38th Parliament, 2nd Session

No. 1

No 1

Votes and Proceedings


Legislative Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée législative
de l'Ontario

October 11, 2005

Daytime Meeting - Sessional Day 1

11 octobre 2005

Séance de l'après-midi - jour de session 1

2nd Session,
38th Parliament

2e session
38e législature

4:00 P.M.

16 H

(Great Seal of Ontario)

(Grand sceau de l'Ontario)

K. Bartleman

K. Bartleman

ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories, Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

ELIZABETH DEUX, par la grâce de Dieu, Reine du Royaume-Uni, du Canada et de ses autres royaumes et territoires, Chef du Commonwealth, Défenseur de la Foi.

A Proclamation be issued convening the Second Session of the Thirty-Eighth Parliament of the Province of Ontario for the actual dispatch of business at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the 11th day of October, 2005.

Qu'une proclamation soit lancée pour convoquer la deuxième session de la trente-huitième législature de la province de l'Ontario en vue d'expédier les affaires parlementaires, à 16 heures, le mardi 11 octobre 2005.







GIVEN at Toronto, Ontario, on September 19, 2005.

FAIT à Toronto, en Ontario, le 19 septembre 2005.

BY COMMAND David Caplan

PAR ORDRE David Caplan

for Minister of Government Services

pour ministre des Services gouvernementaux

This being the first day of the Second Session of the Thirty-Eighth Parliament convoked by Proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor for the despatch of business, and the members of the House having assembled:-

His Honour the Lieutenant Governor entered the Chamber and took his seat upon the Throne.

The Government House Leader said:-

"I am commanded by His Honour the Lieutenant Governor to state that he does not see fit to declare the causes of the summoning of the present legislature of this Province until a Speaker of this House shall have been chosen according to law, but tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. His Honour will declare the causes of the calling of this Legislature."

His Honour was then pleased to retire.

The Mace was placed under the Table.

The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly informed the Members that a vacancy had occurred in the office of Speaker of the Assembly owing to the resignation of Mr. Alvin Curling, member for the Electoral District of Scarborough-Rouge River.

The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly then addressed the Members as follows:-

"Members of the Legislative Assembly, it is my duty to call upon you to elect one of your numbers to preside over your deliberations as Speaker, therefore, I ask for nominations for the Office of the Speaker."

Mr. Crozier moved, seconded by Ms. Wynne, That Mr. Brown, member for the Electoral District of Algoma-Manitoulin, do take the Chair of this House as Speaker.

Mrs. Munro moved, seconded by Ms. Scott, That Mr. Arnott, member for the Electoral District of Waterloo-Wellington, do take the Chair of this House as Speaker.

There being no further nominations, the Clerk declared the nominations closed.

And the election process having ensued, after some time, it was,

Resolved, That Mr. Brown do take the Chair of this House as Speaker.

The Clerk having declared the Honourable Mike Brown duly elected, he was conducted by Mr. Crozier and Ms. Wynne to the dais, where, standing on the upper step of the dais, he returned his humble acknowledgement to the House for the great honour that had been conferred on him by the members choosing him to be their Speaker.

The Speaker assumed the Chair and the Mace was laid upon the Table.

On motion by Mr. Duncan,

Ordered, That the House adjourn until 2:30 p.m. tomorrow.

The House then adjourned at 4:39 p.m.

À 16 h 39, la chambre a ensuite ajourné ses travaux.

le président

Mike Brown