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65 Elizabeth II , A.D. 2016, Canada

1st Session, 42nd Parliament

Issue 26 (Revised)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukAtaullahjanBakerBattersBellemareBeyakBlackBoisvenuCampbellCarignanCoolsCordyCowanDagenaisDawsonDayDowneDoyleEatonEggletonEnvergaFraserFrumFureyGagnéGreeneHarderHervieux-PayetteHousakosHubleyJafferJohnsonJoyalKennyLangLankinLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMassicotteMcCoyMcInnisMcIntyreMercerMerchantMeredithMitchellMocklerMooreMunsonNancy RuthNeufeldNgoOgilvieOhOmidvarPattersonPetitclercPlettPoirierPratteRaineRinguetteRivardRuncimanSeidmanSibbestonSinclairSmith (Cobourg)Smith (Saurel)Stewart OlsenTannasTardifTkachukUngerWallaceWallinWattWellsWhite

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukAtaullahjanBakerBattersBellemareBeyakBlackBoisvenuCampbellCarignanCoolsCordyCowanDagenaisDawsonDayDowneDoyleEatonEggletonEnvergaFraserFrumFureyGagnéGreeneHarderHervieux-PayetteHousakosHubleyJafferJohnsonJoyalKennyLangLankinLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMassicotteMcCoyMcInnisMcIntyreMercerMerchantMeredithMitchellMocklerMooreMunsonNancy RuthNeufeldNgoOgilvieOhOmidvarPattersonPetitclercPlettPoirierPratteRaineRinguetteRivardRuncimanSeidmanSibbestonSinclairSmith (Cobourg)Smith (Saurel)Stewart OlsenTannasTardifTkachukUngerWallaceWallinWattWellsWhite

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

Tabling of Documents

The Honourable Senator Harder, P.C., tabled the following:

Annual Report of the Public Service Staffing Tribunal for 2014-2015.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-259.

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Public Bills

The Honourable Senator Plett introduced Bill S-224, An Act respecting payments made under construction contracts.

The bill was read the first time.

The Honourable Senator Plett moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Black, that the bill be placed on the Orders of the Day for a second reading two days hence.

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

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The Honourable Senator White introduced Bill S-225, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (substances used in the production of fentanyl).

The bill was read the first time.

The Honourable Senator White moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Ogilvie, that the bill be placed on the Orders of the Day for a second reading two days hence.

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

Tabling of Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

The Honourable Senator Downe tabled the following:

Report of the Canadian Section of ParlAmericas respecting its participation at the 12th Plenary Assembly, held in Panama City, Panama, on September 4 and 5, 2015.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-260.

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The Honourable Senator Andreychuk tabled the following:

Report of the Canadian Delegation of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the 2015 Spring Session, held in Budapest, Hungary, from May 15 to 18, 2015.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-261.

Orders of the Day

Government Business

Motions

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

Other Business

Senate Public Bills – Third Reading

Third reading of Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination, as amended.

The Honourable Senator Cowan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Fraser, that the bill, as amended, be read for a third time.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Martin moved, for the Honourable Senator Wells, seconded by the Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., that further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting.

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


Ordered, That the sitting be suspended to reassemble at the call of the chair, with a five minute bell.

(Accordingly, at 3:28 p.m., the sitting was suspended.)

At 3:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Question Period

Pursuant to the order adopted on April 12, 2016, the Senate proceeded to Question Period.

Pursuant to the order adopted on December 10, 2015, the Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P., Minister of Transport, entered the Senate and took part in Question Period.

ADJOURNMENT

At 4:08 p.m., pursuant to the order adopted by the Senate on February 4, 2016, the Senate adjourned until 1:30 p.m., tomorrow.

DOCUMENTS DEPOSITED WITH THE CLERK OF THE SENATE PURSUANT TO RULE 14-1(7)

Report on the operations under the Canada Water Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Canada Water Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-11, s. 38.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-257.

Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2016-2017 of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, pursuant to the Physical Activity and Sport Act, S.C. 2003,c. 2, sbs. 32(4).—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-258.