In today’s edition:

  • House to continue CETA debate
  • MPs debate bill to create memorial day to mark Crimean Tatars deportation in 1944
  • Former Liberal leader Bob Rae invited to discuss internal trade matters at Senate committee
  • Senator Mercer to make case for his bill and election of Senate speaker

IN THE HOUSE

The Chamber’s doors open at 2:00 pm for members’ statements, followed by Question Period at 2:15 pm.

Government business

On Wednesday, members in the House are scheduled to return to consideration of C-30 – a bill to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States – at second reading stage.

Bill C-30, An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States and to provide for certain other measures

Short title: Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act

Bill summary and complete text of the legislation, can be accessed here.

 

Private members’ business

CPC MP Kerry Diotte’s bill which seeks to establish a Crimean Tatar deportation (“Sürgünlik”) memorial day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide, will be called for its second hour of debate at second reading on Wednesday evening.  At the end of the time allotted for debate, the question will be called to send the bill to committee.  If a recorded vote is requested, it will be scheduled for Tuesday, December 13.

Bill C-306, An Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide

Short title: Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day Act

Bill summary: “This enactment designates the eighteenth day of May, in each and every year, as “Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day” in recognition of the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944.”

 

New legislation

The government has given notice that a bill entitled “An Act to amend the Statistics Act” will be introduced in the coming days.