C-70 42nd Parliament, 1st session December 3, 2015, to September 11, 2019

An Act to give effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada, to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts
Bill type
House Government Bill
This bill received royal assent on March 29, 2018

Statutes of Canada 2018, c. 4

Progress

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Introduction and first reading, February 14, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 14, 2018
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, February 15, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 15, 2018
Sitting 265
Agreed to (Journals 265)
2nd reading and referral to committee - WHOL
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, February 15, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 15, 2018
End of stage activity
Third reading, February 15, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 15, 2018
Sitting 265
Agreed to (Journals 265)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, February 26, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 26, 2018
End of stage activities
Second reading, March 1, 2018
Referral to committee, March 1, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 1, 2018
Sitting 186
Major speeches
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End of stage activity
Committee report presented, March 27, 2018
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
March 27, 2018
Meeting 78
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 27, 2018
End of stage activity
Third reading, March 27, 2018
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 27, 2018

Details

Recorded votes

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Speaker's rulings and statements

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Major speeches at second reading

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
March 1, 2018 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 186) Kim Pate (Independent Senators Group)
March 1, 2018 Response speech(Sitting 186) Dennis Glen Patterson (Conservative)

About

Legislative summary

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On 14 February 2018, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs introduced Bill C-70, An Act to give effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada, to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-70 gives effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada. It amends the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act to reduce the administrative burden related to the internal governance of the Naskapi, to ensure that the Act no longer applies to the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and to make changes to certain aspects of the mandate of the Cree-Naskapi Commission to take into account the Agreement. It also makes related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

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