C-55 39th Parliament, 2nd session October 16, 2007, to September 7, 2008

An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Republic of Iceland, the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Kingdom of Norway and the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Swiss Confederation
Short title: Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Bill type
House Government Bill

Summary

Current status
At consideration in committee in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Second reading and referral to committee on May 28, 2008 (House of Commons)

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, May 5, 2008
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 5, 2008
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, May 28, 2008
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 9, 2008
Sitting 92
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
May 27, 2008
May 28, 2008
Sitting 100
Agreed to (Vote 116)
2nd reading and referral to committee - CIIT
Report stage
Not reached
Third reading
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Senate

First reading
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Second reading
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Third reading
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Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 116 — May 28, 2008
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-55, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Republic of Iceland, the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Kingdom of Norway and the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Swiss Confederation
Yeas:
200
Nays:
21
Paired:
14
Total:
235

Senate

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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
May 9, 2008 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 92) David Emerson (Conservative)
May 9, 2008 Response speech(Sitting 92) Navdeep Bains (Liberal)
May 9, 2008 Response speech(Sitting 92) Paul Crête (Bloc Québécois)
May 9, 2008 Response speech(Sitting 92) Alexa McDonough (NDP)

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