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1st Session, 41st Parliament

Issue 181

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
10:00 a.m.

The Honourable Noël A. Kinsella, Speaker

The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Baker, Batters, Bellemare, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Callbeck, Campbell, Carignan, Champagne, Charette-Poulin, Comeau, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dagenais, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Demers, Downe, Doyle, Duffy, Dyck, Eaton, Eggleton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Fraser, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Hervieux-Payette, Housakos, Hubley, Jaffer, Johnson, Joyal, Kenny, Kinsella, Lang, LeBreton, Lovelace Nicholas, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McCoy, McInnis, McIntyre, Mercer, Merchant, Meredith, Mitchell, Mockler, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Neufeld, Ngo, Nolin, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Plett, Poirier, Raine, Ringuette, Rivard, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Cobourg), Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Tardif, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wallin, Watt, Wells, White, Zimmer

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Baker, Batters, Bellemare, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Callbeck, Campbell, Carignan, Champagne, Charette-Poulin, Comeau, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dagenais, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Demers, Downe, Doyle, Duffy, Dyck, Eaton, Eggleton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Fraser, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Hervieux-Payette, Housakos, Hubley, Jaffer, Johnson, Joyal, Kenny, Kinsella, Lang, LeBreton, Lovelace Nicholas, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McCoy, McInnis, McIntyre, Mercer, Merchant, Meredith, Mitchell, Mockler, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Neufeld, Ngo, Nolin, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Plett, Poirier, Raine, Ringuette, Rivard, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Cobourg), Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Tardif, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wallin, Watt, Wells, White, Zimmer

The first list records senators present in the Senate Chamber during the course of the sitting.

An asterisk in the second list indicates a senator who, while not present during the sitting, was in attendance to business, as defined in subsections 8(2) and (3) of the Senators Attendance Policy.

PRAYERS

SENATORS' STATEMENTS

Some Honourable Senators made statements.

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

Presenting or Tabling of Reports from Committees

The Honourable Senator Jaffer, Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, presented its fourteenth report (Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom), without amendment).

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Carignan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Marshall, that the bill be placed on the Orders of the Day for a third reading later this day.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

Bills — Second Reading

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Reports of Committees — Other

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Plett, seconded by the Honourable Senator Fortin- Duplessis, for the adoption of the tenth report of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (Canadian Food Inspection Agency's User Fee Proposal for Importer Licensing for Non-federally Registered Sector Products, without amendment), tabled in the Senate on March 21, 2013.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Mercer moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Day, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Motions

The Honourable Senator Carignan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Marshall:

That, notwithstanding the order adopted by the Senate on October 18, 2011, when the Senate sits on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, it continue its proceedings beyond 4 p.m. and follow the normal adjournment procedure according to rule 3-4;

That committees of the Senate scheduled to meet on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, be authorized to sit even though the Senate may then be sitting, and that rule 12-18(1) be suspended in relation thereto; and

That rule 3-3(1) be suspended for the sitting of Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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Order No. 67 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

OTHER BUSINESS

Commons Public Bills — Third Reading

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Carignan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Marshall, for the third reading of Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (requirements for labour organizations);

And on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Ringuette, seconded by the Honourable Senator Jaffer, that Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1,

(a) on page 2, by replacing line 30 with the following:

"the period is greater than an amount that is equal to the maximum total annual monetary income that could be paid to a Deputy Minister, shown as''; and

(b) on page 3, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"ees with compensation that is greater than the maximum total annual monetary income that could be paid to a Deputy Minister and disbursements'';

And on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Segal, seconded by the Honourable Senator Nancy Ruth, that Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1,

(a) on page 2,

(i) by replacing line 1 with the following:

"(2) Subject to subsection 149.01(6), every labour organization and every'', and

(ii) by replacing line 30 with the following:

"the period is greater than $150,000, shown as'';

(b) on page 3, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"ees with annual compensation of $444,661 or more and'';

(c) on page 5, by replacing lines 34 to 35 with the following:

"poration;

(b) a branch or local of a labour organization;

(c) a labour organization with fewer than 50,000 members;

(d) a labour trust in respect of one or more labour organizations that, in total, have fewer than 50,000 members; and

(e) a labour trust the activities and operations''; and

(d) on page 6,

(i) by replacing line 6 with the following:

"described in paragraph (6)(e)), that is limited'',

(ii) by replacing line 10 with the following:

"(6)(e);'', and

(iii) by adding after line 16 the following:

