S-238 40th Parliament, 2nd session January 26, 2009, to December 30, 2009

An Act to establish gender parity on the board of directors of certain corporations, financial institutions and parent Crown corporations
Short title: Board of Directors Gender Parity Act
Bill type
Senate Public Bill


Current status
At second reading in the Senate
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on December 2, 2009 (Senate)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, June 2, 2009
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 2, 2009
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 4, 2009
Sitting 42
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
October 8, 2009
December 2, 2009
Third reading
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House of Commons

First reading
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Second reading
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Consideration in committee
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Report stage
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Third reading
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Recorded votes

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Major speeches at second reading


Speech date Speech Senator
June 4, 2009 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 42) Céline Hervieux-Payette (Liberal)


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