House of Commons Hansard #121 of the 36th Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was agreed.

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Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

June 12th, 1998 / 12:15 p.m.

Peterborough
Ontario

Liberal

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

Mr. Speaker, this is something of a special occasion.

The following questions will be answered today: Nos. 21 and 94. .[Text]

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

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Progressive Conservative

Peter MacKay Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough, NS

Which ministers of the Government of Canada visited the Drummondville-Trois-Rivières vicinity between August 2, 1996 and June 2, 1997?

Questions On The Order Paper
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Peterborough
Ontario

Liberal

Peter Adams Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Gouvernment in the House of Commons

I am informed as follows:

The following ministers and secretary of state visited the Drummondville-Trois-Rivières vicinity between August 2, 1996 and June 2, 1997: Minister of Citizenship and Immigration; Minister of Human Resources Development; Minister of Industry; Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board; President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs; Prime Minister; President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for Infrastructure; Secretary of State (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec).

Other ministers and secretaries of state reported that they did not visit the Drummondville-Trois-Rivières vicinity between August 2, 1996 and June 2, 1997.

Questions On The Order Paper
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Progressive Conservative

Peter MacKay Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough, NS

With regard to the application by the province of Nova Scotia to Revenue Canada for a $16 million refund to compensate a tax overpayment made by Nova Scotia Power, Inc. when it was a crown corporation: (/a/) what is the status of the review of this application by the Department of Justice; and (/b/) when will the department release its decision, if it has not done so already?

Questions On The Order Paper
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Vancouver South—Burnaby
B.C.

Liberal

Herb Dhaliwal Minister of National Revenue

The provisions of section 241 of the Income Tax Act, on confidentiality of information, preclude the disclosure of information without the taxpayer's consent.

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Progressive Conservative

Mark Muise West Nova, NS

Mr. Speaker, I rise on point of order. First I thank the hon. parliamentary secretary for answering Question No. 21. I am also wondering if we could possibly know when we could expect an answer to Question No. 94.

Questions On The Order Paper
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Liberal

Peter Adams Peterborough, ON

Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to say that we just did.

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The Deputy Speaker

I trust that clarifies that matter.

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Liberal

Peter Adams Peterborough, ON

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

Questions On The Order Paper
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The Deputy Speaker

I that agreed?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

Business Of The House
Routine Proceedings

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Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Ontario

Liberal

Don Boudria Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, all parties have been consulted. I wish to seek unanimous consent for the following. I move:

That immediately after Bill C-38 is disposed of, Government Order, Government Business No. 15 shall be deemed carried and the House shall thereupon adjourn.

This is the item previously agreed to among House leaders in terms of the allocation of opposition days, restoring the closure motion, to adjourn and so on.

(Motion agreed to)

Committees Of The House
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Peterborough
Ontario

Liberal

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

Mr. Speaker, there has been consultation and I think you will find agreement for the following travel orders. I move:

That 10 members of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans be authorized to travel to Iceland for approximately five days during the period September 12 to September 19, 1998 in relation to the committee's study of management of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and that the necessary staff do accompany the committee.

Committees Of The House
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The Deputy Speaker

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

Committees Of The House
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Some hon. members

Agreed.