Private members' motions

42nd Parliament, 1st 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 opposition or backbench MPPs during the current session of Parliament.

 

Motion 69 Ms. Andrew (Toronto—St. Paul's)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Ford Government should fully reverse its 50% funding cut to the Ontario Library Service-North and Southern Ontario Library Services so that libraries can maintain the current level of service provided to families, children, seniors and vulnerable populations such as newcomers and under- and unemployed people.

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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be authorized to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) in Nashville, Tennessee from August 4 to 8, 2019; and That the Standing Committee on Public Accounts be authorized to attend the 2019 Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees (CCPAC) in Niagara-on-the-Lake from August 18 to 20, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 16, 2019Stephen Leccemoved-
motionMay 16, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 68 Mr. Harden (Ottawa Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should release a plan of action on accessibility in response to David Onley's review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act that includes, but is not limited to, a commitment to implement new standards for the built environment, stronger enforcement of the Act, accessibility training for design professionals, and an assurance that public money is never again used to create new accessibility barriers.

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Motion 67 Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should immediately start the implementation of the ten recommendations from the Report of the Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illnesses Task Force, as posted on the Government website in April 2018.

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Moved without notice Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe)

That the Late Show standing in the name of the Member for Essex (Mr. Natyshak) be rescheduled to Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 14, 2019Teresa Armstrongmoved-
motionMay 14, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Coe (Whitby)

That the Member for Kitchener—Conestoga (Mr. Harris) be allowed to speak a second time on debate on the amendment to Government Notice of Motion Number 61.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 14, 2019Lorne Coemoved-
motionMay 14, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 43(a)(iii), the Member for Guelph (Mr. Schreiner) shall be permitted to speak for up to five minutes during the time allotted for the Opposition Day scheduled for May 13, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 13, 2019Mike Schreinermoved-
motionMay 13, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 43(a)(iii), the Member for Ottawa—Vanier (Mme Des Rosiers) shall be permitted to speak for up to five minutes during the time allotted for the Opposition Day scheduled for May 13, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 13, 2019Nathalie Des Rosiersmoved-
motionMay 13, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 66 Mr. Bisson (Timmins)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 108, An Act to amend various statutes with respect to housing, other development and various other matters, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House outlining the rationale for reducing municipal jurisdiction over planning while expanding the Minister’s powers to unilaterally resolve disputes.”

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Motion 65 Mr. Bisson (Timmins)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 107, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act and various other statutes in respect of transportation-related matters, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House explaining the rationale used to arrive at a framework for the upload of rapid transit projects in the absence of final recommendations from the Province of Ontario–City of Toronto Realignment of Transit Responsibilities Review.”

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Motion 64 Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 108, An Act to amend various statutes with respect to housing, other development and various other matters be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore with the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred to the Government with instructions to incorporate the results of consultations with the public on the Endangered Species Act, and to incorporate feedback from experts and planners on the best way to increase housing supply without opening up greenspace or farmland for development.”

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Moved without notice Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 98(a)(iv), Independent Members shall be permitted to share time during consideration of Private Members’ Public Business on May 2, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMay 2, 2019Nathalie Des Rosiersmoved-
motionMay 2, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 63 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, Standing Order 69(a) should be amended to read: “Private Members’ Public Bills may be co-sponsored by up to four members of the House. It shall be the responsibility of the co-sponsors to select which among them will move the motion for Introduction and First Reading of the Bill. Any of the co-sponsors shall be entitled to move the motions for Second or Third Reading of the Bill. The names of the co-sponsors shall be indicated on the introduction copy of the Bill and shall thereafter be printed on the face of the Bill.”

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Motion 62 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Orders of the House pertaining to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bill should be amended to include that the Committee shall review regulations to ensure that the regulation does not make any unusual or unexpected delegation of power.

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Motion 61 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Orders of the House should be amended such that any Member is permitted during Introduction of Bills to table a motion requesting a review and debate upon the merits of any regulation filed with the Registrar of Regulations; and that, if this motion is passed, the Government ensure the motion is debated within that Session of Parliament and allow up to two hours of debate.