"(8) For greater certainty, nothing in this section shall be interpreted as affecting solicitor-client privilege.'';

And on the subamendment of the Honourable Senator Cowan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Tardif, that the motion in amendment be amended as follows:

That Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1, on page 2,

(a) by replacing line 23 with the following:

"(b) a set of the following statements for the fiscal period''; and

(b) by replacing line 36 with the following:

"that is to be paid or received, namely,'';

And on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Chaput, seconded by the Honourable Senator Mercer, that Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1,

(a) on page 4,

(i) by replacing line 12, in the French version, with the following:

"sés relatifs aux activités de recrutement,'', and

(ii) by replacing line 22, in the French version, with the following:

"liés aux activités juridiques, sauf s'ils ont trait à des''; and

(b) on page 5, by replacing line 36 with the following:

"of which are limited to the''.

Debate.

The question was then put on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Ringuette, seconded by the Honourable Senator Jaffer, that Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1,

(a) on page 2, by replacing line 30 with the following:

"the period is greater than an amount that is equal to the maximum total annual monetary income that could be paid to a Deputy Minister, shown as''; and

(b) on page 3, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"ees with compensation that is greater than the maximum total annual monetary income that could be paid to a Deputy Minister and disbursements''.

The motion in amendment was negatived on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Callbeck, Campbell, Charette-Poulin, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Kenny, Lovelace Nicholas, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Ringuette, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—34

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Ataullahjan, Batters, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Champagne, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Doyle, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Johnson, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Meredith, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Nolin, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—51

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Bellemare, Hervieux-Payette—3

The question was then put on the subamendment of the Honourable Senator Cowan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Tardif, that the motion in amendment be amended as follows:

That Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1, on page 2,

(a) by replacing line 23 with the following:

"(b) a set of the following statements for the fiscal period''; and

(b) by replacing line 36 with the following:

"that is to be paid or received, namely,''.

The subamendment was negatived on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Callbeck, Campbell, Charette-Poulin, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Kenny, Lovelace Nicholas, McCoy, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Ringuette, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—35

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Ataullahjan, Batters, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Champagne, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Doyle, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Johnson, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Meredith, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Nolin, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—51

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Bellemare, Hervieux-Payette—3

The question was then put on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Segal, seconded by the Honourable Senator Nancy Ruth, that Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1,

(a) on page 2,

(i) by replacing line 1 with the following:

"(2) Subject to subsection 149.01(6), every labour organization and every'', and

(ii) by replacing line 30 with the following:

"the period is greater than $150,000, shown as'';

(b) on page 3, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"ees with annual compensation of $444,661 or more and'';

(c) on page 5, by replacing lines 34 to 35 with the following:

"poration;

(b) a branch or local of a labour organization;

(c) a labour organization with fewer than 50,000 members;

(d) a labour trust in respect of one or more labour organizations that, in total, have fewer than 50,000 members; and

(e) a labour trust the activities and operations''; and

(d) on page 6,

(i) by replacing line 6 with the following:

"described in paragraph (6)(e)), that is limited'',

(ii) by replacing line 10 with the following:

"(6)(e);'', and

(iii) by adding after line 16 the following:

"(8) For greater certainty, nothing in this section shall be interpreted as affecting solicitor-client privilege.''.

The motion in amendment was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Braley, Buth, Callbeck, Campbell, Charette-Poulin, Comeau, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Demers, Downe, Doyle, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Greene, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Kenny, Lang, Lovelace Nicholas, McCoy, McIntyre, Mercer, Merchant, Meredith, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Neufeld, Ringuette, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Seidman, Smith (Cobourg), Smith (Saurel), Tardif, Unger, Verner, Watt, Zimmer—49

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Ataullahjan, Batters, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Carignan, Dagenais, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Housakos, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, Mockler, Ngo, Nolin, Ogilvie, Oh, Patterson, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seth, Stewart Olsen, Wallace, Wells—33

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Bellemare, Champagne, Hervieux-Payette, Johnson, Oliver, White—7

The question was then put on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Chaput, seconded by the Honourable Senator Mercer, that Bill C-377 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 1,

(a) on page 4,

(i) by replacing line 12, in the French version, with the following:

"sés relatifs aux activités de recrutement,'', and

(ii) by replacing line 22, in the French version, with the following:

"liés aux activités juridiques, sauf s'ils ont trait à des''; and

(b) on page 5, by replacing line 36 with the following:

"of which are limited to the''.

