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67 Elizabeth II , A.D. 2018, Canada

1st Session, 42nd Parliament

Issue 251 (Unrevised)

Monday, November 26, 2018
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukAtaullahjanBattersBellemareBernardBeyakBlack (Alberta)Black (Ontario)BoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonCampbellCarignanChristmasCormierCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDayDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDoyleDuffyDyckEatonForestForest-NiesingFrancisFrumFureyGagnéGalvezGoldGreeneGriffinHarderHartlingHousakosJoyalKlyneLankinMacDonaldMaltaisManningMarshallMartinMcCallumMcCoyMcInnisMcIntyreMcPhedranMégieMercerMitchellMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionNeufeldNgoOmidvarPatePattersonPetitclercPlettPoirierPratteRavaliaRichardsSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSinclairSmithStewart OlsenTannasTkachukWetstonWhiteWoo

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukAtaullahjanBattersBellemareBernardBeyakBlack (Alberta)Black (Ontario)BoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonCampbellCarignanChristmas*CordyCormierCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDayDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDoyleDuffyDyckEatonForestForest-NiesingFrancisFrumFureyGagnéGalvezGoldGreeneGriffinHarderHartlingHousakosJoyalKlyneLankinMacDonaldMaltaisManningMarshallMartinMcCallumMcCoyMcInnisMcIntyreMcPhedranMégieMercerMitchellMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncion*MunsonNeufeldNgo*OhOmidvarPatePattersonPetitclercPlettPoirierPratteRavaliaRichardsSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSinclairSmithStewart OlsenTannasTkachukWetstonWhiteWoo

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 Reports from Committees

The Honourable Senator Galvez presented the following:

Monday, November 26, 2018

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has the honour to present its

SEVENTEENTH REPORT

Your committee, to which was referred Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act, has, in obedience to the order of reference of October 25, 2018, examined the said bill and now reports the same with the following amendments:

1.Clause 5, page 4: Replace line 17, with the following:

“lated to sustainable development, including matters referred to it by”.

2.Clause 8, page 5: Add the following after line 30:

10.2 Performance-based contracts with the Government of Canada, including employment contracts, shall, where applicable, include provisions for meeting the applicable goals and targets referred to in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and any applicable strategy developed under section 11.”.

3.New clauses 10.1 to 10.4, page 8: Add the following after line 25:

Consequential Amendments to the Auditor General Act

10.1 (1) The definition category I department in section 2 of the Auditor General Act is repealed.

(2) Section 2 of the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

designated entity has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act; (entité désignée)

10.2 The portion of section 21.1 of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Purpose

21.1 In addition to carrying out the functions referred to in subsection 23(3), the purpose of the Commissioner is to provide sustainable development monitoring and reporting on the progress of designated entities towards sustainable development, which is a continually evolving concept based on the integration of social, economic and environmental concerns, and which may be achieved by, among other things,

10.3 Subsection 22(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Petitions received

22 (1) Where the Auditor General receives a petition in writing from a resident of Canada about an environmental matter in the context of sustainable development that is the responsibility of a designated entity, the Auditor General shall make a record of the petition and forward the petition within fifteen days after the day on which it is received to the appropriate Minister for the designated entity.

10.4(1) Paragraph 23(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

(a) the extent to which designated entities have contributed to meeting the targets set out in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and have met the objectives, and implemented the plans, set out in their own sustainable development strategies laid before the Houses of Parliament under section 11 or 12 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act; and

(2) Paragraph 23(2)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

(a) the extent to which designated entities have contributed to meeting the targets set out in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and have met the objectives, and implemented the plans, set out in their own sustainable development strategies laid before the Houses of Parliament under section 11 or 12 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act;

(3) Paragraph 23(2)(c) of the Act is replaced by the following:

(c) the exercising of the authority of the Governor in Council under sections 12.2 and 12.3 of the Federal Sustainable Development Act.”

Respectfully submitted,

Rosa Galvez

Chair

The Honourable Senator Galvez moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Forest, that the report be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting.

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

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

Orders of the Day

Government Business

Bills – Third Reading

Third reading of Bill C-89, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services.

The Honourable Senator Harder, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Bellemare, that the bill be read for a third time.