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Motion 60 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, Standing Order 28(d) should be amended to remove the sentence “An abstention shall not be entered in the Votes and Proceedings or the Journals” and Standing Order 28(e) should be amended to read “The names of the members voting on each side of the question and members abstaining from the question shall be entered in the Votes and Proceedings and the Journals, except on dilatory motions when the number only shall be entered.”

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Motion 59 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, Standing Order 43(b)(vi) should be repealed.

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Motion 58 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Orders and the practices of the House should require that the Assembly not be adjourned earlier than 6:00 p.m., except by unanimous consent, if there are Private Members’ motions on the Order and Notices Paper that have not been debated and that those motions will be debated in the chronological order of their introduction. Debate should rotate between all parties starting with the Official Opposition; should a party not have a motion in the queue or a mover of a motion is not present at the time of debate, that party’s slot is lost in that round.

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Motion 57 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Orders and practices of this House should be changed to allow for the co-sponsorship of motions by up to four members of the House.

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Motion 56 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Orders and practices of this House should be changed to require night sittings in the last two weeks of every session reserved for Private Members’ Public Bills which await Third Reading and that their Third Reading be compelled in those reserved times.

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Motion 55 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Orders and the practices of the House should be modified so that all motions and resolutions presented to the Legislative Assembly be read aloud at the time of their tabling and be included in Routine Proceedings in the time allotted for “Motions”.

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Motion 54 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly should be instructed to (a) consider changes to the Standing Orders which would compel the Speaker to call at least one backbench motion to be called for debate each month; (b) study the practices of other Westminster-style Parliaments with regards to backbench motions being called before the House, especially the practices that Speaker Bercow of the British House of Commons has implemented with regards to Early Day Motions; (c) propose any necessary modifications to the Standing Orders and the practices of the House; and (d) report its findings to the House no later than six months following the adoption of this Order.

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Motion 53 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly should be instructed to (a) study the cost and feasibility of streaming every committee room with simultaneous interpretation and multiple camera angles, as the Amethyst Committee room is; (b) propose any necessary modifications to the Standing Orders and the practices of the House; (c) report its findings to the House no later than six months following the adoption of this Order; and (d) in the time before these recommendations are enacted, the Legislative Assembly make available streaming of all committee rooms even if they are only streamed in one language or presented in a static wide-angle shot.

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Motion 52 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly should be instructed to (a) consider the removal of the Government’s monopoly on calling Bills for Third Reading; (b) propose any necessary modifications to the Standing Orders and the practices of the House; and (c) report its findings to the House no later than six months following the adoption of this Order.

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Motion 51 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, Standing Committees of this House should be compelled and required to hear all Bills ordered to them for review.

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Motion 50 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, to ensure that Lyme disease and Chronic Lyme disease are diagnosed and treated with more effectiveness, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care should examine the diagnosis regimen of jurisdictions that are experiencing a higher success rate for diagnoses.

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Motion 49 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the College of Physicians should recognize the impact of Chronic Lyme disease on people in Ontario and free physicians to use their best judgment in treating patients with Chronic Lyme disease, including the prescribing of a regimen of antibiotic treatment beyond the current recommended guidelines without fear of reprimand.

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Motion 48 Mr. Hillier (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms should be amended to enshrine property rights for Ontarians, as follows: (1) The following section is inserted after section 7: 7.1(1) In Ontario, everyone has the right not to be deprived, by any Act of the Legislative Assembly or by any action taken under authority of an Act of the Legislative Assembly, of the title, use, or enjoyment of real property or of any right attached to real property, or of any improvement made to or upon real property, unless made whole by means of full, just and timely financial compensation, and that this section refers to any Act of the Legislative Assembly made before or after the coming into force of this section. (2) This amendment may be cited as the Constitution Amendment, 2012 (No Expropriation in Ontario without Compensation), and reference to the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982, shall be deemed to include a reference to the Constitution Amendment, 2012 (No Expropriation in Ontario without Compensation).

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Motion 47 Ms. Shaw (Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 100, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House outlining which Canadian jurisdictions have implemented changes to Crown liability similar to those found in Schedule 17 of the Bill.”