The motion in amendment was negatived on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Bellemare, Callbeck, Campbell, Charette-Poulin, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Kenny, Lovelace Nicholas, McCoy, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Ringuette, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—36

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Ataullahjan, Batters, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Champagne, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Doyle, Duffy, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Johnson, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Meredith, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Nolin, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—52

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Hervieux-Payette—2

The Senate resumed debate on the the motion of the Honourable Senator Carignan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Marshall, for the third reading of Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (requirements for labour organizations), as amended.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Ataullahjan, Batters, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Kinsella, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Meredith, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Segal, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—48

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Bellemare, Callbeck, Campbell, Charette-Poulin, Cools, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Kenny, Lovelace Nicholas, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Nolin, Rivest, Robichaud, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—35

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Champagne, Johnson—3

Accordingly, Bill C-377, as amended, was then read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed this bill, with an amendment, to which it desires its concurrence.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Carignan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Poirier, for the third reading of Bill C-419, An Act respecting language skills.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

The bill was then read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed this bill, without amendment.

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Orders No. 3 and 4 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Third reading of Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom).

The Honourable Senator Carignan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Poirier, that the bill be read the third time.

After debate,

In amendment, the Honourable Senator Jaffer moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Munson, that Bill C- 304 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended,

(a) in clause 1, on page 1, by deleting lines 4 to 11;

(b) in clause 2, on page 1, by replacing line 12 with the following:

"1. Subsection 13(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is replaced by the following:

13. (1) It is a discriminatory practice for a person or a group of persons acting in concert to communicate telephonically or to cause to be so communicated, repeatedly, in whole or in part by means of the facilities of a telecommunication undertaking within the legislative authority of Parliament, any matter that is likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt by reason of the fact that that person or those persons are identifiable on the basis of any of the following prohibited grounds of discrimination, namely, age, sex and disability.'';

(c) in clause 3, on page 1, by deleting lines 13 to 19;

(d) in clause 4,

(i) on page 1, by deleting lines 20 to 26, and

(ii) on page 2, by deleting lines 1 to 4;

(e) in clause 5, on page 2, by deleting lines 5 to 12; and

(f) in clause 6, on page 2, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"2. This Act comes into force on the day''.

After debate,

With leave of the Senate,

In amendment, the Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Robichaud, P.C., that Bill C-304 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended,

(a) in clause 1, on page 1, by deleting lines 4 to 11;

(b) in clause 2, on page 1, by replacing line 12 with the following:

"1. Subsection 13(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is replaced by the following:

13. (1) It is a discriminatory practice for a person or a group of persons acting in concert to communicate telephonically or to cause to be so communicated, repeatedly, in whole or in part by means of the facilities of a telecommunication undertaking within the legislative authority of Parliament, any matter that is likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt by reason of the fact that that person or those persons are identifiable on the basis of gender identity.'';

(c) in clause 3, on page 1, by deleting lines 13 to 19;

(d) in clause 4,

(i) on page 1, by deleting lines 20 to 26, and

(ii) on page 2, by deleting lines 1 to 4;

(e) in clause 5, on page 2, by deleting lines 5 to 12; and

(f) in clause 6, on page 2, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"2. This Act comes into force on the day''.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion in amendment, it was negatived on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Callbeck, Campbell, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Lovelace Nicholas, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—31

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Batters, Bellemare, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Champagne, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Doyle, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Meredith, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Plett, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—52

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Nolin—1

The question was then put on the motion in amendment of the Honourable Senator Jaffer, seconded by the Honourable Senator Munson, that Bill C-304 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended,

(a) in clause 1, on page 1, by deleting lines 4 to 11;

(b) in clause 2, on page 1, by replacing line 12 with the following:

"1. Subsection 13(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is replaced by the following:

13. (1) It is a discriminatory practice for a person or a group of persons acting in concert to communicate telephonically or to cause to be so communicated, repeatedly, in whole or in part by means of the facilities of a telecommunication undertaking within the legislative authority of Parliament, any matter that is likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt by reason of the fact that that person or those persons are identifiable on the basis of any of the following prohibited grounds of discrimination, namely, age, sex and disability.'';

(c) in clause 3, on page 1, by deleting lines 13 to 19;

(d) in clause 4,

(i) on page 1, by deleting lines 20 to 26, and

(ii) on page 2, by deleting lines 1 to 4;

(e) in clause 5, on page 2, by deleting lines 5 to 12; and

(f) in clause 6, on page 2, by replacing line 13 with the following:

"2. This Act comes into force on the day''.

