C-236 , 43rd Parliament, 2nd session September 23, 2020, to August 15, 2021

An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (evidence-based diversion measures)
Bill type
Private Member’s Bill


Current status
At second reading in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on December 2, 2020 (House of Commons)


End of stage activity
Reinstated from previous session, September 23, 2020
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 2, 2020
Sitting 41
Major speeches
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Consideration in committee
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Report stage
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Third reading
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First reading
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Second reading
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Third reading
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Recorded votes

House of Commons

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
December 2, 2020 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 41) Nathaniel Erskine-Smith (Liberal)
December 2, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 41) John Barlow (Conservative)
December 2, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 41) Rhéal Éloi Fortin (Bloc Québécois)
December 2, 2020 Response speech(Sitting 41) Randall Garrison (NDP)


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