Debates and Progress

First Reading

November 24, 2008
Minister's Statement and Mrs. Munro and Mr. Kormos and Ms. Horwath


Second Reading

February 19, 2009
Principle Debaters:
Hon. Christopher Bentley, Mrs. Christine Elliott

Questions and Comments:
Mr. Peter Kormos, Mr. Jeff Leal, Mr. Ted Chudleigh, Mrs. Maria Van Bommel, Ms. Lisa MacLeod, Mr. Dave Levac

February 23, 2009
Principle Debaters:
Ms. Cheri DiNovo, Mr. Bob Delaney, Hon. Monique M. Smith, Ms. Laurel C. Broten, Mr. Khalil Ramal, Hon. Madeleine Meilleur

Questions and Comments:
Mr. Peter Kormos, Hon. Christopher Bentley, Mrs. Christine Elliott, Mr. Norman W. Sterling, Mr. Shafiq Qaadri, Mr. Mike Colle, Mr. Garfield Dunlop, Mr. Norm Miller, Ms. Sylvia Jones, Mr. Jeff Leal, Mr. Pat Hoy

February 25, 2009
Principal Debaters:
Mr. John O'Toole

Questions and Comments:
Mme France Gélinas, Mr. Paul Miller

Declared carried. Referred to the Standing Committee on Social Policy.


Standing Committee on Social Policy
March 23, 2009
March 24, 2009
March 30, 2009
April 6, 2009

April 7, 2009
Reported to the House as amended. Ordered for third reading.

Third Reading

May 6, 2009
Principal Debaters:
Hon. Christopher Bentley, Mr. David Zimmer, Mr. Peter Kormos, Mr. Garfield Dunlop

Questions and Comments:
Mr. John O'Toole, Mr. Shafiq Qaadri, Mr. Khalil Ramal, Mr. Peter Tabuns, Hon. Monique M. Smith

May 7, 2009
Principal Debeters:
Mrs. Joyce Savoline, Mr. Peter Tabuns

Questions and Comments:
Mr. David Zimmer, Mme France Gélinas

Vote deferred.

May 7, 2009
Carried on division.

Royal Assent

Thursday, May 14, 2009