House of Commons Hansard #156 of the 35th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was offenders.

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An Act To Amend Certain Laws Relating To Financial Institutions
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Reform

Chuck Strahl Fraser Valley East, BC

Mr. Speaker, I invite the member to check out the literature we will be campaigning on. We go into some detail in the document called "The Fresh Start".

We categorized the items we think the federal government needs to strengthen and maintain. We will focus federal powers in the following areas: defence, foreign affairs, monetary policy, regulating financial institutions, the Criminal Code and facilitating national standards. We have a group of proposals for increased spending on health care, for targeting spending on advanced education and so on. We have a group of items in the national standards list such as equalization, international trade, domestic trade and reform of national institutions such as Parliament.

In the 36th Parliament we will have plenty to do if we look after those 10 areas and if we make the changes I think are starting to be made now in this and in other bills. There is a lot of work to do in those 10 areas, especially when we get into the social policy side which I mentioned in those other areas.

We will eliminate the duplication and jurisdictional overlap between different levels of government by giving those areas-

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. Milliken)

It being 4 p.m., it is my duty, pursuant to the order adopted on Thursday, April 10, 1997, to interrupt the proceedings and put forthwith all questions necessary to dispose of the third reading stage of the bill now before the House.

The question is on the main motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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Some hon. members

No.

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. Milliken)

All those in favour of the motion will please say yea.

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Some hon. members

Yea.

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. Milliken)

All those opposed will please say nay.

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Some hon. members

Nay.

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. Milliken)

In my opinion the nays have it.

And more than five members having risen:

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. Milliken)

Call in the members.

(The House divided on the motion, which was agreed to on the following division:)

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The Deputy Speaker

I declare the motion carried.

(Bill read the third time and passed)

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Liberal

Paul Zed Fundy Royal, NB

Mr. Speaker, I think you will find unanimous consent for the House to now proceed to third reading of Bill C-55.

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The Deputy Speaker

Is there unanimous consent?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

Criminal Code
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April 15th, 1997 / 4:30 p.m.

Papineau—Saint-Michel
Québec

Liberal

Pierre Pettigrew on behalf of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

moved that Bill C-55, an act to amend the Criminal Code (high risk offenders), the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, the Criminal Records Act, the Prisons and Reformatories Act and the Department of the Solicitor General Act, be read the third time and passed.