The motion in amendment was negatived on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Callbeck, Campbell, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Lovelace Nicholas, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—31

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Batters, Bellemare, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Champagne, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Doyle, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Ogilvie, Oh, Oliver, Patterson, Plett, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—51

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Meredith, Nolin—2

The question then being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Carignan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Poirier, for the third reading of Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom), it was adopted on the following vote:

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

Andreychuk, Ataullahjan, Batters, Beyak, Black, Boisvenu, Braley, Buth, Carignan, Champagne, Comeau, Dagenais, Demers, Doyle, Eaton, Enverga, Fortin-Duplessis, Frum, Gerstein, Greene, Housakos, Lang, LeBreton, MacDonald, Maltais, Manning, Marshall, Martin, McInnis, McIntyre, Mockler, Neufeld, Ngo, Ogilvie, Oh, Patterson, Plett, Poirier, Raine, Rivard, Seidman, Seth, Smith (Saurel), Stewart Olsen, Unger, Verner, Wallace, Wells, White—49

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Baker, Callbeck, Campbell, Cordy, Cowan, Dallaire, Dawson, Day, De Bané, Downe, Dyck, Eggleton, Fraser, Hervieux-Payette, Hubley, Jaffer, Joyal, Lovelace Nicholas, Mercer, Merchant, Mitchell, Moore, Munson, Nancy Ruth, Nolin, Rivest, Robichaud, Segal, Smith (Cobourg), Tardif, Watt, Zimmer—32

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

Bellemare, Meredith, Oliver—3

Accordingly, Bill C-304 was then read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed this bill, without amendment.

Senate Public Bills — Reports of Committees

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Day, seconded by the Honourable Senator Mercer, for the adoption of the twenty-fourth report of the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance (Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (borrowing of money), with a recommendation), presented in the Senate on June 20, 2013.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Mercer moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Day, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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Order No. 3 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Senate Public Bills — Second Reading

Order No. 1 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Day, seconded by the Honourable Senator Moore, for the second reading of Bill S-222, An Act to amend the Conflict of Interest Act (gifts).

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Mercer moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Munson, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

With leave,

The Senate reverted to Tabling of Documents.

The Honourable Senator Carignan tabled the following:

Government Response, dated June 25, 2013, to the twentieth report of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, entitled: Prescription Pharmaceuticals in Canada: Post-Approval Monitoring of Safety and Effectiveness, tabled in the Senate on March 26, 2013.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1732S.
(Pursuant to rule 12-24(4), the report and the response were deemed referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology)

ORDERS OF THE DAY

OTHER BUSINESS

Senate Public Bills — Second Reading

Orders No. 3 to 6 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Commons Public Bills — Second Reading

Orders No. 1 to 4 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Reports of Committees — Other

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Braley, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin, for the adoption of the eighth report of the Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament (Report on a case of privilege respecting the appearance of a witness before a committee), presented in the Senate on June 20, 2013.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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Order No. 2 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Consideration of the thirteenth report of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights (Canada's international and national human rights obligations), tabled in the Senate on June 25, 2013.

The Honourable Senator Jaffer moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Hubley, that the report be adopted.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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Orders No. 4 to 7 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Motions

Orders No. 144, 162, 179, 158 and 75 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Inquiries

Orders No. 77, 57, 65, 9, 22, 67, 75, 62, 70, 45, 69 and 35 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the inquiry of the Honourable Senator Callbeck, calling the attention of the Senate to the need for improved mental health care treatment for inmates in federal correctional institutions, and the benefits of providing such treatment through alternative service delivery options.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Tardif moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Cowan, that further debate on the inquiry be adjourned until the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

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Orders No. 71, 18 and 64 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the inquiry of the Honourable Senator Cowan, calling the attention of the Senate to the 30th Anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which has done so much to build pride in our country and our national identity.

After debate,

Further debate on the inquiry was adjourned until the next sitting in the name of the Honourable Senator Andreychuk.

WRITTEN DECLARATION OF ROYAL ASSENT

At 6:27 p.m. the Honourable the Speaker informed the Senate that the following communication had been received:

RIDEAU HALL

June 26, 2013

Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to inform you that the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, signified royal assent by written declaration to the bills listed in the Schedule to this letter on the 26th day of June, 2013, at 5:59 p.m.

