This session began on October 16th, 2013.

June

  • #224 Passed C-6 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #223 Passed C-2 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.
  • #222 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #221 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #220 Passed C-32 That, in relation to Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #219 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #218 Passed C-2 That this question be now put.
  • #217 Passed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should respect its promise to dairy and cheese producers of Quebec and Canada who will be affected by the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union, by: ( a) revealing details without delay related to the compensation that will be paid; (b) providing for an implementation period for the agreement that is as long as possible; (c) putting an end to the circumvention of tariff quotas and the misclassification of products at the border; (d) maintaining high quality standards by imposing the same production and processing requirements on imported products; and (e) committing to provide support for commercialization.
  • #216 Passed C-2 That, in relation to Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #215 Passed C-6 That Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
  • #214 Failed C-6 That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 4.
  • #213 Failed C-6 That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting the short title.
  • #212 Passed C-6 That, in relation to Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and five hours shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at report stage and the five hours provided for the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the said stages of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #211 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #210 Passed C-24 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #209 Passed C-36 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
  • #208 Failed That this House do now adjourn.
  • #207 Passed C-31 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #206 Failed C-31 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: “this House decline to give third reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it: ( a) has not received adequate study or amendment by Parliament; ( b) cancels the hiring credit for small business ( c) raises costs for Canadian businesses through changes to trademark law that have been opposed by dozens of chambers of commerce, businesses and legal experts; ( d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act; ( e) undermines the independence of 11 federal administrative tribunals; and ( f) fails to fully compensate for years of unjust clawback to the benefits of Canada's disabled veterans.”.
  • #205 Passed C-36 That, in relation to Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and That, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #204 Passed That, in accordance with section 81 of the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. P-1, this House approve the reappointment of Mary Elizabeth Dawson as Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.
  • #203 Failed That this House do now adjourn.
  • #202 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #201 Passed C-20 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #200 Passed C-24 That Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #199 Failed C-24 That Bill C-24 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
  • #198 Passed C-39 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #197 Passed C-39 That Bill C-39, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #196 Passed C-39 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Committee of the Whole.
  • #195 Passed That the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 be concurred in.
  • #194 Passed C-38 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #193 Passed C-38 That Bill C-38, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #192 Passed C-38 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Committee of the Whole.
  • #191 Passed That the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, [YY][, except any Vote disposed of earlier today and] less the amounts voted in Interim Supply, be concurred in —————————— That the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, [YY][, except any vote disposed of earlier today,] be concurred in —————————— That Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, [YY][, except any Vote disposed of earlier today,] be concurred in.
  • #190 Passed That Vote 1, in the amount of $57,532,359, under THE SENATE — [Program linked to Vote Error] — Program expenditures, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, be concurred in.
  • #189 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the drastic increase in income inequality under recent Liberal and Conservative governments harms Canadian society; and that the House express its opposition to the Conservative income splitting proposal which will make this problem worse and provide no benefit to 86% of Canadians.
  • #188 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #187 Passed C-31 That Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #186 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 376.
  • #185 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 375.
  • #184 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 371.
  • #183 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 369.
  • #182 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 317.
  • #181 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 313.
  • #180 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 308.
  • #179 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 300.
  • #178 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 223.
  • #177 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 211.
  • #176 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 206.
  • #175 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 179.
  • #174 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 175.
  • #173 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 110.
  • #172 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 28.
  • #171 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting Clause 27.
  • #170 Failed C-31 That Bill C-31 be amended by deleting the short title.
  • #169 Passed C-24 That, in relation to Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and five hours shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at report stage and the five hours provided for the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the said stages of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #168 Passed C-31 That, in relation to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and five hours shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at report stage and the five hours provided for the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the said stages of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #167 Passed That, in accordance with subsection 53(1) of the Privacy Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. P-21, and pursuant to Standing Order 111.1, the House approve the appointment of Daniel Therrien as Privacy Commissioner, for a term of seven years.
  • #166 Passed C-18 That, in relation to Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #165 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #164 Passed C-20 That Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #163 Failed C-20 That Bill C-20 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
  • #162 Passed C-20 That, in relation to Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and five hours shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at report stage and the five hours provided for the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the said stages of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #161 Passed C-27 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs.
  • #160 Failed That this House do now adjourn.
  • #159 Passed C-27 That, in relation to Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing hiring opportunities for certain serving and former members of the Canadian Forces), not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, at the expiry of the five hours provided for the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.

