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Journals of the Senate

1 Charles III , A.D. 2022, Canada

1st Session, 44th Parliament

Issue 86 (Unrevised)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonAtaullahjanBattersBellemareBlackBoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonCardozoCarignanChristmasClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanDupuisFrancisFureyGagnéGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosJafferKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLoffredaLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMarwahMcCallumMcPhedranMégieMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieOhOmidvarOslerPatePatterson (Nunavut)PlettQuinnRavaliaRichardsSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasVernerWallinWellsWooYussuff

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonAtaullahjanBattersBellemareBlackBoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBrazeauBussonCardozoCarignanChristmasClementCordyCormierCotterCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDawsonDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDuncanDupuisFrancisFureyGagné*GalvezGerbaGignacGoldGreeneHarderHartlingHousakosJafferKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLoffredaLovelace NicholasMacDonaldManningMarshallMartinMarwahMcCallumMcPhedranMégieMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieOhOmidvarOslerPatePatterson (Nunavut)PlettQuinnRavaliaRichardsSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasVernerWallinWellsWooYussuff

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 Moncion, Chair of the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration, tabled the fifth report of the committee, entitled Financial Statements of the Senate of Canada for the year ended March 31, 2022.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1428S.

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

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. 3 and 4 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Other Business

Senate Public Bills – Third Reading

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

Senate Public Bills – Reports of Committees

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

Senate Public Bills – Second Reading

Orders No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Housakos, seconded by the Honourable Senator Wells, for the second reading of Bill S-237, An Act to establish the Foreign Influence Registry and to amend the Criminal Code.

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Duncan moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Clement, 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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Orders No. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Second reading of Bill S-252, An Act respecting Jury Duty Appreciation Week.

The Honourable Senator Moncion moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Dupuis, that the bill be read the second time.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Martin moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Housakos, 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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Orders No. 24, 25, 26 and 27 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Commons 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 Dalphond, seconded by the Honourable Senator Harder, P.C., for the second reading of Bill C-233, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Judges Act (violence against an intimate partner).

After debate,

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

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

ADJOURNMENT

With leave of the Senate,

The Honourable Senator Gagné moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

(Accordingly, at 3:19 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 Status of Wild Species in Canada for 2020, pursuant to the Species at Risk Act, S.C. 2002, c. 29, s. 128.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-1427.

Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5

Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

The Honourable Senator Klyne replaced the Honourable Senator Audette (November 30, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples

The Honourable Senator Dupuis replaced the Honourable Senator Arnot (November 30, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

The Honourable Senator Klyne replaced the Honourable Senator Harder, P.C. (November 30, 2022).

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

The Honourable Senator Bellemare replaced the Honourable Senator Bovey (November 30, 2022).

The Honourable Senator Omidvar replaced the Honourable Senator Pate (November 30, 2022).

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