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Legislation Section
Private Members' Public Bills Passed by Parliament 1910 to Date

"Passed by Parliament" is equivalent to having been given Royal Assent. The material has been obtained from the Debates of the Senate and the House of Commons, from the Journals of both Houses, from the explanatory notes to the Bills, and from the Statutes. The information is presented by session in the following format: the title of the Act and chapter number, the date of Royal Assent, the sponsor, the bill number, and its purpose. This list does not include divorce bills.

254 bills

^ 41st Parliament (2011.06.02 - )
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2012.06.28 An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy Chapter 13, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment designates the 26th day of March in each and every year as “Purple Day”. Mr. Geoff Regan C-278
2012.06.28 An Act respecting the National Flag of Canada Chapter 12, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 The purpose of this enactment is to ensure that all Canadians are encouraged to display the National Flag of Canada. Mr. John Carmichael C-288
2012.06.28 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) Chapter 15, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment amends the Criminal Code to add the offence of trafficking in persons to the offences committed outside Canada for which Canadian citizens or permanent residents may be prosecuted in Canada. It also amends the Act to add factors that the Court may consider when determining whether an accused exploits another person. Ms. Joy Smith C-310
2012.06.28 An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (interprovincial importation of wine for personal use) Chapter 14, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment amends the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act to add an exception allowing individuals to import wine for their personal use to the provision that requires that all imports of intoxicating liquor be made by the province. Mr. Dan Albas C-311
2012.11.01 An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day Chapter 21, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment designates the second day of April in each and every year as “World Autism Awareness Day”. Hon. Senator Jim Munson S-206
2012.11.22 An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day Chapter 23, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment designates the 15th day of November in each and every year as “National Philanthropy Day”. Hon. Senator Terry M. Mercer S-201
2012.12.14 An Act respecting a Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention Chapter 30, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment establishes a requirement for the Government of Canada to develop a federal framework for suicide prevention in consultation with relevant non-governmental organizations, the relevant entity in each province and territory, as well as with relevant federal departments. Mr. Harold Albrecht C-300
2012.12.14 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective contact lenses) Chapter 25, 60-61 E II, 2011-2012 This enactment amends the Food and Drugs Act to deem that a non-corrective contact lens is a device for the purposes of the Act. This enactment will ensure that non-corrective contact lenses are subject to the requirements of the Food and Drugs Act. Ms. Patricia Davidson C-313
2013.03.27 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (vexatious complain­ants) Chapter 3, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to allow the Commissioner to prohibit an offender from submitting any further complaint or grievance, except by leave of the Commissioner, when the offender has persistently filed complaints or grievances that are vexatious, frivolous or not made in good faith. Ms. Roxanne James C-293
2013.03.27 An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (St. Lawrence Islands National Park of Canada) Chapter 2, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment changes the name of the St. Lawrence Islands National Park of Canada to “Thousand Islands National Park of Canada”. Mr. Gordon Brown C-370
2013.06.19 An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials) Chapter 10, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the Canada Post Corporation Act to provide for a reduction in the rate of postage for library materials. Mr. Merv Tweed C-321
2013.06.19 An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act and the International River Improvements Act Chapter 12, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act to prohibit the bulk removal of transboundary waters. Some definitions and exceptions that are currently found in regulations are transferred to the Act. The enactment also provides for measures to administer and enforce the Act. Lastly, it also makes a consequential amendment to the International River Improvements Act. Mr. Larry Miller C-383
2013.06.19 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (concealment of identity) Chapter 15, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the Criminal Code to make it an offence to wear a mask or other disguise to conceal one’s identity while taking part in a riot or an unlawful assembly. Mr. Blake Richards C-309
2013.06.19 An Act respecting a national day of remembrance to honour Canadian veterans of the Korean War Chapter 17, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment designates the twenty-seventh day of July in each and every year as “Korean War Veterans Day” to remember and honour the courage and sacrifice of Canadians who served in the Korean War (1950-1953) and performed peacekeeping duties following the armistice of July 27, 1953. Hon. Senator Yonah Martin S-213
2013.06.19 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (prize fights) Chapter 19, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 The enactment amends the Criminal Code by expanding the list of permitted sports under the prize fighting provisions. Hon. Senator Bob Runciman S-209
2013.06.26 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (kidnapping of young person) Chapter 32, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the Criminal Code to prescribe a minimum punishment of five years when a kidnap victim is under sixteen years of age, unless the person who commits the offence is a parent, guardian or person having the lawful care or charge of the victim. Mr. David Wilks C-299
2013.06.26 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration) Chapter 35, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the provisions of the Employment Insurance Act that allow for qualifying periods and benefit periods to be extended as the result of time spent by the claimant in a jail, penitentiary or other similar institution so that they apply only if the claimant is not found guilty of the offence for which he or she was being held or any other offence arising out of the same transaction. Mr. Richard Harris C-316
2013.06.26 An Act respecting language skills Chapter 36, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment provides that persons appointed to certain offices must be able to speak and understand clearly both official languages. Ms. Alexandrine Latendresse C-419
2013.06.26 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom) Chapter 37, 60-61-62 E II, 2011-2012-2013 This enactment amends the Canadian Human Rights Act by deleting section 13 to ensure there is no infringement on freedom of expression guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Mr. Brian Storseth C-304
^ 40th Parliament (2008.11.18 - 2011.03.26)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2010.06.29 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentence for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years) Chapter 3, 59 E II, 2010 This enactment amends the Criminal Code to include a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of five years for offences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen years. Ms. Joy Anne Smith C-268
2010.12.15 An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act and the Auditor General Act (involvement of Parliament) Chapter 16, 59 E II, 2010 This enactment amends the Federal Sustainable Development Act and the Auditor General Act to ensure the full participation of each House of Parliament. Hon. Senator Tommy Banks S-210
2010.12.15 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (suicide bombings) Chapter 19, 59 E II, 2010 This enactment amends the Criminal Code to clarify that suicide bombings fall within the definition "terrorist activity". Hon. Senator Linda Frum S-215
2010.12.15 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (justification for detention in custody) Chapter 20, 59 E II, 2010 This enactment amends the Criminal Code to provide that the detention of an accused in custody may be justified where it is necessary for the protection or safety of the accused’s minor children. Mr. Scott Andrews C-464
2011.03.25 An Act to establish a National Holocaust Monument Chapter 13, 60 E II, 2011 This enactment requires the Minister responsible for the National Capital Act to establish and work in cooperation with a National Holocaust Monument Development Council to design and build a National Holocaust Monument to be located in the National Capital Region. Mr. Tim Uppal C-442
2011.03.25 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (methamphetamine and ecstasy) Chapter 14, 60 E II, 2011 This enactment amends the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to prohibit a person from possessing, producing, selling or importing anything knowing it will be used to produce or traffic in methamphetamine or ecstasy. Mr. John Weston C-475
^ 40th Parliament (2008.11.18 - 2011.03.26)
2nd session

