Government motions

42nd Parliament, 2nd Session

A motion is a proposal an MPP makes that requires a decision from the House. The House may discuss the motion before it makes a decision. The House can agree to the motion, disagree to the motion, or amend the motion.

Here you will find the current version, stages, and outcome of motions proposed by ministers during the current session of Parliament.

 

Motion 6 Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)

That the House take note of the Report on Ontario’s Third Declared Provincial Emergency from April 7, 2021 to June 2, 2021.

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Motion 5 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That a change be made to the Order of Precedence on the ballot list drawn on September 27, 2021 such that Mr. Walker assumes ballot item number 7 and that Mr. Wilson assumes ballot item number 68.

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Motion 4 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That, pursuant to Standing Order 50 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 5, An Act respecting York Region Wastewater, when Bill 5 is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill, without further debate or amendment, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill with 25 minutes apportioned to the Government, 25 minutes to the Official Opposition, and 10 minutes to the Independent Members as a group. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and That, notwithstanding Standing Order 30(a), any division on the motions for Second or Third Reading of the Bill arising during afternoon Orders of the Day shall not be deferred.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 18, 2021Michael Parsamoved-
motionOctober 18, 2021-debated-
motionOctober 18, 2021-question putvote deferred
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Moved without notice Ms. Khanjin (Barrie—Innisfil)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 101(e), the notice requirements for ballot items 1 through 9 be waived; and That notwithstanding Standing Order 101(a), the House shall not meet to consider Private Members’ Public Business on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Wednesday, October 6, 2021, and Thursday, October 7, 2021; and That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Mr. Fraser assumes Ballot Item number 2; Mr. Wilson assumes Ballot Item number 7.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 5, 2021Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionOctober 5, 2021-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Khanjin (Barrie—Innisfil)

That Government Notice of Motion 2 shall immediately be called, and the Speaker shall immediately put the question on the motion without debate or amendment.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 5, 2021Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionOctober 5, 2021-votecarried
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Motion 3 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That Standing Orders 45(b)(v) and 45(e) be deleted and replaced with the following: S.O. 45(b)(v) shall be limited to 2 hours on any day that the Afternoon Routine is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. S.O. 45(e) After 2 hours of debate on an Opposition Day held on a day that the Afternoon Routine is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m., or at 5:50 p.m. on an Opposition Day held on a day that the Afternoon Routine is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m., the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and put the question without further debate. If a recorded vote is requested, the division bells shall be limited to 10 minutes. Such vote may not be deferred.

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Motion 2 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Order of the House dated July 18, 2018 be rescinded, and that Bill Walker, Member for the Electoral District of Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, be appointed Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; That Lisa Gretzky, Member for the Electoral District of Windsor West, be appointed First Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; That Percy Hatfield, Member for the Electoral District of Windsor—Tecumseh, be appointed Second Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House; and That Jennifer French, Member for the Electoral District of Oshawa, be appointed Third Deputy Chair of the Committee of the Whole House.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 5, 2021Andrea Khanjinmoved-
motionOctober 5, 2021-question put-
motionOctober 5, 2021-votecarried
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Motion 1 Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Select Committee on Emergency Management Oversight be reappointed with the same mandate and membership that existed prior to the prorogation of the 1st Session of the 42nd Parliament, and that it resume its business at the same stage of progress as at prorogation.

Amendment history
TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 5, 2021Sylvia Jonesmoved-
motionOctober 5, 2021-debated-
amendmentOctober 5, 2021John Frasermoved-
amendmentOctober 5, 2021-debated-
amendmentOctober 7, 2021-debated-
amendmentOctober 7, 2021Goldie Ghamarimoved closure-
amendmentOctober 7, 2021-closurecarried on division
motionOctober 7, 2021-question put-
motionOctober 7, 2021-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Calandra (Markham—Stouffville)

That the Speech of Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor to this House be taken into consideration Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 4, 2021Paul Calandramoved-
motionOctober 4, 2021-votecarried
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