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Journals of the Senate

2 Charles III , A.D. 2024, Canada

1st Session, 44th Parliament

Issue 200 (Unrevised)

Thursday, May 9, 2024
2 p.m.

The Honourable RAYMONDE GAGNÉ, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

Al ZaibakArnotAtaullahjanAucoinAudetteBattersBlackBonifaceBrazeauBureyBussonCardozoCarignanClementCordyCoyleCuznerDalphondDaskoDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneForestFrancisGagnéGerbaGignacGoldGreeneGreenwoodHarderHousakosJafferKingstonKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLoffredaMacAdamMacDonaldMarshallMartinMassicotteMcBeanMcCallumMcNairMégieMiville-DechêneMoncionMoodieOhOmidvarOslerOudarPatePattersonPettenPlettPoirierProsperQuinnRavaliaRinguetteRobinsonRossSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasVaroneVernerWallinWellsWhiteWooYussuff

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

Al ZaibakArnotAtaullahjanAucoinAudetteBattersBlackBonifaceBrazeauBureyBussonCardozoCarignanClementCordy*CormierCoyleCuzner*DagenaisDalphondDaskoDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneForestFrancisGagnéGerbaGignacGoldGreeneGreenwoodHarderHousakosJafferKingstonKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLoffredaMacAdamMacDonaldMarshallMartinMassicotteMcBeanMcCallumMcNairMégieMiville-DechêneMoncionMoodieOhOmidvarOslerOudarPatePattersonPettenPlettPoirierProsperQuinnRavaliaRinguetteRobinsonRossSaint-GermainSeidmanSimonsSmithSorensenTannasVaroneVernerWallinWellsWhiteWooYussuff

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 LaBoucane-Benson tabled the following:

Government response to the fifteenth report of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, entitled Doing What Works: Rethinking the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention, deposited with the Clerk of the Senate on June 8, 2023.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2884S.

(Pursuant to rule 12-23(4), the report and the response were deemed referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology.)

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

Delayed Answers

Pursuant to rule 4-9(7), the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson tabled the following:

Reply to Question No. 72, dated November 23, 2021, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding the pre-trial hearing of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman — Department of Justice Canada.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2885S.

Reply to Question No. 72, dated November 23, 2021, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding the pre-trial hearing of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman — Public Prosecution Service of Canada.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2886S.

Reply to Question No. 189, dated January 31, 2023, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding Global Affairs Canada.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2887S.

Reply to Question No. 221, dated March 22, 2023, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding Taiwan — Global Affairs Canada.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2888S.

Reply to Question No. 221, dated March 22, 2023, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding Taiwan — Privy Council Office.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2889S.

Reply to Question No. 227, dated March 30, 2023, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding human rights.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2890S.

Reply to Question No. 293, dated February 6, 2024, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding the National Gallery of Canada.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2891S.

Reply to Question No. 296, dated February 6, 2024, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2892S.

Reply to Question No. 300, dated February 6, 2024, appearing on the Order Paper and Notice Paper in the name of the Honourable Senator Plett, regarding the Canadian Museum of Nature.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2893S.

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The Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson tabled the following:

Response to the oral question asked in the Senate on March 2, 2022, by the Honourable Senator Boisvenu, concerning the public inquiry into the Portapique shooting.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2894S.

Response to the oral question asked in the Senate on May 17, 2022, by the Honourable Senator Cormier, concerning the Advisory Committee on Vice-Regal Appointments.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2895S.

Response to the oral question asked in the Senate on May 10, 2023, by the Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario), concerning palliative care.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2896S.

Response to the oral question asked in the Senate on June 20, 2023, by the Honourable Senator Patterson (Nunavut), concerning air service in the North.—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2897S.

