to the Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons.

Government Response To Petitions
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Kingston and the Islands
Ontario

Liberal

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

Madam Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the government's response to 32 petitions.

Maintenance Of Railway Operations Act, 1995
Routine Proceedings

March 21st, 1995 / 10:05 a.m.

Saint-Henri—Westmount
Québec

Liberal

Lucienne Robillard Minister of Labour

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-77, an act to provide for the maintenance of railway operations and subsidiary services.

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

Maintenance Of Railway Operations Act, 1995
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Mrs. Maheu)

When shall the bill be read the second time? Later this day?

Maintenance Of Railway Operations Act, 1995
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Maintenance Of Railway Operations Act, 1995
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Some hon. members

No.

Maintenance Of Railway Operations Act, 1995
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Mrs. Maheu)

At the next sitting of the House.

Rail Strike
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Kingston and the Islands
Ontario

Liberal

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

Madam Speaker, I seek the unanimous consent of the House for the following order. I move:

That notwithstanding any standing order, immediately after the completion of Private Members' Business on this day, the House shall revert to Government Orders for the purpose of considering Bill C-77, an act to provide for the maintenance of railway operations and subsidiary services at the second reading stage, in committee of the whole, at the report stage and at the third reading stage, provided that the House shall not adjourn this day except pursuant to a motion by a minister of the crown.

In light of the substantial losses being suffered in the Canadian economy as a result of this rail strike, it is appropriate that the House deal with this motion. I seek consent to put it to the House today.

Rail Strike
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Mrs. Maheu)

Does the hon. parliamentary secretary have the unanimous consent of the House to table the motion?

Rail Strike
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Bloc

Gilles Duceppe Laurier—Sainte-Marie, QC

Madam Speaker, I must say no. We proposed amendments to the government. Had it accepted them, we would

have had all three readings today. However, given its refusal, I must withhold our party's consent.

Rail Strike
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Mrs. Maheu)

We therefore do not have unanimous consent.

Rail Strike
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Reform

Elwin Hermanson Kindersley—Lloydminster, SK

Madam Speaker, I want to make it clear that the Reform caucus is not part of the opposition's response. We support the speedy passage of legislation to end the rail strike given its drastic consequences for the Canadian economy.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Reform

Diane Ablonczy Calgary North, AB

Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present today a petition on behalf of the citizens of Calgary asking that dangerous offenders be ineligible for parole until their full sentence has been served.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

10:05 a.m.

Reform

Jack Frazer Saanich—Gulf Islands, BC

Madam Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, it is my duty and honour to rise in the House to present a petition duly certified by the clerk of petitions on behalf of 43 individuals from Ontario.

The petitioners request that Parliament at the earliest possible time initiate a wide ranging public inquiry replacing many being convened piecemeal into the Canadian Armed Forces, including reserves which will investigate, report and make recommendations on all matters affecting its operations, tasking, resources, effectiveness, morale and welfare.