Official Records for 13 May 2015

No. 84

No 84

Votes and Proceedings

Procès-verbaux

Legislative Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée législative
de l’Ontario

Wednesday

May 13, 2015

Mercredi

13 mai 2015

1st Session,
41st Parliament

1re session
41e législature

PRAYERS
PRIÈRES
9:00 A.M.
9 H

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Third Reading of Bill 45, An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 45, Loi visant à améliorer la santé publique par l’édiction de la Loi de 2014 pour des choix santé dans les menus et de la Loi de 2014 sur les cigarettes électroniques et la modification de la Loi favorisant un Ontario sans fumée.

Debate arose and after some time, the House recessed at 10:10 a.m.

Il s’élève un débat et après quelque temps, à 10 h 10, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

10:30 A.M.
10 H 30

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS ORALES

The Speaker informed the House,

Le Président a informé la Chambre,

That the following document was tabled:-

Que le document suivant a été déposé :-

The 2013-2014 Annual Report from the Chief Electoral Officer (Sessional Paper No. 338).

DEFERRED VOTES

VOTES DIFFÉRÉS

Amendment to the amendment to Government Notice of Motion Number 21 relating to allocation of time on Bill 91, An Act to Implement Budget Measures and to enact and amend various Acts.

Mr. Bradley moved,

M Bradley propose,

That the amendment to the motion be amended as follows:

• In the second paragraph, striking out the words "Ottawa,” "Thunder Bay,” "Windsor,” and "London" and replacing them with the word "Toronto," and striking out the words "Friday, May 22, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m." and replacing them with the words "Monday, May 25, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., and 6:45 pm. to 9:45 p.m.;"

• Striking out the third paragraph entirely;

• In the second bullet of the fourth paragraph, striking out "12:00 noon" and replacing it with the word "4:00 p.m.,"

• In the fourth bullet of the fourth paragraph, striking out "5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015" and replacing it with "9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015."

• In the fourth paragraph, adding a seventh bullet which reads "That the deadline for written submissions is 9:45 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015."

• In the fifth paragraph, striking out the words "10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015" and replacing them with the words "10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015;"

• In the sixth paragraph, striking out everything following "Committee be authorized to meet" and replacing it with the words "Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Monday, June 1, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and 9:50 p.m. to 11:59 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill;"

• In the seventh paragraph, striking out the words "Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m." and replacing with the words "Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 4:30 p.m."

• in the eighth paragraph, striking out the words "Thursday, June 4, 2015" and replacing them with words "Tuesday, June 2, 2015."

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 56

Albanese

Anderson

Baker

Balkissoon

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dickson

Dong

Duguid

Flynn

Fraser

Gravelle

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Kwinter

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Meilleur

Milczyn

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Orazietti

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sergio

Sousa

Takhar

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 44

Armstrong

Arnott

Bailey

Bisson

Clark

DiNovo

Dunlop

Fedeli

Fife

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hardeman

Harris

Hatfield

Hillier

Horwath

Hudak

Jones

MacLaren

MacLeod

Mantha

Martow

McDonell

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Natyshak

Nicholls

Pettapiece

Sattler

Scott

Singh

Smith

Tabuns

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

Amendment to Government Notice of Motion Number 21 as amended, relating to allocation of time on Bill 91, An Act to Implement Budget Measures and to enact and amend various Acts.

Mr. Clark moved,

M. Clark propose,

That the motion be amended by deleting everything following "the Bill shall be Ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and;" and substituting the following:

That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Toronto, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Toronto, Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Toronto, and Monday, May 25, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., and 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. in Toronto 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 91:

  • 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 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015; and
  • That following the deadline, the Clerk of the Committee provide the members of the Sub-committee with a list of requests to appear; and
  • That the members of the Sub-committee prioritize and return the list by 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015; and
  • That the Clerk of the Committee schedule witnesses from these prioritized lists; and
  • Each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and
  • The deadline for written submissions is 9:45 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015; and

That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015; and

That the Committee be authorized to meet on Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Monday, June 1, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and 9:50 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill;

On Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 4:30 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, June 2, 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, one 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

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.

Carried on division.

Adoptée au vote.

Government Notice of Motion Number 21 as amended, relating to allocation of time on Bill 91, An Act to Implement Budget Measures and to enact and amend various Acts.

Mr. Naqvi moved,

M. Naqvi propose,

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 91, An Act to Implement Budget Measures and to enact and amend various Acts, 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 Tuesday, May 19, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Toronto, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Toronto, Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Toronto, and Monday, May 25, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., and 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. in Toronto 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 91:

  • 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 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015; and
  • That following the deadline, the Clerk of the Committee provide the members of the Sub-committee with a list of requests to appear; and
  • That the members of the Sub-committee prioritize and return the list by 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015; and
  • That the Clerk of the Committee schedule witnesses from these prioritized lists; and
  • Each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and
  • The deadline for written submissions is 9:45 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015; and

That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015; and

That the Committee be authorized to meet on Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Monday, June 1, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and 9:50 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill;

On Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 4:30 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, June 2, 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, one 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

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.

Carried on division.

Adoptée au vote.