May

  • #158 Passed C-24 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration.
  • #157 Failed C-24 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following: “the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, because it: ( a) does not provide an adequate solution for reducing citizenship application processing times, which have been steadily increasing; ( b) puts significant new powers in the hands of the Minister that will allow this government to politicize the granting of Canadian citizenship; ( c) gives the Minister the power to revoke citizenship, which will deny some Canadians access to a fair trial in Canada and will raise serious questions since Canadian law already includes mechanisms to punish those who engage in unlawful acts; and ( d) includes a declaration of intent to reside provision, which in fact gives officials the power to speculate on the intent of a citizenship applicant and then potentially deny citizenship based on this conjecture.”.
  • #156 Passed C-22 That, in relation to Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing the Nuclear Liability Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than five further hours shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the third day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #155 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #154 Passed C-24 That, in relation to Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #153 Failed C-560 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
  • #152 Passed C-483 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #151 Failed C-568 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs.
  • #150 Passed C-555 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.
  • #149 Passed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy by working with provinces and territories on a flexible, integrated model of palliative care that: ( a) takes into account the geographic, regional, and cultural diversity of urban and rural Canada; (b) respects the cultural, spiritual and familial needs of Canada’s First Nation, Inuit and Métis people; and (c) has the goal of (i) ensuring all Canadians have access to high quality home-based and hospice palliative end-of-life care, (ii) providing more support for caregivers, (iii) improving the quality and consistency of home and hospice palliative end-of-life care in Canada, (iv) encouraging Canadians to discuss and plan for end-of-life care.
  • #148 Passed That the motion be amended by replacing the words “Canada; ( b) respects the cultural, spiritual and familial needs of Canada’s First Nation, Inuit and Métis people;” with the words “Canada as well as Canada’s First Nation, Inuit and Métis people; (b) respects the cultural, spiritual and familial needs of all Canadians;”.
  • #147 Passed That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, commencing upon the adoption of this Order and concluding on Friday, June 20, 2014: ( a) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the ordinary hour of daily adjournment shall be 12 midnight, except that it shall be 10 p.m. on a day when a debate, pursuant to Standing Order 52 or 53.1, is to take place; ( b) subject to paragraph (d), when a recorded division is demanded in respect of a debatable motion, including any division arising as a consequence of the application of Standing Order 61(2), but not including any division in relation to the Business of Supply or arising as a consequence of an order made pursuant to Standing Order 57, (i) before 2 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, it shall stand deferred until the conclusion of oral questions at that day’s sitting, or (ii) after 2 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, or at any time on a Friday, it shall stand deferred until the conclusion of oral questions at the next sitting day that is not a Friday; ( c) the time provided for Government Orders shall not be extended pursuant to Standing Order 45(7.1); ( d) when a recorded division, which would have ordinarily been deemed deferred to immediately before the time provided for Private Members’ Business on a Wednesday governed by this Order, is demanded, the said division is deemed to have been deferred until the conclusion of oral questions on the same Wednesday; ( e) any recorded division which, at the time of the adoption of this Order, stands deferred to immediately before the time provided for Private Members’ Business on the Wednesday immediately following the adoption of this Order shall be deemed to stand deferred to the conclusion of oral questions on the same Wednesday; ( f) a recorded division demanded in respect of a motion to concur in a government bill at the report stage pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9), where the bill has neither been amended nor debated at the report stage, shall be deferred in the manner prescribed by paragraph (b); ( g) for greater certainty, this Order shall not limit the application of Standing Order 45(7); ( h) no dilatory motion may be proposed, except by a Minister of the Crown, after 6:30 p.m.; and ( i) when debate on a motion for the concurrence in a report from a standing, standing joint or special committee is adjourned or interrupted, the debate shall again be considered on a day designated by the government, after consultation with the House Leaders of the other parties, but in any case not later than the twentieth sitting day after the interruption.
  • #146 Failed “That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “place” and substituting the following: “( b) when a recorded division is demanded in respect of a debatable motion, including any division arising as a consequence of the application of Standing Order 61(2), but not including any division in relation to the Business of Supply, Private Members’ Business, or arising as a consequence of an order made pursuant to Standing Order 57, (i) before 5:30 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, it shall stand deferred until the time immediately before the time provided for Private Members’ Business at that day’s sitting; (ii) after 5:30 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, it shall stand deferred until the time immediately before the time provided for Private Members’ Business at the next day’s sitting; (iii) after 5:30 p.m. on a Thursday, or at any time on a Friday, it shall stand deferred until 6:30 p.m. on the following Monday.”.
  • #145 Passed That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 10, the debate not be further adjourned.
  • #144 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, CBC/Radio-Canada plays a key role in informing, entertaining and uniting Canadians and is today weakened because of the many rounds of cuts over the past 20 years, and calls on the government to: ( a) reverse the $45 million in cuts for 2014-2015 in Budget 2012; and (b) provide adequate, stable, multi-year funding to the public broadcaster so that it can fulfill its mandate.
  • #143 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #142 Failed C-571 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
  • #141 Failed C-539 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.
  • #140 Failed That the House recognize that Canadians are faced with a housing crunch of rising costs and growing waiting lists due to chronic underfunding of affordable housing from 1993 to the present, and call on the government to work with the provinces, territories, municipalities, and with First Nations, Inuit, and Metis, to immediately renew long-term social housing funding and reinvest in the development of affordable housing units.
  • #139 Passed C-23 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #138 Failed C-23 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following: “this House decline to give third reading to Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts, because, amongst other things, it: ( a) was rushed through Parliament without adequately taking into account the concerns raised by over 70 expert witnesses and hundreds of civil society actors that speak to a wide array of provisions that remain problematic in this Bill; ( b) prohibits the Chief Electoral Officer from authorizing the use of 'Voter Information Cards' as a piece of voter identification to be used alongside a second piece of identification, despite such cards being a method of enfranchisement and promoting smoother administration of the election-day vote and despite there being no basis for believing that these cards are, or are likely to be, a source of voter fraud; ( c) refuses to legislate the powers necessary for full compliance with, and enforcement of, the Canada Elections Act in light of experience with fraud and breach of other electoral law in the 2006, 2008 and 2011 general elections, notably, the power of the Chief Electoral Officer to require registered parties to provide receipts accounting for their election campaign expenses and the power of the Commissioner for Canada Elections to seek a judicial order to compel testimony during an investigation into electoral crimes such as fraud; ( d) eliminates the power of the Chief Electoral Officer to implement public education and information programs designed to enhance knowledge of our electoral democracy and encourage voting, other than for primary and secondary school students; and ( e) increases the influence of money in politics through unjustified increases in how much individuals may donate annually and how much candidates may now contribute to their own campaigns, thereby creating an undue advantage for well-resourced candidates and parties.”.