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Moved without notice Mr. Bisson (Timmins)

That the late show standing in the name of the Member for Sudbury (Mr. West) be rescheduled to Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 16, 2019Gilles Bissonmoved-
motionApril 16, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 46 Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Provincial Government should match municipalities' funding contribution to operating and maintaining municipal transit systems across Ontario and funding should not be used to replace or reduce municipal contributions to transit.

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Moved without notice Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Gravelle replaces Mr. Fraser; and On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Mr. Fraser replaces Mr. Gravelle.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 3, 2019John Frasermoved-
motionApril 3, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 45 Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should empower the Opioid Emergency Task Force to re-evaluate the current policy to limit the number of OPS/CPS sites to 21, make recommendations for specific additional funding and resources in instances where there is an identified shortfall and declare a public health emergency in relation to the opioid overdose crisis.

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Motion 44 Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should take immediate action, informed by the Office of the Chief Coroner's Inquest into the death of Bradley Chapman, to address the growing poisonous drug and opioid overdose crisis through the development of a comprehensive provincial strategy that incorporates but is not limited to: the assignment of a provincial coordinator within the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; the approval and funding of all existing overdose prevention sites and Supervised Consumption Sites (OPS/SPS); and the resumption of regular meetings of the Opioid Emergency Task Force.

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Motion 43 Mr. Kernaghan (London North Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should immediately provide Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre with the $607,408 necessary to maintain its current level of family resource and residential/respite programs provided to London area families.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 18, 2019Terence Kernaghanmoved-
motionApril 18, 2019-debated-
motionApril 18, 2019-votelost on division
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Moved without notice Ms. Hunter (Scarborough—Guildwood)

That the Member for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ms. Hunter) assumes the place of the Member for Don Valley West (Ms. Wynne) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Members’ Statements.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 21, 2019Mitzie Huntermoved-
motionMarch 21, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That the late show standing in the name of the Member for Ottawa South (Mr. Fraser) be rescheduled for Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 20, 2019John Frasermoved-
motionMarch 20, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 42 Ms. Lindo (Kitchener Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should, before June 6, 2019, provide a firm funding commitment and a clear timeline for the delivery of frequent, two-way, all-day electrified GO rail service along the full length of the vital Kitchener GO corridor.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionApril 4, 2019Laura Mae Lindomoved-
motionApril 4, 2019-debated-
motionApril 4, 2019-votelost on division
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Motion 41 Mr. Crawford (Oakville)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should promote organ and tissue donation and transplantation and should consider including this as a component of the Ontario Secondary School curriculum; to heighten awareness, knowledge and empathetic understanding of organ tissue donation and transplantation, and to equip young people to make an informed decision, engage discussion on social issues and responsible citizenship, and ultimately increase the number of donors.

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Moved without notice Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That, notwithstanding the Order of the House dated March 5, 2019 relating to allocation of time on Bill 66, An Act to restore Ontario’s competitiveness by amending or repealing certain Acts, the Independent Green Party member of the Committee be permitted to ask questions of the witnesses during any portion of the 14 minutes that is not used by either recognized party.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 18, 2019Mike Schreinermoved-
motionMarch 18, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That the Member for Ottawa—South (Mr. Fraser) assumes the place of the Member for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston (Mr. Hillier) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 7, 2019John Frasermoved-
motionMarch 7, 2019-votecarried
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Motion 40 Mr. Glover (Spadina—Fort York)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government should make it easier for low and middle income students to access higher education and relieve their debt loads by converting all future OSAP loans into grants, and ending the practice of the Provincial Government charging interest on existing student debt.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 28, 2019Chris Glovermoved-
motionMarch 28, 2019-debated-
motionMarch 28, 2019-votelost on division
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Motion 39 Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Ontario Government should direct Metrolinx to fully reinstate GO bus service to the York University Keele Campus, and work with York Region Transit to fully reinstate bus service to the York University Keele Campus, at no additional cost to students and workers.

