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Journals of the Senate

1 Charles III , A.D. 2022, Canada

1st Session, 44th Parliament

Issue 83 (Unrevised)

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonAudetteBattersBlackBoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanFrancisFureyGagnéGalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLoffredaMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMarwahMassicotteMcPhedranMégieMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieOmidvarOslerPatePetitclercPlettQuinnRichardsRinguetteSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasWallinYussuff

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonAudetteBattersBlackBoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanFrancisFureyGagnéGalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLoffredaMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMarwahMassicotteMcPhedranMégieMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieOmidvarOslerPatePetitclercPlettQuinnRichardsRinguetteSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasWallin*WellsYussuff

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 Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

The Honourable Senator Galvez tabled the following:

Report of the Canadian Section of ParlAmericas, 6th Gathering of ParlAmericas Open Parliament Network, virtual sessions, March 9, 15 and 22, 2022.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1416.

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

Delayed Answers

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

Response to the oral question asked in the Senate on December 16, 2021, by the Honourable Senator Patterson (Nunavut), concerning consultation with interested organizations.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1417S.

Response to the oral question asked in the Senate on June 21, 2022, by the Honourable Senator Plett, concerning passport services.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1418S.

Orders of the Day

Government Business

Bills – Second Reading

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

Reports of Committees – Other

Order No. 7 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Motions

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

Inquiries

Orders No. 2, 3 and 4 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

ADJOURNMENT

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Gagné moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C.:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

(Accordingly, at 2:53 p.m., the Senate was continued until Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 2 p.m.)

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

Copy of the Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Iran) Regulations (P.C. 2022-1210), pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act, S.C. 1992, c. 17, sbs. 7(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1413.

Copy of the Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations (P.C. 2022-1213), pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act, S.C. 1992, c. 17, sbs. 7(1).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1414.

Actuarial Report (including the certification of assets) on the Pension Plan for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as at March 31, 2021, and certificate of assets of the Pension Plan, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. R-11, s. 30.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1415.

Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5

Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy

The Honourable Senator Duncan replaced the Honourable Senator Woo (November 23, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

The Honourable Senator Ringuette replaced the Honourable Senator Ravalia (November 23, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

The Honourable Senator Busson replaced the Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) (November 23, 2022).

The Honourable Senator Miville-Dechêne replaced the Honourable Senator Woo (November 23, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples

The Honourable Senator Coyle replaced the Honourable Senator Boniface (November 23, 2022).

The Honourable Senator Busson replaced the Honourable Senator Christmas (November 23, 2022).

The Honourable Senator Christmas replaced the Honourable Senator Saint-Germain (November 23, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The Honourable Senator Martin replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (November 23, 2022).

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