House of Commons Hansard #47 of the 36th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was housing.

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The House proceeded to the consideration of Bill C-10, an act to amend the Municipal Grants Act, as reported (with amendments) from the committee.

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. McClelland)

There are 44 motions in amendment standing on the Notice Paper for the report stage of Bill C-10.

The motions will be grouped for purposes of the debate as follows:

Group No. 1: Motions Nos. 1, 2, 4 to 19 inclusive, 41 to 44 inclusive.

Group No. 2: Motions Nos. 3, and 20 to 40.

The voting patterns for the motions within each group are available at the table. The Chair will remind the House of each pattern at the time of voting.

I shall now propose Motions Nos. 1, 2, 4 to 19, and 41 to 44 to the House.

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Bloc

Ghislain Lebel Chambly, QC

moved:

Motion No. 1

That Bill C-10, in Clause 3, be amended by replacing line 8 on page 2 with the following:

““business or professional occupancy tax” means a tax levied”

Motion No. 2

That Bill C-10, in Clause 3, be amended by replacing line 29 on page 2 with the following:

“constructing a new immovable or a new real property,”

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10:05 a.m.

Reform

Werner Schmidt Kelowna, BC

moved:

Motion No. 4

That Bill C-10, in Clause 5, be amended by adding after line 25 on page 7 the following:

“(1.01) If the Minister decides not to make a payment under subsection (1) to a taxing authority applying for it, the Minister shall, without delay, provide the authority with written reasons for that decision.”

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Liberal

Don Boudria Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, ON

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I wonder if the House would agree that we deem the motions to be moved, seconded and read.

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The Acting Speaker (Mr. McClelland)

The government House leader has requested that all of the motions be deemed moved, seconded and read. Is there unanimous consent?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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Reform

Werner Schmidt Kelowna, BC

moved:

Motion No. 5

That Bill C-10, in Clause 5, be amended

(a) by replacing line 26 on page 7 with the following:

“(1.1) If a”

(b) by replacing line 29 on page 7 with the following:

“may supplement the payment but where the Minister decides not to do so, the Minister shall, without delay, provide the taxing authority to which the payment is to be made, with written reasons for that decision.”

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10:05 a.m.

Bloc

Ghislain Lebel Chambly, QC

moved:

Motion No. 6

That Bill C-10, in Clause 5, be amended by replacing line 26 on page 7 with the following:

“(1.1) If a”

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10:05 a.m.

Reform

Werner Schmidt Kelowna, BC

moved:

Motion No. 7

That Bill C-10, in Clause 5, be amended by replacing line 35 on page 7 with the following:

“that the”

Motion No. 8

That Bill C-10, in Clause 9, be amended

(a) by replacing line 27 on page 10 with the following:

“(2) Subject to subsection (3), if a frontage or area tax is payable over”

(b) by adding after line 31 on page 10 the following:

“(3) The Minister shall notify a taxing authority to whom a payment in lieu of a frontage or area tax is payable over a period of more than one year, which method of payment referred to in subsection (2) will be used to make the payment, and shall, without delay, after that notification, provide the authority with written reasons explaining why that method was chosen by the Minister.”

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10:05 a.m.

Bloc

Ghislain Lebel Chambly, QC

moved:

Motion No. 9

That Bill C-10, in Clause 10, be amended by replacing line 12 on page 12 with the following:

“made in lieu of a business or professional occupancy tax by”

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Reform

Werner Schmidt Kelowna, BC

moved:

Motion No. 10

That Bill C-10, in Clause 10, be amended by replacing line 13 on page 12 with the following:

“the Royal Canadian Mint, Canada Post Corporation and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and every corporation included in Schedule IV;”

Motion No. 11

That Bill C-10, in Clause 10, be amended by replacing line 21 on page 12 with the following:

“a frontage or area tax and, in the case of the Royal Canadian Mint, Canada Post Corporation and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and a”

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10:05 a.m.

Bloc

Ghislain Lebel Chambly, QC

moved:

Motion No. 12

That Bill C-10, in Clause 10, be amended by replacing line 23 on page 12 with the following:

“ments in lieu of a business or professional occupancy tax;”

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Reform

Werner Schmidt Kelowna, BC

moved:

Motion No. 13

That Bill C-10, in Clause 10, be amended by replacing line 25 on page 12 with the following:

“the Royal Canadian Mint, Canada Post Corporation and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and corporations included in schedules III or IV,”

Motion No. 14

That Bill C-10 be amended by adding after line 27 on page 12 the following new clause:

“10.1 The Act is amended by adding the following after section 9:

9.1 For greater certainty, the Governor in Council shall not make regulations adding the following corporations to Schedule IV: (a) the Royal Canadian Mint; (b) Canada Post Corporation; and (c) Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.”

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Bloc

Ghislain Lebel Chambly, QC

moved:

Motion No. 15

That Bill C-10 be amended by adding after line 27 on page 12 the following new clause:

“10.1 The Act is amended by adding the following after section 9:

9.1 (1) No regulation made by the Governor in Council under section 9 shall come into force unless it has been approved by a committee of the House of Commons that is designated or established by the House for that purpose.

(2) A regulation approved by a committee of the House of Commons under subsection (1) comes into force on the day following its approval.”