C-640 41st Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2013, to August 2, 2015

An Act respecting VIA Rail Canada and making consequential amendments to the Canada Transportation Act
Short title: VIA Rail Canada Act
Bill type
Private Member’s Bill
This bill was defeated at second reading in the House of Commons on April 29, 2015

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, December 4, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 4, 2014
Placed on the order of precedence on December 9, 2014
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 20, 2015
Sitting 176
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
April 24, 2015
April 29, 2015
Sitting 203
Negatived (Vote 384)
2nd reading and referral to committee - TRAN
Consideration in committee
Not reached
Report stage
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached

Senate

First reading
Not reached
Second reading
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 384 — April 29, 2015
Result:
Negatived
2nd reading of Bill C-640, An Act respecting VIA Rail Canada and making consequential amendments to the Canada Transportation Act
Yeas:
122
Nays:
152
Paired:
0
Total:
274

Senate

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Speaker's rulings and statements

House of Commons

Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
January 29, 2015 Sitting 165

Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
February 20, 2015 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 176) Philip Toone (NDP)
February 20, 2015 Response speech(Sitting 176) Jeff Watson (Conservative)
February 20, 2015 Response speech(Sitting 176) David J. McGuinty (Liberal)

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