  • #137 Passed C-5 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #136 Passed C-23 That Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
  • #135 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23 be amended by adding after line 27 on page 51 the following: “351.11 No third party that failed to register shall incur election advertising expenses of a total amount of $500 or more.”
  • #134 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 77, be amended by adding after line 20 on page 49 the following: “348.161 For greater certainty, the requirement referred to in section 348.16 to keep the scripts and recordings described in that section for three years does not preclude the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission from establishing a system of voluntary commitments for calling service providers in which they pledge to keep scripts and recordings for periods longer than three years.”
  • #133 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 77, be amended by adding after line 20 on page 49 the following: “348.161 For the purposes of determining the period of time during which each script is to be kept in accordance with section 348.16, the three-year period starts from the last time that the same or substantially similar script is used by the same caller.”
  • #132 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 77, be amended by replacing line 11 on page 49 with the following: “years after the end of the election period, and provide to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission,”
  • #131 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23 be amended by deleting Clause 41.
  • #130 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 5.1, be amended by replacing line 35 on page 8 with the following: “under this Act, including information relating to the commission of an offence against a law of Canada or a province by an individual if, in the Chief Electoral Officer’s opinion, there is evidence of such an offence.”
  • #129 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 152, be amended by adding after line 11 on page 242 the following: “(1.2) The report shall also include any concerns regarding the powers granted to the Commissioner by the Canada Elections Act.”
  • #128 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 97, be amended (a) by replacing line 30 on page 195 with the following: “( a.1) section 351.1 (registered and non-registered foreign third party ex-” (b) by replacing line 4 on page 196 with the following: “( a.1) section 351.1 (registered and non-registered foreign third party ex-”
  • #127 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 56, be amended by deleting line 9 on page 32.
  • #126 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 7, be amended by replacing line 22 on page 9 with the following: “levels or to any targeted groups.”
  • #125 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 7, be amended by adding after line 22 on page 9 the following: “(2) The Advisory Committee of Political Parties, established pursuant to subsection 21.1(1), shall provide the Chief Electoral Officer with its opinion on the impact of this section within two years after the first general election held after the coming into force of this section.”
  • #124 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 5, be amended (a) by replacing line 6 on page 6 with the following: “Chief Electoral Officer within 20 days after the” (b) by replacing line 20 on page 6 with the following: “subsection (5) within 65 days after the day on” (c) by replacing line 22 on page 6 with the following: “65-day period coincides or overlaps with the” (d) by replacing line 25 on page 6 with the following: “65 days after polling day for that election.”
  • #123 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23, in Clause 3, be amended by replacing line 17 on page 5 with the following: “(2) The mandate of the Chief Electoral Officer is renewable once only; however, a person who has served as Chief”
  • #122 Failed C-23 That Bill C-23 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
  • #121 Passed C-23 That, in relation to Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and one sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at report stage and on the day allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the stage of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively without further debate or amendment.
  • #120 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #119 Passed That, in the opinion of the House, one nationally standardized “point in time” should be recommended for use in all municipalities in carrying out homeless counts, with ( a) nationally recognized definitions of who is homeless; (b) nationally recognized methodology on how the count takes place; and (c) the same agreed-upon criteria and methodology in determining who is considered to be homeless.
  • #118 Failed C-567 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.
  • #117 Passed C-483 That Bill C-483, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (escorted temporary absence), as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
  • #116 Failed C-208 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
  • #115 Passed C-479 That Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims), as amended, be concurred in at report stage with a further amendment.
  • #114 Passed C-479 That Bill C-479, in Clause 6, be amended by ( a) replacing line 9 on page 5 with the following: “6. (1) Subparagraph 142(1)( b)(iii) of the Act is repealed. (2) Subparagraphs 142(1)( b)(v) and (vi) of the Act are repealed. (3) Paragraph 142(1)( b) of the Act is” ( b) replacing line 18 on page 5 with the following: “(4) Subsection 142(1) of the Act is” ( c) replacing line 1 on page 6 with the following: “(5) Section 142 of the Act is amended by” ( d) replacing lines 4 and 5 on page 6 with the following: “information referred to in paragraph (1)( c) at least 14 days, where”
  • #113 Failed That the House recognize that the current Temporary Foreign Worker Program is broken, and call on the government to implement measures to significantly reduce the intake of Temporary Foreign Workers over time and return the program back to its original purpose, which should include: ( a) an immediate and full review of the program by the Auditor General; (b) the disclosure of Labour Market Opinion applications and approvals for Temporary Foreign Workers; (c) a tightening of the Labour Market Opinion approval process to ensure that only businesses with legitimate needs are able to access the program; and (d) the implementation of stronger rules requiring that employers applying to the program demonstrate unequivocally that they exhausted all avenues to fill job vacancies with Canadian workers, particularly young Canadians.
  • #112 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #111 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should follow the advice of the Privacy Commissioner and make public the number of warrantless disclosures made by telecommunications companies at the request of federal departments and agencies; and immediately close the loophole that has allowed the indiscriminate disclosure of the personal information of law-abiding Canadians without a warrant.
  • #110 Passed C-33 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.
  • #109 Passed C-33 That, in relation to Bill C-33, An Act to establish a framework to enable First Nations control of elementary and secondary education and to provide for related funding and to make related amendments to the Indian Act and consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than one further sitting day after the day on which this Order is adopted shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.

