Official Records for 28 May 2015

No. 89

No 89

Votes and Proceedings

Procès-verbaux

Legislative Assembly
of Ontario

Assemblée législative
de l’Ontario

Thursday

May 28, 2015

Jeudi

28 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

Motion to apply a timetable to certain business of the House.

Debate resumed and after some time,

Le débat a repris et après quelque temps,

Mr. Clark moved,

M. Clark propose,

That, the motion be amended as follows:

In each section A, B, C, and D that bullet number two be struck out and replaced with the following:

That the deadline for requests to appear be 2:00 p.m. on the Thursday of the week that the bill receives Second Reading; 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 6:00 p.m. on the same day; and

That the Clerk of the Committee schedule witnesses from these prioritized lists.

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

Third Reading of Bill 80, An Act to amend the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Animals for Research Act with respect to the possession and breeding of orcas and administrative requirements for animal care.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 80, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la Société de protection des animaux de l'Ontario et la Loi sur les animaux destinés à la recherche en ce qui concerne la possession et l'élevage d'épaulards ainsi que les exigences administratives relatives aux soins dispensés aux animaux.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 74

Albanese

Anderson

Armstrong

Baker

Balkissoon

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bisson

Bradley

DiNovo

Dong

Duguid

Fife

Flynn

Forster

Fraser

French

Gélinas

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Mantha

Martins

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

Natyshak

Orazietti

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sattler

Sergio

Singh

AYES / POUR – Continued

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dickson

Gravelle

Gretzky

Hatfield

Hoggarth

Horwath

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kiwala

Kwinter

McMahon

McMeekin

Meilleur

Milczyn

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Moridi

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Sousa

Tabuns

Taylor

Thibeault

Vanthof

Vernile

Wong

Wynne

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 18

Bailey

Clark

Dunlop

Fedeli

Hardeman

Hillier

Jones

Martow

McDonell

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Munro

Pettapiece

Scott

Thompson

Walker

Wilson

Yakabuski

Yurek

The Bill passed.

Le projet de loi est adopté.

Third Reading of Bill 49, An Act with respect to immigration to Ontario and a related amendment to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 49, Loi portant sur l'immigration en Ontario et apportant une modification connexe à la Loi de 1991 sur les professions de la santé réglementées.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 90

Albanese

Anderson

Armstrong

Bailey

Baker

Balkissoon

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bisson

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Clark

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Duguid

Dunlop

Fedeli

Fife

Flynn

Forster

Fraser

French

Gélinas

Gravelle

Gretzky

Hardeman

Hatfield

Hoggarth

Horwath

Hoskins

Hunter

MacCharles

Malhi

Mantha

Martins

Martow

Matthews

Mauro

McDonell

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Meilleur

Milczyn

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Miller (Parry Sound-Muskoka)

Moridi

Munro

Pettapiece

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Sattler

Scott

Sergio

Singh

Sousa

Tabuns

Taylor

Thibeault

Thompson

Vanthof

Vernile

Walker

AYES / POUR – Continued

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dickson

DiNovo

Dong

Jaczek

Jones

Kiwala

Kwinter

Lalonde

Leal

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Natyshak

Orazietti

Wilson

Wong

Wynne

Yakabuski

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 0

The Bill passed.

Le projet de loi est adopté.

The House recessed at 11:54 a.m.

À 11 h 54, 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 Health Human Resources (Section 3.02, 2013 Annual Report of the Auditor General of Ontario) (Sessional Paper No. 368).

Rapport sur les Ressources humaines dans le domaine de la santé (Rapport annuel 2013 de la vérificatrice générale de l’Ontario, section 3.02) (document parlementaire no 368).

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 107, An Act to require a referendum before the disposition of the Crown's electricity assets. Ms. Horwath.

Projet de loi 107, Loi exigeant la tenue d'un référendum préalablement à la disposition des éléments d'actif de la Couronne liés à l'électricité. Mme Horwath.

Bill 108, An Act to proclaim February 15 as Angelman Syndrome Day. Mr. Colle.

Projet de loi 108, Loi proclamant le 15 février Jour du syndrome d'Angelman. M. Colle.

Bill 109, An Act to amend various statutes with respect to employment and labour. Hon. Mr. Flynn.

Projet de loi 109, Loi modifiant diverses lois en ce qui concerne l'emploi et les relations de travail. L’hon. M. Flynn.

