Official Records for 29 May 2017

Legislative

Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée

législative
de l’Ontario


Votes and Proceedings

Procès-verbaux

No. 86

No 86

2nd Session
41st Parliament

2e session
41e législature

Monday

May 29, 2017

Lundi

29 mai 2017

10:30 A.M.
10 H 30
PRAYERS
PRIÈRES

The Speaker addressed the House as follows:-

Le Président s'adresse à la Chambre comme suit :-

I beg to inform the House that, pursuant to Standing Order 71(c), the Member for Nipissing has filed a reasoned amendment to the motion for Second Reading of Bill 134, An Act to implement 2017 Budget measures.

The Order for Second Reading of Bill 134 may therefore not be called today.

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS ORALES

The Speaker informed the House,

Le Président a informé la Chambre,

That the following documents were tabled during the recess:-

Que les documents suivants ont été déposés pendant l’intersession :-

A Report from the Financial Accountability Officer entitled, “An Assessment of the Fiscal Impact of the Province’s Fair Hydro Plan, Spring 2017” (Sessional Paper No. 231) (Tabled May 24, 2017).

The Report of the Integrity Commissioner of Ontario concerning the review of expense claims covering the period April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017 pursuant to the Cabinet Ministers’ and Opposition Leaders’ Expenses Review and Accountability Act, 2002 (Sessional Paper No. 230) (Tabled May 23, 2017).

DEFERRED VOTES

VOTES DIFFÉRÉS

Government Notice of Motion Number 31 for allocation of time on Bill 68, An Act to amend various Acts in relation to municipalities.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 51

Albanese

Anderson

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Des Rosiers

Dhillon

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Hoggarth

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Milczyn

Moridi

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sousa

Takhar

Thibeault

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 38

Arnott

Bailey

Barrett

Bisson

Brown

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

McDonell

McNaughton

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Smith

Tabuns

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

NAYS / CONTRE - Continued

Cho

Clark

Coe

Fedeli

Fife

Hatfield

Horwath

Jones

MacLeod

Martow

Nicholls

Oosterhoff

Sattler

Scott

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

Ordered, That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 68, An Act to amend various Acts in relation to municipalities, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties; and

That, 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

That the vote on 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.

Government Notice of Motion Number 32 for allocation of time on Bill 114, An Act to provide for Anti-Racism Measures.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 51

Albanese

Anderson

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Des Rosiers

Dhillon

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Hoggarth

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Milczyn

Moridi

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sousa

Takhar

Thibeault

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 38

Arnott

Bailey

Barrett

Bisson

Brown

Cho

Clark

Coe

Fedeli

Fife

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

Hatfield

Horwath

Jones

MacLeod

Martow

McDonell

McNaughton

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Nicholls

Oosterhoff

Sattler

Scott

Smith

Tabuns

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

Ordered, That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 114, An Act to provide for Anti-Racism Measures, that the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Monday, May 29, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the bill; and

That the deadline to file amendments to the bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:45 p.m. on Monday, May 29, 2017; and

That on Monday, May 29, 2017, at 3:00 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, one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a) being permitted; and

That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, May 30, 2017; and

That 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 General Government, 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, 1 hour 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

That the vote on 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.

The House recessed at 12:01 p.m.

À 12 h 01, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

1:00 P.M.
13 H

REPORTS BY COMMITTEES

RAPPORTS DES COMITÉS

Standing Committee on Public Accounts:-

Comité permanent des comptes publics :-

Report on Long-Term-Care Home Quality Inspection Program (Section 3.09, 2015 Annual Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario) (Sessional Paper No. 232).

Programme d’inspection de la qualité des foyers de soins de longue durée (Rapport annuel 2015 du Bureau de la vérificatrice générale de l’Ontario, section 3.09) (document parlementaire no 232).

Report presented and adoption of recommendations moved.

Rapport présenté et adoption des recommandations proposée.

Mr. Hardeman moved adjournment of the debate.

M. Hardeman propose l’ajournement du débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

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 136, An Act to require the establishment of a Transportation Systems Improvement Advisory Committee. Mrs. Martow.

Projet de loi 136, Loi exigeant la constitution d’un comité consultatif d’amélioration des réseaux de transport. Mme Martow.

Bill 137, An Act to prohibit unsolicited phone calls for the purpose of selling, leasing, renting or advertising prescribed products or services. Mr. Baker.

Projet de loi 137, Loi interdisant les appels non sollicités visant à vendre, à donner à bail, à louer ou à annoncer des produits ou services prescrits. M. Baker.

With unanimous consent, the House reverted to “Motions”.

Avec le consentement unanime, l’Assemblée revient à l’appel des « Motions ».