Orders of the Day

Government Business

Motions

The Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson:

That, notwithstanding any provision of the Rules, previous order or usual practice:

1.in accordance with rule 10-11(1), the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to examine the subject matter of all of Bill C-69, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 16, 2024, introduced in the House of Commons on May 2, 2024, in advance of the said bill coming before the Senate;

2.in addition, the following committees be separately authorized to examine the subject matter of the following elements contained in Bill C-69:

(a)the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy: those elements contained in Divisions 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 33, 41 and 42 of Part 4, and in Subdivision A of Division 34 of Part 4;

(b)the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources: those elements contained in Division 28 of Part 4;

(c)the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade: those elements contained in Divisions 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Part 4;

(d)the Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples: those elements contained in Divisions 25 and 26 of Part 4;

(e)the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: those elements contained in Divisions 29, 30, 35, 36, 43 and 44 of Part 4, and in Subdivisions B and C of Division 34 of Part 4;

(f)the Standing Senate Committee on National Security, Defence and Veterans Affairs: those elements contained in Division 39 of Part 4;

(g)the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages: those elements contained in Division 24 of Part 4;

(h)the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology: those elements contained in Divisions 3, 4, 5, 14, 21, 22, 23, 31, 32 and 38 of Part 4; and

(i)the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: those elements contained in Divisions 27 and 37 of Part 4;

3.each of the committees listed in point 2 that are authorized to examine the subject matter of particular elements of Bill C-69:

(a)submit its final report to the Senate no later than June 10, 2024; and

(b)be authorized to deposit its report with the Clerk of the Senate if the Senate is not then sitting;

4.as the reports from the various committees authorized to examine the subject matter of particular elements of Bill C-69 are tabled in the Senate, they be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting, provided that if a report is deposited with the Clerk, it be placed on the Orders of the Day for consideration at the next sitting following the one on which the depositing is recorded in the Journals of the Senate;

5.the aforementioned committees be authorized to meet for the purposes of their studies of the subject matter of all or particular elements of Bill C-69, even though the Senate may then be sitting or adjourned, with the application of rules 12-18(1) and 12-18(2) being suspended in relation thereto; and

6.the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to take any reports tabled under point 3 into consideration during its study of the subject matter of all of Bill C-69, submit its final report to the Senate no later than June 17, 2024, and be authorized to deposit its report with the Clerk if the Senate is not then sitting.

After debate,

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

Bills – Third Reading

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Greenwood, seconded by the Honourable Senator Busson, for the third reading of Bill S-16, An Act respecting the recognition of the Haida Nation and the Council of the Haida Nation.

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.

Bills – Second Reading

Orders No. 1 and 2 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Reports of Committees – Other

Orders No. 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Motions

Orders No. 1, 132 and 167 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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The Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C.:

That, when the Senate next adjourns after the adoption of this motion, it do stand adjourned until Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 2 p.m.

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

Inquiries

Orders No. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Other Business

Ordered, That Order No. 24 under OTHER BUSINESS, Senate Public Bills – Second Reading, and Orders No. 1 and 5 under OTHER BUSINESS, Commons Public Bills – Second Reading, be brought forward.

The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario), seconded by the Honourable Senator Busson, for the second reading of Bill S-269, An Act respecting a national framework on advertising for sports betting, it was adopted.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator McNair, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications.

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

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The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Gagné, for the second reading of Bill C-232, An Act respecting Arab Heritage Month, it was adopted.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Cordy moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Dalphond, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology.

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

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The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator MacDonald, seconded by the Honourable Senator Boisvenu, for the second reading of Bill C-280, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (deemed trust — perishable fruits and vegetables), it was adopted.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator MacDonald moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Housakos, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy.

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


Ordered, That Order No. 1 under OTHER BUSINESS, Senate Public Bills – Reports of Committees, be brought forward.

The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Cotter, seconded by the Honourable Senator Ravalia, for the adoption of the sixteenth report of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (Bill S-212, An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act, to make consequential amendments to other Acts and to repeal a regulation, with amendments), it was adopted on division.

The Honourable Senator Pate moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Jaffer, that the bill, as amended, be placed on the Orders of the Day for third reading at the next sitting.

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


Ordered, That Orders No. 19 and 29 under OTHER BUSINESS, Senate Public Bills – Second Reading and Orders No. 2, 4 and 9 under OTHER BUSINESS, Commons Public Bills – Second Reading , be brought forward.

The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Dalphond, seconded by the Honourable Senator Bernard, for the second reading of Bill S-264, An Act to establish International Tax Justice and Cooperation Day, it was adopted, on division.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Dalphond moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator White, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance.

