House of Commons Hansard #278 of the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was fisheries.

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(Return tabled)

Question No. 1494Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Harold Albrecht Conservative Kitchener—Conestoga, ON

With regard to the Lester B. Pearson Building, since November 4, 2015: (a) on what dates were employees sent home due to a lack of heating, cooling, or other workplace environment issues; (b) for each date in (a), what was the issue which caused employees to be sent home; (c) approximately how many employees were sent home on each date in (a); and (d) what percentage of employees whose normal workplace is the Lester B. Pearson Building does each number in (c) represent?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1495Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

March 29th, 2018 / 12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Tom Lukiwski Conservative Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan, SK

With regard to the Globe and Mail report on February 6, 2018, that China Communications Construction Co. (CCCC) was blacklisted in a foreign country for allegedly bribing government officials: is the government aware of any Canadian government officials who have been offered bribes by CCCC and, if so, what are the details?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1496Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Tom Lukiwski Conservative Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan, SK

With regard to meetings between the government and officials in the Communist Party of China or the Government of the People’s Republic of China, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of all meetings, including (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) list of attendees, (iv) topics or agenda items?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1497Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

GPQ (ex-Bloc)

Monique Pauzé GPQ (ex-Bloc) Repentigny, QC

With regard to the application of the OECD’s International VAT/GST Guidelines, which outline that value-added taxes are to be added in the jurisdiction of the residence of the customer using foreign Internet service providers, such as Netflix: (a) does Canada adhere to these guidelines and the mechanisms that ensure the effective collection of VAT/GST on cross-border supplies of services and intangibles; (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, what measures outlined in these guidelines does Canada intend to adopt, and when; (c) in the correspondence between Netflix and the Canada Revenue Agency, the Department of Finance and the Department of Canadian Heritage, since October 19, 2015, how many times did the application of these measures come up, especially with regard to charging Netflix GST and HST; (d) what are the details of the correspondence in (c), including emails, from the Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1498Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

GPQ (ex-Bloc)

Gabriel Ste-Marie GPQ (ex-Bloc) Joliette, QC

With regard to federal spending in Quebec ridings for each fiscal year since 2010-11, inclusively: what are the specifics of all grants, contributions, and loans to all organizations, groups, businesses or municipalities, broken down by (i) constituency, (ii) name of recipient, (iii) municipality in which the recipient is located, (iv) date the funding was received, (v) amount received, (vi) granting department or agency, (vii) program under which the grant, contribution or loan was allocated, (viii) nature or purpose?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1499Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Shannon Stubbs Conservative Lakeland, AB

With regard to expenditures related to the legal proceedings of Heyder et al v. Attorney General of Canada and Beattie v. Attorney General of Canada: (a) what expenses have been incurred to date, including an itemized breakdown of the expenses, with salary and benefit costs for staff time related to the following court cases (i) Heyder et al v. Attorney General of Canada, (ii) Beattie v. Attorney General of Canada; and (b) what is the total for (a)(i) and (a)(ii)?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1500Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

John Nater Conservative Perth—Wellington, ON

With regard to the agreement announced by the government in September 2016, related to the export of beef to China: (a) what are the terms of the agreement; and (b) is the text of the agreement available to the public and to Canadian beef producers and, if so, what is the website location of the agreement?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1501Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Bev Shipley Conservative Lambton—Kent—Middlesex, ON

With regard to expenditures paid out so far, and in relation to the government’s delegation to Davos in January 2018: (a) what are the details of all expenditures, including travel related expenditures, to date and broken down by (i) amount, (ii) vendor, (iii) date, (iv) description of goods or services; (b) what is the total amount for all of the expenditures in (a); and (c) what is the total estimated value of invoices related to Davos which have yet to be received or paid out?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1502Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Bev Shipley Conservative Lambton—Kent—Middlesex, ON

With regard to expenditures related to legal proceedings involving veterans and veterans’ groups, since January 1, 2016: (a) what is the total amount of expenditures incurred to date, broken down by case; (b) what are the expenditures in (a), broken down by type and line item; and (c) how are the expenditures in (a) consistent with the commitment on page 49 of the Liberal Party election platform that “will ensure that no veteran has to fight the government for the support and compensation they have earned”?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1503Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Bev Shipley Conservative Lambton—Kent—Middlesex, ON

With regard to the leaking of information from Cabinet meetings or Cabinet committee meetings, since November 4, 2015: (a) how many instances of leaked information is the government aware of; (b) how many individuals have been, or are, under investigation for leaking such information; and (c) have any ministers been investigated for leaking such information and, if so, which ones?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1504Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Bev Shipley Conservative Lambton—Kent—Middlesex, ON

With regard to expenditures on executive search, headhunting, recruiting, or other similar types of firms, since January 1, 2017: what are the details of all such expenditures, including (i) date, (ii) amount, (iii) number and titles of positions filled related to the expenditure, (iv) file number, (v) vendor?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 1505Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnsRoutine Proceedings

12:30 p.m.

Conservative

Alex Nuttall Conservative Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte, ON

With regard to loans and repayable contributions issued by the government during the 2016 calendar year: (a) what are the details, including (i) amount, (ii) date, (iii) recipient, (iv) purpose; and (b) for each loan and repayable contribution in (a), how much has been repaid to the government, as of February 8, 2018?

(Return tabled)