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Queen's Park Last Week:

4 House Debates
1 Committee Meetings
7 New Bills
25 Press Releases
7 Regulations
88 Bill Status Changes
2 Proposed Regs
10 Top Speakers


House Debates

June 1st: 312 speeches

June 2nd: 337 speeches

June 3rd: 409 speeches

June 4th: 0 speeches


Committee Meetings

Select Committee on Sexual Violence and Harassment: 2015-05-21

Meeting Title: Strategy on sexual violence and harassment


New Bills

Bill 110: Growing Ontario's Craft Cider Industry Act, 2015

The Bill amends the Liquor Control Act so that the mark-up or tax that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario imposes on the sale of any class or type of Ontario cider, including craft cider, whether ...

Introduced by Sylvia Jones.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.

Bill 111: Ending Predatory Electricity Retailing Act, 2015

Currently, under the Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010, contracts between retailers and consumers for the provision of electricity at a fixed rate are permitted. The Bill adds Part II.1 to the A...

Introduced by Sarah Campbell.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.

Bill 112: Strengthening Consumer Protection and Electricity System Oversight Act, 2015

The Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998 are amended. Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010 (ECPA) Section 9 of the ECPA is amended to provide the Lieutenant Go...

Introduced by Hon Bob Chiarelli.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.

Bill 113: Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015

The Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 is enacted. Here are some of the Act's major features: The Act sets out a process governing requests for searches of the Canadian Police Information Centre...

Introduced by Hon Yasir Naqvi.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.

Bill 114: Municipal Action on Accessibility for Persons With Disabilities Act, 2015

The Bill prohibits municipalities from taking any action that impedes a person who offers items, including goods, services and facilities, from improving accessibility to the items for Ontarians wi...

Introduced by Percy Hatfield.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.

Bill 115: Electoral Boundaries Act, 2015

The Bill contains five Schedules which enact the Representation Act, 2015, repeal the Representation Act, 2005 and make complementary amendments to the Election Act, the Election Finances Act and t...

Introduced by Hon Madeleine Meilleur.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.

Bill 116: Correctional Services Staff Recognition Week Act, 2015

The Bill proclaims the week commencing on the first Monday in May in each year as Correctional Services Staff Recognition Week.

Introduced by Indira Naidoo-Harris.

Algorithmic Prediction: Bill is unlikely to pass.


Ministry Press Releases

Union Pearson Express Service Begins

By Ministry of Transportation

Top Global Climate Change Leaders Coming to Ontario Summit

By Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Ontario Ensuring Municipal Legislation Continues to Serve Communities

By Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Stay Healthy This Summer by Visiting an Ontario Provincial Park

By Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ontario Gains 43,900 Jobs in May

By Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Reminder: Government Passes 11 Bills During Spring Sitting

By Office of the Premier

Government Passes 11 Bills During Spring Sitting

By Office of the Premier

Ontario Releases First Annual Local Food Report

By Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Ontario Welcomes Annual Report on French-Language Services

By Office of Francophone Affairs

Building Ontario's Next Generation of Infrastructure

By Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Ontario Investing in Equipment for Para-Athletes

By Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

Government Introduces Election Reform Legislation to Ensure Fair Representation

By Office of the Premier

2015 Ontario Budget Passes in Legislature

By Ministry of Finance

Deer Lake First Nation Completes Draft Land Use Plan

By Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ontario Investing $5 Million in Local Food Projects

By Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Ontario Removing Barriers to Opportunity Through Changes to Police Record Checks

By Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Ontario Launches Accessibility Action Plan

By Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Inaugural David C. Onley Awards Celebrate Ontario's Accessibility Champions

By Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Ontario Passes Legislation to Improve Road Safety

By Ministry of Transportation

Ontario Takes Steps to Further Protect Ratepayers

By Ministry of Energy

Celebrate Local Food Week with Ontario VQA Wine

By Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Ontario Sets New Annual Savings Bond Interest Rates

By Ministry of Finance

Ontario Helping to Reduce Workplace Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities

By Ministry of Labour

Helping Businesses Find Skilled Talent

By Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Helping Businesses Find Skilled Talent

By Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure


New Regulations

136/15: Designated Air Ambulance Service Providers

Act: Ambulance Act

Date Filed: 2015-06-05

135/15: Operation Of Off-Road Vehicles On Highways

Act: Highway Traffic Act

Date Filed: 2015-06-04

134/15: Operation Of Off-Road Vehicles On Highways

Act: Highway Traffic Act

Date Filed: 2015-06-04

133/15: Fresh Grapes - Marketing

Act: Farm Products Marketing Act

Date Filed: 2015-06-04

132/15: Definitions And Exemptions

Act: Electricity Act, 1998

Date Filed: 2015-06-02

131/15: Definitions And Exemptions

Act: Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

Date Filed: 2015-06-02

130/15: Speed Limits

Act: Highway Traffic Act

Date Filed: 2015-06-01


Regulatory Proposals

“Amendment to Ontario Regulation 347/07 under the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, 2006”


“Proposed Amendments to Regulation 386/99 under the Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994 relating to the Provision of Community Services”



Royal Proclamations

Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario's Roads Safer), 2015: s. 53

Parent Act: Highway Traffic Act

Date Proclaimed: 2015-06-08


Bill Status Changes

Bill 6 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 6 Third Reading: Carried on division

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 6 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 6 Third Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 6 Third Reading: Deferred vote

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 6 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 6 Reported as amended

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 6 Consideration of a Bill (Standing Committee on General Government)

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 9 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 13 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 13 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 13 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 13 Discharge the Order of referral to Committee

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 13 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 16 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 16 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 16 Second Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 16 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 16 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 27 Ordered for Third Reading

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 27 Reported as amended

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 27 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 27 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 27 Consideration of a Bill (Standing Committee on Social Policy)

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 30 Consideration of a Bill (Standing Committee on General Government)

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 31 Third Reading: Carried on division

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 31 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 31 Third Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 31 Third Reading: Deferred vote

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 37 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 52 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 61 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 61 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 61 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 61 Discharge the Order of referral to Committee

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 61 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 66 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 66 Second Reading: Deferred vote

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 66 Ordered referred to Standing Committee pursuant to the Order of the House (Standing Committee on General Government)

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 66 Second Reading: Carried on division

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 66 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 66 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 66 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 73 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 73 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 75 Consideration of a Bill (Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs)

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 77 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 77 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 77 Ordered for Third Reading

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 77 Reported as amended

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 77 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 77 Consideration of a Bill (Standing Committee on Justice Policy)

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 81 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 81 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 81 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 81 Second Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 81 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 87 Ordered referred to Standing Committee (Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs)

Date: 2015-10-03

Bill 91 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 91 Third Reading: Carried on division

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 91 Third Reading: Deferred vote

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 91 Third Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 91 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 91 Second Reading: Report adopted on division

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 91 Reported as amended

Date: 2015-06-01

Bill 101 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 101 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 101 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 101 Second Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 101 Ordered for Second Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 101 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 107 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 107 Second Reading: Lost on division

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 110 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 111 Second Reading: Debate

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 111 Ordered referred to Standing Committee (Standing Committee on General Government)

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 111 Second Reading: Carried on division

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 111 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 112 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-02

Bill 113 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 114 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-03

Bill 115 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill 116 First Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill PR14 Third Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill PR14 Ordered for Third Reading pursuant to the Order of the House

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill PR14 Second Reading: Carried

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill PR14 Motion to arrange proceedings

Date: 2015-06-04

Bill PR14 Royal Assent Received

Date: 2015-06-04


Top Speakers in Legislature

Percy Hatfield: 12815 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015

Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

Visitors



Taras Natyshak: 7577 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015

Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015



Gilles Bisson: 5633 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Order of business

Wearing of pins

Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

Forestry industry



Ernie Hardeman: 5212 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015

Visitors



Hon Kathleen O. Wynne: 5122 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Privatization of public assets

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

Ontario budget



Jeff Yurek: 4114 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

Bear control

Family Responsibility Office



Catherine Fife: 4103 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015

Building Ontario Up Act (Budget Measures), 2015

Missing persons



Victor Fedeli: 4030 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Ontario budget

Privatization of public assets

Building Ontario Up Act (Budget Measures), 2015

Lake Nipissing walleye fishery

Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015



Ted Arnott: 3957 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

Aggregate extraction



Todd Smith: 3421 Words

Key topics in speeches:

Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015



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