No.45/2010

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

 

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3rd Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)    Statements by Members

(b)    Statements by Ministers

(c)    Oral Questions

(d)    Presenting Reports by Standing and Select Committees

(e)    Tabling of Documents

(f)    Notices of Motion

(g)    Answers to questions for which notice has been given

(h)    Petitions

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1. C Committee of Supply

 

2. C Address in Reply

Second Reading Bills

 

1. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Real Estate Trading Act.” (Bill No. 32)

                                                                                                (Government Services)

 

2. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Consumer Protection And Business Practices Act No. 2.”

(Bill No. 33)                                                                     (Government Services)

 

3. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Mortgage Brokers Act.” (Bill No. 34)

                                                                                        (Government Services)

 

4. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Public Safety Act.” (Bill No. 35)

                                                                                        (Government Services)

 

5. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Judicature Act.” (Bill No. 36)

                                                                                        (Justice and Attorney General)

 

6. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Statutes Act.” (Bill No. 37)

                                                                                        (Justice and Attorney General)

 

7. C Second Reading of a Bill CAn Act To Remove Anomalies and Errors In The Statute Law.” (Bill No. 38)

                                                                                        (Justice and Attorney General)

 

8. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Justices And Public Authorities Protection Act.” (Bill No. 39)

                                                                                (Justice and Attorney General)

 

9. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Consumer Protection And Business Practices Act No. 3.”

(Bill No. 40)                                                     (Government Services)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, A An Act To Amend The Licensed Practical Nurses Act, 2005.” (Bill No. 41)

 

2. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Regional Health Authorities Act.” (Bill No. 42)

 

3. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Municipalities Act, 1999.” (Bill No. 43)

 

4. C MR.  BOB RIDGLEY (St. John’s North) C To Move:

 

        WHEREAS the Provincial Government on May 10, 2007 released the report of the Government’s Skills Task Force, which the Government commissioned in March 2006 to gather the expertise and insight of people across business, labour, education and other key sectors with a mandate to identify needs in the workforce, look at the ability to meet those needs, and identify what must be done to fill current and anticipated shortages in skilled labour;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Skills Task Force report, entitled “All the Skills to Succeed”, recommended 50 actions for labour, business, industry, government and education to help meet labour market demands through a co-ordinated response to labour market needs;

 

        AND WHEREAS the work of implementing this action plan has been progressing under the direction of the Industry Co-ordinating Committee (ICC), established on February 19, 2008 and comprising eleven individuals appointed to represent business, labour, industry, education, the Provincial Government and non-governmental agencies;

 

        AND WHEREAS in moving forward on this strategy, the Province is actively encouraging young people to go into trades so they are ready to benefit from emerging employment opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador;

 

        AND WHEREAS job attachment is a critical factor in promoting youth retention in our Province, and apprenticeship is an important means by which young people trained in the trades are able to move into jobs in their areas of expertise;

 

        BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly urges the Government to continue to encourage the owners of small-and medium-size businesses to make every effort to hire an apprentice;

 

        AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the House of Assembly commends the Government for its work to date in promoting apprenticeships, in particular, for entering into a partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Council of Carpenters, Millwrights and Allied Workers and the Office to Advance Women Apprentices to provide a new subsidy program for women apprentices.”

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

House of Assembly by Earl G. Tucker, Queen's Printer