April

  • #108 Failed C-565 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.
  • #107 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) study and measure Canadian tax losses to international tax havens and tax evasion, in order to determine the Canadian federal “tax gap”; (b) order the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to provide the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) with the information necessary to provide an independent estimate of the Canadian federal tax gap arising from tax evasion and tax avoidance through the use of tax havens; (c) mandate the Auditor General or the PBO to provide estimates of the marginal revenue of additional CRA resources (i.e. auditors) in the areas of tax evasion and tax avoidance; and (d) mandate the Auditor General to evaluate, on a regular basis, the success of the CRA in prosecuting and settling cases of tax evasion.
  • #106 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the Temporary Foreign Worker Program has been open to abuse resulting in the firing of qualified Canadian workers, lower wages and the exploitation of temporary foreign workers, and therefore the government should: ( a) impose an immediate moratorium on the Stream for Lower-skilled Occupations, which includes fast-food, service and restaurant jobs; and (b) request an urgent audit of the whole program by the Auditor General.
  • #105 Failed That Standing Order 78 be amended by adding the following: "(4) No motion, pursuant to any paragraph of this Standing Order, may be used to allocate a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of any bill that seeks to amend the Canada Elections Act or the Parliament of Canada Act."; and that Standing Order 57 be amended by adding the following: ", provided that the resolution or resolutions, clause or clauses, section or sections, preamble or preambles, title or titles, being considered do not pertain to any bill that seeks to amend the Canada Elections Act or the Parliament of Canada Act.".
  • #104 Passed C-525 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #103 Passed C-525 That Bill C-525, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public Service Labour Relations Act (certification and revocation — bargaining agent), as amended, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments].
  • #102 Failed C-525 That Bill C-525, in Clause 4, be amended (a) by replacing line 14 on page 2 with the following: “employee who claims to represent at least 50%” (b) by replacing line 26 on page 2 with the following: “50% of the employees in the bargaining unit”
  • #101 Failed C-525 That Bill C-525 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
  • #100 Failed C-474 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.
  • #99 Passed C-31 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
  • #98 Failed C-31 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following: “the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, because it: ( a) amends more than sixty Acts without adequate parliamentary debate and oversight; ( b) does nothing to create quality, good-paying jobs for Canadians and fails to extend the hiring credit for small business; ( c) fails to reverse devastating cuts to infrastructure and healthcare; ( d) hands over private financial information of hundreds of thousands of Canadians to the US Internal Revenue Service under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act; ( e) reduces transparency at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency; (f) imposes tolls on the Champlain Bridge; ( g) jeopardizes the independence of eleven federal administrative tribunals; and ( h) enables the government to weaken regulations affecting rail safety and the transport of dangerous goods without notifying the public.”.
  • #97 Passed C-31 That, in relation to Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, not more than three further sitting days after the day on which this Order is adopted shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the third day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #96 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #95 Passed That the Honourable Member for Etobicoke—Lakeshore be now heard.
  • #94 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, government planes, and in particular the plane used by the Prime Minister, should only be used for government purposes and should not be used to transport anyone other than those associated with such purposes or those required for the safety and security of the Prime Minister and his family.

