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House of Commons Hansard #77 of the 40th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was nahanni.

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An Act Creating One of the World’s Largest National Park ReservesRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

An Act Creating One of the World’s Largest National Park ReservesRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

An Act Creating One of the World’s Largest National Park ReservesRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

An Act Creating One of the World’s Largest National Park ReservesRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

(Motion agreed to)

Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth ActRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Prince George—Peace River B.C.

Conservative

Jay Hill ConservativeLeader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, I move:

That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, Bill C-32, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act, be deemed concurred in at report stage; the said Bill be ordered for consideration at third reading stage later this day; and that when the House begins debate on third reading motion of Bill C-32, one Member from each recognized party may speak for not more than ten minutes, after which the Bill shall be deemed read a third time and passed.

Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth ActRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

Does the hon. government House leader have the unanimous consent of the House to propose this motion?

Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth ActRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth ActRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth ActRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth ActRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

(Motion agreed to and bill deemed concurred in at report stage)

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Bloc

Francine Lalonde Bloc La Pointe-de-l'Île, QC

Mr. Speaker, discussions have taken place with all parties and I believe you will find consent for the following motion. I move:

That, in the opinion of the House, September 21 of each year should be declared International Day of Peace.

I hope we will have unanimous consent because we would like that day to be celebrated everywhere as International Day of Peace.

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

Does the hon. member for La Pointe-de-l'Île have the unanimous consent of the House to move the motion?

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

(Motion agreed to)

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

Joyce Murray Liberal Vancouver Quadra, BC

Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask for unanimous consent to adopt the following motion: “That in the opinion of the House the government should draft and implement a plan of action for addressing human trafficking in Canada for the period leading up to, during and beyond the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, to reduce the sexual exploitation of vulnerable individuals in Canada and as a follow-up to the United Nations Palermo Protocol signed by Canada in 2000 and ratified in 2002”.

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

Does the hon. member for Vancouver Quadra have the unanimous consent of the House to propose this motion?

International Day of PeaceRoutine Proceedings

3:45 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

No.

Cosmetic PesticidesPetitionsRoutine Proceedings

June 17th, 2009 / 3:45 p.m.

NDP

Denise Savoie NDP Victoria, BC

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present another petition by the residents of Victoria calling for an immediate moratorium on cosmetic pesticides until they are proven safe and until the long-term health and environmental consequences are known.

We are witnessing the collapse of the bee population. We are witnessing increasing allergic reactions in our population. These petitioners recognize that while pesticides may continue to play a role in insect infestation, the cosmetic use of pesticides does not warrant the risk that we are taking.

Victoria has many beautiful gardens without using pesticides. These petitioners are calling on the government to enact Bill C-368 for an immediate federal moratorium on pesticide use.

Victoria HarbourPetitionsRoutine Proceedings

3:50 p.m.

NDP

Denise Savoie NDP Victoria, BC

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a few of the 7,000 signed petitions from Victoria residents opposed to a proposal for a large mega-yacht marina in Victoria harbour.

These petitioners represent a wide cross-section of Victoria residents who are opposed to this proposal which would essentially privatize what is a public good and a defining characteristic of our city. They are concerned that this project would affect safety in our harbour. It is a very busy harbour. In fact it is one of Canada's top five busiest harbours. They are concerned about the quality of life for residents because it would impact a very popular walkway.

The petitioners are asking the transport minister to deny the application under the Navigable Waters Protection Act.

Library MaterialsPetitionsRoutine Proceedings

3:50 p.m.

Conservative

Merv Tweed Conservative Brandon—Souris, MB

Mr. Speaker, as I have on the past several days presented several petitions, I am pleased to present four more from the provinces of Quebec, Alberta and Manitoba. The petitioners request an amendment to the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials) to protect and support the library book rate and extend it to include audio-visual materials.

Mail DeliveryPetitionsRoutine Proceedings

3:50 p.m.

Liberal

Ruby Dhalla Liberal Brampton—Springdale, ON

Mr. Speaker, I am here on behalf of my constituents of Brampton who have signed a petition urging the government to reinstate mail delivery which has been abandoned by Canada Post. It has replaced the door-to-door delivery with community mailboxes. These residents feel that because of the increased traffic in the area, having to go to a community mailbox is a detriment to their safety. They also find that the community mailboxes are contributing to increased environmental damage. They are urging Canada Post to reinstate door-to-door delivery in neighbourhoods in Brampton which have been impacted.

International AidPetitionsRoutine Proceedings

3:50 p.m.

Liberal

Ruby Dhalla Liberal Brampton—Springdale, ON

Mr. Speaker, I am also here on behalf of my constituents of Brampton and the Canadian Grandmothers for Africa which is a national advocacy network.

The petition urges the government to set a timetable by 2015 to ensure that we as a country contribute 0.7% of our GDP toward developmental assistance, to ensure that we contribute as a country our fair share to the global fund to fight HIV-AIDS, TB and malaria, and to ensure that the necessary legislative changes are made for Canada's access to medicines regime to ensure the medications required by individuals are received.

We hope that the Grandmothers for Africa, the national advocacy network which has done a great job, will be recognized for its work and that these changes will be implemented by the government.

Protection of Human LifePetitionsRoutine Proceedings

3:50 p.m.

Conservative

David Sweet Conservative Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions with hundreds of names on them. The petitioners request that the Parliament of Canada recognize that Canada is a nation that has a great record of human rights and a high regard for life. Since 1988, there has been absolutely no restriction on access to abortion. The petitioners call on Parliament to pass legislation for the protection of human life.