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65 Elizabeth II , A.D. 2016, Canada

1st Session, 42nd Parliament

Issue 32 (Revised)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

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The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukAtaullahjanBakerBellemareBeyakBlackCampbellCarignanCoolsCordyCowanDawsonDayDowneDoyleDuffyDyckEatonEggletonEnvergaFraserFrumFureyGagnéGreeneHarderHousakosHubleyJafferJohnsonJoyalKennyLangLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMassicotteMcCoyMcInnisMercerMerchantMeredithMitchellMocklerMooreMunsonNancy RuthNeufeldNgoOgilvieOhOmidvarPattersonPetitclercPlettPratteRaineRinguetteRivardSeidmanSinclairSmith (Cobourg)Smith (Saurel)Stewart OlsenTannasTardifTkachukUngerWallaceWallinWells

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

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Public Bills

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk introduced Bill S-226, An Act to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights and to make related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

The bill was read the first time.

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Johnson, 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 Rivard tabled the following:

Report of the Canadian Delegation of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Parliamentary Transatlantic Forum, held in Washington, D.C., United States of America, on December 7 and 8, 2015.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-297.

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

Orders of the Day

The Senate resumed debate on the point of order, raised on May 3, 2016, with respect to the title of the Legislative Deputy to the Government Representative in the Senate and to the title of the Government Liaison.

After debate,

The Speaker reserved his decision.

Government Business

Motions

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

Inquiries

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

Other Business

Senate Public Bills – Second Reading

Orders No. 1 to 5 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen, seconded by the Honourable Senator Johnson, for the second reading of Bill S-214, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (cruelty-free cosmetics).

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Martin moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Mockler, 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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Ordered, That Order No. 21 be brought forward.

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Jaffer, seconded by the Honourable Senator Baker, P.C., for the second reading of Bill S-210, An Act to amend An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

After debate,

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

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

ADJOURNMENT

At 4 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 of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General’s Report, for the year ended December 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985,c. F-11,sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-291.

Report of the Laurentian Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General’s Report, for the year ended December 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985,c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-292.

Report of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General’s Report, for the year ended December 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11,sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-293.

Report of the Pacific Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General’s Report, for the year ended December 31, 2015, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-294.

Report on operations under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985,c. C-51,s. 52.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-295.

Report of Operations under the International River Improvements Act for the year 2015, pursuant to the Act, R.S.C. 1985,c. I-20,s. 51.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-296.


Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5

Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

The Honourable Senator Moore replaced the Honourable Senator Watt (May 4, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (May 4, 2016).

Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

The Honourable Senator Smith (Saurel) replaced the Honourable Senator Oh (May 3, 2016).

Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

The Honourable Senator Martin replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (May 3, 2016).

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

The Honourable Senator Eaton replaced the Honourable Senator Dagenais (May 3, 2016).

Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence

The Honourable Senator Dagenais replaced the Honourable Senator Manning (May 4, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Manning replaced the Honourable Senator Dagenais (May 4, 2016).

Special Senate Committee on Senate Modernization

The Honourable Senator Beyak replaced the Honourable Senator Wells (May 3, 2016).