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Motion 38 Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt)

That in the opinion of this House all materials and legal documents produced in the Ontario Legislative Assembly in the French language should be written with an “inclusive writing” style which eliminates the focus on the male gender and use gender neutral language (langage épicène).

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Motion 37 Mr. Bisson (Timmins)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 74, An Act concerning the provision of health care, continuing Ontario Health and making consequential and related amendments and repeals, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House outlining the impact that the proposed changes will have on the public administration and public delivery of health care services.”

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Motion 36 Mr. Bisson (Timmins)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 68, An Act with respect to community safety and policing, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House on the consultation data used to substantiate the proposed changes and outline how the Tulloch Report informed the drafting of the Bill.”

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Moved without notice Mr. Bisson (Timmins)

That the late show standing in the name of the Member from Kiiwetinoong (Mr. Mamakwa) be rescheduled to Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 21, 2019-debated-
motionFebruary 21, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That the Member for Guelph (Mr. Schreiner) assumes the place of the Member for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell (Mlle Simard) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 21, 2019Mike Schreinermoved-
motionFebruary 21, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Rasheed replaces Mr. Cho (Willowdale); and On the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Mr. Crawford replaces Mr. Hillier.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 20, 2019Stephen Leccemoved-
motionFebruary 20, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That the Member for Ottawa South (Mr. Fraser) assumes the place of the Member for Don Valley West (Ms. Wynne) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 19, 2019John Frasermoved-
motionFebruary 19, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Coe (Whitby)

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 47 and 48 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 19, 2019Lorne Coemoved-
motionFebruary 19, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That the Member for Ottawa—South (Mr. Fraser) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 19, 2018John Frasermoved-
motionDecember 19, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Downey (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte)

That notwithstanding Standing Order 98(a), the House shall not meet to consider Private Members’ Public Business on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 19, 2018Doug Downeymoved-
motionDecember 19, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 35 Ms. Fife (Waterloo)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 66, An Act to restore Ontario’s competitiveness by amending or repealing certain Acts, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House on the consultation data used to substantiate the proposed repeal of regulations for unlicensed child care, the proposed repeal of the Toxics Reduction Act and the Bill’s proposed exemptions from current source water protections and currently established Greenbelt protection provisions.”

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Moved without notice Mme Lalonde (Orléans)

That the Member for Orléans (Mme Lalonde) assumes the place of the Member for Don Valley West (Ms. Wynne) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Members’ Statements.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 18, 2018Marie-France Lalondemoved-
motionDecember 18, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 34 Ms. Skelly (Flamborough—Glanbrook)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should implement a province-wide industry stewardship plan promoting a no cost program that encourages unwanted clothing and textiles be donated to local charitable and non-profit organizations instead of sending these items to landfills.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionMarch 7, 2019Donna Skellymoved-
motionMarch 7, 2019-debated-
motionMarch 7, 2019-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Lalonde (Orléans)

That the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) assumes the place of the Member for Don Valley West (Ms. Wynne) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2018Marie-France Lalondemoved-
motionDecember 5, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That in the event of, and notwithstanding the completion of today’s business before 6:00 p.m., the late show standing in the name of the Member for Guelph (Mr. Schreiner) shall be conducted, after which the Speaker shall adjourn the House.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 5, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionDecember 5, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the following change be made to membership of the following Committee: On the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Coe replaces Mlle Simard.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 4, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionDecember 4, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That the late show standing in the name of the Member for Guelph (Mr. Schreiner) be rescheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 4, 2018Mike Schreinermoved-
motionDecember 4, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Hunter (Scarborough—Guildwood)

That the Member for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ms. Hunter) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 4, 2018Mitzie Huntermoved-
motionDecember 4, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 33 Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt)

That, in the opinion of this House, the government should: involve people living with HIV in all decisions made across government that relate to the health, well-being, and dignity of people living with and affected by HIV; encourage people living with HIV to start and stay on treatment; and dismantle HIV stigma on the community, clinical, and personal levels by adopting the Ontario Accord and endorsing the Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) campaign.

