C-7 43rd Parliament, 2nd session September 23, 2020, to August 15, 2021

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
Bill type
House Government Bill
This bill received royal assent on March 17, 2021

Statutes of Canada 2021, c. 2

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, October 5, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 5, 2020
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, October 29, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 9, 2020
Sitting 13
Major speeches
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October 19, 2020
October 21, 2020
October 27, 2020
October 28, 2020
October 29, 2020
Sitting 22
Agreed to (Vote 15)
2nd reading and referral to committee - JUST
End of stage activity
Committee report presented with amendments, November 25, 2020
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
November 3, 2020
Meeting 4
November 5, 2020
Meeting 5
November 10, 2020
Meeting 6
November 12, 2020
Meeting 7
November 17, 2020
Meeting 8
November 19, 2020
Meeting 9
November 23, 2020
Meeting 10
November 24, 2020
Meeting 11
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 25, 2020
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, December 3, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 27, 2020
November 30, 2020
December 2, 2020
December 3, 2020
End of stage activity
Third reading, December 10, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 4, 2020
December 8, 2020
December 9, 2020
December 10, 2020
Sitting 47
Agreed to (Vote 39)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
Committee report on subject matter of bill tabled, December 10, 2020
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
November 23, 2020
Meeting 2
November 24, 2020
Meeting 3
November 25, 2020
Meeting 4
November 26, 2020
Meeting 5
November 27, 2020
Meeting 6
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 5, 2020
Sitting 10
Pre-study of House bill
December 10, 2020
End of stage activity
First reading, December 10, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 10, 2020
End of stage activities
Second reading, December 17, 2020
Referral to committee, December 17, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 14, 2020
Sitting 20
Major speeches
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December 15, 2020
December 16, 2020
Sitting 22
Major speeches
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December 17, 2020
End of stage activities
Committee report on subject matter of bill tabled, February 8, 2021
Committee report presented without amendment, February 8, 2021
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
February 1, 2021
Meeting 10
February 2, 2021
Meeting 11
February 3, 2021
Meeting 12
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 8, 2021
End of stage activity
Third reading, February 17, 2021
Bill passed by the Senate with amendments
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 8, 2021
February 9, 2021
February 10, 2021
February 11, 2021
February 16, 2021
February 17, 2021

Consideration of messages between the Senate and House of Commons

Message date Type Debates (Hansard)
February 17, 2021 Message sent to the House of Commons Sitting 29
February 23, 2021 Consideration of Senate amendments Sitting 64
March 11, 2021 Consideration of Senate amendments Sitting 71
March 11, 2021 Concurrence in the motion respecting Senate amendments Sitting 71
March 11, 2021 Message sent to the Senate Sitting 71
March 15, 2021 Consideration of House of Commons amendments Sitting 30
March 16, 2021 Consideration of House of Commons amendments Sitting 31
March 17, 2021 Consideration of House of Commons amendments Sitting 32
March 17, 2021 Concurrence in House of Commons amendments Sitting 32
March 17, 2021 Message sent to the House of Commons Sitting 32

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 15 — October 29, 2020
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
Yeas:
246
Nays:
78
Paired:
0
Total:
324
Vote 26 — December 3, 2020
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) (report stage amendment)
Yeas:
113
Nays:
204
Paired:
0
Total:
317
Vote 27 — December 3, 2020
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
Yeas:
213
Nays:
103
Paired:
0
Total:
316
Vote 39 — December 10, 2020
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
Yeas:
213
Nays:
106
Paired:
0
Total:
319
Vote 70 — March 11, 2021
Result:
Agreed To
Motion for closure
Yeas:
184
Nays:
148
Paired:
0
Total:
332
Vote 71 — March 11, 2021
Result:
Negatived
Motion respecting Senate amendments to Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying) (amendment)
Yeas:
152
Nays:
179
Paired:
0
Total:
331
Vote 72 — March 11, 2021
Result:
Agreed To
Motion respecting Senate amendments to Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
Yeas:
180
Nays:
149
Paired:
0
Total:
329

Senate

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Speaker's rulings and statements

House of Commons

Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
September 30, 2020 Sitting 6

Senate

Speech date Debates (Hansard)
February 16, 2021 Sitting 28

Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
October 9, 2020 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 13) David Lametti (Liberal)
October 9, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 13) Michael Cooper (Conservative)
October 9, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 13) Luc Thériault (Bloc Québécois)
October 9, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 13) Randall Garrison (NDP)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
December 14, 2020 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 20) Chantal Petitclerc (Independent Senators Group)
December 14, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 20) Claude Carignan (Conservative)
December 14, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 20) Peter Harder (Progressive Senate Group)
December 16, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 22) Donald Neil Plett (Conservative)

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