This bill is extremely important to family researchers with roots in
Canada. For this reason I am copying in full Gordon A. Watts' e-mail
PS I intended to send a message to this list earlier today urging
everyone to send an Access to Information form to Ottawa. Unfortunately,
time has run out and I must get ready to go to the FHC. Will try to get
an e-mail off later today.
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First debate in the House of Commons on second reading of Bill S-13 - an
Act to amend the Statistics Act is on the House schedule for today
(Thursday). It has also been on the schedule the past two days but has
not yet made it.. Time will tell if it will make it today. Should it
happen, debate should start some time after 3:00 PM Ottawa time. It
will be televised on CPAC. There is at least one Bill ahead of it on
Time limits for debate have been set as follows:
S-13 - The Minister of Industry - An Act to amend the Statistics Act -
Second reading (first time debated)
Length of speeches, pursuant to Standing Order 74:
The Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition - unlimited time.
First three Members - 40 minutes maximum.
All other Members - During the 5 hours of debate following the first
three Members - 20 minutes maximum and speeches are subject to a
10-minute question and comment period.
After the period of debate referred to above - 10 minutes maximum.
It is expected that Bill S-13 will be referred to the House Standing
Committee on Industry, Science and Technology. Those considering making
a submission to the Committee should be preparing to do so now.
Addressing information is as follows:
House Standing Committee on
Industry, Science and Technology
House of Commons
180, rue Wellington Street, Room / pièce 671
OTTAWA, Ontario K1A 0A6
Attn: Jean-François Pagé, Clerk
EMail : inst@...
Telephone : (613) 947-1971
Fax : (613) 943-0307
Makeup of the Committee is as follows"
Walt Lastewka Lastewka.W@...
Dan McTeague McTeague.D@...
James Rajotte Rajotte.J@...
André Bachand Bachand.A@...
Larry Bagnell Bagnell.L@...
Paul Crête Crete.P@...
Brian Fitzpatrick Fitzpatrick.B@...
Cheryl Gallant Gallant.C@...
Jocelyne Girard-Bujold Girard-Bujold.J@...
Serge Marcil Marcil.S@...
Brian Masse Masse.B@...
Hon. Gilbert Normand Normand.G@...
Andy Savoy Savoy.A@...
Brent St. Denis St.Denis.B@...
Paddy Torsney Torsney.P@...
Joseph Volpe Volpe.J@...
There are 93 Associate Members which I will not list here.
Gordon A. Watts gordon_watts@...
Co-Chair, Canada Census Committee
Port Coquitlam, BC
en français http://globalgenealogy.com/Census/Index_f.htm
Permission to forward without notice is granted.