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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That sign-language interpreters may be present on the floor of the Chamber today to interpret Statements by the Ministry and Responses.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 3, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionDecember 3, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That the Member for Ottawa—Vanier (Mme Des Rosiers) assumes the place of the Member for Don Valley East (Mr. Coteau) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 3, 2018Nathalie Des Rosiersmoved-
motionDecember 3, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 32 Mr. Arthur (Kingston and the Islands)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government should end mandatory time-of-use pricing for residents, farmers and small business electricity consumers, and develop a fairer price structure that meets conservation goals while not punishing people for having farms, businesses and families.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 21, 2019Ian Arthurmoved-
motionFebruary 21, 2019-debated-
motionFebruary 21, 2019-votelost on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet for up to 14 days during the winter adjournment.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 28, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionNovember 28, 2018-debated-
motionNovember 28, 2018-votecarried on division
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the following changes be made to membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Mr. Coe and Mr. Calandra replace Mr. Barrett and Mr. Harris; and On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mr. Barrett replaces Mrs. Wai; and On the Standing Committee on General Government, Mrs. Wai replaces Mr. Coe.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 28, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionNovember 28, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 31 Mr. Gates (Niagara Falls)

That, in the opinion of this House, the government should enhance front-line mental health services in the Niagara region by funding three 24/7 mental health and addictions drop-in centres in Niagara Falls, Welland and St. Catharines to provide early intervention, resources, support for caregivers, and crisis services for those struggling with mental health and addictions issues.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionDecember 6, 2018Wayne Gatesmoved-
motionDecember 6, 2018-debated-
motionDecember 6, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 30 Mr. Hassan (York South—Weston)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should create 27,000 new, paid work opportunities for students, recent graduates and unemployed youth in the public and private sector and the skilled trades so they can move into the workforce with real world experience and a path to full-time employment.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionFebruary 28, 2019Faisal Hassanmoved-
motionFebruary 28, 2019-debated-
motionFebruary 28, 2019-votecarried on division
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Motion 29 Ms. Shaw (Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 57, An Act to enact, amend and repeal various statutes, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House outlining the rationale used to substantiate the elimination of the non-partisan and independent offices of the Environmental Commissioner, French Language Services Commissioner and the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth.”

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Moved without notice Ms. Wynne (Don Valley West)

That the Member for Don Valley West (Ms. Wynne) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Members’ Statements.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 20, 2018Kathleen O. Wynnemoved-
motionNovember 20, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Lalonde (Orléans)

That the Member for Orléans (Mme Lalonde) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 20, 2018Marie-France Lalondemoved-
motionNovember 20, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park)

That, the Member for Parkdale—High Park (Ms. Karpoche) be permitted to make a second “Members’ Statement”.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 31, 2018Bhutila Karpochemoved-
motionOctober 31, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Oosterhoff (Niagara West)

That, the Member for Niagara West (Mr. Oosterhoff) be permitted to make a second “Members’ Statement”.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 31, 2018Sam Oosterhoffmoved-
motionOctober 31, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 28 Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should act immediately to create a climate change plan that meets Ontario’s portion of Canada’s obligations under the Paris Agreement, and maximizes the province’s opportunities in the $26 trillion global clean economy.

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Moved without notice Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That the Member for Ottawa—South (Mr. Fraser) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 29, 2018John Frasermoved-
motionOctober 29, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 27 Ms. Fife (Waterloo)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 47, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 and make complementary amendments to other Acts, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House on its consultations regarding the economic impact of existing personal leave provisions, including sick leave, family responsibility leave and bereavement leave, that are being repealed by the Bill.”

