In today’s edition:
- Second reading debate of the government’s CBSA bill continues.
- ICYMI: Members voted to send North American free trade implementation bill to CIIT.
TODAY IN THE HOUSE
Members resume second reading debate of Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair’s Bill C-3, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and the Canada Border Services Agency Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
Bill Summary: This enactment amends the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act to, among other things, rename the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as the Public Complaints and Review Commission. It also amends the Canada Border Services Agency Act to, among other things, grant to that Commission powers, duties and functions in relation to the Canada Border Services Agency, including the power to conduct a review of the activities of that Agency and to investigate complaints concerning the conduct of any of that Agency’s officers or employees. It also makes consequential amendments to other Acts.
Today’s House committee meetings
- No committee meetings are scheduled today in the House.
Today’s Senate committee meetings
- No committee meetings are scheduled today in the Senate.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- Members voted on the motion of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Chrystia Freeland “That Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade.” It was agreed to by 275 members (versus 28 opposed).
IN THE DAYS AHEAD
- The House and Senate will adjourn until Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
Please note that information contained in this publication is subject to daily change based on events in Parliament, including government business, private members’ business and committee business.