C-13 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts
Short title: An Act for the Substantive Equality of Canada's Official Languages
Bill type
House Government Bill

Summary

Current status
At consideration in committee in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Committee report on subject matter of bill tabled on November 17, 2022 (Senate)

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, March 1, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
March 1, 2022
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, May 30, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
April 1, 2022
Sitting 51
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
April 6, 2022
May 12, 2022
May 20, 2022
May 30, 2022
Sitting 77
Agreed to (Vote 108)
2nd reading and referral to committee - LANG
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
June 6, 2022
Meeting 25
June 8, 2022
Meeting 26
June 20, 2022
Meeting 28
September 22, 2022
Meeting 30
September 27, 2022
Meeting 31
October 4, 2022
Meeting 32
October 6, 2022
Meeting 33
October 18, 2022
Meeting 34
October 20, 2022
Meeting 35
October 25, 2022
Meeting 36
October 27, 2022
Meeting 37
Report stage
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 31, 2022
Sitting 47
Pre-study of House bill
End of stage activity
Committee report on subject matter of bill tabled, November 17, 2022
Committee meetings
Meeting date Details
June 13, 2022
Meeting 11
June 16, 2022
Meeting 12
June 20, 2022
Meeting 13
September 26, 2022
Meeting 14
October 3, 2022
Meeting 15
October 17, 2022
Meeting 16
October 24, 2022
Meeting 17
October 31, 2022
Meeting 18
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 17, 2022
Consideration in committee
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 102 — May 20, 2022
Result:
Agreed To
Time allocation for Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts
Yeas:
168
Nays:
131
Paired:
0
Total:
299
Vote 106 — May 30, 2022
Result:
Negatived
2nd reading of Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (subamendment)
Yeas:
29
Nays:
288
Paired:
0
Total:
317
Vote 107 — May 30, 2022
Result:
Negatived
2nd reading of Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (amendment)
Yeas:
29
Nays:
289
Paired:
0
Total:
318
Vote 108 — May 30, 2022
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts
Yeas:
289
Nays:
29
Paired:
0
Total:
318

Senate

To view the complete list of standing votes that have taken place in the Senate, please refer to the Votes page of the Senate of Canada website.

Speaker's rulings and statements

There are currently no Speaker's rulings and statements.

Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
April 1, 2022 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 51) Ginette Petitpas Taylor (Liberal)
April 1, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 51) Joël Godin (Conservative)
April 1, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 51) Mario Beaulieu (Bloc Québécois)
April 1, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 51) Niki Ashton (NDP)

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