Yours sincerely,

Stephen Wallace

Secretary to the Governor General

The Honourable
The Speaker of the Senate
Ottawa

Schedule

Bills Assented To

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

An Act to amend the Witness Protection Program Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (Bill C-51, Chapter 29, 2013)

An Act to amend the Civil Marriage Act (Bill C-32, Chapter 30, 2013)

An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air and railway transportation and arbitration) (Bill C-52, Chapter 31, 2013)

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (kidnapping of young person) (Bill C-299, Chapter 32, 2013)

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures (Bill C-60, Chapter 33, 2013)

An Act to amend the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act, the First Nations Goods and Services Tax Act and related legislation (Bill C-48, Chapter 34, 2013)

An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration) (Bill C-316, Chapter 35, 2013)

An Act respecting language skills (Bill C-419, Chapter 36, 2013)

An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom) (Bill C-304, Chapter 37, 2013)

ORDERS OF THE DAY

OTHER BUSINESS

Inquiries

Orders No. 60 and 68 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the inquiry of the Honourable Senator Callbeck, calling the attention of the Senate to the inequities of the Old Age Security Allowance for unattached, low-income seniors aged 60-64 years.

Debate concluded.

MOTIONS

The Honourable Senator Martin moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Raine:

That the Senate take notice of the month of June as the birth month of Helen Keller, who is renowned around the world for her perseverance and achievements and who, as a person who was deaf-blind, is an inspiration to us all and, in particular, to members of the deaf-blind community; and

That the Senate recognize the month of June as "Deaf-Blind Awareness Month'', to promote public awareness of deaf-blind issues and to recognize the contributions of Canadians who are deaf-blind.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Hubley moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Dyck, that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.


With leave,

The Senate reverted to Government Notices of Motions.

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Carignan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Frum:

That when the Senate adjourns today, it do stand adjourned until Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 2 p.m.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

ADJOURNMENT

The Honourable Senator Carignan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Poirier:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

(Accordingly, at 6:50 p.m. the Senate was continued until Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2 p.m.)

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS WERE DEPOSITED WITH THE CLERK OF THE SENATE, PURSUANT TO RULE 14-1(7), DURING THE PERIOD of June 27 TO SEPTember 13, 2013

Reports of the Chief Electoral Officer for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1733.

Reports of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1734.

Proposed Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, dated July 2013, pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, sbs. 5(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1735.

Report on Canada's activities as a Member Nation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-26, s. 4.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1736.

Report of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board Act, S.C. 1999, c. 34, sbs. 48(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1737.

Reports of the Canada School of Public Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1738.

Reports of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1739.

Reports of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, including the reports of Revera Inc., for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1740.

Reports of the Federal Public Service Health Care Plan Administration Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1741.

Reports of the Royal Canadian Mint for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1742.

Reports of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1743.

Reports of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1744.

Reports of the Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1745.

Reports of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1746.

Reports of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1747.

Report on the administration and enforcement of the Energy Efficiency Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Act, S.C. 1992, c. 36, s. 36.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1748.

Report on the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Act, S.C. 1988, c. 28, ss. 231 and 238.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1749.

Report on the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Act, S.C. 1987, c. 3, s. 226.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1750.

Report of Farm Credit Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1751.

Reports of the Canadian Wheat Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1752.

Reports of Farm Credit Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1753.

Reports of the National Farm Products Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1754.

Reports of the Canadian Grain Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1755.

Reports of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1756.

Reports of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1757.

Reports of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1758.

Reports of the Sahtu Land and Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1759.

Reports of the British Columbia Treaty Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1760.

Reports of the Yukon Surface Rights Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1761.

Reports of the Nunavut Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1762.

Reports of the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1763.

Reports of the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1764.

Reports of the Gwich'in Land Use Planning Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1765.

Reports of the Gwich'in Land and Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1766.

Reports of the First Nations Financial Management Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1767.

Reports of the First Nations Tax Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1768.

Reports of the Specific Claims Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1769.

Report of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act, S.C. 1989, c. 3, sbs. 13(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1770.

Reports of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1771.

Copies of the Oath or Solemn Affirmation of Office Rules (Immigration and Refugee Board), Refugee Protection Division Rules and the Refugee Appeal Division Rules (SOR/2012-255, 2012-256 and 2012-257) made by Orders in Council P.C. 2012-1593, P.C. 2012-1594 and P.C. and 2012-1595 on November 29, 2012, pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, L.C. 2001, c. 27, sbs. 161(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1772.

Report of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Act, S.C. 1964-65, c. 19, s. 7.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1773.

