House of Commons Hansard #99 of the 36th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was information.

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Government Response To Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:20 p.m.

Scarborough—Rouge River
Ontario

Liberal

Derek Lee Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to the Standing Orders, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the government's response to 10 petitions.

Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:20 p.m.

Scarborough—Rouge River
Ontario

Liberal

Derek Lee Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present the 31st report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs regarding proposed changes to the standing orders dealing with applied votes and time allocation motions.

Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:20 p.m.

Liberal

Maurizio Bevilacqua Vaughan—King—Aurora, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present the fifth report of the Standing Committee on Finance regarding its order of reference of Monday, May 8, 2000 in relation to Bill C-32, an act to implement certain provisions of the budget.

The committee has considered Bill C-32 and reports the bill without amendments.

Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:20 p.m.

Liberal

Joe Volpe Eglinton—Lawrence, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present the second report of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Government Operations.

In accordance with its order of reference of Friday, March 24, 2000, the committee has considered Bill C-12, an act to amend the Canada Labour Code (Part II) in respect of occupational health and safety, to make technical amendments to the Canada Labour Code (Part I) and to make consequential amendments to other acts, and has agreed to report it with amendments.

Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:20 p.m.

Reform

John Williams St. Albert, AB

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the eighth report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts relating to votes 20 and 25, under the heading Finance, in the Main estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001.

Mr. Speaker, I also have the pleasure to present, in both official languages, the ninth report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts related to chapters 14 and 15 of the September 1999 report of the Auditor General of Canada: National Health Surveillance: Diseases and injuries; and, Management of a Food-Borne Disease Outbreak.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109 of the House of Commons, the committee requests the government to table a comprehensive response to the ninth report.

I also have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 10th report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts relating to chapter 18, Public Works and Government Services Canada—Alternative Forms of Delivery: Contracting for Property Management Services; and chapter 27, National Defence—Alternative Service Delivery, of the September and November 1999 reports of the Auditor General of Canada.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109 of the House of Commons, the committee requests the government to table a comprehensive response to the 10th report.

Committees Of The House
Routine Proceedings

3:25 p.m.

Liberal

Paul Steckle Huron—Bruce, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fifth report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

Pursuant to the order of reference of February 29, 2000, your committee has considered the main estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2001.

Terry Fox Day Act
Routine Proceedings

May 17th, 2000 / 3:25 p.m.

Liberal

Colleen Beaumier Brampton West—Mississauga, ON

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-479, an act respecting Terry Fox Day.

Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure of introducing an act respecting Terry Fox Day.

Almost 20 years ago, Terry Fox captured the hearts and minds of all Canadians. His persistence and passion provided an example to all Canadians of how one person can make a difference.

This bill seeks recognition of the second Sunday following Labour Day in each and every year as Terry Fox Day.

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

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:25 p.m.

Liberal

Ted McWhinney Vancouver Quadra, BC

Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure to present a petition signed by 270 residents of British Columbia concerning Canada's foreign and defence policies on the use of armed force and aerial bombardment evidenced in the recent NATO armed action against Yugoslavia.

The petitioners express concerns regarding exercise of a claimed right of humanitarian intervention without prior legal authority conferred by a resolution of the United Nations Security Council or General Assembly.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:25 p.m.

Reform

Leon Benoit Lakeland, AB

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition on behalf of constituents from the Lakeland constituency.

The petitioners point out that taxes have increased each and every year for the past six years, and they are ready for some tax relief. In their petition they call for a 25% reduction in federal tax, which is something that makes sense.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:25 p.m.

Liberal

Joe Volpe Eglinton—Lawrence, ON

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I am pleased to present the attached petition that has been certified correct as to form and content. It is from several hundreds of citizens who want to draw to the attention of the House the fact that Canada has the second highest incidence rate of breast cancer in the world, second only to the United States, and that Canada has no legislation for mandatory mammography quality assurance standards, et cetera.

The petitioners express great concern and want the Government of Canada to address this issue post-haste since it involves the health of its citizens.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:25 p.m.

Liberal

Joe Volpe Eglinton—Lawrence, ON

Mr. Speaker, my second petition, pursuant to Standing Order 36, has been certified correct as to form and content.

Several hundred residents of Canada wish to draw to the attention of the House the fact that rural route mail couriers often earn less than the minimum wage, and have working conditions reminiscent of another era. They petition the House and parliament to repeal section 13(5) of the Canada Post Corporation Act.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:30 p.m.

Reform

Jay Hill Prince George—Peace River, BC

Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present today pursuant to Standing Order 36(6). The first is signed by constituents from Prince George, British Columbia. They call upon the House of Commons to give Canadians real tax relief in the form of at least a 25% tax cut over the next three years.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:30 p.m.

Reform

Jay Hill Prince George—Peace River, BC

Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from Prince George—Peace River. Constituents all across the riding call upon the auditor general to conduct a full and complete independent inquiry into the mismanagement of taxpayers' dollars at Human Resources Development Canada.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:30 p.m.

Reform

Jay Hill Prince George—Peace River, BC

Mr. Speaker, the last petition is signed by some 202 constituents from the province of Quebec. They call upon parliament to quickly pass legislation making it obligatory to label all genetically modified foods produced and sold in Canada.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:30 p.m.

Liberal

Albina Guarnieri Mississauga East, ON

Mr. Speaker, thanks to the tireless efforts of Ms. Carolyn Dazé, I have the honour to present a petition signed by some 10,000 individuals from across Ontario concerning the current inadequate state of Canada's laws dealing with cruelty to animals. Inspired by a recent act of brutality to a dog in Bewdley, Ontario, the petitioners call on the Government of Canada to enact into law significant increases in penalties for those persons convicted of cruelty to animals.