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

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The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Kutcher, seconded by the Honourable Senator Boehm, for the second reading of Bill S-276, An Act respecting Ukrainian Heritage Month, it was adopted.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Kutcher moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Petten, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology.

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

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The question being put on the motion of the Honourable Senator Deacon (Nova Scotia), seconded by the Honourable Senator Tannas, for the second reading of Bill C-244, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (diagnosis, maintenance and repair), it was adopted.

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Downe moved, for the Honourable Senator Deacon (Nova Scotia), seconded by the Honourable Senator Black, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy.

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

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Second reading of Bill C-275, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act (biosecurity on farms).

The Honourable Senator Plett moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin, that the bill be read the second time.

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

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Plett moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

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

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Second reading of Bill C-294, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (interoperability).

The Honourable Senator Housakos moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin, that the bill be read the second time.

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

The bill was then read the second time.

The Honourable Senator Housakos moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin, that the bill be referred to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy.

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

Bills – Messages from the House of Commons

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

Senate Public Bills – Third 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 Moncion, seconded by the Honourable Senator Sorensen, for the third reading of Bill S-252, An Act respecting Jury Duty Appreciation Week.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Martin moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Poirier, 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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Order No. 3 was called and postponed until the next sitting.

Commons Public Bills – Third Reading

Third reading of Bill C-226, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to assess, prevent and address environmental racism and to advance environmental justice.

The Honourable Senator McCallum moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Al Zaibak, that the bill be read for a third time.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Plett 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. 2 and 3 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Senate Public Bills – Reports of Committees

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

Senate Public Bills – Second Reading

Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator McPhedran, seconded by the Honourable Senator White, for the second reading of Bill S-201, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Regulation Adapting the Canada Elections Act for the Purposes of a Referendum (voting age).

Ordered: That further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting, in the name of the Honourable Senator Martin.

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Orders No. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Patterson (Nunavut), seconded by the Honourable Senator Tannas, for the second reading of Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (property qualifications of Senators).

Ordered: That further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting, in the name of the Honourable Senator Housakos.

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Orders No. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21 and 22 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Tannas, seconded by the Honourable Senator Verner, P.C., for the second reading of Bill S-268, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Indian Act.

After debate,

With leave of the Senate,

Further debate on the motion was adjourned until the next sitting, in the name of the Honourable Senator Martin.

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Orders No. 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Commons Public Bills – Second Reading

Orders No. 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

Reports of Committees – Other

Orders No. 31, 33, 40, 56, 62 and 63 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Consideration of the twelfth report of the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration, entitled Amendments to the Senate Administrative Rules, presented in the Senate on May 2, 2024.

The Honourable Senator Moncion moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Coyle, that the report be adopted.

After debate,

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

Motions

Orders No. 4 and 5 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Pate, seconded by the Honourable Senator Duncan:

That the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance be authorized to examine and report on a road map for post-pandemic economic and social policy to address the human, social and financial costs of economic marginalization and inequality, when and if the committee is formed;

That, given recent calls for action from Indigenous, provincial, territorial and municipal jurisdictions, the committee examine in particular potential national approaches to interjurisdictional collaboration to implement a guaranteed livable basic income; and

That the committee submit its final report no later than December 31, 2022.

Ordered: That further debate on the motion be adjourned until the next sitting, in the name of the Honourable Senator Martin.

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Orders No. 7, 11, 12, 19, 30, 68, 77, 82, 96, 107 and 113 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Ataullahjan, seconded by the Honourable Senator Marshall:

That the Senate call on the Government of Canada to recognize the erasure of Afghan women and girls from public life as gender apartheid.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Downe moved, for the Honourable Senator Patterson, seconded by the Honourable Senator Black, 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. 147, 172 and 181 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Black, seconded by the Honourable Senator Aucoin:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry be authorized to examine and report on the growing issue of wildfires in Canada and the consequential effects that wildfires have on forestry and agriculture industries, as well as rural and Indigenous communities, throughout the country;

That in particular, the committee should examine:

(a)the current status of wildfires in Canada;

(b)the impact of wildfires on forestry, agriculture, water systems, air quality, food security, and biosecurity;

(c)the possible federal measures that are in place, or should be in place, to adequately monitor and organize a response to wildfires;

(d)the potential areas of improvement of these federal measures for addressing wildfires; and

(e)international best practices as they relate to responding to wildfires;

That the committee report to the Senate no later than December 31, 2025, and that the committee retain all powers necessary to publicize its findings for 180 days after the tabling of the final report; and

That the committee be permitted, notwithstanding usual practices, to deposit reports on this study with the Clerk of the Senate if the Senate is not then sitting, and that the reports be deemed to have been tabled in the Senate.