MOTIONS

MOTIONS

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Mr. Miller (Parry Sound–Muskoka),

Sur la motion de M. Miller (Parry Sound–Muskoka),

Ordered, That the following change be made to the membership of the following Committee:

That on the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Mr. Walker replaces Mr. MacLaren.

PETITIONS

PÉTITIONS

Price of electricity (Sessional Paper No. P-1) Mr. Walker.

Minimum Wage of $15 an hour (Sessional Paper No. P-21) Mrs. Martins.

Ontario Dementia Plan (Sessional Paper No. P-56) Mrs. Martow.

Registered nurses (RNs) cuts (Sessional Paper No. P-57) Miss Taylor.

Electricity debt (Sessional Paper No. P-60) Mr. Walker.

Place an immediate moratorium on all school closures (Sessional Paper No. P-135) Mr. Walker.

Declare December 13 as the Nanjing Massacre Commemorative Day (Sessional Paper No. P-137) Ms. Wong.

Waiting lists for passport funding (Sessional Paper No. P-196) Mrs. Gretzky.

La réduction des factures d'électricté (document parlementaire no P-204) Mme Gélinas.

LCBO outlet closure (Sessional Paper No. P-205) Mr. Vanthof.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Mrs. Sandals moved,

Mme Sandals propose,

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 89, An Act to enact the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2016, to amend and repeal the Child and Family Services Act and to make related amendments to other Acts, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called next, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties; and

That, 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

That the vote on 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,

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred on request of the Chief Government Whip.

Le vote est différé par requête du Whip en chef du gouvernement.

Third Reading of Bill 87, An Act to implement health measures and measures relating to seniors by enacting, amending or repealing various statutes.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 87, Loi visant à mettre en oeuvre des mesures concernant la santé et les personnes âgées par l’édiction, la modification ou l'abrogation de diverses lois.

Debate arose and after some time,

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,

Pursuant to the Order of the House dated May 17, 2017,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du 17 mai 2017,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred on request of the Chief Government Whip.

Le vote est différé par requête du Whip en chef du gouvernement.

Third Reading of Bill 68, An Act to amend various Acts in relation to municipalities.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 68, Loi modifiant diverses lois en ce qui concerne les municipalités.

Debate arose and after some time,

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps,

Pursuant to the Order of the House passed earlier today,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du plus tôt aujourd'hui,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Vote deferred on request of the Chief Government Whip.

Le vote est différé par requête du Whip en chef du gouvernement.

The Acting Speaker (Mr. Arnott) informed the House,

Le Président suppléant, M. Arnott a informé la Chambre,

That the following document was tabled:-

Que le document suivant a été déposé :-

The 2016-2017 Annual Report from the French Language Services Commissioner of Ontario (Sessional Paper No. 233).

Third Reading of Bill 65, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act in respect of speed limits in municipalities and other matters.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 65, Loi modifiant le Code de la route relativement aux limites de vitesse dans les municipalités et à d’autres questions.

Debate resumed and after some time the House adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

Le débat a repris et après quelque temps, à 18 h, la Chambre a ajourné ses travaux.

le président

Dave Levac

Speaker

PETITIONS TABLED PURSUANT TO
STANDING ORDER 39(a)

PÉTITIONS DÉPOSÉES CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE
39a) DU RÈGLEMENT

Minimum Wage of $15 an hour (Sessional Paper No. P-21) (Tabled May 29, 2017) Mr. Crack.

SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40

DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT

Certificate pursuant to Standing Order 108(f)(1) re intended appointments dated May 19, 2017 (No. 229) (Tabled May 19, 2017).

Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2015-2016 Annual Report / Conseil Ontarien de la qualité de l'enseignement supérieur, 2015-2016 Rapport annuel (No. 234) (Tabled May 29, 2017).

RESPONSES TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS

RÉPONSES AUX QUESTIONS ÉCRITES

Final Answers to Question Numbers: 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298 and 299.

RESPONSES TO PETITIONS

RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS

The Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (Sessional Paper No. P-20):

(Tabled April 4, 2017) Ms. Thompson.

Minimum Wage of $15 an hour (Sessional Paper No. P-21):

(Tabled April 4, 2017) Ms. Forster.

(Tabled April 6, 2017) Mr. Mantha.

Apraxia Awareness Day (Sessional Paper No. P-80):

(Tabled April 4, 13, 25, 2017) Ms. Thompson.

Government advertising (Sessional Paper No. P-160):

(Tabled April 4, 2017) Mr. McDonell.

Industrial wind turbines (Sessional Paper No. P-167):

(Tabled April 4, 2017) Mr. Oosterhoff.

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