March

  • #93 Passed C-20 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade.
  • #92 Passed That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, presented on Friday, November 8, 2013, be concurred in. ( Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 2).
  • #91 Passed C-13 That, in relation to Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, not more than one further sitting day after the day on which this Order is adopted shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #90 Passed Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures.
  • #89 Passed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.
  • #88 Passed C-29 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #87 Passed C-29 That Bill C-29, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending march 31, 2015, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #86 Passed C-29 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Committee of the Whole.
  • #85 Passed That this House do concur in Interim Supply as follows: That a sum not exceeding $24,821,234,862.66 being composed of: (1) three twelfths ($15,732,773,392.25) of the total of the amounts of the items set forth in the Proposed Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 of the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015 which were laid upon the Table on Thursday, February 27, 2014, except for those items below: (2) eleven twelfths of the total of the amount of Atomic Engergy of Canada Limited Vote 1, Office of Infrastructure of Canada Vote 1 and Treasury Board Secretariat Vote 5 (Schedule 1.1), of the said Estimates, $783,010,944.83; (3) nine twelfths of the total of the amount of Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission Vote 1 and The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc. Vote 1 (Schedule 1.2), of the said Estimates, $111,172,914.00; (4) eight twelfths of the total of the amount of Justice Vote 1 (Schedule 1.3), of the said Estimates, $157,907,386.00; (5) seven twelfths of the total of the amount of Canada Council for the Arts Vote 1, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Vote 1, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Vote 1, Canadian Polar Commission Vote 1, Transport Vote 5 and Treasury Board Secretariat Vote 1 (Schedule 1.4), of the said Estimates, $351,200,001.25; (6) six twelfths of the total of the amount of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Vote 1, Canadian Grain Commission Vote 1, Natural Resources Vote 5, Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee Vote 1, Statistics Canada Vote 1 and VIA Rail Canada Inc. Vote 1 (Schedule 1.5), of the said Estimates, $728,128,527.00; (7) five twelfths of the total of the amount of Canadian Food Inspection Agency Vote 1, Canadian Space Agency Vote 10, Employment and Social Development Vote 5, Finance Vote 5, National Arts Centre Corporation Vote 1, National Energy Board Vote 1, Public Health Agency of Canada Votes 1 and 10 and Transport Vote 10 (Schedule 1.6), of the said Estimates, $1,318,467,241.68; (8) four twelfths of the total of the amount of Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Vote 1, Canadian Space Agency Vote 5, Citizenship and Immigration Vote 5, Health Vote 10, House of Commons Vote 1, Indian Affairs and Northern Development Votes 1 and 10, Industry Votes 1, 5 and 10, Library of Parliament Vote 1, National Battlefields Commission Vote 1, National Film Board Vote 1, Natural Resources Vote 1, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Vote 5, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Vote 1, Public Service Commision Vote 1, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Vote 1 and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Vote 5 (Schedule 1.7), of the said Estimates, $5,638,574,455.65; be granted to Her Majesty on account of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.
  • #84 Passed C-28 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #83 Passed C-28 That Bill C-28, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2014, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #82 Passed C-28 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Committee of the Whole.
  • #81 Passed That the Supplementary Estimates (C) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, be concurred in..
  • #80 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, proposed changes to the Elections Act that would prohibit vouching, voter education programming by Elections Canada, and the use of voter cards as identification could disenfranchise many Canadians, particularly first-time voters like youth and new Canadians, Aboriginal Canadians and seniors living in residence, and should be abandoned.
  • #79 Passed C-20 That, in relation to Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, not more than one further sitting day after the day on which this Order is adopted shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #78 Passed C-25 That, in relation to Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #77 Passed That the Third Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented on Monday, December 2, 2013, be concurred in. ( Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 1).
  • #76 Passed That the House recognize the importance of transparency and accountability in the expenditure of taxpayers’ money and also recognize that the majority of parties have already begun disclosing the travel and hospitality expenses of their Members; and therefore call on the Board of Internal Economy to instruct the non-partisan professional administrative staff of the House of Commons to begin posting, on April 1, 2014, all travel expenses incurred under the travel point system as well as hospitality expenses of Members to the Parliament of Canada website in a manner similar to the guidelines used by the government for proactive disclosure of ministerial expenses.
  • #75 Failed That the question of privilege related to the statements made in the House of Commons by the Member for Mississauga—Streetsville be referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
  • #74 Failed That the motion be amended by adding after the words “House Affairs” the following: “, and that all proceedings related to this Order of Reference be held in public. ”.
  • #73 Passed That, in relation to the privilege motion, the debate not be further adjourned.
  • #72 Failed That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

