No.49/2016

 

  

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

 

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. – Address in Reply

 

Third Reading Bills

 

         2. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Vital Statistics Act, 2009 No. 2”. (Bill No. 50)        (Service NL)

 

 

Second Reading Bills

 

         3. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Emergency 911 Act, The Emergency Services Act And The Fire Protection Act”. (Bill No. 51)   (Municipal Affairs)

 

         4. – Second Reading of a Bill − ““An Act To Amend The Consumer Protection And Business Practices Act”.  (Bill No. 52)    (Service NL)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to  Consider a Resolution Relating to the Advancing or Guaranteeing of Certain Loans made under the Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957”. (Bill No. 41)

 

         2. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF ADVANCED EDUCATION, SKILLS AND LABOUR − To  ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Labour Standards Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 53)

 

         3. – MR. JOHN FINN (Stephenville – Port au Port) − To Move:

 

         WHEREAS Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope on April 12, 1980 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador with a dream of creating awareness of cancer and raising $1,000,000 to find a cure;

 

         AND WHEREAS Terry Fox, at the age of 21 and having had a leg amputated due to bone cancer, endeavored to run across Canada, covering 5,373 kilometers over 143 days, the equivalent to a 42-kilometre marathon each day until he was forced to stop due to a recurrence of cancer;

 

         AND WHEREAS after the first 25 days, and with growing encouragement from residents along the way, Terry Fox stopped in Channel-Port aux Basques where that town alone raised $10,000;

 

         AND WHEREAS the generous response from people in Port aux Basques fired his imagination and a new fundraising goal of one dollar for every Canadian was set;

 

         AND WHEREAS in the past 36 years, more than $650 million has been raised in Terry Fox’s name to support cancer research;

 

         AND WHEREAS Terry Fox and his family continue to be an inspiration to school children and communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and around the world;

 

         AND WHEREAS Terry Fox’s courageous journey began in Newfoundland and Labrador and gave his dream a momentum that endures;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the second Sunday after Labour Day in each year throughout Newfoundland and Labrador to be proclaimed as Terry Fox Day.”

 

         4. – MR. COLIN HOLLOWAY (Terra Nova) − To Move:

 

         WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador has a diverse and thriving social enterprise sector, which is actively meeting social, cultural, economic and environmental needs throughout the Province;

 

         AND WHEREAS social enterprises can help communities control their own economic future, fill critical gaps in the economy, and provide space for a new generation of entrepreneurs to apply their skills;

AND WHEREAS social enterprise development is another innovation tool for advancing regional growth opportunities to benefit the economy;

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s initiative to implement a social enterprise action plan, including long-term strategic goals supported by an annual work plan, early in 2017.”

 

         5. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 5:30 o’clock p.m. on Monday, December 5th, 2016.

 

         6. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 10:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, December 5th, 2016.

 

         7. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 5:30 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016.

 

         8. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 10:00 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016.

 

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