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1st session

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^ 39th Parliament (2006.04.03 - 2008.09.07)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2008.06.26 An Act to require the development and implementation of a Federal Sustainable Development Strategy and the development of goals and targets with respect to sustainable development in Canada, and to make consequential amendments to another Act (Short title: Federal Sustainable Development Act) Chapter 33, 56-57 E II, 2008 To provide the legal framework for developing and implementing a Federal Sustainable Development Strategy that will make environmental decision-making more transparent and accountable to Parliament. Mr. John Godfrey C-474
2008.06.18 An Act to repeal legislation that has not come into force within ten years of receiving royal assent Chapter 20, 56-57 E II, 2008 To provide that any Act or provision of an Act that is to come into force on a date to be fixed by proclamation or order of the Governor in Council must be included in an annual report laid before both Houses of Parliament if it does not come into force by the December 31 that is nine years after royal assent. To repeal the Act or provision if it does not come into force by the following December 31, unless during that year either House resolves that it not be repealed. Hon. Senator Tommy Banks S-207
2008.06.18 An Act respecting a National Peacekeepers' Day Chapter 27, 56-57 E II, 2008 To establish a day to honour Canadian Forces peacekeepers. Mr. Brent St. Denis C-287
2008.06.18 An Act to implement the Kelowna Accord Chapter 23, 56-57 E II, 2008 To require the Government of Canada to fulfil its obligations under the Kelowna Accord. The Right Hon. Paul Martin C-292
2008.05.29 An Act to protect heritage lighthouses Chapter 16, 56-57 E II, 2008 To protect federally-owned heritage lighthouses by providing a means for their designation as heritage lighthouses. Hon. Senator Pat Carney S-215
2008.05.29 An Act respecting the provision of development assistance abroad Chapter 18, 56-57 E II, 2008 To set out criteria respecting resource allocation to international development agencies and enhance transparency and monitoring of Canada’s international development efforts. Mr. John McKay C-293
2008.05.29 An Act to establish a Ukrainian Famine and Genocide ("Holodomor") Memorial Day and to recognize the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33 as an act of genocide Chapter 19, 56-57 E II, 2008 To designate the fourth Saturday in November in each and every year as “Ukrainian Famine and Genocide Memorial Day”. Mr. James Bezan C-459
2008.04.17 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals) Chapter 12, 56-57 E II, 2008 To amend the Criminal Code to increase the maximum penalties for animal cruelty offences. Hon. Senator John G.Bryden S-203
2008.04.17 An Act to add perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and its salts to the Virtual Elimination List under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Chapter 13, 56-57 E II, 2008 To require the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health to make, within nine months after the coming into force of this enactment, a regulation to add perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and its salts to the Virtual Elimination List compiled under subsection 65(2) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Ms. Maria Minna C-298
2008.02.14 An Act respecting a National Blood Donor Week Chapter 4, 56-57 E II, 2008 To designate the week in which June 14 occurs in each and every year as "National Blood Donor Week". Hon. Senator Terry M. Mercer S-220
^ 39th Parliament (2006.04.03 - 2008.09.07)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2007.06.22 An Act to ensure Canada meets its global climate change obligations under the Kyoto Protocol (Short title: Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act) Chapter 30, 55-56 E II, 2007 To ensure that Canada takes effective and timely action to meet its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol and help address the problem of global climate change. Mr. Pablo Rodriguez C-288
2007.06.22 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child) Chapter 20, 55-56 E II, 2007 To amend the Criminal Code to increase from five years to ten years the maximum punishment for an offence under section 172.1 (luring a child). To specify that, in the case of a summary conviction for this offence, the maximum punishment is eighteen months. Mr. Edward Fast C-277
2007.06.22 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (sports and recreation programs) Chapter 16, 55-56 E II, 2007 To amend the Income Tax Act to exclude certain allowances in respect of board and lodging from the computation of a taxpayer’s income from an office or employment if those allowances are paid to the taxpayer by a registered charity or a non-profit organization in connection with its operation of a sports team or recreation program for persons under 21 years of age of which the taxpayer is a registered member or participant. Mr. Brian Fitzpatrick C-294
2007.05.31 An Act to amend the Divorce Act (access for spouse who is terminally ill or in critical condition) Chapter 14, 55-56 E II, 2007 To amend the Divorce Act to provide that, in the case of a former spouse who is terminally ill or in critical condition, the court shall make a variation order in respect of access that is in the best interests of the child. Mr. Rick Casson C-252
^ 38th Parliament (2004.10.04 - 2005.11.29)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2005.11.25 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (elimination of excise tax on jewellery) Chapter 55, 53-54 E II, 2004-2005 To amend the Excise Tax Act to eliminate excise tax on jewellery. Mr. John Duncan C-259
2005.11.25 An Act to acknowledge that persons of Ukrainian origin were interned in Canada during the First World War and to provide for recognition of this event (Short title: Internment of Persons of Ukrainian Origin Recognition Act) Chapter 52, 53-54 E II, 2004-2005 To acknowledge that persons of Ukrainian origin were interned in Canada during the First World War under the authority of an Act of Parliament and expresses the deep sorrow of Parliament for that event. To provide for negotiations to take place between the Government of Canada and certain specified Ukrainian-Canadian organizations in respect of measures that may be taken to recognize the internment. Mr. Inky Mark C-331
2005.11.25 An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (promotion of English and French) Chapter 41, 53-54 E II, 2004-2005 To amend the Official Languages Act to enhance the enforceability of the Government of Canada's obligations under Part VII of the Act. Hon. Senator Jean-Robert Gauthier S-3
2005.05.05 An Act to Amend the Citizenship Act Chapter 17, 53-54 E II, 2004-2005 To remedy the situation where a person has, as a child, lost their Canadian citizenship by law because a parent of that person acquired the nationality or citizenship of a country other than Canada or renounced his or her Canadian citizenship. Hon. Senator Noël A. Kinsella S-2
2005.02.24 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Battle River Chapter 5, 53-54 E II, 2004-2005 To change the name of the electoral district to "Westlock--St. Paul". Mr. John Reynolds C-304
2005.02.24 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Kitchener-Wilmot--Wellesley--Woolwich Chapter 4, 53-54 E II, 2004-2005 To change the name of the electoral district of "Kitchener--Wilmot--Wellesley--Woolwich" to "Kitchener--Conestoga".. Mr. Lynn Myers C-302
^ 37th Parliament (2001.01.29 - 2004.05.23)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2004.04.29 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda) Chapter 14, 52-53 E II, 2004 To expand the definition "identifiable group" relating to the area of hate propaganda in the Criminal Code to include any section of the public distinguished by sexual orientation. Mr. Svend Robinson C-250
2004.03.31 An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act (fire-safe cigarettes) Chapter 9, 52-53 E II, 2004 To amend the Hazardous Products Act by adding to the list of prohibited products cigarettes that does not meet the flammability standard to be set out in the regulations. Mr. John McKay C-260
2004.03.31 An Act respecting user fees (Short title: User Fees Act) Chapter 6, 52-53 E II, 2004 To provide for parliamentary scrutiny and approval of user fees set by regulating authorities. Also to provide for greater transparency in the cost recovery and fee setting activities of those authorities, by requiring them to engage in a participatory consultation with clients and other service users before introducing or amending those fees. Mr. Roy Cullen C-212
^ 37th Parliament (2001.01.29 - 2004.05.23)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2003.11.07 An Act to establish Holocaust Memorial Day (Short title: Holocaust Memorial Day Act) Chapter 24, 51-52 E II, 2002-2003 To proclaim an annual Holocaust Memorial Day - Yom ha-Shoah. Mr. Richard Marceau C-459
2003.06.19 An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act (disallowance procedure for regulations) Chapter 18, 51-52 E II, 2002-2003 To establish a statutory disallowance procedure that would be applicable to all statutory instruments subject to review and scrutiny by the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations. In so doing, to ensure that Parliament will have the opportunity to disallow any statutory instrument made pursuant to authority delegated by Parliament or made by or under the authority of the Cabinet. Mr. Gurmant Singh Grewal C-205
2003.06.19 An Act to establish Merchant Navy Veterans Day (Short title: Merchant Navy Veterans Day Act) Chapter 17, 51-52 E II, 2002-2003 To proclaim September 3 of each year as "Merchant Navy Veterans Day". Mr. Paul Bonwick C-411
2003.06.19 An Act respecting a National Acadian Day (Short title: National Acadian Day Act) Chapter 11, 51-52 E II, 2002-2003 To designate the 15th day of August as "National Acadian Day". Hon. Senator Gerald J. Comeau S-5
2003.04.03 An Act respecting a national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (Short title: Vimy Ridge Day Act) Chapter 6, 51-52 E II, 2002-2003 To designate April 9 as a national day of remembrance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Mr. Brent St. Denis C-227
^ 37th Parliament (2001.01.29 - 2004.05.23)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2002.04.30 An Act to provide for the recognition of the Canadian horse as the national horse of Canada (Short title: National Horse of Canada Act) Chapter 11, 49-50-51 E II, 2001-2002 To recognize the Canadian horse as the national horse of Canada. Hon. Senator Lowell Murray S-22
2002.03.21 An Act respecting Sir John A. Macdonald Day and Sir Wilfrid Laurier Day (Short title: Sir John A. Macdonald Day and the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Day Act) Chapter 2, 49-50-51 E II, 2001-2002 To designate the 11th day of January as "Sir John A. Macdonald Day" and the 20th day of November in each and every year as "Sir Wilfrid Laurier Day". Hon. Senator John Lynch-Staunton S-14
2001.12.18 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Poet Laureate) Chapter 36, 49-50 E II, 2001 vol. III To create the position of Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Hon. Senator Jerahmiel S. (Jerry) Grafstein S-10
^ 36th Parliament (1997.09.22 - 2000.10.22)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
2000.06.29 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts Chapter 22, 48-49 E II, 2000 A name change of 13 constituencies. Mr. Robert (Bob) Kilger C-473
2000.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Rimouski - Mitis Chapter 21, 48-49 E II, 2000 A name change of constituency from "Rimouski - Mitis" to "Rimouski-Neigette-et-la Mitis". Mrs. Suzanne Tremblay C-445