February

  • #71 Failed C-504 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
  • #70 Failed C-481 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.
  • #69 Failed C-461 That Bill C-461, in Clause 4, be amended by replacing lines 4 to 20 on page 2 with the following: “(iii) the total annual monetary income of the individual, including any performance bonus, as well as the job classification and responsibilities of the position held by the individual, and any additional responsibilities given to the individual, if that income is equal to or greater than the sessional allowance — within the meaning of the Parliament of Canada Act — payable to a member of Parliament, (iii.1) the salary range of the position held by the individual, as well as the classification and responsibilities of that position, if the individual's total annual monetary income, including any performance bonus, is less than the sessional allowance — within the meaning of the Parliament of Canada Act — payable to a member of Parliament, (iii.2) the expenses incurred by the individual in the course of employment for which the individual has been reimbursed by the government institution,”
  • #68 Failed C-461 That Bill C-461 be amended by replacing the long title on page 1 with the following: “An Act to amend the Privacy Act (disclosure of information)”
  • #67 Passed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to honouring our Afghan veterans through a permanent memorial either at an existing or a new site in the National Capital Region, once all Canadian Armed Forces personnel return to Canada in 2014, and that the memorial remember (i) those who lost their lives and who were injured in the Afghanistan War, (ii) the contribution of our Canadian Armed Forces, diplomatic and aid personnel who defended Canada and its allies from the threat of terrorism, (iii) the contributions made by Canada to improving the lives of the Afghan people, and (iv) the hundreds of Canadian Armed Forces personnel who remain in a non-combat role in Afghanistan today, helping to train Afghan forces.
  • #66 Passed That this House approve in general the budgetary policy of the government.
  • #65 Failed That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs that, during its consideration of Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, the Committee shall: ( a) hear witnesses from, but not limited to, Elections Canada, political parties as defined under the Canada Elections Act, the Minister of State who introduced the Bill, representatives of First Nations, anti-poverty groups, groups representing persons with disabilities, groups representing youth advocates and students, as well as specific groups which have been active in society on elections rules; (b) have the power to travel to all regions of Canada, (Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Northern Ontario, the Prairies, British Columbia and the North), including downtown urban settings, rural and remote settings, and that the Committee request that this travel take place in March and April 2014; and (c) only proceed to clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill after these hearings have been completed, with a goal to commence clause-by-clause consideration on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
  • #64 Failed That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following: “this House not approve the budgetary policy of the government as it: ( a) fails to take any meaningful action to create jobs while 1.3 million Canadians are unemployed; ( b) refuses to work cooperatively with the provinces on federal transfers, skills training, and infrastructure funding; ( c) does nothing to cap ATM fees, crack down on payday lenders or rein in credit card rates; ( d) does not introduce a youth hiring and training tax credit to combat soaring youth unemployment; ( e) threatens to unilaterally impose the Canada Job Grant over the unanimous objection of the provinces; ( f) pushes ahead with office closures and cuts to veterans’ services; ( g) repeats previous governments’ misuse of EI funds; and ( h) slashes billions of dollars from the health care plans of Canadian public service retirees.”.
  • #63 Failed That the amendment be amended by deleting all the words after the word “services” and substituting the following: “( g) slashes billions of dollars from the health care plans of veterans, RCMP officers and of other Canadian public service retirees; ( h) fails to offer a real plan for long term economic growth that would help middle class families; ( i) takes money from workers and employers by keeping Employment Insurance premiums artificially high; ( j) fails to revoke the Budget 2013 tariff hikes that increased the cost on everything from wigs for cancer patients to tricycles; and ( k) fails to fill the $3 billion infrastructure hole that Budget 2013 created in the Building Canada Fund.”.
  • #62 Passed C-520 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.
  • #61 Failed C-523 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
  • #60 Passed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should endorse the report of the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities entitled “Rethinking disAbility in the Private Sector”, and its findings, and commit to furthering public-private cooperation by: ( a) building on existing government initiatives, such as the Opportunities Fund, the Registered Disability Savings Plan, the ratification of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and the Labour Market Agreements for Persons with Disabilities; (b) issuing a call to action for Canadian employers to examine the expert panel's findings and encouraging employers to take advantage of private sector-led initiatives to increase employment levels for persons with disabilities in Canada; (c) pursuing greater accountability and coordination of its labour market funding for persons with disabilities and ensuring that funding is demand driven and focussed on suitable performance indicators with strong demonstrable results; (d) establishing an increased focus on young people with disabilities to include support mechanisms specifically targeted at increasing employment levels among youth with disabilities, through programs such as the Youth Employment Strategy; and (e) strengthening efforts to identify existing innovative approaches to increasing the employment of persons with disabilities occurring in communities across Canada and ensuring that programs have the flexibility to help replicate such approaches.
  • #59 Passed C-15 That Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #58 Failed C-15 That Bill C-15 be amended by deleting Clause 136.
  • #57 Passed C-23 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
  • #56 Passed C-23 That, in relation to Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts, not more than three further sitting days shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the third day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #55 Passed That the debate be now adjourned.
  • #54 Failed That this House do now adjourn.
  • #53 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, following consultations with provinces, territories, municipalities and First Nations, carry out a review of the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations with the objective of facilitating and accelerating the process allowing local administrations to request restrictions regarding the use of vessels on certain waters in order to improve how waters are managed, public safety and the protection of the environment.
  • #52 Failed C-473 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women.
  • #51 Failed C-201 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
  • #50 Passed That the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to: ( a) consider the election of committee chairs by means of a preferential ballot system by all the Members of the House of Commons, at the beginning of each session and prior to the establishment of the membership of the standing committees; (b) study the practices of other Westminster-style Parliaments in relation to the election of Committee Chairs; (c) propose any necessary modifications to the Standing Orders and practices of the House; and (d) report its findings to the House no later than six months following the adoption of this order.
  • #49 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, Canadian consumers face unfair Automated Teller Machine (ATM) fees as a result of an uncompetitive marketplace and that the House call on the government to take action in Budget 2014 to protect consumers by limiting ATM fees.
  • #48 Failed That the House express its deep concern over reports that Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) has been actively and illegally monitoring Canadians and call on the government to immediately order CSEC to cease all such activities and increase proper oversight of CSEC, through the establishment of a National Security Committee of Parliamentarians as laid out in Bill C-551, An Act to establish the National Security Committee of Parliamentarians.
  • #47 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the men and women who bravely serve Canada in the armed forces should be able to count on the government for support in their time of need, and that the government should demonstrate this support by ( a) immediately addressing the mental health crisis facing Canadian soldiers and veterans by hiring appropriate mental health professionals; (b) reversing its decision to close veterans' offices; and (c) prioritizing and concluding the over 50 outstanding boards of inquiry on military suicides so that grieving families may have answers and closure.

