Date: 2012/10/05 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would designate the Friday before Thanksgiving Day in each and every year as “National Local Food Day” to give thanks to those primary producers for the hard work they do all year long. Seconded by Elizabeth May on October 23, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print this page...

Date: 2012/10/01 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would enact an amendment to the Canadian Human Rights Act to add genetic characteristics as a prohibited grounds of discrimination. Seconded by Elizabeth May on October 23, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print this page...

Date: 2012/09/24 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, the bill encourages local governments to open the doors of their facilities on a complementary basis on the first Saturday of June each year. It aims to benefit Canadians by encouraging participation in healthy physical activities. Seconded by Elizabeth May on September 25, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print this page...

Date: 2012/06/21 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May, seconded by the member for Etobicoke North, moved for leave to introduce Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy. She said: Mr. Speaker, it is my great honour to rise today to present this private member’s bill, for which I hope there will be support from all sides of the ...

Date: 2012/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would exclude oil supertankers from the inland waters of Canada’s Pacific north coast, known as Queen Charlotte Sound, Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance. Seconded by Elizabeth May on September 20, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print this page...

Date: 2012/06/19 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May, seconded by the member for Thunder Bay—Superior North, moved for leave to introduce Bill C-436, An Act to develop and provide for the publication of indicators to inform Canadians about the health and well-being of people, communities and ecosystems in Canada. She said: Mr. Speaker, I rise with great pleasure today to introduce ...

Date: 2012/06/13 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would prohibit the planting, cultivation, release, sale and importation of organisms incorporating, or altered by, variety-genetic use restriction technologies, also called “Terminator technologies”, that have the result of preventing the reproductive viability and survival of the organisms (e.g., plants) or their offspring (e.g., seeds). Seconded by Elizabeth May on September 20, 2012 Click ...

Date: 2012/04/05 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Elizabeth May, seconded by the member for Richmond—Arthabaska, moved for leave to introduce Bill C-417, An Act to amend the Fish Inspection Act and the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act (importation and labelling of shark). She said: Mr. Speaker, today is my first opportunity to present a private member’s bill in the House. This one ...

Date: 2012/04/03 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would amend the Criminal Code by expanding the scope of animal cruelty offences and recognize that animals are sentient beings. Seconded by Elizabeth May on September 20, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print this page...

Date: 2012/04/03 -- Category/Categories: Private Members Bills

Essentially, this bill would amend the Criminal Code to allow the court, in exceptional circumstances, to impose a punishment that is less than the prescribed minimum punishment. Seconded by Elizabeth May on September 20, 2012 Click here for the full document. Print this page...

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