C-8 43rd Parliament, 2nd session September 23, 2020, to August 15, 2021

An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94)
This bill received royal assent on June 21, 2021

Statutes of Canada 2021, c. 13

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, October 22, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 22, 2020
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, December 10, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 2, 2020
Sitting 24
Major speeches
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November 23, 2020
December 10, 2020
Sitting 47
Agreed to (Vote 40)
2nd reading and referral to committee - INAN
End of stage activity
Committee report presented without an amendment, February 5, 2021
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
January 28, 2021
Meeting 14
February 2, 2021
Meeting 15
February 4, 2021
Meeting 16
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 5, 2021
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, June 1, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 1, 2021
End of stage activity
Third reading, June 3, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 3, 2021
Sitting 110
Agreed to (Journals 110)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, June 3, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 3, 2021
End of stage activity
Second reading, June 8, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 8, 2021
Sitting 46
Major speeches
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End of stage activity
Third reading, June 10, 2021
Bill passed by the Senate without amendment
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
June 10, 2021

Notes

The Senate adopted the following motion on June 8, 2021:

That, notwithstanding any provisions of the Rules, usual practice or previous order, when the Senate sits on Thursday, June 10, 2021:

1. the Senate resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole at the start of Orders of the Day to consider the subject matter of Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94), as well as other matters related to the responsibilities of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, with any proceedings then before the Senate being interrupted until the end of Committee of the Whole, which shall last a maximum of 95 minutes;

2. the Committee of the Whole on the subject matter of Bill C-8 and other matters receive the Honourable Marco Mendicino, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, accompanied by at most four officials;

3. the witness’s introductory remarks last a maximum total of five minutes; and

4. if a senator does not use the entire period of 10 minutes for debate provided under rule 12-32(3)(d), including the responses of the witnesses, that senator may yield the balance of time to another senator.

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 40 — December 10, 2020
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's call to action number 94)
Yeas:
288
Nays:
28
Paired:
0
Total:
316

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
November 2, 2020 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 24) Marco Mendicino (Liberal)
November 2, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 24) Raquel Dancho (Conservative)
November 2, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 24) Christine Normandin (Bloc Québécois)
November 2, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 24) Eric Melillo (Conservative)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
June 8, 2021 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 46) Margaret Dawn Anderson (Progressive Senate Group)
June 8, 2021 Response speech(Sitting 46) Ratna Omidvar (Independent Senators Group)

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