2000.03.30 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (flight) Chapter 2, 48-49 E II, 2000 To amend the Criminal Code so that under this enactment, every one commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years who operates a motor vehicle while being pursued by a peace officer in order to evade the peace officer and fails to stop the vehicle as soon as is reasonable in the circumstances. Every one who commits the offence referred to above and thereby causes bodily harm to a person or the death of a person commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years or life, respectively. Mr. Dan McTeague C-202
^ 36th Parliament (1997.09.22 - 2000.10.22)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1999.03.25 An Act to amend the Access to Information Act Chapter 16, 47-48 E II, 1999 To provide sanctions against any person who improperly destroys or falsifies government records in an attempt to deny right of access to information under the Access to Information Act. Ms. Colleen Beaumier C-208
1999.03.11 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sackville-Eastern Shore Chapter 8, 47-48 E II, 1999 A name change of constituency from "Sackville-Eastern Shore" to "Sackville-Musquodoboit Valley-Eastern Shore". Mr. Peter Arend Stoffer C-464
1999.03.11 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Stormont-Dundas Chapter 7, 47-48 E II, 1999 A name change of constituency from "Stormont-Dundas" to "Stormont-Dundas-Charlottenburgh". Mr. Robert (Bob) Kilger C-445
1999.03.11 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Argenteuil-Papineau Chapter 6, 47-48 E II, 1999 A name change of constituency from "Argenteuil-Papineau" to "Argenteuil-Papineau-Mirabel". Mr. Maurice Dumas C-465
1998.06.18 An Act to change the name of certain electoral districts Chapter 27, 46-47 E II, 1998 A name change of eighteen constituencies. Mrs. Marlene Catterall C-410
1998.06.11 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act Chapter 18, 46-47 E II, 1998 To amend the Canada Elections Act to allow the Chief Electoral Officer to authorize: 1. the late filing of a candidate's elections return and corrections of the return if filed within the prescribed time; and 2. the presentation and payment of a claim after the prescribed time. Mr. George S. Baker C-411
^ 35th Parliament (1994.01.17 - 1997.04.27)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1997.04.25 An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal for Canadians who have served with an international peacekeeping mission (Short title: Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal Act) Chapter 31, 45-46 E II, 1997 To establish a medal to be awarded by Canada for service with a peacekeeping force under United Nations command or another international force. Mr. John L. (Jack) Frazer C-300
1997.02.19 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (session of Parliament) Chapter 5, 45-46 E II, 1997 To ensure that special warrants of the Governor General being used to authorize payments out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund be issued only during a dissolution of Parliament. Mr. Peter Andrew Stewart Milliken C-270
1997.02.19 An Act respecting a National Organ Donor Week in Canada (Short title: National Organ Donor Week Act) Chapter 4, 45-46 E II, 1997 To ensure that, in each and every year, the last full week of April is known as "National Organ Donor Week". Mr. Dan McTeague C-202
1996.12.18 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts Chapter 36, 44-45 E II, 1996 A name change of nineteen constituencies. Mr. François Langlois C-347
1996.10.22 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (reimbursement of election expenses) Chapter 26, 44-45 E II, 1996 To allow only those registered parties that have received 2 per cent or more of the valid votes cast in an election or five per cent of the valid votes cast in an election in an electoral district in which those parties endorsed a candidate to be eligible for a 22.5 per cent reimbursement of those expenses. Mr. Ian G. McClelland C-243
1996.05.29 An Act establishing the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians (Short title: Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians Act) Chapter 13, 44-45 E II, 1996 To establish a non-profit corporation to be known as the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. Mr. Donald (Don) Boudria C-275
^ 35th Parliament (1994.01.17 - 1997.04.27)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1995.06.22 An Act to accelerate the use of alternative fuels for motor vehicles (Short title: Alternative Fuels Act) Chapter 20, 42-43-44 E II, 1995 To accelerate the use in Canada of alternative fuels in motor vehicles in order to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, thereby lessening dependence on petroleum-based fuels for transportation. Mr. Colin Kenny S-7
1995.03.26 An Act to amend the Unemployment Insurance Act (jury service) Chapter 7, 42-43-44 E II, 1995 To ensure that persons serving as jurors are not regarded as disqualified from a benefit merely because of their participation in such an activity. Mr. Guy H. Arseneault C-216
1994.06.23 An Act to amend the Auditor General Act (reports) Chapter 32, 42-43 E II, 1994 To allow the Auditor General to report to the House of Commons annually and as often as he deems necessary. Mr. Jean-Robert Gauthier C-207
1994.05.12 An Act to recognize hockey and lacrosse as the national sports of Canada (Short title: National Sports of Canada Act) Chapter 16, 42-43 E II, 1994 To recognize hockey and lacrosse as the national sports of Canada. Mr. Nelson Andrew Riis C-212
^ 34th Parliament (1988.12.12 - 1993.09.08)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1993.05.06 An Act respecting a national child day (Short title: Child Day Act) Chapter 18, 41-42 E II, 1993 To respect a national child day. Mr. Mac Harb C-371
1992.09.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Timiskaming Chapter 45, 40-41 E II, 1992 A name change of constituency from Timiskaming to "Timiskaming--French River". Mr. John MacDougall C-351
1992.09.29 An Act to amend the Department of Forestry Act and to make related amendments to other Acts Chapter 44, 40-41 E II 1992 To substitute the name "Department of Forests" for the name "Department of Forestry". Mr. Guy H. Arsenault C-306
1992.06.04 An Act respecting National Public Service Week: Serving Canadians Better (Short title: National Public Service Week: Serving Canadians Better Act) Chapter 15, 40-41 E II, 1992 To respect a national week of the Public Service. Mrs. Marlene Catterall C-328
1991.10.29 An Act respecting a national day of remembrance and action on violence against women (Short title: National Day of Remembrance Act) Chapter 36, 40 E II, 1991 To respect a national day of remembrance and action on violence against women. Ms. Dawn Whitty Black C-202
^ 34th Parliament (1988.12.12 - 1993.09.08)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1991.03.27 An Act respecting the establishment of the Centennial Flame Research Award to publicize the contributions to Canadian public life of persons with disabilities (Short title: Centennial Flame Research Award Act. Chapter 17, 38-39-40 E II, 1991 To provide an amount of money to a disabled person to enable that person to conduct research and prepare a report on the contribution to Canadian public life or to the activities of Parliament of one or more disabled persons. Mr. Patrick Boyer C-258
1991.02.01 An Act respecting a Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace (Short title: Workers Mourning Day Act) Chapter 15, 38-39 E II, 1991 To designate the 28th April as "Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace". Mr. Rodney Edward Murphy C-223
1991.02.01 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (spousal agreement) Chapter 14, 38-39 E II, 1991 To enable the Minister of National Health and Welfare to take remedial action as the Minister considers appropriate to place a person who was denied a division of pensionable earnings as a result of the terms of a spousal agreement entered into or a court order made before June 4, 1986 in the position that the person would be under the Act had the spousal agreement not been entered into or a Court order made. Mr. William James Kempling C-260
1990.12.17 An Act respecting the laws prohibiting marriage between related persons (Short title: Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act) Chapter 46, 38-39 E II, 1990 To clarifie the law by providing that a person whose marriage has been dissolved by divorce may marry the brother, sister, nephew or niece of the divorced spouse. Hon. Senator Nathan Nurgitz S-14
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Duvernay Chapter 32, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Duvernay" to "Laval East". Mr. Vincent Della Noce C-312
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Langelier Chapter 31, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Langelier" to "Quebec". Mr. Charles DeBlois C-307
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Gloucester Chapter 30, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Gloucester" to "Acadie-Bathurst". Mr. Neil Young C-305
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Laval-des-Rapides Chapter 29, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Laval-des-Rapides to "Laval Centre". Mr. Jacques Tétreault C-311
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of "Laval" Chapter 28, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Laval" to "Laval West". Mr. Guy Ricard C-310
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Surrey-White Rock Chapter 27, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Surrey-White Rock" to "Surrey-White Rock-South Langley". Mr. Benno Friesen C-309
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Selkirk Chapter 26, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Selkirk" to "Selkirk-Red River". Mr. David Bjornson C-308
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Elgin Chapter 25, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Elgin" to Elgin-Norfolk". Mr. Ken Monteith C-298
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Montmorency-Orléans Chapter 24, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Montmorency-Orléans" to "Beauport-Montmorency-Orléans". Mr. Charles DeBlois C-296
1990.06.19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Brampton-Malton Chapter 23, 38-39 E II, 1990 A name change of constituency from "Brampton-Malton" to "Bramalea-Gore-Malton". Mr. Harry Chadwick C-294
1989.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Windsor--Lake St. Clair Chapter 15, 38 E II, 1989 A name change of constituency from "Windsor--Lake St. Clair" to "Windsor--St. Clair". Mr. Howard Douglas McCurdy C-254
1989.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Restigouche Chapter 14, 38 E II, 1989 A name change of constituency from "Restigouche" to "Restigouche-Chaleur". Mr. Guy H. Arsenault C-252
1989.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Renfrew Chapter 13, 38 E II, 1989 A name change of constituency from "Renfrew" to "Renfrew-Nipising-Pembroke". Mr. Leonard Donald Hopkins C-245
1989.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Fredericton Chapter 12, 38 E II, 1989 A name change of constituency from "Fredericton" to "Fredericton--York-Sunbury". Mr. John Williston (Bud) Bird C-241
1989.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Markham Chapter 11, 38 E II, 1989 A name change of constituency from "Markham" to "Markham-- Whitchurch-Stouffville". Mr. Bill Attewell C-240
1989.06.29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Saint-Laurent Chapter 10, 38 E II, 1989 A name change of constituency from "Saint-Laurent" to "Saint-Laurent--Cartierville". Ms. Shirley Maheu C-239
^ 34th Parliament (1988.12.12 - 1993.09.08)
1st session