MOTIONS

MOTIONS

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Ms. MacCharles,

Sur la motion de Mme MacCharles,

Ordered, That, the Order of the House dated November 20, 2014 referring Bill 27, An Act to require a provincial framework and action plan concerning vector-borne and zoonotic diseases to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be discharged, and the Bill be referred instead to the Standing Committee on Social Policy; and

That the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall meet on Monday, June 1, 2015 between 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings and 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 27;

That the Clerk, in consultation with the Committee Chair, continue to respect the arrangements that were made by the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly at its May 27, 2015 meeting respecting the following with regard to Bill 27:

• 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 12:00 noon on Friday, May 29, 2015;

• That following the deadline, the Clerk of the Committee provide the members of the sub-committee with a list of requests to appear;

• That the members of the sub-committee prioritize and return the list by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015;

• That the Clerk of the Committee schedule witnesses from these prioritized lists; and

• Each witness will receive up to five minutes for their presentation, followed by nine minutes for questions from committee members;

• The deadline for written submissions is 6:00 p.m. on the final day of public hearings;

• That the Research Officer provide a summary of the presentations by 5:00 p.m. on Friday of the same week following public hearings.

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Ms. MacCharles,

Sur la motion de Mme MacCharles,

Ordered, That, the Standing Committee on Justice Policy shall be authorized to meet on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 between 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings and 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 77, An Act to amend the Health Insurance Act and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 regarding efforts to change or direct sexual orientation or gender identity;

That the Clerk, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 77:

• 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 12:00 noon on Monday, June 1, 2015;

• That following the deadline, the Clerk of the Committee provide the members of the sub-committee with a list of requests to appear;

• That the members of the sub-committee prioritize and return the list by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015;

• That the Clerk of the Committee schedule witnesses from these prioritized lists; and

• Each witness will receive up to five minutes for their presentation, followed by nine minutes for questions from committee members;

• The deadline for written submissions is 3:00 p.m. on the day of public hearings.

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Ms. MacCharles,

Sur la motion de Mme MacCharles,

It was Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council as follows:

“To the Lieutenant Governor in Council:

We, Her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, now assembled, request an extension of the appointment of André Marin as Ombudsman for the Province of Ontario to September 14, 2015 or until the effective date of appointment of a permanent Ombudsman on an address of the Assembly, whichever comes first, as provided in the Ombudsman Act, R.S.0.1990, c. 0.6, to hold office under the terms and conditions of the said Act.”

And it was Ordered, That the Address be engrossed and presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council by the Speaker.

With unanimous consent,

Avec le consentement unanime,

On motion by Ms. MacCharles,

Sur la motion de Mme MacCharles,

It was Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council as follows:

“To the Lieutenant Governor in Council:

"We, Her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, now assembled, request the appointment of Ellen Schwartzel as temporary Environmental Commissioner for the Province of Ontario as provided in the Environmental Bill of Rights Act, to hold office under the terms and conditions of the said Act, commencing May 19, 2015 until September 14, 2015 or until the effective date of appointment of a permanent commissioner on an address of the Assembly, whichever comes first.".

And it was Ordered, That the Address be engrossed and presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council by the Speaker.

PETITIONS

PÉTITIONS

Acute and Chronic Lyme Disease diagnosis (Sessional Paper No. P-3) Mr. Mantha.

Price volatility and regional price differences of gasoline (Sessional Paper No. P-4) Mme Gélinas.

Credit Unions (Sessional Paper No. P-6) Mr. Fraser and Ms. Malhi.

Population-based legal services funding (Sessional Paper No. P-45) Mr. Delaney and Ms. Malhi.

Not implementing the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (Sessional Paper No. P-101) Mrs. Munro.

Carbon tax (Sessional Paper No. P-125) Ms. Scott.

The Pesticides Act (Sessional Paper No. P-179) Ms. Scott and Ms. Thompson.

Stopping the sale of Hydro One (Sessional Paper No. P-191) Mr. Hatfield.

The closure of the Welland General Hospital (Sessional Paper No. P-199) Ms. Forster.

The sale of alcohol in Ontario golf courses (Sessional Paper No. P-200) Ms. Thompson.

