C-6 41st Parliament, 1st session June 2, 2011, to September 13, 2013

An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services
Short title: Restoring Mail Delivery for Canadians Act
Bill type
House Government Bill
This bill received royal assent on June 26, 2011

Statutes of Canada 2011, c. 17

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, June 20, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 20, 2011
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, June 23, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 23, 2011
Sitting 14
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
Agreed to (Vote 27)
2nd reading and referral to committee - WHOL
End of stage activity
Committee report presented, June 23, 2011
Committee of the Whole
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 23, 2011
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, June 23, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 23, 2011
End of stage activity
Third reading, June 23, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 23, 2011
Sitting 14
Agreed to (Vote 29)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, June 26, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 26, 2011
End of stage activities
Second reading, June 26, 2011
Referral to committee, June 26, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 26, 2011
Sitting 12
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
End of stage activity
Committee report presented, June 26, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 26, 2011
End of stage activity
Third reading, June 26, 2011
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 26, 2011

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 25 — June 23, 2011
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services (hoist amendment)
Yeas:
73
Nays:
160
Paired:
0
Total:
233
Vote 26 — June 23, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services (previous question)
Yeas:
158
Nays:
112
Paired:
0
Total:
270
Vote 27 — June 23, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services
Yeas:
158
Nays:
112
Paired:
0
Total:
270
Vote 28 — June 23, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services
Yeas:
158
Nays:
112
Paired:
0
Total:
270
Vote 29 — June 23, 2011
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services
Yeas:
158
Nays:
112
Paired:
0
Total:
270

Senate

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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
June 23, 2011 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 14) Lisa Raitt (Conservative)
June 23, 2011 Response speech(Sitting 14) Jack Layton (NDP)
June 23, 2011 Response speech(Sitting 14) Rodger Cuzner (Liberal)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
June 26, 2011 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 12) Michael L. MacDonald (Conservative)
June 26, 2011 Response speech(Sitting 12) James S. Cowan (Liberal)

About

Legislative summary

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On 20 June 2011, the Minister of Labour introduced Bill C-6, Restoring Mail Delivery for Canadians Act, in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-6 provides for the resumption and continuation of postal services, prohibits strikes and lockouts and imposes a final offer selection process to resolve matters remaining in dispute between the parties. The arbitrator’s decision will be used as the new collective agreement.

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