Ordered, That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 91, An Act to Implement Budget Measures and to enact and amend various Acts, 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 Tuesday, May 19, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Toronto, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Toronto, Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Toronto, and Monday, May 25, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., and 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. in Toronto 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 91:

  • 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 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015; and
  • That following the deadline, the Clerk of the Committee provide the members of the Sub-committee with a list of requests to appear; and
  • That the members of the Sub-committee prioritize and return the list by 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015; and
  • That the Clerk of the Committee schedule witnesses from these prioritized lists; and
  • Each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and
  • The deadline for written submissions is 9:45 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015; and

That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015; and

That the Committee be authorized to meet on Thursday, May 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Monday, June 1, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and 9:50 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill;

On Thursday, May 28, 2015, at 4:30 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, June 2, 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, one 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

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.

Second Reading of Bill 6, An Act to enact the Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2014.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 6, Loi édictant la Loi de 2014 sur l'infrastructure au service de l'emploi et de la prospérité.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 99

Albanese

Anderson

Armstrong

Arnott

Bailey

Baker

Balkissoon

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bisson

Bradley

Dunlop

Fedeli

Fife

Flynn

Forster

Fraser

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gravelle

Gretzky

Leal

MacCharles

MacLaren

MacLeod

Malhi

Mangat

Mantha

Martins

Martow

Matthews

Mauro

Pettapiece

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sattler

Scott

Sergio

Singh

Smith

Sousa

Chan

Chiarelli

Clark

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dickson

DiNovo

Dong

Duguid

Hardeman

Harris

Hatfield

Hillier

Hoggarth

Horwath

Hoskins

Hudak

Hunter

Jaczek

Jones

Kiwala

Kwinter

Lalonde

McDonell

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Meilleur

Milczyn

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Natyshak

Nicholls

Orazietti

Tabuns

Takhar

Taylor

Thompson

Vanthof

Vernile

Walker

Wilson

Wong

Wynne

Yakabuski

Yurek

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 0

Pursuant to the Order of the House May 12, 2015,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du 12 mai 2015,

Referred to the Standing Committee on General Government.

Renvoyé au Comité permanent des affaires gouvernementales.

The House recessed at 12:03 p.m.

À 12 h 03, la Chambre a suspendu la séance.

3:00 P.M.
15 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 101, An Act to proclaim Ontario Flag Day. Mr. Baker.

Projet de loi 101, Loi proclamant le Jour du drapeau de l’Ontario. M. Baker.

PETITIONS

PÉTITIONS

French secondary school in East Toronto (Sessional Paper No. P-104) Mr. Potts.

Fluoridation of drinking water (Sessional Paper No. P-114) Mr. Delaney.

New classes for All-Terrain and Utility Task Vehicles (Sessional Paper No. P-136) Mr. Yakabuski.

Real estate professionals (Sessional Paper No. P-144) Mr. Potts.

Ceasing funding all known forms of conversion therapy (Sessional Paper No. P-154) Ms. DiNovo.

Health Sciences North (Sessional Paper No. P-161) Mme Gélinas.

The ODSP Work-Related Benefit (Sessional Paper No. P-172) Miss Taylor.

The Sault Area Hospital (Sessional Paper No. P-184) Mr. Mantha.

Hydro One rates (Sessional Paper No. P-192) Mr. Clark and Mrs. Martow.

Negotiations to end teachers' strike (Sessional Paper No. P-193) Mr. Harris.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Opposition Day

Jour de l'opposition

Ms. Horwath moved,

Mme Horwath propose,

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario must abandon its plan to privatize Hydro One and maintain public ownership in this strategic asset to avoid losing annual Hydro revenues used to fund education, healthcare and other vital services; to avoid hydro rate increases related to privatization; and to retain public control over Ontario's energy future.

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.

Lost on the following division:-

Rejetée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 17

Armstrong

DiNovo

Fife

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hatfield

Horwath

Mantha

Natyshak

Sattler

Singh

Tabuns

Taylor

Vanthof

NAYS / CONTRE - 72

Albanese

Anderson

Arnott

Bailey

Baker

Balkissoon

Ballard

Barrett

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Clark

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dong

Duguid

Dunlop

Fedeli

Flynn

Fraser

Gravelle

Hardeman

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hudak

Hunter

Jaczek

Jones

Kiwala

Kwinter

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

MacLaren

Malhi

Mangat

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McDonell

McGarry

McMahon

Meilleur

Milczyn

Munro

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Nicholls

Orazietti

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Scott

Sergio

Smith

Sousa

Thompson

Vernile

Walker

Wilson

Wong

Wynne

Yakabuski

Zimmer

The House adjourned at 6:05 p.m.

À 18 h 05, la Chambre a ajourné ses travaux.

le président

Dave Levac

Speaker

SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40

DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation / Société de gestion du Fonds du patrimoine du Nord de l'Ontario, 2013-2014 Annual Report (No. 339) (Tabled May 13, 2015).

RESPONSES TO PETITIONS

RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS

A five day home care guarantee (Sessional Paper No. P-12):

(Tabled March 26, 2015) Mme Gélinas.

Supporting the Almaguin Improvement Association in their efforts to stock native pickerel (Sessional Paper No. P-160):

(Tabled March 24, 2015) Mr. Miller (Parry Sound–Muskoka).

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