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Motion 26 Miss Surma (Etobicoke Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should recognize the success of the International Languages Program provided by the Toronto Catholic District School Board, and upon the completion of this transition funding period, the Toronto Catholic District School Board should find mechanisms so that they can permanently support the study of international languages in the primary division in schools under its jurisdiction.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 22, 2018Kinga Surmamoved-
motionNovember 22, 2018-debated-
motionNovember 22, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That the Member for Ottawa—Vanier (Mme Des Rosiers) be permitted to share time with the Member for Don Valley West (Ms. Wynne) during debate on the motion for Second Reading of Bill 34, An Act to repeal the Green Energy Act, 2009 and to amend the Electricity Act, 1998, the Environmental Protection Act, the Planning Act and various other statutes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 22, 2018Nathalie Des Rosiersmoved-
motionOctober 22, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 98(c), a change be made to the order of precedence for Private Members’ Public Business, such that Mme Des Rosiers assumes ballot item number 34, and Mr. Schreiner assumes ballot item number 51.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 22, 2018Mike Schreinermoved-
motionOctober 22, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the President of the Treasury Board be allowed to speak a second time for debate on Government Notice of Motion Number 12.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 18, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionOctober 18, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Ms. Wynne assumes ballot item number 39; Mme Des Rosiers assumes ballot item number 51; Mr. Gravelle assumes ballot item number 79.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 18, 2018Nathalie Des Rosiersmoved-
motionOctober 18, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That sign-language interpreters may be present on the floor of the Chamber today to interpret Statements by the Ministry and Responses.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 18, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionOctober 18, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That the Members' Code of Conduct on Harassment be amended as follows: 1. By adding the following new subsection: 2.2 The Code shall not derogate from, (a) the parliamentary privileges of the Assembly and its Members, and (b) the authority of the Presiding Officers of the Assembly, including its Committees, under the Standing Orders. 2. By deleting subsection 18.2

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 4, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionOctober 4, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 25 Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should use the funds in the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Account only for initiatives that reduce gas emissions and not on the administration costs for the dismantling of the cap and trade program.

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Moved without notice Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That the Member for Guelph (Mr. Schreiner) be permitted to speak earlier during the Independent Members’ rotation for debate on Bill 36.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 2, 2018Mike Schreinermoved-
motionOctober 2, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 24 Mr. Vanthof (Timiskaming—Cochrane)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should create a 10-year $1 billion fund for bringing broadband service to rural and northern Ontario to better support the economic growth of the province.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionNovember 15, 2018John Vanthofmoved-
motionNovember 15, 2018-debated-
motionNovember 15, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mme Lalonde (Orléans)

That the Member for Orléans (Mme Lalonde) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Oral Questions.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 25, 2018Marie-France Lalondemoved-
motionSeptember 25, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That the meeting schedule of the House for Wednesday, September 26, 2018, as set out in Standing Order 8(a), be revised by substituting “2:00 p.m.” and “2:05 p.m.” for “3:00 p.m.” and “3:05 p.m.,” respectively.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 25, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionSeptember 25, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 25, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Ms. Hunter (Scarborough—Guildwood)

That the Member for Scarborough—Guildwood (Ms. Hunter) assumes the place of the Member for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Mr. Gravelle) in the Independent Members’ rotation for Members’ Statements.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 20, 2018Mitzie Huntermoved-
motionSeptember 20, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 23 Mlle Simard (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario integrate linguistic identity data for both official languages of Canada on the Ontario Health Card; and that the Government of Ontario should respect the taxpayer by maximizing the potential of invested human and fiscal resources, and the quality of care through the use of that data.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 4, 2018Amanda Simardmoved-
motionOctober 4, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 4, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 22 Mr. Fraser (Ottawa South)

That, in the opinion of this House, a Select Committee of all parties represented in the House should be struck to establish parameters to prevent the routine use of the Notwithstanding Clause in Ontario’s governance, and to study the impacts of the use of the Notwithstanding Clause on the rights and freedoms that protect all Ontarians.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionOctober 25, 2018John Frasermoved-
motionOctober 25, 2018-debated-
motionOctober 25, 2018-votelost on division
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Motion 21 Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That the Motion for Second Reading of Bill 31, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and the Education Act and to revoke two regulations be amended by deleting all the words “That” and substituting therefore with the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but referred to the Government with instructions to incorporate therein a process for consulting the people of the City of Toronto on the governance of their City and delay the implementation of the Bill until all appeals in matters related to the constitutionality of the Better Local government Act have been exhausted.”

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Motion 20 Ms. Horwath (Hamilton Centre)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 31, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001, the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and the Education Act and to revoke two regulations, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House on its consultations regarding the constitutionality of the Bill.”