--None--
^ 33rd Parliament (1984.11.05 - 1988.10.01)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1988.09.22 An Act to protect Heritage Railway Stations (Short title: Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act) Chapter 62, 36-37 E II, 1988 To provide efficient mechanisms that would allow concerned citizens to make timely objections to the alteration, removal or demolition of railway stations of historical or cultural value and to ensure their conservation in the public interest. Mr. Gordon Edward Taylor C-205
1988.09.13 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (instruments and literature for illicit drug use) Chapter 60, 36-37 E II, 1988 To prohibit commerce in illicit drug paraphernalia. Mr. Robert Nesbitt Horner C-264
1988.09.13 An Act to amend the Blue Water Bridge authority Act Chapter 59, 36-37 E II, 1988 To exclude any personal liability of the members of the Blue Water Bridge Authority in the event of a tragedy caused by an act of terrorism or by any other wilful and wrongful act resulting in injury or loss suffered by users of the Bridge. Mr. Elliott William Hardey C-210
1988.07.28 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Chapleau Chapter 43, 36-37 E II, 1988 A name change of constituency from "Chapleau" to "Gatineau- La Lièvre". Mrs. Claudy Mailly C-308
1988.06.28 An Act to regulate smoking in the federal workplace and on common carriers and to amend the Hazardous Products Act in relation to cigarette advertising (Short title: Non-smokers' Health Act) Chapter 21, 36-37 E II, 1988 To control smoking at the workplace and on common carriers under federal jurisdiction, as well as to declare tobacco products "hazardous" in order to ban cigarette promotion and advertising and to authorize regulations that would subject the sale of cigarettes to prescribed circumstances and conditions. Ms. Lynn McDonald C-204
1987.12.17 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (period of residence) Chapter 53, 35-36 E II, 1987 To provide that each day during which a person not being a Canadian citizen, resides with his or her spouse while the later is or working outside of Canada, in or for the Canadian armed forces or the public service of Canada or of a province, shall be a day of residence in Canada for the purpose of that person being granted Canadian citizenship. Mr. Robert Pennock C-254
^ 33rd Parliament (1984.11.05 - 1988.10.01)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1986.03.26 An Act to impose reporting requirements with respect to public pension plans and to amend certain Acts in consequence thereof (Short title: Public Pensions Reporting Act) Chapter 16, 34-35 E II, 1986 To require periodic actuarial valuations of pension plans established under the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Judges Act, the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act, the Public Service Superannuation Act, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act and the Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act, at intervals and using standards required of private sector pension plans. This Act would also increase the frequency of actuarial valuations of pension plans established under the Canada Pension Plan and require cost estimates of benefits payable under the Old Age Security Act to be prepared with the same detail as estimates prepared under the Canada Pension Plan. Mr. William Paul Joseph McCrossan C-255
^ 32nd Parliament (1980.04.14 - 1984.07.09)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1984.06.29 An Act to grant access to records of the Special Committee on the Defence of Canada Regulations Chapter 36, 32-33 E II, 1984 To grant access to records of the Special Committee on the Defence of Canada Regulations. Mr. John Mercer Reid C-252
1984.06.28 An Act to establish standards for the manufacture of the national flag of Canada (Short title: National Flag of Canada Manufacturing Standards Act) Chapter 28, 32-33 E II, 1984 To ensure the quality of material, design and colour used in the Canadian flag for use within Canada in order to reduce fading and other signs of wear. Mr. Allan Bruce McKinnon C-234
1984.06.07 An Act to amend the Senate and House of Commons Act Chapter 15, 32-33 E II, 1984 To enable members of the House of Commons to enter agreements such as cottage lot or mineral leases where the consideration for such leases is from the member's private monies. Mr. Dave Nickerson C-241
1984.06.07 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Hull Chapter 14, 32-33 E II, 1984 A name change of constituency from "Hull" to "Hull-Aylmer". Mr. Joseph Gaston Isabelle C-205
^ 32nd Parliament (1980.04.14 - 1984.07.09)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1983.02.15 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Dauphin Chapter 137, 29-30-31-32 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Dauphin" to "Dauphin-Swan River". Mr. Laverne Lewycky C-672
1983.01.31 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Saint-Michel Chapter 135, 29-30-31-32 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Saint-Michel" to "Saint-Michel-Ahuntsic". Mrs. Marie Thérèse Rollande Killens C-647
1983.01.31 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Missisquoi Chapter 134, 29-30-31-32 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Missisquoi" to "Brome-Missisquoi". Mr. André Bachand C-620
1982.10.27 An Act to amend the Holdiays Act Chapter 124, 29-30-31-32 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of holiday for July 1, from Dominion Day to Canada Day. Mr. Harold Thomas Herbert C-201
1982.08.04 An Act to amend the Railway Act Chapter 117, 29-30-31-32 E II, 1980-81-82-83 To amend section 86 to permit instruments affecting railway rolling stock located, moving or running on or over the lines or tracks of a railway company to be deposited with the Registrar General of Canada, whether or not the rolling stock is owned by or leased by a railway company. Hon. Senator Royce Herbert Frith S-29
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Laprairie Chapter 34, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Laprairie" to "La Prairie". Mr. Pierre Deniger C-609
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Montmorency Chapter 33, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Montmorency" to "Montmorency-Orléans". Mr. Louis Duclos C-608
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Richmond Chapter 32, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Richmond" to "Richmond-Wolfe". Mr. Alain Tardif C-606
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Mercier Chapter 31, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Mercier" to "Montreal-Mercier". Mrs. Céline Hervieux-Payette C-605
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sainte-Marie Chapter 30, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Sainte-Marie" to "Montreal-Sainte Marie". Mr. Jean-Claude Malépart C-604
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Verdun Chapter 29, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Verdun" to "Verdun-Saint-Paul". Mr. Pierre Raymond Savard C-602
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Argenteuil Chapter 28, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Argenteuil" to "Argenteuil-Papineau". Mr. Robert Gourd C-601
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Cochrane Chapter 27, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Cochrane" to "Cochrane-Superior". Mr. B. Keith Penner C-600
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Berthier-Maskinongé Chapter 26, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Berthier-Maskinongé" to "Berthier-Maskinongé-Lanaudière". Mr. Antonio Yanakis C-599
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Chapter 25, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Notre-Dame-de-Grâce" to "Notre Dame de Grace-Lachine East". Mr. William Warren Allmand C-565
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Hastings-Frontenac Chapter 24, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Hastings-Frontenac" to "Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington". Mr. William John Vankoughnet C-529
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Rimouski Chapter 23, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Rimouski" to "Rimouski-Temiscouata". Mrs. Eva Lachance Côté C-488
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sarnia Chapter 22, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Sarnia" to "Sarnia-Lambton". Mr. Jack Sydney George (Bud) Cullen C-402
1980.07.17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Saint-Hyacinthe Chapter 21, 29 E II, 1980-81-82-83 A name change of constituency from "Saint-Hyacinthe" to "Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot". Mr. Marcel Ostiguy C-268
^ 31st Parliament (1979.10.09 - 1979.12.14)
1st session

