Government motions

A motion is a proposal a member 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.

The text displayed on this page is the most current version of each motion introduced during the current session of Parliament. Select "Amendment History" to view all proposed amendments to the motion.

Status of Business

État des travaux

1st Session,
42nd Parliament

1re session,
42e législature

[July 19, 2018]

Section 6A

Section 6A

Motions and Resolutions

Motions et résolutions

[6A – Government Motions / 6A – Motions émanant du gouvernement]

[6B – Private Members’ Motions / Motions émanant des députés]

[6C – Special Debates – Débats spéciaux]

Explanatory note:

Motions are listed chronologically by introduction/Tabling date.

Motions preceded by a “§“ were moved without notice.

§        Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte) — That the Speech of Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor to this House be taken into consideration Monday, July 16, 2018.

Moved and carried July 12, 2018.

§        Mr. Downey — Resolution — That an humble Address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor as follows:-

“To the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario:

We, Her Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, now assembled, beg leave to thank Your Honour for the gracious speech Your Honour has been pleased to address to us at the opening of the present Session.”

Moved July 16, 2018. Seconded by Ms. Ghamari. Debated July 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2018. Deferred vote July 19, 2018. Carried on division July 19, 2018.

§        Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte) — That, notwithstanding Standing Order 98(a), the House shall not meet to consider Private Members’ Public Business on Thursday, July 19, 2018.

Moved and carried July 16, 2018.

§        Mr. Smith (Bay of Quinte) — That Rick Nicholls, Member for the Electoral District of Chatham-Kent—Leamington, 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.

Moved and carried July 18, 2018.