C-210 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age)
Short title: Right to Vote at 16 Act
Bill type
Private Member’s Bill


Current status
At second reading in the House of Commons
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on May 4, 2022 (House of Commons)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, December 13, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 13, 2021
Placed on the order of precedence on February 9, 2022
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
May 4, 2022
Sitting 64
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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Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
May 4, 2022 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 64) Taylor Bachrach (NDP)
May 4, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 64) Kevin Lamoureux (Liberal)
May 4, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 64) Tom Kmiec (Conservative)
May 4, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 64) Alain Therrien (Bloc Québécois)


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