Reports of the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1774.

Report on the use of electronic surveillance for the year 2012, pursuant to the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, sbs. 195(4).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1775.

Report of the Parole Board of Canada on Record Suspension Decisions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Criminal Records Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-47, sbs. 11(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1776.

Reports of the Canada Border Services Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1777.

Reports of the Correctional Service of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1778.

Reports of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1779.

Reports of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1780.

Reports of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1781.

Reports of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1782.

Reports of the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1783.

Reports of the National Parole Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1784.

Report of the Taxpayers' Ombudsman for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of Employment of the Taxpayers' Ombudsman, P.C. 2007-0828 (JUS - 609751, sbs. 9(2)).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1785.

Reports of the Canada Revenue Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1786.

Report of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 42.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1787.

Report of PPP Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1788.

Reports of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1789.

Reports of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1790.

Reports of Canada Development Investment Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1791.

Reports of Canada Eldor Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1792.

Reports of Canada Hibernia Holding Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1793.

Reports of the Canada GEN Investment Corporation (7176384 Canada Inc.) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1794.

Reports of PPP Canada Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1795.

Report of the Business Development Bank of Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1796.

Report of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the National Defence Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-5, sbs. 273.63(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1797.

Report of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1798.

Report of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1987, c. 3, sbs. 29(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1799.

Report of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1988, c. 28, sbs. 30(3).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1800.

Reports of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1801.

Reports of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1802.

Reports of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1803.

Reports of the Department of Natural Resources for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1804.

Reports of the National Energy Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1805.

Reports of the Northern Pipeline Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1806.

Reports of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1807.

Reports of the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1808.

Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2013-2014 of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1809.

Report on Commercial Vehicle Safety in Canada for the year 2009, pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Transport Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 29 (3rd Supp.), sbs. 25(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1810.

Report of the Office of the Administrator of the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Marine Liability Act, S.C. 2001, c. 6, s. 121.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1811.

Report of Marine Atlantic Inc., together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1812.

Report of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1813.

Reports of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1814.

Reports of the Seaway International Bridge Corporation Ltd. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1815.

Reports of the Canada Post Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1816.

Reports of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1817.

Reports of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1818.

Reports of the Office of the Administrator of the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1819.

Reports of VIA Rail Canada Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1820.

Reports of Ridley Terminals Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1821.

Report of Marine Atlantic Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1822.

Reports of the St. Mary's River Bridge Company for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1823.

Copies of Orders in Council P.C. 2011-806, P.C. 2011-807, P.C. 2011-808, P.C. 2011-890, P.C. 2012-62, P.C. 2012-63, P.C. 2012-439, P.C. 2012-440, P.C. 2012-1620, P.C. 2012-1647 and P.C. 2012-1653, concerning special measures to assist producers, pursuant to the Farm Income Protection Act, S.C. 1991, c. 22, sbs. 12(7).—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1824.

Twelfth Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources, entitled: Moving Energy Safely: A Study of the Safe Transport of Hydrocarbons by Pipelines, Tankers and Railcars in Canada, deposited with the Clerk of the Senate on August 22, 2013, pursuant to the order adopted by the Senate on June 20, 2013.—Sessional Paper No. 1/41-1825S.

Twenty-seventh report of the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration (Review of Senator Wallin’s Travel Expense and Living Allowance Claims), deposited with the Clerk of the Senate and deemed presented in the Senate on August 13, 2013, pursuant to the Order adopted by the Senate on June 20, 2013.


The following Changes in Membership of Committees, pursuant to rule 12-5, were received during the period of June 27 to September 13, 2013

Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

The Honourable Senator Ngo replaced the Honourable Senator MacDonald (August 16, 2013).

Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

The Honourable Senator Zimmer replaced the Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C. (June 28, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Zimmer (June 26, 2013).

Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

The Honourable Senator Campbell replaced the Honourable Senator Baker, P.C. (August 14, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Charette-Poulin replaced the Honourable Senator Fraser (August 14, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Munson replaced the Honourable Senator Mercer (August 14, 2013).

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator Carignan (August 12, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Baker, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator Campbell (August 8, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Fraser replaced the Honourable Senator Charette-Poulin (August 8, 2013).

The Honourable Senator Mercer replaced the Honourable Munson (August 8, 2013).

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (September 9, 2013).

The Honourable Senator White replaced the Honourable Senator Seth (September 9, 2013).


The 1st Session of the 41st Parliament was prorogued
by Proclamation on Friday, September 13, 2013.

(See Proclamations)