After debate,

In amendment, the Honourable Senator Sinclair moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Pratte:

That Bill C-89 be not now read a third time, but that it be amended in clause 16, on page 9, by replacing lines 27 to 29 with the following:

16 (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act comes into force at noon Eastern Standard Time on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

(2) No order is to be made under subsection (1) before the earlier of

(a) the day after the day on which the employer and the union notify the Minister, in writing, that they have resolved all matters related to the health and safety of the employees; or

(b) the seventh day following the day on which this Act receives royal assent.”.

After debate,

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

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

BoyerDalphondDeacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuffyDyckForestGalvezGriffinMcCallumMcCoyMcPhedranMégieMercerPateSimonsSinclair—18

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukBattersBellemareBlack (Ontario)BoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBussonCampbellCarignanChristmasDagenaisDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)DoyleEatonForest-NiesingFrancisFrumGagnéGoldGreeneHarderHousakosKlyneLankinMacDonaldMaltaisManningMarshallMartinMcInnisMcIntyreMitchellMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionNeufeldNgoOmidvarPattersonPetitclercPlettPoirierPratteRavaliaRichardsSeidmanSmithStewart OlsenTannasTkachukWetstonWhiteWoo—57

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

BernardCormierCoyleDayHartlingJoyalSaint-Germain—7

The Senate resumed debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Harder, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Bellemare, for the third reading of Bill C-89, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services.

After debate,

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

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukBattersBellemareBernardBoehmBonifaceBoveyBoyerBussonCarignanChristmasCoyleDaskoDayDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDoyleEatonFrancisFrumFureyGagnéGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosKlyneManningMarshallMartinMcInnisMitchellMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionNeufeldOmidvarPattersonPlettPoirierRavaliaRichardsSaint-GermainSeidmanSmithStewart OlsenTannasWetstonWhiteWoo—53

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

Black (Ontario)BoisvenuCampbellCormierDagenaisDalphondDuffyDyckForestForest-NiesingGalvezJoyalLankinMaltaisMcCallumMcCoyMcIntyreMcPhedranMégieMercerPatePetitclercPratteSimonsSinclair—25

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

GriffinMacDonaldNgoTkachuk—4

Accordingly, Bill C-89 was 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 without amendment.


With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Bellemare moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Harder, P.C.:

That the sitting be suspended to await the announcement of Royal Assent, to reassemble at the call of the chair with a five minute bell.

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

(Accordingly, at 7:58 p.m., the sitting was suspended.)

At 8:59 p.m., the sitting resumed.

WRITTEN DECLARATION OF ROYAL ASSENT

At 8:59 p.m., the Honourable the Speaker informed the Senate that the following communication had been received:

RIDEAU HALL

November 26th, 2018

Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to inform you that Ms. Assunta Di Lorenzo, Secretary to the Governor General and Herald Chancellor, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified royal assent by written declaration to the bills listed in the Schedule to this letter on the 26th day of November, 2018, at 8:33 pm.

Yours sincerely,

Christine MacIntyre

Executive Director, Events, Household and Visitor Services

The Honourable

The Speaker of the Senate

Ottawa

Schedule

Bills Assented To

Monday, November 26, 2018

An Act to amend the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act and other Acts (Bill C-62, Chapter 24, 2018)

An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services (Bill C-89, Chapter 25, 2018)

ADJOURNMENT

The Honourable Senator Bellemare moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Harder, P.C.:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

(Accordingly, at 9:03 p.m., the Senate was continued until tomorrow at 2 p.m.)

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

Report on the administration of the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act for the year 2017, pursuant to the Act, S.C. 1992, c. 52, s. 28.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-2603.


Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5 and to the Order of the Senate of November 20, 2018

Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

The Honourable Senator Plett was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McInnis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Lovelace Nicholas was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Coyle was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCallum was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Patterson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pate was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Christmas was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Doyle was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ngo was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dyck was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tannas was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Francis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McPhedran was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dyck was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Lovelace Nicholas was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tannas was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Doyle was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Christmas was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pate was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCallum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ngo was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Patterson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McPhedran was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Coyle was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

The Honourable Senator Manning replaced the Honourable Senator Doyle (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Nova Scotia) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mercer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Alberta) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dagenais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Miville-Dechêne was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Griffin was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bernard was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gagné was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Doyle was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mercer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Griffin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dagenais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Alberta) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Miville-Dechêne was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Doyle was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bernard was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Special Committee on the Arctic

