C-18 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act respecting online communications platforms that make news content available to persons in Canada
Short title: Online News Act
Bill type
House Government Bill

Summary

Current status
At second reading in the Senate
Latest activity
First reading on December 14, 2022 (Senate)

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, April 5, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
April 5, 2022
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, May 31, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 13, 2022
Sitting 71
Major speeches
Show major speeches at second reading
May 30, 2022
May 31, 2022
Sitting 78
Agreed to (Vote 112)
2nd reading and referral to committee - CHPC
End of stage activity
Committee report presented with amendments, December 9, 2022
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
September 23, 2022
Meeting 43
September 27, 2022
Meeting 44
October 18, 2022
Meeting 47
October 21, 2022
Meeting 48
October 28, 2022
Meeting 50
November 1, 2022
Meeting 51
November 4, 2022
Meeting 52
November 18, 2022
Meeting 54
November 22, 2022
Meeting 55
November 25, 2022
Meeting 56
November 29, 2022
Meeting 57
December 2, 2022
Meeting 58
December 6, 2022
Meeting 59
December 9, 2022
Meeting 60
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 9, 2022
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, December 13, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2022
End of stage activity
Third reading, December 14, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2022
December 14, 2022
Sitting 148
Agreed to (Vote 244)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, December 14, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 14, 2022
Second reading
No activity
Third reading
Not reached

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 111 — May 31, 2022
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-18, An Act respecting online communications platforms that make news content available to persons in Canada (amendment)
Yeas:
117
Nays:
206
Paired:
0
Total:
323
Vote 112 — May 31, 2022
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-18, An Act respecting online communications platforms that make news content available to persons in Canada
Yeas:
207
Nays:
116
Paired:
0
Total:
323
Vote 244 — December 14, 2022
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-18, An Act respecting online communications platforms that make news content available to persons in Canada
Yeas:
213
Nays:
114
Paired:
0
Total:
327

Senate

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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
May 13, 2022 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 71) Chris Bittle (Liberal)
May 13, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 71) John Nater (Conservative)
May 13, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 71) Sébastien Lemire (Bloc Québécois)
May 13, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 71) Alexandre Boulerice (NDP)

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