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  • Carol Lylyk
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Gordon A. Watts" <gordon_watts@...>
      To: <ONTARIO-L@...>
      Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 10:01 AM
      Subject: [ONT] Post 1901 Census -- S-18 deemed to have passed
      Third Reading

      | Greetings All.
      | At 8:10 AM PDT this morning I received a telephone call from
      | Honourable Senator Lorna Milne.
      | She advised me that at 8:00 AM PDT MP Dominic LeBlanc, Deputy
      | Whip, rose and stated words to the effect that "If the Speaker
      | seek it, I believe he would have the unanimous consent of the
      House to
      | deem Bill S-18 -- An Act to amend the Statistics Act, to have
      | Third Reading" (not necessarily an exact quote). That consent
      | given.
      | Bill S-18 has now passed all necessary stages in both the
      Senate and the
      | House of Commons and all that remains to be done to make it law
      is for
      | it to receive Royal Assent. It is expected that assent will be
      | shortly.
      | There will be, I am sure, a great deal of cheering and
      celebrating when
      | that happens. It is believed that the Library and Archives of
      | has already scanned images of the 1911 National Census of
      Canada and
      | they should be available on line almost immediately.
      | We should now be able to spend our Summer researching the 1911
      | instead of continuing the fight to see them released.
      | Genealogists and historian owe a GREAT debt of thanks to the
      | perserverance and dedication of the Hon. Senator Lorna Milne,
      | whose support over the past several years, we would not have
      | this victory.
      | Those wishing to express their thanks to Senator Milne can do
      so through
      | her Policy Advisor, Jeff Paul at
      | PAULJ@...
      | On behalf of Muriel and myself, and all members of the Canada
      | Committee, I wish to express our thanks to all who have written
      | and email, signed petitions, called their Parliamentary
      | and generally supported our efforts to regain the public access
      | Historic Census records we beleived we were always entitled to.
      | expect that Muriel will likely be forwarding her own message of
      | appreciation as well.
      | We look forward to hearing some of the stories of success in
      | the 1911 Census records.
      | Happy Hunting.
      | Gordon A. Watts gordon_watts@...
      | Co-chair Canada Census Committee
      | Port Coquitlam, BC
      | http://www.globalgenealogy.com/Census
      | en francais http://www.globalgenealogy.com/Census/Index_f.htm
      | Permission to forward without notice is granted
      | ----- Original Message -----
      | From: "Paul, Jeff: SEN" <PAULJ@...>
      | Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 7:51 AM
      | Subject: [CCC] S-18 is now law
      | S-18 has been deemed passed 3rd reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      | Jeff Paul
      | Policy Advisor
      | Office of the Hon. Lorna Milne
      | Ph: 613-947-9744
      | Cel: 613-715-2965
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