--None--
^ 30th Parliament (1974.09.30 - 1979.03.26)
4th session

--None--
^ 30th Parliament (1974.09.30 - 1979.03.26)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Sainte-Marie) Chapter 19, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Hochelaga" to "Sainte-Marie". Mr. Serge Joyal C-417
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Saint-Henri-Westmount) Chapter 18, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Westmount" to "Saint-Henri-Westmount". Mr. Gérard Loiselle C-415
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Prince George-Peace River) Chapter 17, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Fort Nelson-Peace River" to "Prince George-Peace River". Mr. Frank Oberle C-267
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Prince Edward-Hastings) Chapter 16, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Prince Edward" to "Prince Edward-Hastings". Mr. John Raymond Ellis C-414
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Pontiac-Gatineau-Labelle) Chapter 15, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Pontiac" to "Pontiac-Gatineau-Labelle". Mr. Thomas Lefebvre C-358
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Mégantic-Compton-Stanstead) Chapter 14, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Compton" to "Mégantic-Compton-Stanstead". Mr. Claude Tessier C-423
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Humber-Port-au-Port-St. Barbe) Chapter 13, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Humber-St. Barbe" to "Humber-Port-au-Port-St. Barbe". Mr. Jack Marshall C-412
1978.03.22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Hochelaga-Maisonneuve) Chapter 12, 26-27 E II, 1977-78 A name change of constituency from "Maisonneuve" to "Hochelaga-Maisonneuve". Mr. Serge Joyal C-418
^ 30th Parliament (1974.09.30 - 1979.03.26)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1977.07.14 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Wellington-Dufferin-Simcoe) Chapter 51, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Dufferin-Wellington" to "Wellington-Dufferin-Simcoe". Mr. William Ross Milne C-393
1977.07.14 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Saint-Léonard-Anjou) Chapter 50, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Saint-Léonard" to "Saint-Léonard-Anjou". Mr. Fernand-E. LeBlanc C-429
1977.07.14 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Saint-Jacques) Chapter 49, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Saint-Henri" to "Saint-Jacques". Mr. Gérard Loiselle C-428
1977.07.14 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (London-Middlesex) Chapter 48, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Middlesex East" to "London-Middlesex". Mr. Joseph Lawrence (Larry) Condon C-422
1977.07.14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Lethbridge-Foothills) Chapter 47, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Lethbridge" to "Lethbridge-Foothills". Mr. Kenneth Earl Hurlburt C-405
1977.07.14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Laval) Chapter 46, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Mille-Îles" to "Laval". Mr. Marcel-Claude Roy C-418
1977.07.14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Kootenay East-Revelstoke) Chapter 45, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Kootenay East" to "Kootenay East-Revelstoke". Mr. Howard Earl Johnston C-406
1977.07.14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Huron-Bruce) Chapter 44, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Huron" to "Huron-Bruce". Mr. Robert Elgin McKinley C-394
1977.07.14 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Cochrane) Chapter 43, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Cochrane North" to "Cochrane". Mr. Ralph Wesley Stewart C-433
1977.07.14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Brampton-Georgetown) Chapter 42, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Brampton-Halton Hills" to "Brampton-Georgetown". Mr. William Ross Milne C-392
1977.07.14 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Blainville-Deux-Montagnes) Chapter 41, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from "Deux-Montagnes" to "Blainville-Deux-Montagnes". Mr. Joseph-Roland Comtois C-427
1977.07.14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Beauharnois-Salaberry) Chapter 40, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 A name change of constituency from " Beauharnois " to " Beauharnois-Salaberry ". Mr. Gérald Laniel C-283
1977.06.16 An Act to amend the Railway Act Chapter 21, 25-26 E II, 1976-77 To require Railway companies to submit expansion plans to the Canadian Transport Commission for approval and give four weeks notice in the community directly involved so residents can have the opportunity to voice their objections. Mr. Alan Gray Martin C-207
^ 30th Parliament (1974.09.30 - 1979.03.26)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1975.05.08 An Act to amend the Fort-Falls Bridge Authority Act Chapter 46, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 To change the date of construction and requires certain agreements to be made with the authorities in Minnesota. Mr. John Mercer Reid C-367
1975.03.24 An Act to provide for the recognition of the Beaver (Castor canadensis) as a symbol of the sovereignty of Canada (Short title: National Symbol of Canada Act) Chapter 35, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 To make the beaver Canada's national symbol. Mr. Sean Patrick O'Sullivan C-373
1975.03.13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 31, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 A name change of constituency from "Berthier" to "Berthier-Maskinongé". Mr. Antonio Yanakis C-365
1975.03.13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 30, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 A name change of constituency from "Lafontaine" to "Lafontaine-Rosemont". Mr. Claude-André Lachance C-229
1975.03.13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 29, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 A name change of constituency from "Bruce" to "Bruce-Grey". Mr. Crawford Douglas C-228
1975.02.27 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 25, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 To repeal subparagraph 13(c)(i) of the Act; "relative rate of growth" of the constituency as a factor determining its size was removed from this subparagraph. Mr. John Mercer Reid C-370
1974.12.13 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 10, 23-24-25 E II, 1974-75-76 To amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act to provide that an Electoral Boundaries Commission must support, with reasons, its recommendations concerning the division of a province into electoral districts. Hon. Marcel Joseph Aimé Lambert C-214
^ 29th Parliament (1973.01.04 - 1974.05.09)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1974.05.07 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 8, 23 E II, 1974 A name change of constituency from "Middlesex" to "Middlesex-London-Lambton". Mr. William Charles Frank C-281
1974.05.07 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 7, 23 E II, 1974 A name change of constituency from "Huron" to "Huron-Middlesex". Mr. Robert Elgin McKinley C-277
^ 29th Parliament (1973.01.04 - 1974.05.09)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1973.12.12 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 43, 21-22-23 E II, 1973-74 A name change of constituency from "Ottawa East" to "Ottawa Vanier". Mr. Jean-Robert Gauthier C-232
1973.12.12 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 42, 21-22-23 E II, 1973-74 A name change of constituency from "Lasalle" to "Lasalle-Emard-Côte Saint Paul". Mr. John Campbell C-228
1973.12.05 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 40, 21-22-23 E II, 1973-74 A name change of constituency from "Peel South" to "Mississauga". Mr. Donald Alex Blenkarn C-222
1973.07.27 An Act to amend the Harbour Commissions Act (Nanaimo Harbour Commission) Chapter 26, 21-22-23 E II, 1973-74 To repeal and replace paragraph 4(1)(c) of the Harbour Commissions Act by a provision to ensure the number of members of the Nanaimo Harbour Commission shall not be less than five. Subsection 5(1) of the Act is amended to provide for a representative (one each) from the Nanaimo City Council and the Nanaimo Regional District Board on the Nanaimo Harbour Commission. Mr. Thomas Clement (Tommy) Douglas C-21
1973.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 7, 21-22-23 E II, 1973-74 A name change of constituency from "Waterloo" to "Waterloo-Cambridge". Mr. Max Saltsman C-156
1973.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 6, 21-22-23 E II, 1973-74 A name change of constituency from "Lachine" to "Lachine-Lakeshore". Mr. Roderick Blaker C-31
^ 28th Parliament (1968.09.12 - 1972.09.01)
4th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1972.05.19 An Act respecting the use of the expression "Parliament Hill" Chapter 11, 21 E II, 1972 To provide that words "Parliament Hill" shall not be used to identify any commercial product, nor land site in the National Capital Region except the location of the parliamentary buildings. Hon. George James McIlraith C-78
1972.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 7, 21 E II, 1972 A name change of constituency from "Trois-Rivières" to "Trois-Rivières Métropolitain". Mr. Claude G. Lajoie C-167
1972.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 6, 21 E II, 1972 A name change of constituency from "Témiscouata" to "Rivière-du-Loup - Témiscouata". Mr. Rosaire Gendron C-172
1972.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 5, 21 E II, 1972 A name change of constituency from "Renfrew North" to "Renfrew North-Nipissing East". Mr. Leonard Donald Hopkins C-92
1972.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 4, 21 E II, 1972 A name change of constituency from "High Park" to "High Park Humber Valley". Mr. Walter Cyril Deakon C-74
1972.03.29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 3, 21 E II, 1972 A name change of constituency from "Essex" to "Essex-Windsor". Mr. Eugene Francis Whelan C-55
^ 28th Parliament (1968.09.12 - 1972.09.01)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1971.03.30 An Act respecting the Canadian Environment Week Act (Short title: Canadian Environment Week Act) Chapter 28, 19-20-21 E II, 1970-71-72 To designate the second week in October as Canadian Environment Week, each and every year throughout Canada from the date of the Act. Mr. Tom Goode C-25
1971.03.11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 22, 19-20-21 E II, 1970-71-72 A name change of constituency from "Bourassa" to "Montreal-Bourassa". Mr. Jacques L. Trudel C-223
1971.03.11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 21, 19-20-21 E II, 1970-71-72 A name change of constituency from "Beauharnois" to "Beauharnois-Salaberry". Mr. Gérald Laniel C-178
1971.03.11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 20, 19-20-21 E II, 1970-71-72 A name change of constituency from "Surrey" to "Surrey-White Rock". Mr. Barry Mather C-88
1971.03.11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 19, 19-20-21 E II, 1970-71-72 A name change of constituency from "Bonaventure" to "Bonaventure-Îles de la Madeleine". Mr. Albert Béchard C-83
1971.03.11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 18, 19-20-21 E II, 1970-71-72 A name change of constituency from "Lakeshore" to "Toronto-Lakeshore". Mr. William Kenneth Robinson C-21
^ 28th Parliament (1968.09.12 - 1972.09.01)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 61, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Lanark and Renfrew" to "Lanark-Renfrew-Carleton". Mr. Murray Arndell McBride C-213
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 60, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Argenteuil" to "Argenteuil-Deux-Montagnes". Mr. Robert Benoit Major C-178
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 59, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Maisonneuve" to "Maisonneuve-Rosemont". Mr. J. Antonio Thomas C-177
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 58, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Wellington-Grey" to "Wellington-Grey-Dufferin-Waterloo". Mr. William Marvin Howe C-168
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 57, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Missisquoi" to "Brome-Missisquoi". Mr. Yves Forest C-162
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 56, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Glengarry-Prescott" to "Glengarry-Prescott-Russell". Mr. Viateur Éthier C-153
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 55, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Burnaby-Richmond" to "Burnaby-Richmond-Delta". Mr. Thomas Henry Goode C-130
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 54, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Sarnia" to "Sarnia Lambton". Mr. Jack Sydney George (Bud) Cullen C-75
1970.06.26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 53, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 A name change of constituency from "Perth" to "Perth-Wilmot". Hon. Jay Waldo Monteith C-62
1969.12.19 An Act to amend Schedule A of the Bank Act Chapter 11, 18-19 E II, 1969-70 To change the alternate name of the Banque Canadienne Nationale in Schedule A from "National Canadian Bank" to "Bank Canadian National". Hon. Senator Maurice Bourget S-13
^ 28th Parliament (1968.09.12 - 1972.09.01)
1st session

