Votes and Proceedings
ORDERS OF THE DAY
ORDRE DU JOUR
Mr. Bradley moved,
M. Bradley propose,
That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 144, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact or amend certain other statutes, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and,
That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and
That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 144:
• Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and
• That the deadline for requests to appear be 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2015; and
• That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and
• That each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and
• That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2015; and
That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015; and
That the Committee be authorized to meet on Monday, December 7, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 6:45 p.m. to midnight, in Toronto, for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill;
On Monday, December 7, 2015, at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and
That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, December 8, 2015. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and
That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and
That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, two hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and
The votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and
That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.
Debate arose and after some time the House recessed at 10:15 a.m.
Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps, à 10 h 15, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.
10 H 30
The House recessed at 11:52 a.m.
À 11 h 52, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.
REPORTS BY COMMITTEES
RAPPORTS DES COMITÉS
Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills:-
Comité permanent des règlements et des projets de loi d'intérêt privé :-
Bill 85, An Act to strengthen and improve government by amending or repealing various Acts.
Projet de loi 85, Loi visant à renforcer et à améliorer la gestion publique en modifiant ou en abrogeant diverses lois.
Reported as amended.
Rapport est fait du projet de loi modifié.
Report adopted and Ordered for Third Reading.
Rapport adopté et passage à la troisième lecture.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
DÉPÔT DES PROJETS DE LOI
The following Bills were introduced and read the first time:-
Les projets de loi suivants sont présentés et lus une première fois :-
Bill 149, An Act to establish an advisory committee to make recommendations on the jury recommendations made in the inquest into the death of Rowan Stringer. Ms. MacLeod, Ms. Fife and Mr. Fraser.
Projet de loi 149, Loi créant un comité consultatif chargé d'examiner les recommandations formulées par le jury à la suite de l'enquête sur le décès de Rowan Stringer. Mme MacLeod, Mme Fife et M. Fraser.
Bill 150, An Act to amend the Electricity Act, 1998. Mr. Yakabuski.
Projet de loi 150, Loi modifiant la Loi de 1998 sur l'électricité. M. Yakabuski.
With unanimous consent,
Avec le consentement unanime,
On motion by Mr. Naqvi,
Sur la motion de M. Naqvi,
Ordered, That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:-
Il est ordonné que les changements suivants soient effectués dans l’ordre de priorité des affaires d’intérêt public émanant des députés:-
Miss Taylor assumes ballot item number 6
Mr. Tabuns assumes ballot item number 8.
Affordable and reliable electricity (Sessional Paper No. P-11) Mr. McDonell.
Fluoridation of drinking water (Sessional Paper No. P-114) Mr. Delaney.
Microbilles (document parlementaire no P-165) M. Qaadri.
GO Train extension to Courtice and Bowmanville (Sessional Paper No. P-189) Mr. Anderson.
Stopping the sale of Hydro One (Sessional Paper No. P-191) Mr. Gates.
Northern healthcare (Sessional Paper No. P-208) Ms. Campbell.
Rowan's Law (Sessional Paper No. P-227) Ms. Fife.
The Improving Mental Health and Addictions Services in Ontario Act (Sessional Paper No. P-228) Ms. Armstrong.
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) (Sessional Paper No. P-263) Mr. Fedeli.
Cuts to physician services expenditures (Sessional Paper No. P-266) Mrs. Martow.
Nipissing University (Sessional Paper No. P-283) Mr. Fedeli.
Speed limit reduction on residential streets (Sessional Paper No. P-284) Mme Lalonde.
ORDERS OF THE DAY
ORDRE DU JOUR
Jour de l'opposition
Mr. Brown moved,
M. Brown propose,
Whereas, since 2008 the Liberal government has paid teachers' unions $3.7 million as part of collective agreement negotiations;
Whereas, the Liberal government has been reluctant to publicly disclose these payments and provide an accounting for same;
Whereas these payments violate the spirit of Section 70 of the Ontario Labour Relations Act which prohibits an employer or employer organization from providing financial support to a union; and
Whereas, there are no spending limits on third-party advertising during elections in Ontario;
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario:
a) calls upon the Ontario Liberal Party to immediately pay the Ministry of Education $3.7 million to reimburse Ontario's students and teachers for these funds that were taken out of the classroom;
b) calls for the strengthening of Section 70 of the Ontario Labour Relations Act to specifically prohibit any future payments to public sector unions to compensate for collective bargaining costs; and
c) calls upon the Government of Ontario to immediately introduce legislation to cap third-party election advertising.
Debate arose and after some time,
Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,
Lost on the following division:-
Rejetée par le vote suivant :-
AYES / POUR - 24
Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)
NAYS / CONTRE - 59
At 5:42 p.m., the following matter was considered in an adjournment debate.
À 17 h 42, la question suivante a été examinée dans un débat d’ajournement.
Member for Huron–Bruce (Ms. Thompson) to the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change – How much the Liberal Cap & Trade Scheme will cost Ontarians.
The House adjourned at 5:50 p.m.
À 17 h 50, la Chambre a ajourné ses travaux.
PETITIONS TABLED PURSUANT TO
PÉTITIONS DÉPOSÉES CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE
Cancel the scheme to privatize Ontario's Hydro One (Sessional Paper No. P-255) (Tabled November 25, 2015) Mme Lalonde.
SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40
DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT
Oil, Gas & Salt Resources Trust, 2014 Annual Report (No. 498) (Tabled November 25, 2015).
Ontario Aggregate Resources Corporation, 2013 Annual Report (No. 499) (Tabled November 25, 2015).
Ontario Aggregate Resources Corporation, 2014 Annual Report (No. 500) (Tabled November 25, 2015).
Trillium Gift of Life Network, 2014-2015 Annual Report / Réseau Trillium pour le don de vie, 2014-2015 Rapport annuel (No. 501) (Tabled November 25, 2015).
RESPONSES TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS
RÉPONSES AUX QUESTIONS ÉCRITES
Final Answers to Question Numbers: 421, 422, 423, 424, 425 and 426.
RESPONSES TO PETITIONS
RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS
Fluoridation of drinking water (Sessional Paper No. P-114):
(Tabled September 30; October 5, 6, 2015) Mr. Delaney.
(Tabled October 8, 2015) Mrs. McGarry.
(Tabled October 7, 2015) Mr. Potts.
The Lake Nipissing Stakeholders Association (Sessional Paper No. P-218):
(Tabled October 20, 2015) Mr. Fedeli.