Official Records for 11 May 2017

Legislative

Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée

législative
de l’Ontario


Votes and Proceedings

Procès-verbaux

No. 81

No 81

2nd Session
41st Parliament

2e session
41e législature

Thursday
May 11, 2017

Jeudi
11 mai 2017

9:00 A.M.
9 H
PRAYERS
PRIÈRES

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Amendment to the motion that this House approves in general the Budgetary Policy of the Government.

Debate resumed and after some time the House recessed at 10:15 a.m.

Le débat a repris et après quelque temps, à 10 h 15, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

10:30 A.M.
10 H 30

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS ORALES

DEFERRED VOTES

VOTES DIFFÉRÉS

Government Notice of Motion Number 10 for allocation of time on Bill 127, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 49

Albanese

Anderson

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Milczyn

Moridi

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sousa

Takhar

Thibeault

Vernile

Wong

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 34

Arnott

Bailey

Cho

Clark

Coe

DiNovo

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

Harris

Hatfield

Jones

MacLeod

Mantha

Martow

McNaughton

Munro

Natyshak

Oosterhoff

Pettapiece

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 127, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various 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 Monday, May 15, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 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 127:

• 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 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017; 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 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017; and

That, the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017; and

That, the Committee be authorized to meet on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and

That, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 9:30 a.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 16, 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 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, 30 minutes 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 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.

The House recessed at 11:48 a.m.

À 11 h 48, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

1:00 P.M.
13 H

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

DÉPÔT DES PROJETS DE LOI

The following Bill was introduced and read the first time:-

Le projet de loi suivant est présenté et lu une première fois :-

Bill 132, An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998. Hon. Mr. Thibeault.

Projet de loi 132, Loi édictant la Loi de 2017 sur le Plan ontarien pour des frais d’électricité équitables et modifiant la Loi de 1998 sur l’électricité et la Loi de 1998 sur la Commission de l’énergie de l’Ontario. L’hon. M. Thibeault.

PETITIONS

PÉTITIONS

Global adjustment (Sessional Paper No. P-8) Mr. Oosterhoff.

The price of gasoline (Sessional Paper No. P-25) Mme Gélinas.

Fluoridation legislation (Sessional Paper No. P-40) Mrs. Martins.

Registered nurses (RNs) cuts (Sessional Paper No. P-57) Ms. Forster.

Widening Highway 3 (Sessional Paper No. P-76) Mr. Natyshak.

A universal early childhood education and child care system (Sessional Paper No. P-81) Mme Gélinas.

Fair treatment of the elderly seeking long-term care placement (Sessional Paper No. P-123) Mme Gélinas.

Grandview Children's Centre (Sessional Paper No. P-140) Mrs. Martow.

Support the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan and provide relief for Ontario electricity consumers (Sessional Paper No. P-142) Mr. Potts.

Bill 71, Lung Health Act 2016 which establishes a Lung Health Advisory Council (Sessional Paper No. P-143) Mr. Oosterhoff.

Funding long-term care beds to the cost of living (Sessional Paper No. P-192) Ms. Jones.

PRIVATE MEMBERS’ PUBLIC BUSINESS

AFFAIRES D’INTÉRÊT PUBLIC ÉMANANT DES DÉPUTÉS

Mr. Hardeman moved,

M. Hardeman propose,

Private Members’ Notice of Motion No. 52:-

Avis de motion émanant des députés no 52 :-

That, in the opinion of this House, the government should appoint a panel to consider and report on its recommendations with respect to housing affordability and supply in Ontario; and

That in their deliberations that panel should consider methods to increase supply, reduce red tape on housing, address affordability for first time homebuyers and stabilize the real estate market in both the short and long-term and any other issues the panel deems necessary; and

That the government shall appoint the panel within 30 days; and

That the panel be required to report within 3 months and that the Minister shall table the report with the house within 15 days of receiving it; and

The panel shall include representatives from:

• Association of Municipalities of Ontario;

• Building Industry and Land Development Association;

• City of Toronto;

• Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada;

• Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario;

• Mortgage Professionals Canada;

• Ontario Building Officials Association;

• Ontario Home Builders’ Association;

• Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association;

• Ontario Professional Planners Institute;

• Ontario Real Estate Association;

• The Association of Ontario Land Economists;

• Environmental Defence;

• a homeowners’ association;

• an organization whose members are young potential homebuyers;

and any other experts that the Minister shall deem necessary.

Debate arose.

Il s’élève un débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

Mr. Bradley moved,

M. Bradley propose,

Second Reading of Bill 128, An Act to proclaim Lawren Harris Day.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 128, Loi proclamant le Jour de Lawren Harris.

Debate arose.

Il s’élève un débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

Referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills.

Renvoyé au Comité permanent des règlements et des projets de loi d'intérêt privé.

Mr. Milczyn moved,

M. Milczyn propose,

Second Reading of Bill 122, An Act respecting the regulation of Registered Professional Planners.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 122, Loi concernant la réglementation des urbanistes certifiés.

Debate arose.

Il s’élève un débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

Referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills.

Renvoyé au Comité permanent des règlements et des projets de loi d'intérêt privé.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Second Reading of Bill 127, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 127, Loi visant à mettre en oeuvre les mesures budgétaires et à édicter, à modifier ou à abroger diverses lois.

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 Deputy Speaker informed the House of the following changes in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:-

La Vice-Présidente a informé la Chambre des changements suivants dans l’ordre de priorité des affaires d’intérêt public émanant des députés :-

Mr. Anderson assumes ballot item number 59 and

Ms. Forster assumes ballot item number 60.

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

Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Sessional Paper No. P-5) (Tabled May 11, 2017) Mr. Wilson.

Natural gas (Sessional Paper No. P-10) (Tabled May 11, 2017) Mr. Wilson.

Oral health services (Sessional Paper No. P-51) (Tabled May 11, 2017) Mr. Wilson.

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (Sessional Paper No. P-165) (Tabled May 11, 2017) Mr. Wilson.

SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40

DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L’ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT

COMPENDIA:

Bill 132, An Act to enact the Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017 and to make amendments to the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998 (No. 220) (Tabled May 11, 2017).

RESPONSES TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS

RÉPONSES AUX QUESTIONS ÉCRITES

Final Answers to Question Numbers: 261 and 262.

RESPONSES TO PETITIONS

RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS

Privatization of Hydro One (Sessional Paper No. P-15):

(Tabled March 23, 2017) Ms. Armstrong.

Freedom of religion and conscience (Sessional Paper No. P-159):

(Tabled March 23, 2017) Mr. Oosterhoff.

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

(Tabled March 27, 2017) Mr. Miller (Parry Sound—Muskoka).

Investing in primary care (Sessional Paper No. P-161):

(Tabled March 27, 2017) Miss Taylor.

The Controlled Act of Psychotherapy (Sessional Paper No. P-162):

(Tabled March 27, 2017) Mr. MacLaren.

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