--None--
^ 27th Parliament (1966.01.18 - 1968.04.23)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1968.03.27 An Act to amend the Immigration Act Chapter 37, 16-17 E II, 1967-68 To repeal and substitute subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (a) section 5 to provide for the granting of permanent status to an immigrant (when admission is authorized by the Governor in Council) who has been insane if, for the seven years preceding the date of application, he has not been a patient in a hospital for treatment of insanity, and if symptoms of insanity are unlikely to recur. Mr. Hubert Badanai C-30
1967.11.06 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 11, 16-17 E II, 1967-68 A name change of constituency from "Oshawa" to "Oshawa-Whitby". Hon. Michael Starr C-165
1967.11.06 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 10, 16-17 E II, 1967-68 A name change of constituency from "Peel-Dufferin" to "Peel-Dufferin-Simcoe". Mr. John Ellwood Madill C-159
^ 27th Parliament (1966.01.18 - 1968.04.23)
1st session

--None--
^ 26th Parliament (1963.05.16 - 1965.09.08)
3rd session

--None--
^ 26th Parliament (1963.05.16 - 1965.09.08)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1965.04.03 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Habeas Corpus) Chapter 53, 13-14 E II To repeal and replace subsection (1), section 691 by a provision to allow an appeal to the Court of Appeal, and, if necessary, to the Supreme Court of Canada, when an application for a writ of habeas corpus and subjiciendum is refused by a judge. Mr. John Ross Matheson C-35
1964.03.30 An Act respecting the Trans-Canada Air Lines Act Chapter 53, 13-14 E II To change the name of the Trans-Canada Airlines, Lignes Aériennes Trans-Canada, to Air Canada; the words "Air Canada", "Trans-Canada Air Lines", "Lignes Aériennes Trans-Canada", or abbreviations of same may not be used by any other person or company. Mr. Jean Joseph Jacques Chrétien C-2
^ 26th Parliament (1963.05.16 - 1965.09.08)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1963.12.12 An Act to amend the Quebec Savings Banks Act Chapter 27, 12 E II To make it easier for the Montreal City and District Savings Bank, and the Quebec Savings Bank to appoint directors, and to authorize the two banks to make loans on the security of the first mortgages up to 60% instead of 40%. Hon. Senator Thomas Vien S-46
1963.08.02 An Act authorizing the Senate of Canada to Dissolve or Annul Marriages (Short title: Dissolution and Annulment of Marriages Act) Chapter 10, 12 E II To authorise the Senate on the petition of either party to a marriage, to declare a marriage dissolved or annulled; this may be done only after an officer of the Senate has heard evidence and reported to the Senate. If either party of the marriage, within 30 days of the Senate's proclamation, petitions the Parliament of Canada to make void the Senate's resolution, this resolution is suspended until an Act based on the petition receives Royal Assent. Mr. J. Nicholas (Nick) Mandziuk C-93
^ 25th Parliament (1962.09.27 - 1963.02.06)
1st session

--None--
^ 24th Parliament (1958.05.12 - 1962.04.19)
5th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1962.04.18 An Act to amend the Representation Act Chapter 28, 10-11 E II A name change of constituency from "Nanaimo" to "Nanaimo-Cowichan-The Islands". Mr. Walter Franklyn Matthews C-46
1962.03.23 An Act to amend the Representation Act Chapter 17, 10-11 E II To provide two electoral districts in the Northwest Territories - Mackenzie River and Keewatin-Franklin electoral districts. Mr. Erik Nielsen C-14
^ 24th Parliament (1958.05.12 - 1962.04.19)
4th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1961.09.29 An Act to amend the Transport Act Chapter 63, 9-10 E II To repeal and replace subsection (1) of section 33; by a provision to allow representatives of the trucking industry to complain to the Minister when they feel an agreed charge discriminates against a motor vehicle operator. Mr. John Ferguson Browne C-33
1961.06.01 An Act to amend the Representation Act Chapter 25, 9-10 E II A name change of constituency from "Humboldt-Melfort" to "Humboldt-Melfort-Tisdale". Mr. Reynold Rapp C-29
^ 24th Parliament (1958.05.12 - 1962.04.19)
3rd session

--None--
^ 24th Parliament (1958.05.12 - 1962.04.19)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1959.06.04 An Act to amend the Representation Act Chapter 16, 7-8 E II A name change of constituency from "Témiscouata" to "Rivière-du-Loup - Témiscouata". Mr. Antoine Fréchette C-21
^ 24th Parliament (1958.05.12 - 1962.04.19)
1st session

--None--
^ 23rd Parliament (1957.10.14 - 1958.02.01)
1st session

--None--
^ 22nd Parliament (1953.11.12 - 1957.04.12)
5th session

--None--
^ 22nd Parliament (1953.11.12 - 1957.04.12)
4th session (Special)

--None--
^ 22nd Parliament (1953.11.12 - 1957.04.12)
3rd session

--None--
^ 22nd Parliament (1953.11.12 - 1957.04.12)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1955.03.24 An Act to amend the Representation Act Chapter 5, 3-4 E II A name change of constituency from "Northumberland" to "Northumberland-Miramichi". Mr. George Roy McWilliam 194
^ 22nd Parliament (1953.11.12 - 1957.04.12)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1954.05.27 An Act to amend the Representation Act Chapter 32, 2-3 E II, 1953-54 To correct an error that was made in connection with the revised statutes with regard to the name of the constituency of Swift Current-Maple Creek. The name was changed at the last session but only for the statute itself and not in the revised statutes. Mr. Irvin William Studer 420
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
7th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1953.02.11 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1952 Chapter 8, 1-2 E II, 1952-53 A name change of constituency from "Swift Current" to "Swift Current-Maple Creek". Mr. Irvin William Studer 101
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
6th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1952.06.18 An Act to amend The Canada Dairy Products Act Chapter 16, 1 E II, 1952 To delete from the Canada Dairy Products Act of 1951 the powers it confers upon the government to prohibit the importation from one province to another of oleomargarinous and certain other foods other than unadulterated milk. Mr. William Daum Euler B (307)
1952.05.29 An Act to amend the Victoria Day Act Chapter 13, 1 E II, 1952 To designate throughout Canada, in each and every year, the first Monday immediately preceding the twenty-fifth day of May a legal holiday under the name of Victoria Day. Mr. John Lorne MacDougall 2
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
5th session