January

  • #46 Passed C-525 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
  • #45 Failed C-513 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
  • #44 Failed C-475 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.
  • #43 Passed That the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to recommend changes to the Standing Orders and other conventions governing petitions so as to establish an electronic petitioning system that would enhance the current paper-based petitions system by allowing Canadians to sign petitions electronically, and to consider, among other things, (i) the possibility to trigger a debate in the House of Commons outside of current sitting hours when a certain threshold of signatures is reached, (ii) the necessity for no fewer than five Members of Parliament to sponsor the e-petition and to table it in the House once a time limit to collect signatures is reached, (iii) the study made in the 38th Parliament regarding e-petitions, and that the Committee report its findings to the House, with proposed changes to the Standing Orders and other conventions governing petitions, within 12 months of the adoption of this order.
  • #42 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, door-to-door mail delivery is a valuable service provided by Canada Post, and that this House express its opposition to Canada becoming the only country in the G7 without such a service.

December

  • #41 Passed C-4 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #40 Passed C-19 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #39 Passed C-19 That Bill C-19, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2014, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #38 Passed C-19 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Committee of the Whole.
  • #37 Passed That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, be concurred in.
  • #36 Failed That the House call on the government to commit to supporting an immediate phase-in of increases to basic public pension benefits under the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans at the upcoming meeting of federal, provincial and territorial finance ministers.
  • #35 Passed C-489 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #34 Passed C-4 That Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #33 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 471.
  • #32 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 365.
  • #31 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 294.
  • #30 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 288.
  • #29 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 282.
  • #28 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 276.
  • #27 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 272.
  • #26 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 256.
  • #25 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 239.
  • #24 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 204.
  • #23 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 176.
  • #22 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 159.
  • #21 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 131.
  • #20 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 126.
  • #19 Failed C-4 That Bill C-4 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
  • #18 Passed C-4 That, in relation to Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and one sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at report stage and on the day allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the stage of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively without further debate or amendment.

November

  • #17 Passed C-5 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources.
  • #16 Failed C-2 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following: “this house decline to give second reading to Bill C-2, an Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, because it: ( a) fails to reflect the dual purposes of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) to maintain and promote both public health and public safety; ( b) runs counter to the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Canada v. PHS Community Services Society, which states that a Minister should generally grant an exemption when there is proof that a supervised injection site will decrease the risk of death and disease, and when there is little or no evidence that it will have a negative impact on public safety; ( c) establishes onerous requirements for applicants that will create unjustified barriers for the establishment of safe injection sites, which are proven to save lives and increase health outcomes; and ( d) further advances the Minister's political tactics to divide communities and use the issue of supervised injection sites for political gain, in place of respecting the advice and opinion of public health experts.”.
  • #15 Failed That, given the recent sworn statements by RCMP Corporal Greg Horton, which revealed that: (i) on February 21, 2013, the Prime Minister’s Office had agreed that, with regard to Mike Duffy’s controversial expenses, the Conservative Party of Canada would “keep him whole on the repayment”; (ii) on February 22, 2013, the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff wanted to “speak to the PM before everything is considered final”; (iii) later on February 22, 2013, the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff confirmed “We are good to go from the PM once Ben has his confirmation from Payne”; (iv) an agreement was reached between Benjamin Perrin and Janice Payne, counsels for the Prime Minister and Mike Duffy; (v) the amount to keep Mike Duffy whole was calculated to be higher than first determined, requiring a changed source of funds from Conservative Party funds to Nigel Wright’s personal funds, after which the arrangement proceeded and Duffy’s expenses were re-paid; and (vi) subsequently, the Prime Minister's Office engaged in the obstruction of a Deloitte audit and a whitewash of a Senate report; the House condemn the deeply disappointing actions of the Prime Minister's Office in devising, organizing and participating in an arrangement that the RCMP believes violated sections 119, 121 and 122 of the Criminal Code of Canada, and remind the Prime Minister of his own Guide for Ministers and Ministers of State, which states on page 28 that “Ministers and Ministers of State are personally responsible for the conduct and operation of their offices and the exempt staff in their employ,” and the House call upon the Prime Minister to explain in detail to Canadians, under oath, what Nigel Wright or any other member of his staff or any other Conservative told him at any time about any aspect of any possible arrangement pertaining to Mike Duffy, what he did about it, and when.
  • #14 Passed C-428 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #13 Passed C-428 That Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
  • #12 Passed C-428 That Bill C-428, in clause 3, be amended by replacing line 14 on page 2 with the following: “25, 28, 37, 38, 42, 44, 46, 48 to 51 and 58 to 60 and the”
  • #11 Failed That, in the opinion of the House, the Keystone XL pipeline would intensify the export of unprocessed raw bitumen and would export more than 40,000 well-paying Canadian jobs, and is therefore not in Canada’s best interest.
  • #10 Failed That the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics be instructed to examine the conduct of the Prime Minister’s Office regarding the repayment of Senator Mike Duffy’s expenses; that the Prime Minister be ordered to appear under oath as a witness before the Committee for a period of 3 hours, before December 10, 2013; and that the proceedings be televised.
  • #9 Passed C-7 That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
  • #8 Passed C-7 That, in relation to Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to establish the Canadian Museum of History and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration of the third reading stage of the Bill; and That,15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Business on the day allotted to the consideration of the third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.

