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House Government Bill
43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
September 23, 2020 - August 15, 2021
Text of the Bill
C-5
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An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation)
Statute of Canada
2021, c. 11
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2021-06-03)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Status of the Bill
  
  • House of Commons
  • Senate
    • First reading
      • First Reading
        2021-06-01
    • Second reading
      • Second Reading
        2021-06-02
    • Third reading
      • Third Reading
        Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
        2021-06-03
    • Royal assent
      • Royal Assent
        Statutes of Canada: 2021, c. 11
Notes:
The Senate adopted the following motion on June 1, 2021:

That, notwithstanding any provisions of the Rules, usual practice or previous order, when the Senate sits on Thursday, June 3, 2021:

1. the Senate resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole at the start of Orders of the Day to consider the subject matter of Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation), with any proceedings then before the Senate being interrupted until the end of Committee of the Whole, which shall last a maximum of 95 minutes;

2. the Committee of the Whole on the subject matter of Bill C-5 receive the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, P.C., M.P., Minister of Canadian Heritage, accompanied by at most four officials;

3. the witness’s introductory remarks last a maximum total of five minutes; and

4. if a senator does not use the entire period of 10 minutes for debate provided under rule 12-32(3)(d), including the responses of the witnesses, that senator may yield the balance of time to another senator.
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