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68 Elizabeth II , A.D. 2019, Canada

1st Session, 42nd Parliament

Issue 276 (Unrevised)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
2 p.m.

The Honourable GEORGE J. FUREY, Speaker


The Members convened were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonAndreychukBattersBellemareBernardBeyakBlack (Alberta)Black (Ontario)BoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBussonCampbellCarignanChristmasCordyCormierCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDayDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDoyleDuffyDuncanDupuisDyckEatonForestForest-NiesingFrumFureyGagnéGalvezGoldGreeneGriffinHarderHartlingHousakosJoyalKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLovelace NicholasMacDonaldMaltaisManningMarshallMartinMarwahMassicotteMcCallumMcCoyMcInnisMcIntyreMcPhedranMégieMercerMitchellMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieMunsonNeufeldNgoOhOmidvarPatePattersonPlettPoirierPratteRichardsRinguetteSaint-GermainSeidmanSinclairSmithStewart OlsenTannasTkachukVernerWallinWellsWetstonWhiteWoo

The Members in attendance to business were:

The Honourable Senators

AndersonAndreychukBattersBellemareBernardBeyakBlack (Alberta)Black (Ontario)BoehmBoisvenuBonifaceBoveyBoyerBussonCampbellCarignanChristmasCordyCormierCoyleDagenaisDalphondDaskoDayDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DeanDowneDoyleDuffyDuncanDupuisDyckEatonForestForest-NiesingFrumFureyGagnéGalvezGoldGreeneGriffinHarderHartlingHousakosJoyalKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinLovelace NicholasMacDonaldMaltaisManningMarshallMartinMarwahMassicotteMcCallumMcCoyMcInnisMcIntyreMcPhedranMégieMercerMitchellMiville-DechêneMocklerMoncionMoodieMunsonNeufeldNgoOhOmidvarPatePattersonPlettPoirierPratteRichardsRinguetteSaint-GermainSeidmanSinclairSmithStewart OlsenTannasTkachukVernerWallinWellsWetstonWhiteWoo

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.

Question Period

The Senate proceeded to Question Period.

ADJOURNMENT

The Honourable Senator Plett moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Wells:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

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

YEAS

The Honourable Senators

AndreychukBeyakBlack (Ontario)BoisvenuBoyerBussonCarignanDagenaisDeacon (Nova Scotia)Deacon (Ontario)DoyleDuncanGriffinKlyneKutcherLaBoucane-BensonLankinMacDonaldMaltaisManningMarshallMartinMcCallumMcInnisMcIntyreMcPhedranMocklerMoodieNeufeldPatePlettPoirierSmithTannasTkachukVernerWallinWells—38

NAYS

The Honourable Senators

BellemareBlack (Alberta)BonifaceBoveyCampbellChristmasCordyCormierCoyleDaskoDayDeanDupuisDyckForestForest-NiesingGoldHarderHartlingLovelace NicholasMassicotteMégieMitchellMiville-DechêneOmidvarPratteSinclairWoo—28

ABSTENTIONS

The Honourable Senators

DalphondGagnéGreeneJoyal—4

Accordingly, at 4:10 p.m., pursuant to the order adopted by the Senate on February 4, 2016, the Senate adjourned until 1:30 p.m., tomorrow.

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

Copy of an Order in Council P.C. 2018-1212 of Agriculture and Agri-food, pursuant to the Farm Income Protection Act, S.C. 1991, c. 22, sbs. 12(7).—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-2907.

Service Fees Report of the Canadian Grain Commission for 2017 to 2018, pursuant to the Service Fees Act, S.C. 2017, c. 20, sbs. 20.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-2908.

Service Fees Report of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food for 2017 to 2018, pursuant to the Service Fees Act, S.C. 2017, c. 20, sbs. 20.—Sessional Paper No. 1/42-2909.


Changes in Membership of Committees Pursuant to Rule 12-5

Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples

The Honourable Senator Griffin replaced the Honourable Senator Francis (April 3, 2019).

Special Committee on the Arctic

The Honourable Senator Boyer was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (April 3, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Dasko was added to the membership (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

The Honourable Senator Duncan replaced the Honourable Senator Ringuette (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources

The Honourable Senator Patterson replaced the Honourable Senator Stewart Olsen (April 3, 2019).

The Honourable Senator McCoy replaced the Honourable Senator Pratte (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

The Honourable Senator Hartling replaced the Honourable Senator Bovey (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

The Honourable Senator Busson replaced the Honourable Senator Saint-Germain (April 3, 2019).

Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

The Honourable Senator Forest-Niesing replaced the Honourable Senator Saint-Germain (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on National Finance

The Honourable Senator Omidvar replaced the Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario) (April 3, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Duncan replaced the Honourable Senator Dalphond (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

The Honourable Senator Kutcher replaced the Honourable Senator Ravalia (April 3, 2019).

Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

The Honourable Senator Busson replaced the Honourable Senator Simons (April 3, 2019).

The Honourable Senator Simons replaced the Honourable Senator Duncan (April 3, 2019).