--None--
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
4th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1951.06.20 An Act to amend the Quebec Savings Banks Act Chapter 35, 15 GEO VI, 1951 To amend the amount of dividends which has been paid during the five previous years. Hon. Senator Edmund Davie Fulton D (10)
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
3rd session

--None--
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
2nd session

--None--
^ 21st Parliament (1949.09.15 - 1953.06.13)
1st session

--None--
^ 20th Parliament (1945.09.06 - 1949.04.30)
5th session

--None--
^ 20th Parliament (1945.09.06 - 1949.04.30)
4th session

--None--
^ 20th Parliament (1945.09.06 - 1949.04.30)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1947.05.14 An Act respecting a National Wild Life Week (Short title: The National Wild Life Week Act) Chapter 22, 11 GEO VI To designate each year the week in which April 10 occurs as National Wild Life Week. Mr. John Ritchie MacNicol 2
1947.07.17 An Act to amend the Trust Companies Act Chapter 66, 11 GEO VI To make a number of technical amendments to the Trust Companies Act. Hon. Senator Arthur Bliss Copp C13 (417)
1947.07.17 An Act respecting certain National Parks and to amend The National Parks Act (Short title: The National Parks Amendment Act, 1947) Chapter 66, 11 GEO VI To enlarge some parks and take away land from others. To abolish two parks and open up land to be leased to persons who want to build cottages; and provide opportunity for the all-year-round residents in the parks in Alberta to enjoy the health and welfare services supplied by the province. Hon. Senator Arthur Bliss Copp M9 (365)
1947.06.27 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Race meetings) Chapter 31, 11 GEO VI To establish a cut-off date, and to provide that any racing associations which have not conducted at least one race meeting with pari mutuel betting between the first day of January, 1938, and the ninteenth day of May, 1947 - a period of some nine years - shall not be entitled to conduct races with pari mutuel privileges. Hon. Senator Arthur Bliss Copp L9 (268)
^ 20th Parliament (1945.09.06 - 1949.04.30)
2nd session

--None--
^ 20th Parliament (1945.09.06 - 1949.04.30)
1st session

--None--
^ 19th Parliament (1940.05.16 - 1945.04.16)
6th session

--None--
^ 19th Parliament (1940.05.16 - 1945.04.16)
5th session

--None--
^ 19th Parliament (1940.05.16 - 1945.04.16)
4th session

--None--
^ 19th Parliament (1940.05.16 - 1945.04.16)
3rd session

--None--
^ 19th Parliament (1940.05.16 - 1945.04.16)
2nd session

--None--
^ 19th Parliament (1940.05.16 - 1945.04.16)
1st session

--None--
^ 18th Parliament (1936.02.06 - 1940.01.25)
6th session

--None--
^ 18th Parliament (1936.02.06 - 1940.01.25)
5th session

--None--
^ 18th Parliament (1936.02.06 - 1940.01.25)
4th session

--None--
^ 18th Parliament (1936.02.06 - 1940.01.25)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1938.06.24 An Act to amend the Railway Act Chapter 40, 2 GEO VI To amend the Railway Act so as to place under the jurisdiction of the board of railway commissioners the assessment of damages resulting from the erection of snow fences by the railway companies. Mr. Joseph Boulanger 5
1938.06.24 An Act to amend The Copyright Amendment Act, 1931, and the Copyright Act Chapter 27, 2 GEO VI To require the Canadian Performing Right Society to publish a list of the musical compositions which they purport to control, under the provisions of the Copyright Act; and to exempt from payment of the fee provided under the terms of the act small business establishments which use the radio in a limited way. Mr. William Kemble Esling 12
1938.04.07 An Act to amend the Railway Act (Telephone Tolls) Chapter 12, 2 GEO VI To extend et clarify the Jurisdiction of the board of railway commissioners with regards to telephone companies. Mr. Wilfrid Lacroix 14
1938.04.07 An Act to amend the Civil Service Act Chapter 7, 2 GEO VI To provide that all employees of the Federal Government appointed to positions within a province, or transferred from one province, shall be qualified to use the language of the majority of the persons with whom they come into contact. Mr. Wilfrid Lacroix 3
^ 18th Parliament (1936.02.06 - 1940.01.25)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1937.03.31 An Act to provide for Appeal to the Court of Appeal of the Province of British Columbia in Divorce and Matrimonial Causes (Short title: The British Columbia Divorce Appeals Act) Chapter 4, 1 GEO VI To give jurisdiction in divorce cases to the Court of Appeal in British Columbia. Mr. Howard Green 15
^ 18th Parliament (1936.02.06 - 1940.01.25)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1936.04.08 An Act to repeal The Economic Council of Canada Act, 1935 Chapter 5, 1 EDW VIII To repeal the government measure to establish an Economic Council of Canada. Mr. Jean-François Pouliot 6
^ 17th Parliament (1930.09.08 - 1935.08.14)
6th session

--None--
^ 17th Parliament (1930.09.08 - 1935.08.14)
5th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1934.04.20 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Race Meetings) Chapter 11, 24-25 GEO V To give racing associations the option to hold one race meeting of fourteen days or two race meetings of seven days each in any calendar year. Mr. Raymond Morand 35
^ 17th Parliament (1930.09.08 - 1935.08.14)
4th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1933.05.23 An Act to amend an Act respecting Canadian and British Insurance Companies Chapter 32, 23-24 GEO V To legalize the investment of insurance funds in such securities, which are generally admitted to be safe and sound. Hon. Senator Charles-Philippe Beaubien B (104)
^ 17th Parliament (1930.09.08 - 1935.08.14)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1932.04.04 An Act to amend the Marriage and Divorce Act Chapter 10, 22-23 GEO. V To provide for marriages to the daughter of a brother of a deceased wife or to the son of a sister of a deceased husband. Mr. Ambrose Bury 17
^ 17th Parliament (1930.09.08 - 1935.08.14)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1931.08.03 An Act to remove the necessity of the re-election of Members of the House of Commons of Canada on acceptance of office Chapter 52, 21-22 GEO V To amend the existing legislation so as to provide that no member of the House of Commons, on being appointed to the ministry, need appeal again to the electorate. Mr. Samuel Jacobs 35
1931.08.03 An Act to amend the Government Annuities Act Chapter 33, 21-22 GEO V To reduce the maximum amount payable as an annuity to the former limit of $1,200 a year. Hon. Senator Gideon Robertson D1(90)
1931.08.03 An Act to amend the Dairy Industry Act (Increase of penalties) Chapter 31, 21-22 GEO V To increase the penalties against butter adulterators. Mr. Samuel Gobeil 16
1931.08.03 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act Chapter 21, 21-22 GEO V To aid men who are known to be perfectly competent to handle their ships during the fishing season, and who want the privilege of engaging in the coasting trade during periods when they are not fishing. Mr. William Ernst 97
1931.08.03 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy Act (Priority of Claims) Chapter 18, 21-22 GEO V To give protection to that class of commercial travellers who sell on commission. Mr. John Hackett 28
1931.06.11 An Act to amend the Armistice Day Act Chapter 4, 21-22 GEO V To designate the celebration of Armistice day on November 11 in each year and on no other day under the name of Remembrance Day. Mr. Alan Neill 8
^ 17th Parliament (1930.09.08 - 1935.08.14)
1st session

--None--
^ 16th Parliament (1926.12.09 - 1930.05.30)
4th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1930.05.30 An Act respecting jurisdiction in Proceedings for Divorce (Short title: The Divorce Jurisdiction Act, 1930) Chapter 15, 20-21 GEO V To confer upon a woman who has been deserted by her husband and has lived for two years in any particular province the right to bring an action for divorce in that province. Mr. William Ward 31
1930.05.30 An Act to provide in the province of Ontario for the dissolution and the annulment of Marriage (Short title: The Divorce Act (Ontario), 1930) Chapter 14, 20-21 GEO V To establish a divorce court in the province of Ontario. Mr. James Woodsworth 20
^ 16th Parliament (1926.12.09 - 1930.05.30)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1929.06.14 An Act to amend The Precious Metals Marking Act, 1928 Chapter 53, 19-20 GEO V To permit importers of jewelry and articles of that kind to stamp their trade mark on the article and mark it "imported". Mr. Joseph-Étienne Letellier de St-Just 24
^ 16th Parliament (1926.12.09 - 1930.05.30)
2nd session

