Date: 2019/06/10 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Parliament, Press Conferences

Bill S-203, Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins, passes! Elizabeth joins colleagues, activists, and organizations at a press conference to discuss what this means for whales and dolphins in Canada, and next steps.   Print this page...

Date: 2019/06/10 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, Democracy, In the News, Issues, News, Parliament, Press Releases

OTTAWA – Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act cleared its final hour of debate at third reading and was passed in the House of Commons today. Bill S-203 was introduced by former Senator Wilfred Moore in December 2015 and then sponsored by Senator Murray Sinclair. After much procedural delay, it ...

Date: 2019/06/10 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, Debate, Democracy, Issues, News, Parliament

Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to speak today during the final hour of debate after several years of work on a bill that is important to the world’s whales. I am particularly honoured to rise this morning because we are at the point that most members in this place appear ready to see ...

Date: 2019/05/10 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, Debate, Democracy, Issues, Parliament, Speeches

I thank those members who are applauding this historic day. I speak for myself and for many Canadians from coast to coast to coast when I say we are very grateful for the assistance of the hon. Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the assistance of the hon. Minister of Environment and Climate Change and ...

Date: 2019/03/27 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, News

Dear Concerned Citizen, I am writing to you today with an urgent request. On April 2nd, Bill S-203, An Act to End the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins, will be examined clause by clause in committee. If we are to have any chance at passing this legislation, the bill needs to get through committee without any ...

Date: 2018/12/14 -- Category/Categories: Bill S-203, Blogs, Private Members Bills

Dear Concerned Citizen, I am writing to you today to draw your attention to an important piece of legislation currently in the House of Commons, Bill S-203, the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act (also known as the Free Willy Bill). This groundbreaking bill has received support from the majority of parties in ...

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