PRIVATE MEMBERS' PUBLIC BUSINESS

AFFAIRES D'INTÉRÊT PUBLIC ÉMANANT DES DÉPUTÉS

Mr. Dhillon moved,

M Dhillon propose,

Private Members’ Notice of Motion No. 50:-

Avis de motion émanant des députés no 50 :-

That, in the opinion of this House, the Ministry of Education should develop and implement a comprehensive curriculum on Financial Literacy to teach our youth the necessary money management skills.

Debate arose.

Il s’élève un débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

Mrs. Gretzky moved,

Mme Gretzky propose,

Second Reading of Bill 92, An Act to amend the Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994 with respect to complaints and appeals.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 92, Loi modifiant la Loi de 1994 sur les services de soins à domicile et les services communautaires en ce qui concerne les plaintes et les appels.

Debate arose.

Il s’élève un débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

Referred to the Standing Committee on Social Policy.

Renvoyé au Comité permanent de la politique sociale.

Mr. Dong moved,

M. Dong propose,

Private Members’ Notice of Motion No. 49:-

Avis de motion émanant des députés no 49 :-

That, in the opinion of this House, in order to continue to celebrate our diversity and our commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect and to appreciate the contributions of the various multicultural groups and communities to Canadian society; Ontario should recognize June 27th of each year as Canadian Multiculturalism Day.

Debate arose.

Il s’élève un débat.

Carried.

Adoptée.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

ORDRE DU JOUR

Second Reading of Bill 103, An Act to resolve labour disputes between the Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board and Peel District School Board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation.

Deuxième lecture du projet de loi 103, Loi visant à régler les conflits de travail entre les conseils scolaires de district Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board et Peel District School Board et la Fédération des enseignantes-enseignants des écoles secondaires de l'Ontario.

Pursuant to the Order of the House dated May 27, 2015,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du 27 mai 2015,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 63

Albanese

Anderson

Arnott

Baker

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Dickson

Dong

Duguid

Fedeli

Flynn

Fraser

Gravelle

Harris

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kwinter

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Malhi

Martins

Martow

Matthews

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Meilleur

Milczyn

Moridi

Munro

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Pettapiece

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Scott

Sergio

Sousa

Thibeault

Thompson

Vernile

Wilson

Wong

Yakabuski

Yurek

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 18

Armstrong

Bisson

DiNovo

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hatfield

Horwath

Mantha

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Natyshak

Sattler

Singh

Tabuns

Taylor

Vanthof

Third Reading of Bill 103, An Act to resolve labour disputes between the Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board and Peel District School Board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 103, Loi visant à régler les conflits de travail entre les conseils scolaires de district Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board et Peel District School Board et la Fédération des enseignantes-enseignants des écoles secondaires de l'Ontario.

Pursuant to the Order of the House dated May 27, 2015,

Conformément à l’ordre de l’Assemblée du 27 mai 2015,

The question was then put.

La question a ensuite été mise aux voix.

Carried on the following division:-

Adoptée par le vote suivant :-

AYES / POUR - 64

Albanese

Anderson

Arnott

Baker

Dickson

Dong

Duguid

Fedeli

Malhi

Martins

Martow

Matthews

Potts

Qaadri

Rinaldi

Sandals

Ballard

Berardinetti

Bradley

Chan

Chiarelli

Colle

Coteau

Crack

Damerla

Del Duca

Delaney

Dhillon

Flynn

Fraser

Gravelle

Harris

Hoggarth

Hoskins

Hunter

Jaczek

Kwinter

Lalonde

Leal

MacCharles

Mauro

McGarry

McMahon

McMeekin

Meilleur

Milczyn

Moridi

Munro

Murray

Naidoo-Harris

Naqvi

Pettapiece

Scott

Sergio

Sousa

Thibeault

Thompson

Vernile

Wilson

Wong

Wynne

Yakabuski

Yurek

Zimmer

NAYS / CONTRE - 18

Armstrong

Bisson

DiNovo

Forster

French

Gates

Gélinas

Gretzky

Hatfield

Horwath

Mantha

Miller (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek)

Natyshak

Sattler

Singh

Tabuns

Taylor

Vanthof

The Bill passed.

Le projet de loi est adopté.

Third Reading of Bill 31, An Act to amend the Highway 407 East Act, 2012 and the Highway Traffic Act in respect of various matters and to make a consequential amendment to the Provincial Offences Act.

