House of Commons Hansard #83 of the 38th Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was budget.

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Points of Order
Oral Question Period

12:10 p.m.

The Speaker

I am sure the hon. member is trying to be helpful. Is there unanimous consent for the tabling of these documents?

Points of Order
Oral Question Period

12:10 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Points of Order
Oral Question Period

12:10 p.m.

Some hon. members

No.

Government Response to Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:10 p.m.

Northumberland—Quinte West
Ontario

Liberal

Paul MacKlin Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

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

Interparliamentary Delegations
Routine Proceedings

April 15th, 2005 / 12:10 p.m.

Richmond Hill
Ontario

Liberal

Bryon Wilfert Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the report of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum on the 13th annual meeting held in Halong Bay, Vietnam from January 10 to 13, 2005.

Committees of the House
Routine Proceedings

12:10 p.m.

Conservative

Rob Merrifield Yellowhead, AB

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the ninth report of the Standing Committee on Health.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and a motion adopted by the committee on Thursday, April 7, 2005, your committee recommends that the government present a new strategy on the prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome disorder.

Committees of the House
Routine Proceedings

12:10 p.m.

Liberal

Alan Tonks York South—Weston, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

In accordance with its permanent mandate under Standing Order 81(4), your committee undertook a study of the main estimates 2005-06, tabled in Parliament on Friday, February 25, 2005, and agreed to reduce vote 25 under Privy Council on Thursday, April 14, 2005.

Committees of the House
Routine Proceedings

12:10 p.m.

Liberal

Marlene Catterall Ottawa West—Nepean, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the eighth report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

Following the meeting with the Auditor General of Canada on February 8, 2005, your committee adopted the following motion and agreed to present it to the House:

That the committee report to the House of Commons on the Auditor General of Canada report, requiring each entity involved in audit report on the Protection of Cultural Heritage in the Federal Government chapter 6, November 2003 (Canadian Heritage, Treasury Board Secretariat, Parks Canada Agency, Library and Archives Canada) report to the Committee on the development of a strategy and action plan, including timeframes in response to the Auditor General recommendations addressed to them.

Committees of the House
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Liberal

Don Boudria Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present the 33rd report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

In accordance with its order of reference of February 25, 2005, the committee has considered vote 5 under Parliament in the main estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006, less the amount voted in interim supply, and reports the same.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Conservative

Darrel Stinson North Okanagan—Shuswap, BC

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present two petitions on behalf of constituents of Okanagan—Shuswap.

In the first petition the petitioners call upon Parliament to pass legislation to recognize the institution of marriage in federal law as being the lifelong union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.

In the second petition the petitioners believe that fundamental matters of social policy should be decided by elected members of Parliament. They request that Parliament use all possible legislative and administrative measures, including invoking section 33 of the charter if necessary, to preserve and protect the current definition of marriage as between one man and one woman.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Conservative

Charlie Penson Peace River, AB

Mr. Speaker, I have five petitions today. The first one calls upon Parliament to protect our children by taking all steps to outlaw the materials promoting or glorifying pedophilia and sado-masochistic activities involving children.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Conservative

Charlie Penson Peace River, AB

Mr. Speaker, the other four petitions call on Parliament to define marriage in federal law as a lifelong union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Conservative

Rick Casson Lethbridge, AB

Mr. Speaker, I have a couple of petitions I would like to present pursuant to Standing Order 36. These are from the good citizens of Lethbridge in southern Alberta.

The petitioners pray that Parliament pass legislation to recognize the institution of marriage in federal law as being a lifelong union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Conservative

Daryl Kramp Prince Edward—Hastings, ON

Mr. Speaker, I am honoured today to table two petitions. The first petition has been endorsed by in excess of 450 residents of Prince Edward—Hastings and the surrounding area.

The petitioners pray that Parliament define marriage in federal law as being a lifelong union of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

12:15 p.m.

Conservative

Daryl Kramp Prince Edward—Hastings, ON

Mr. Speaker, the second petition requests Parliament to support federal funding for juvenile type 1 diabetes research.

Canada has one of the highest rates of type 1 diabetes in the world. We must secure federal funding to target specifically juvenile type 1 diabetes research.