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

Inquiries

Orders No. 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 and 12 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

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Resuming debate on the inquiry of the Honourable Senator Klyne, calling the attention of the Senate to the ongoing business and economic contributions made by Indigenous businesses to Canada’s economy.

After debate,

The Honourable Senator Clement moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Saint-Germain, that further debate on the inquiry be adjourned until the next sitting.

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

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Orders No. 14, 16, 17, 19, 20 and 21 were called and postponed until the next sitting.

MOTIONS

The Honourable Senator Black moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Aucoin:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry be authorized to examine and report on the role of the agriculture and agri-food sector in food security in Canada;

That in particular, the committee examine:

(a)the current status of food security in relation to the Food Policy for Canada created by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada;

(b)how the agriculture and agri-food sector could improve food security, in particular in Indigenous and Black communities, and in other rural and urban communities facing challenges with access to food;

(c)the factors that influence food security including agricultural production systems, climate change, corporate concentration in the agri-food sector, among other factors related to agriculture;

(d)the federal measures that are currently in place to address food security issues, especially related to farmers, local food production and food sovereignty; and

(e)the potential areas of improvement of these federal measures to enhance food security;

That the committee report to the Senate no later than December 31, 2025, and that the committee retain all powers necessary to publicize its findings for 180 days after the tabling of the final report; and

That the committee be permitted, notwithstanding usual practices, to deposit reports on this study with the Clerk of the Senate if the Senate is not then sitting, and that the reports be deemed to have been tabled in the Senate.

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

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The Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C., moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Housakos:

That, notwithstanding the order of the Senate adopted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, the date for the final report of the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance in relation to its study on the practice of including non-financial matters in bills implementing provisions of budgets and economic statements be extended from April 30, 2024, to December 31, 2024.

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

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The Honourable Senator Omidvar moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Clement:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology be permitted, notwithstanding usual practices, to deposit with the Clerk of the Senate, no later than June 30, 2024, an interim report on issues related to social affairs, science and technology generally, if the Senate is not then sitting, and that the report be deemed to have been tabled in the Senate.

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

ADJOURNMENT

The Honourable Senator LaBoucane-Benson moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Lankin, P.C.:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

(Accordingly, at 5:19 p.m., the Senate was continued until Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 2 p.m.)

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

Proposed Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, sbs. 5(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2882.

Legislative Costing Note of the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled Supporting Journalists and News Organizations, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2).—Sessional Paper No. 1/44-2883.

Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5

Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

The Honourable Senator Robinson replaced the Honourable Senator Klyne (May 8, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy

The Honourable Senator Marshall replaced the Honourable Senator Housakos (May 8, 2024).

The Honourable Senator Bellemare replaced the Honourable Senator Cardozo (May 8, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

The Honourable Senator Anderson replaced the Honourable Senator Cardozo (May 9, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on Indigenous Peoples

The Honourable Senator Hartling replaced the Honourable Senator Boniface (May 9, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

The Honourable Senator Boyer replaced the Honourable Senator Busson (May 9, 2024).

The Honourable Senator Cotter replaced the Honourable Senator Oudar (May 9, 2024).

The Honourable Senator Busson replaced the Honourable Senator McNair (May 8, 2024).

The Honourable Senator Oudar replaced the Honourable Senator Cotter (May 8, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

The Honourable Senator Ross replaced the Honourable Senator Osler (May 9, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on National Security, Defence and Veterans Affairs

The Honourable Senator Yussuff replaced the Honourable Senator Varone (May 8, 2024).

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The Honourable Senator McBean replaced the Honourable Senator Petitclerc (May 8, 2024).

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