October

  • #7 Passed C-4 That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
  • #6 Failed C-4 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following: “this House decline to give second reading to Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, because it: ( a) decreases transparency and erodes democratic process by amending 70 different pieces of legislation, many of which are not related to budgetary measures; ( b) dismantles health and safety protections for Canadian workers, affecting their right to refuse unsafe work; ( c) increases the likelihood of strikes by eliminating binding arbitration as an option for public sector workers; and ( d) eliminates the independent Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board, allowing the government to continue playing politics with employment insurance rate setting.”.
  • #5 Passed C-4 That, in relation to Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, not more than four further sitting days shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the fourth day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.
  • #4 Failed That, in the opinion of this House, urgent steps must be taken to improve accountability in the Senate, and, therefore, this House call for the introduction of immediate measures to end Senators' partisan activities, including participation in Caucus meetings, and to limit Senators' travel allowances to those activities clearly and directly related to parliamentary business.
  • #3 Passed That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, for the purposes of facilitating and organizing the business of the House and its committees in the autumn of 2013, ( b) in order to bring full transparency and accountability to House of Commons spending, the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to: (i) conduct open and public hearings with a view to replace the Board of Internal Economy with an independent oversight body, (ii) invite the Auditor General, the Clerk and the Chief Financial Officer of the House of Commons to participate fully in these hearings, (iii) study the practices of provincial and territorial legislatures, as well as other jurisdictions and Westminster-style Parliaments in order to compare and contrast their administrative oversight, (iv) propose modifications to the Parliament of Canada Act, the Financial Administration Act, the Auditor General Act and any other acts as deemed necessary, (v) propose any necessary modifications to the administrative policies and practices of the House of Commons, (vi) examine the subject-matter of the motions, which had stood in the name of the Member for Papineau, placed on the Order Paper for the previous Session on June 10, 2013, and (vii) report its findings to the House no later than Monday, December 2, 2013, in order to have any proposed changes to expense disclosure and reporting in place for the beginning of the next fiscal year; ( c) when the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs meets pursuant to the order of reference set out in paragraph (b) of this Order, one Member who is not a member of a recognized party be allowed to participate in the hearings as a temporary, non-voting member of that Committee; ( d) the Clerk be authorized, if necessary, to convene a meeting of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs within 24 hours of the adoption of this Order; ( e) the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to study the Standing Orders and procedures of the House and its committees, including the proceedings on the debate held on Friday, February 17, 2012, pursuant to Standing Order 51; ( f) the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights be the committee designated for the purposes of section 533.1 of the Criminal Code; ( g) the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics be the committee designated for the purposes of section 67 of the Conflict of Interest Act; ( h) the order of reference to the Standing Committee on Finance, adopted in the previous Session as Private Member’s Motion M-315, shall be renewed, provided that the Committee shall report its findings to the House no later than Wednesday, December 11, 2013; ( i) a special committee be appointed, with the mandate to conduct hearings on the critical matter of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and to propose solutions to address the root causes of violence against Indigenous women across the country, and that, with respect to the committee, (i) it consist of twelve members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, (ii) the Chair and the Vice-Chairs shall be the same Chair and Vice-Chairs elected by the previous Session’s Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women, (iii) the routine motions respecting committee business adopted on March 26 and April 18, 2013, by the previous Session’s Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women shall be deemed adopted, provided that it may, by motion, vary or rescind their provisions at a later date, (iv) it have all of the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders, as well as the power to travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, inside and outside of Canada, subject to the usual authorization from the House, (v) the members serving on the said committee be appointed by the Whip of each party depositing with the Clerk of the House a list of his or her party’s members of the committee within ten sitting days of the adoption of this Order, (vi) the quorum be seven members for any proceedings, provided that at least a member of the opposition and of the government party be present, (vii) membership substitutions be permitted to be made from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2), and (viii) it report its recommendations to the House no later than February 14, 2014; ( j) with respect to any order of reference created as a consequence of this Order, any evidence adduced by a committee in the previous Session shall be deemed to have been laid upon the Table in the present Session and referred to the appropriate committee; ( k) the reference to “September 30” in Standing Order 28(2)(b) shall be deemed, for the calendar year 2013, to read “November 8”; ( l) the reference to “the tenth sitting day before the last normal sitting day in December” in Standing Order 83.1 shall be deemed, for the calendar year 2013, to read “Wednesday, December 11, 2013”; and ( m) on Thursday, October 31, 2013, the hours of sitting and order of business of the House shall be that of a Friday, provided that (i) the time for filing of any notice be no later than 6:00 p.m., (ii) when the House adjourns it shall stand adjourned until Monday, November 4, 2013, and (iii) any recorded division in respect of a debatable motion requested on, or deferred to, October 31, 2013, shall be deemed to be deferred or further deferred, as the case may be, to the ordinary hour of daily adjournment on November 4, 2013.
  • #2 Passed That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, for the purposes of facilitating and organizing the business of the House and its committees in the autumn of 2013, ( a) during the thirty sitting days following the adoption of this Order, whenever a Minister of the Crown, when proposing a motion for first reading of a public bill, states that the said bill is in the same form as a bill introduced by a Minister of the Crown in the previous Session, or that it is in the same form as a bill which had originated in the Senate and stood in the name of a Minister of the Crown in this House in the previous Session, if the Speaker is satisfied that the said bill is in the same form as at prorogation, notwithstanding Standing Order 71, the said bill shall be deemed in the current Session to have been considered and approved at all stages completed at the time of prorogation of the previous Session..
  • #1 Passed That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 2, the debate not be further adjourned.