Troisième lecture du projet de loi 31, Loi modifiant la Loi de 2012 sur l'autoroute 407 Est et le Code de la route en ce qui concerne diverses questions et apportant une modification corrélative à la Loi sur les infractions provinciales.

Debate resumed and after some time,

Le débat a repris et après quelque temps,

The Deputy Speaker informed the House that, in the name of Her Majesty the Queen, Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor had been pleased to assent to the following bills in her office on May 28, 2015.

Le Vice-Président a informé l'Assemblée qu'au nom de Sa Majesté la Reine, Son Honneur la Lieutenante-gouverneure a eu le plaisir de sanctionner les projets de loi suivants dans son cabinet le 28 mai 2015.

Bill 40, An Act to amend the Crop Insurance Act (Ontario), 1996 and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Projet de loi 40, Loi modifiant la Loi de 1996 sur l'assurance-récolte (Ontario) et apportant des modifications corrélatives à d'autres lois.

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.

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.

Bill 49, An Act with respect to immigration to Ontario and a related amendment to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.

Projet de loi 49, Loi portant sur l'immigration en Ontario et apportant une modification connexe à la Loi de 1991 sur les professions de la santé réglementées.

Bill 57, An Act to create a framework for pooled registered pension plans and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Projet de loi 57, Loi créant un cadre pour les régimes de pension agréés collectifs et apportant des modifications corrélatives à d'autres lois.

Bill 80, An Act to amend the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Animals for Research Act with respect to the possession and breeding of orcas and administrative requirements for animal care.

Projet de loi 80, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la Société de protection des animaux de l'Ontario et la Loi sur les animaux destinés à la recherche en ce qui concerne la possession et l'élevage d'épaulards ainsi que les exigences administratives relatives aux soins dispensés aux animaux.

Bill 103, An Act to resolve labour disputes between the Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board and Peel District School Board, and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation.

Projet de loi 103, Loi visant à régler les conflits de travail entre les conseils scolaires de district Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board et Peel District School Board et la Fédération des enseignantes-enseignants des écoles secondaires de l'Ontario.

The House adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

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

Acute and Chronic Lyme Disease diagnosis (Sessional Paper No. P-3) (Tabled May 28, 2015) Ms. Thompson.

Sexual education curriculum (Sessional Paper No. P-120) (Tabled May 28, 2015) Ms. Thompson.

SESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 40

DOCUMENTS PARLEMENTAIRES DÉPOSÉS CONFORMÉMENT À L'ARTICLE 40 DU RÈGLEMENT

COMPENDIA:

Bill 109, An Act to amend various statutes with respect to employment and labour (No. 369) (Tabled May 28, 2015).

RESPONSES TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS

RÉPONSES AUX QUESTIONS ÉCRITES

Final Answers to Question Numbers: 287, 288, 289, 290, 295, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306 and 307.

RESPONSES TO PETITIONS

RÉPONSES AUX PÉTITIONS

Credit Unions (Sessional Paper No. P-6):

(Tabled April 13, 2015) Mrs. Martins.

(Tabled April 29, 2015) Mr. McDonell.

Shared public assets (Sessional Paper No. P-72):

(Tabled April 13, 2015) Miss Taylor.

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

(Tabled April 13, 16, 22, 2015) Mr. Delaney.

(Tabled April 21, 2015) Mr. Hatfield.

(Tabled April 23, 2015) Mrs. Martins.

(Tabled April 14, 20, 22, 27, 2015) Mrs. McGarry.

(Tabled April 15, 2015) Mr. Miller (Parry Sound–Muskoka).

Winter road maintenance (Sessional Paper No. P-124):

(Tabled April 13; May 4, 2015) Mr. Miller (Parry Sound–Muskoka).

(Tabled April 14, 2015) Mr. Smith.

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

(Tabled April 20, 2015) Mr. Clark.

(Tabled April 13, 2015) Mr. McNaughton.

(Tabled May 4, 2015) Mr. Walker.

(Tabled April 27, 2015) Mr. Yakabuski.

Terry Fox Day (Sessional Paper No. P-167):

(Tabled May 14, 2015) Mr. Rinaldi.

(Tabled April 13, 27, 29, 2015) Ms. Wong.

Municipal approval of community water fluoridation (Sessional Paper No. P-168):

(Tabled April 13, 2015) Mr. Potts.

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