S-201 , 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Regulation Adapting the Canada Elections Act for the Purposes of a Referendum (voting age)
Bill type
Senate Public Bill


Current status
At second reading in the Senate
Latest activity
Debate at second reading on April 27, 2023 (Senate)


End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, November 24, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 24, 2021
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 10, 2022
Sitting 17
Major speeches
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May 3, 2022
May 10, 2022
May 17, 2022
Sitting 44
Major speeches
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March 22, 2023
April 27, 2023
Third reading
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House of Commons

First reading
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Second reading
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Consideration in committee
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Report stage
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Third reading
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Major speeches at second reading


Speech date Speech Senator
February 10, 2022 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 17) Marilou McPhedran (Non-affiliated)
May 17, 2022 Response speech(Sitting 44) Donald Neil Plett (Conservative)


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