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Motion 19 Mr. Schreiner (Guelph)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 31, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001, the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and the Education Act and to revoke two regulations be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore with the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred to the Government with instructions to incorporate consultation with voters in the City of Toronto regarding the composition of Toronto City Council and delaying changes to the structure of Council until after the 2018 election, as well as incorporating consultation with Ontarians on the proper use of notwithstanding clause.”

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Moved without notice Mr. Lecce (King—Vaughan)

That, when the House adjourns today, it shall stand adjourned until Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 13, 2018Stephen Leccemoved-
motionSeptember 13, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 18 Mr. Kramp (Hastings—Lennox and Addington)

That, in the opinion of this House, a monument should be erected on the grounds of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to honour the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces who fought during the war in Afghanistan; and to stand as a testament to the sacrifices made by our troops.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 13, 2018Daryl Krampmoved-
motionSeptember 13, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 13, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 17 Mr. Walker (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should adopt a new symbol featuring a dynamic individual, known universally as the “Modified International Symbol of Access”, and that the new symbol be used when a new accessible parking space is being created or when the sign needs to be replaced.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 13, 2018Bill Walkermoved-
motionSeptember 13, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 13, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 16 Ms. Morrison (Toronto Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should affirm that affordable housing is a basic human right by reducing the waitlist for rent-geared-to-income housing, funding at least one-third of the costs of municipal social housing capital repairs, and funding the construction of new rent-geared-to-income homes in Ontario.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 27, 2018Suze Morrisonmoved-
motionSeptember 27, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 27, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 15 Mr. Burch (Niagara Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should provide a firm funding commitment and a clear timeline for the delivery of year-round GO Transit rail service, serving all stops between Niagara Falls and Toronto with a final project delivery deadline of no later than 2023, a project that will create jobs, connect Niagara to vital GTHA transit hubs, decrease traffic congestion, and grow the local economy.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 27, 2018Jeff Burchmoved-
motionSeptember 27, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 27, 2018-votecarried
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Moved without notice Mr. Yarde (Brampton North)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should immediately ban the ongoing practice of carding also known as street checks, which is the discriminatory and arbitrary stopping of individuals by police as it violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and human rights legislation; and to instruct all Police Forces to destroy existing information that has been collected and retained through the discriminatory practice of carding.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 9, 2018Kevin Yardemoved-
motionAugust 9, 2018-debated-
motionAugust 9, 2018-votelost on division
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Motion 14 Mr. Piccini (Northumberland—Peterborough South)

That, in the opinion of the House, the Government of Ontario should promote organ donation and should make the completion of the renewal or issuance of a health card or driver’s licence conditional on a declaration that forms part of the card or licence renewal process; and that specifies whether or not the person consents to having their organs or tissue used for transplant purposes after the person’s death; and that in the event more than one such valid consent is made, the most recent declaration prevails over all previous ones.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 20, 2018David Piccinimoved-
motionSeptember 20, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 20, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 13 Mr. Yarde (Brampton North)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should immediately ban the discriminatory and arbitrary stopping of individuals known as carding or street checks as it violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and instruct all Police Forces to destroy existing information collected and retained in databases through this practice.