--None--
^ 16th Parliament (1926.12.09 - 1930.05.30)
1st session

--None--
^ 15th Parliament (1926.01.07 - 1926.07.02)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1926.06.15 To change the names of certain Pension Fund Societies Chapter 13, 16-17 GEO V To enable Pension Fund Societies to change their names by by-law or resolution, with the consent of the Secretary of State of Canada. Hon. Senator Frédéric Béique A (24)
^ 14th Parliament (1922.03.08 - 1925.09.05)
4th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1925.06.27 An Act respecting Divorce Chapter 41, 15-16 GEO V To give the wife a right to secure a divorce from her husband upon the same grounds upon which a husband may secure a divorce from his wife. Mr. Joseph Shaw 4
1925.06.27 An Act respecting Quartz Mining in the Yukon Territory Chapter 74, 14-15 GEO V To state in the form of an act of parliament the laws governing quartz mining in the Yukon, which laws are now embodied in a large number of orders in council. Mr. George Black 6
^ 14th Parliament (1922.03.08 - 1925.09.05)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1924.07.19 An Act to amend The Yukon Quartz Mining Act Chapter 55, 15-16 GEO V To make a few necessary changes in the Act that went through on the last day of last session. Mr. George Black 6
1924.07.19 An Act to amend The Criminal Code (Evidence as to Games of Chance) Chapter 35, 14-15 GEO V To make the Act clearer by adding this subsection to section 986, the suppression of gambling, particularly on the part of young people. Hon. Senator James Lougheed V6 (259)
^ 14th Parliament (1922.03.08 - 1925.09.05)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1923.06.30 An Act to amend the Yukon Act Chapter 72, 13-14 GEO V, 1923 To increase the classes of actions in which litigants may have the right to appeal and may have the right to have issues of fact determined by a jury. Mr. George Black 44
1923.06.13 An Act to make lawful, the marriage of a woman to her deceased husband's brother or such brother's son Chapter 19, 13-14 GEO V, 1923 To place a widow on exactly the same plane as a man whose wife is dead and who is permitted to marry his deceased wife's sister. To permit a woman to marry her deceased husband's brother or such brother's son. Hon. Senator Arthur Hardy V (75)
^ 14th Parliament (1922.03.08 - 1925.09.05)
1st session

--None--
^ 13th Parliament (1918.03.18 - 1921.10.04)
5th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1921.06.04 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act (Public Harbours) Chapter 19, 11-12 GEO V, 1921 To enable the Governor in Council to increase existing penalties for the pollution of harbour waters by the discharge of waste oil from oil-burning steamers. Mr. Alexander Maclean 40
1921.06.04 An Act respecting Armistice Day (Short title: Armistice Day Act) Chapter 16, 11-12 GEO V, 1921 To make Armistice Day a public holiday, and to unite with it Thanksgiving Day. Mr. Herbert Mowat 119
^ 13th Parliament (1918.03.18 - 1921.10.04)
4th session

--None--
^ 13th Parliament (1918.03.18 - 1921.10.04)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1919.11.10 An Act to amend the House of Commons Act Chapter 18, 10 GEO V, 1919 To correct certain abuses which have arisen under the House of Commons Act with respect to electoral matters. In the event of a vacancy occurring a writ shall be issued within six months after the receipt of the warrant for the issue of a new writ for the election of a member of the House of Commons and nomination for one electoral district only. Mr. Samuel Jacobs 9
1919.11.10 An Act to amend the Adulteration Act (respecting Bran and Shorts or Middling) Chapter 4, 10 GEO V, 1919 To prevent the adulteraton of bran and shorts or middlings. Mr. Donald Sutherland 7
^ 13th Parliament (1918.03.18 - 1921.10.04)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1919.04.03 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1914 Chapter 6, 10 GEO V, 1919 A name change of constituency from the "Electoral District of Westminster District" to the "Electoral District of Fraser Valley". Mr. Frank Stacey 2
^ 13th Parliament (1918.03.18 - 1921.10.04)
1st session

--None--
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
7th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1917.09.20 An Act concerning the payment of salaries or wages of employees of railway companies and to otherwise amend the Railway Act Chapter 37, 7-8, 10 GEO V, 1917 To pay about the end of the month wages earnes by railway employees between the 1st and the 15th of any month. Hon. Senator Gideon Robertson D (103)
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
6th session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1916.05.18 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act Chapter 12, 6-7 GEO V, 1916 To enable captains with coasting certificates to navigate their ships further south than 5 degrees north latitude, which is as far south as the law at present permits them to go. Mr. John Sinclair 21
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
5th session

--None--
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
4th session

--None--
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
3rd session

--None--
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1913.06.06 An Act to amend the Government Railways Small Claims Act Chapter 20, 3-4 GEO V, 1913 To provide that the county courts, or the courts that have jurisdiction in such provinces as do not have county courts, shall have jurisdiction up to the extent of $500 instead of $200. Mr. Edward Macdonald 95
^ 12th Parliament (1911.11.15 - 1917.10.06)
1st session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1912.03.12 An Act to amend the Juvenile Delinquents Act, 1908 Chapter 30, 2 GEO V, 1912 To provide that where juvenile courts are established and there are children of other faiths than Roman Catholic or Protestant, the machinery provided by the Act shall be brought into operation as to their protection and care. Mr. Robert Bickerdike 2
1912.04.01 An Act to amend the Criminal Code Chapter 18, 2 GEO V, 1912 To extend to the harbour and coast waters of British Columbia the provisions already contained in the Criminal Code with regard to fraudulently appropriating timbers. Mr. Henry Stevens 9
^ 11th Parliament (1909.01.20 - 1911.07.29)
3rd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1911.05.19 An Act to amend the Canada Medical Act Chapter 16, 1-2 GEO V, 1911 To provide that any medical practitioner entitled to practise medicine in any province in Canada may be entitled to practise medicine all over Canada. Mr. Judson Black 15
1911.04.04 An Act to amend the Inspection and Sale Act Chapter 15, 1-2 GEO V, 1911 To provide for a standard barrel for the sale of potatoes. Mr. Frank Carvell 9
^ 11th Parliament (1909.01.20 - 1911.07.29)
2nd session

AssentedActPurposeSponsorBill
1910.05.04 An Act to amend the Winding-up Act Chapter 62, 9-10 Edw VII, 1910 To provide that appeals from a single judge may go to the new Court of Appeals in Manitoba instead of to the Court of King's Bench en ban as formerly constituted. Mr. Arthur Meighen 65
1910.05.04 An Act to correct an error in The Telegraphs Act Chapter 56, 9-10 EDW VII, 1910 To correct an error in the statutes at the time of the coming into force of the Revised Statutes. Hon. Senator Frédéric Béique 000 (234)
1910.04.08 An Act to amend the Exchequer Court Act Chapter 19, 9-10 EDW VII, 1910 To amend one of the provisions of the Exchequer Court Act by which a remedy is created in favour of the subject for injury to the person or to property being the result of negligence of an officer of the Crown on a public work. Hon. Senator Napoléon Belcourt C (59)
1910.05.04 An Act to amend the Criminal Code respecting injuries to persons due to Motor Vehicles Chapter 13, 9-10 EDW VII, 1910 To amend the Criminal Code to include damage done on the highway by a vehicle which was not known at the time the Criminal Code was instituted. Mr. Edward Lewis 13
1910.05.04 An Act to amend the Criminal Code Chapter 12, 9-10 EDW VII, 1910 To meet the circumstance that very valuable ore, in some case nearly pure silver, has been carried away from mines at Cobalt, and sold at what are commonly known as 'blind pigs,' where it passes in exchange for drinks. It is sold to parties who make a business of it. The object of this Bill is primarily to put these receivers out of business. Mr. George Gordon 85
1910.05.04 An Act to amend the Criminal Code respecting injuries to persons due to Motor Vehicles Chapter 11, 9-10 EDW VII, 1910 To make it a specific offence for a chauffeur, or any one else other than the owner of an automobile, to use the automobile without the consent or permission of the owner. Mr. Lloyd Harris 75
1910.05.04 An Act to amend the Criminal Code Chapter 10, 9-10 EDW VII, 1910 To amend sections 226, 227 and 235 of the Code with a view to suppressing and preventing, as far as possible, not the betting but the business of betting and gambling upon race tracks. Mr. Henry Miller 6
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