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House of Commons Hansard #56 of the 36th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was senate.

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Points Of Order

10:40 a.m.

Bloc

Pierrette Venne Bloc Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert, QC

Madam Speaker, the members across the way are interrupting me. They should wait until I have introduced my motion.

Points Of Order

10:40 a.m.

An hon. member

Let her speak.

Points Of Order

10:40 a.m.

Bloc

Pierrette Venne Bloc Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert, QC

The Prime Minister finds it normal, and in keeping with Canada political custom, for Liberal MPs to take the credit, for partisan political purposes, for billions of dollars worth of grants being paid—

Points Of Order

10:40 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Ms. Thibeault)

Does the hon. member have unanimous consent to table such a document?

Points Of Order

10:40 a.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Points Of Order

10:40 a.m.

Some hon. members

No.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:40 a.m.

Scarborough—Rouge River Ontario

Liberal

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

Madam Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the government's response to 11 petitions, and I move:

That the House do now proceed to orders of the day.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:40 a.m.

Bloc

Stéphane Bergeron Bloc Verchères, QC

Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I am trying to understand the logic by which the parliamentary secretary to the government House leader could present a motion, whereas he himself—

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:40 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Ms. Thibeault)

This is not a point of order but a point of debate.

I am in the process of reading the motion presented to the House. We are therefore going to proceed with that motion.

Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:45 a.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:45 a.m.

Some hon. members

No.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:45 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Ms. Thibeault)

All those in favour of the motion will please say yea.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:45 a.m.

Some hon. members

Yea.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:45 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Ms. Thibeault)

All those opposed will please say nay.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

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Some hon. members

Nay.

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

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The Acting Speaker (Ms. Thibeault)

In my opinion the nays. have it.

And more than five members having risen:

Government Response To PetitionsRoutine Proceedings

10:45 a.m.

The Acting Speaker (Ms. Thibeault)

Call in the members.

(The House divided on the motion, which was agreed to on the following division:)

Division No. 747Routine Proceedings

February 24th, 2000 / 11:25 a.m.

The Speaker

I declare the motion carried.

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:25 a.m.

Glengarry—Prescott—Russell Ontario

Liberal

Don Boudria LiberalLeader of the Government in the House of Commons

moved:

That in relation to Bill C-20, an act to give effect to the requirement for clarity as set out in the opinion of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Quebec Secession Reference, not more than ten further hours shall be allotted to the consideration of the committee stage of the bill and, at the expiry of the time provided for in this order, any proceedings before the legislative committee on the said bill 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 said bill shall be put forthwith and successively without further debate or amendment.

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:25 a.m.

Some hon. members

Shame, shame.

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:30 a.m.

The Speaker

The question is on the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:30 a.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:30 a.m.

Some hon. members

No.

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:30 a.m.

The Speaker

All those in favour of the motion will please say yea.

An Act To Give Effect To The Requirement For Clarity As Set Out In The Opinion Of The Supreme Court Of Canada In The Quebec Secession ReferenceGovernment Orders

11:30 a.m.

Some hon. members

Yea.