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Motion 12 Miss Taylor (Hamilton Mountain)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should honour its commitments and work in the best interests of all Ontarians, regardless of ability, occupation, income or socio-economic status, by immediately reversing its callous decisions to (a) slash expected increases to social assistance rates in half, dragging Ontario backwards and pushing vulnerable Ontarians deeper into poverty, and (b) cancel the Basic Income Pilot Project in Hamilton, Brantford, Brant County, Lindsay and Thunder Bay, a project that has lifted thousands of Ontarians out of poverty and was in the process of collecting invaluable data about the long-term effectiveness and sustainability of such a program.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionSeptember 20, 2018Monique Taylormoved-
motionSeptember 20, 2018-debated-
motionSeptember 20, 2018-votelost on division
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Motion 11 Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Premier should immediately stop cutting mental health funding by over $330 million per year, and instead commit to increasing mental health, addictions, and supportive housing funding by at least $2.4 billion over the next four years in order to address the crisis in mental health care and reduce wait lists.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 9, 2018Teresa Armstrongmoved-
motionAugust 9, 2018-debated-
motionAugust 9, 2018-votelost on division
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Motion 10 Mr. Anand (Mississauga—Malton)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should work with communities to reduce youth unemployment by committing to creating and protecting jobs for young people and correct 15 years of neglect from the previous government.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 9, 2018Deepak Anandmoved-
motionAugust 9, 2018-debated-
motionAugust 9, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 9 Ms. Hunter (Scarborough—Guildwood)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 5, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore with the words “this Bill be NOT now be read a Second time but be referred to the Government with instructions to incorporate therein a process for consulting the people of the City of Toronto on the governance of their City and delay the implementation of the Bill until after the 2018 regular election.”

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Motion 8 Mr. Tabuns (Toronto—Danforth)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 5, An Act to amend the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House outlining the method and scope of public consultation measures that informed the drafting of the Bill.”

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Motion 7 Ms. Horwath (Hamilton Centre)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should not meddle in municipal or regional elections and should withdraw Bill 5 as the government did not campaign on interfering in elections in Toronto, Muskoka, Peel, York and Niagara and changing the rules of a democratic election in the middle of a campaign period is undemocratic, un-Ontarian, and un-Canadian; and fails to reflect widely held beliefs that decisions about our democracy should engage citizens so they have their say about any changes to the electoral processes.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionAugust 2, 2018Andrea Horwathmoved-
motionAugust 2, 2018-debated-
motionAugust 2, 2018-votelost on division
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Motion 6 Mme Des Rosiers (Ottawa—Vanier)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 4, An Act respecting the preparation of a climate change plan, providing for the wind down of the cap and trade program and repealing the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016 be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore with the words “This Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to respect the posting provisions of the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993; and to first provide the House with a Climate Change Plan and a full assessment of the potential legal liabilities of the cancellation of Cap and Trade Program.”

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Motion 5 Mr. Tabuns (Toronto—Danforth)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 4, An Act respecting the preparation of a climate change plan, providing for the wind down of the cap and trade program and repealing the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016, be amended by deleting all the words after “That” and substituting therefore the words “this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to provide a report to the House on measures taken to ensure compliance with Sections 15 and 22 of the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993.”

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Motion 4 Ms. Dunlop (Simcoe North)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Government of Ontario should identify and execute all the required actions to create an environment and training process that will expedite the creation of sufficient skilled trades people to make skilled labour a competitive advantage for Ontario and meet the requirements of a growing and vibrant economy in Ontario.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 26, 2018Jill Dunlopmoved-
motionJuly 26, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 26, 2018-votecarried
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Motion 3 Mrs. Fee (Kitchener South—Hespeler)

That, in the opinion of this House, the Federal Government should immediately pay its $200 million dollar share of the funding related to the costs of illegal border crossers.

TypeDateMemberEventOutcome
motionJuly 26, 2018Amy Feemoved-
motionJuly 26, 2018-debated-
motionJuly 26, 2018-votecarried on division
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Motion 2 Mr. Tabuns (Toronto—Danforth)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 2, An Act respecting Hydro One Limited, the termination of the White Pines Wind Project and the labour disputes between York University and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3903 be amended by deleting all the words after "That" and substituting therefore the words "this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to provide a report to the House outlining the scope of potential legal liabilities related to the changes proposed by Schedule 2 of the Bill."

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Motion 1 Ms. Hunter (Scarborough—Guildwood)

That the motion for Second Reading of Bill 2, An Act respecting Hydro One Limited, the termination of the White Pines Wind Project and the labour disputes between York University and Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3903 be amended by deleting all the words after "That" and substituting therefore with the words "this Bill be NOT now read a Second time but be referred back to the Government with instructions to first provide a report to the House containing a full assessment of the compensation package, prior to the statutory termination of contracts and permits, as well as the legal costs incurred to defend the Act in front of any tribunal or board of arbitration."

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