The Honourable Senator Dasko was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Coyle was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bovey was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Patterson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Eaton was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boyer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Day was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Eaton was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Patterson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bovey was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Day was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Coyle was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dasko was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boyer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

The Honourable Senator McIntyre was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Day was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Nova Scotia) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Alberta) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marshall was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ringuette was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wetston was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Klyne was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dagenais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wallin was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Lovelace Nicholas was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Day was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Alberta) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tannas was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wetston was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Nova Scotia) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wallin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dagenais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ringuette was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector

The Honourable Senator Mercer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Martin was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Omidvar was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Duffy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mercer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Martin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Omidvar was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Duffy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Black (Ontario) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

The Honourable Senator Massicotte was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Simons was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Patterson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mockler was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCallum was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Galvez was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Massicotte was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mockler was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Galvez was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Patterson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCallum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

The Honourable Senator Poirier was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Campbell was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Busson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McInnis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Petitclerc was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Francis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Munson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Hartling was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Christmas was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Munson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McInnis was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Poirier was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Christmas was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Campbell was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Petitclerc was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Hartling was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

The Honourable Senator Frum replaced the Honourable Senator Housakos (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Massicotte was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bovey was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Saint-Germain was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ngo was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dean was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boehm was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Housakos was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Coyle was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Massicotte was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ngo was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bovey was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Housakos was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dean was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Saint-Germain was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

The Honourable Senator Ngo was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pate was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Hartling was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bernard was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Brazeau was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boyer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Bernard was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ataullahjan was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Hartling was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ngo was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Martin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pate was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boyer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marwah was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Saint-Germain was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tannas was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Munson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Forest was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Batters was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dean was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wetston was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marshall was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Batters was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marshall was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marwah was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Munson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Forest was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tannas was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Saint-Germain was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wetston was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

The Honourable Senator Dawson replaced the Honourable Senator Jaffer (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dupuis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Lankin, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dalphond was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boniface was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Batters was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pratte was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pratte was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Batters was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dupuis was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McIntyre was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Lankin, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dalphond was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

The Honourable Senator Forest-Niesing was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Eaton was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mockler was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Forest was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Klyne was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marshall was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pratte was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boehm was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mockler was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Day was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Eaton was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pratte was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Forest was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Marshall was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Andreychuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boehm was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Neufeld was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence

The Honourable Senator Dagenais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Griffin was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McIntyre was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Pratte was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boniface was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McPhedran was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boniface was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dagenais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Griffin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McIntyre was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McPhedran was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages

The Honourable Senator McIntyre was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gagné was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Smith was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cormier was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mégie was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Poirier was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cormier was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gagné was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mégie was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Moncion was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Smith was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Jaffer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McIntyre was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Poirier was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament

The Honourable Senator Gold replaced the Honourable Senator Ringuette (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dalphond was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wells was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Housakos was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCoy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Batters was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Sinclair was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dupuis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ringuette was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Housakos was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Batters was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wells was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Sinclair was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gold was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dalphond was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dupuis was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Committee of Selection

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Martin was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wallin was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Campbell was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mercer was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boniface was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Woo was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wallin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Martin was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mercer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boniface was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Campbell was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Special Senate Committee on Senate Modernization

The Honourable Senator McInnis was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ravalia was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Busson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCoy was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wells was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Brazeau was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dyck was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mockler was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Greene was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McCoy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator McInnis was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Frum was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Brazeau was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ravalia was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wells was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mockler was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Maltais was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Omidvar was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dasko was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Oh was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ravalia was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wells was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mégie was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Munson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Poirier was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Forest-Niesing was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Petitclerc was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Seidman was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Munson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Petitclerc was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Omidvar was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cordy was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Doyle was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Eaton was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dasko was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mégie was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Poirier was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Ravalia was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

The Honourable Senator Plett was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cormier was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Simons was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Galvez was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gagné was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dasko was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Miville-Dechêne was added to the membership (November 26, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Galvez was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Boisvenu was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Mercer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Dawson was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Manning was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Cormier was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Plett was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Wetston was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator MacDonald was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Gagné was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).

The Honourable Senator Miville-Dechêne was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (November 25, 2018).