Government Motions

Session 2, Parliament 41

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Moved without notice

That the Speech of Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor to this House be taken into consideration Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion September 12, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion September 12, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That notwithstanding Standing Order 98(a), Private Members' Public Business shall not be considered on Thursday, September 15, 2016; and that the House may instead consider other business; and That notwithstanding Standing Order 98(g), notice for ballot items 1 through 6, inclusive, be waived; and That the 2016-2017 Estimates, selected for consideration in the 1st Session of the 41st Parliament by the Standing Committee on Estimates in its report to the House dated April 7, 2016, be deemed to have been selected by the Committee in the 2nd Session of the 41st Parliament, following the re-tabling of these Estimates by the Ministry of Finance; and That the Committee resume consideration of these Estimates at the same stage of progress as at prorogation of the 1st Session of the 41st Parliament; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet for up to 4 hours of public hearings on the legislative and regulatory barriers and burdens facing service clubs in Ontario, to be completed no later than October 31, 2016 during its regularly scheduled meeting times; and That the following bill, introduced in the 1st Session of the 41st Parliament be reinstated forthwith on the Orders and Notices Paper at the same stage of progress as at the prorogation of the 1st Session of the 41st Parliament: Bill 64, An Act to amend the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act and the Employment Standards Act, 2000; and That the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be authorized to meet for up to 4 hours of public hearings on the bill to be completed no later than October 31, 2016 during its regularly scheduled meeting time.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion September 13, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion September 13, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made to the membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Delaney replaces Mr. Crack, Mr. Dickson replaces Mr. Thibeault, and Miss Taylor replaces M. Mantha; On the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Mr. Rinaldi replaces Mrs. Albanese; On the Standing Committee on General Government, Mr. Baker replaces Ms. McMahon; On the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, Mr. Colle replaces Ms. Naidoo-Harris, and M. Mantha replaces Miss Taylor; On the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mr. Kwinter replaces Mr. Ballard, and Mr. Potts replaces Mr. Rinaldi; On the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Bradley replaces Ms. McMahon; On the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Mrs. Mangat replaces Mrs. McGarry, and Mr. McMeekin replaces Mme Lalonde ; On the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Mr. Crack replaces Mrs. McGarry, Mr. McMeekin replaces Mrs. Mangat, Mr. Sergio replaces Mr. Delaney, and Ms. Wong replaces Ms. Naidoo-Harris; and On the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, Mr. Bradley replaces Mme Lalonde, and Mr. Cho replaces Mr. Bailey.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion September 13, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion September 13, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That an humble Address be presented to Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor as follows:- “To the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario: We, Her Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, now assembled, beg leave to thank Your Honour for the gracious speech Your Honour has been pleased to address to us at the opening of the present Session.”

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion September 13, 2016 Kathleen O. Wynne moved
motion September 13, 2016 Indira Naidoo-Harris seconded
motion September 13, 2016 debated
motion September 14, 2016 debated
motion September 15, 2016 debated
motion September 21, 2016 debated
motion September 21, 2016 question put vote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motion September 21, 2016 vote carried on division

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 13, An Act in respect of the cost of electricity, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy; and That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on Monday, October 3, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 13: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That the deadline for requests to appear be 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2016; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Monday, October 17, 2016. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion September 27, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion September 27, 2016 debated
motion September 28, 2016 debated
motion September 28, 2016 question put vote deferred pursuant to s.o. 9(c)
motion September 28, 2016 vote carried on division

Moved without notice

That the Order of the House dated Wednesday, September 28, 2016 relating to Bill 13, An Act in respect of the cost of electricity, be amended as follows: That in the fourth paragraph, the words "4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2016" be struck out and replaced with "12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 11, 2016" and; That in the fifth paragraph, the words "Wednesday, October 12, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m." be struck out and replaced with "Monday, October 17, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m." and; That in the sixth paragraph, the words "Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m." be struck out and replaced with "Monday, October 17, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.," and; That in the seventh paragraph, the words "Monday, October 17, 2016" be struck out and replaced with "Tuesday, October 18, 2016."

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 03, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 03, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Mr. Potts assumes ballot item number 13 Mr. Anderson assumes ballot item number 62 Mr. Qaadri assumes ballot item number 9 Mr. Sergio assumes ballot item number 21; and That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 7, 9, 13, 14 and 21.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 03, 2016 Marie-France Lalonde moved
motion October 03, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 12 and 15 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 04, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 04, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made to the membership of the following Committees: On the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Mrs. Martins replaces Ms. Vernile; and On the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, Ms. Vernile replaces Mrs. Martins.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 04, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 04, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

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

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 04, 2016 Tracy MacCharles moved
motion October 04, 2016 vote carried

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 37, An Act to amend the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007, and the Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 37: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That the deadline for requests to appear be 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2016; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2016; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., and from 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Monday, November 14, 2016. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 2 hours of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 20, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 20, 2016 debated
motion October 20, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Mr. Baker assumes ballot item number 21 Mr. Sergio assumes ballot item number 31; and Mr. Dickson assumes ballot item number 17 Ms. Wong assumes ballot item number 28 and Mr. Takhar assumes ballot item number 39.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 19, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 19, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 10, 17, 21, 28, 31 and 39 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 19, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 19, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 60, the Standing Committee on Estimates consider the 2016-2017 Estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs following Routine Proceedings on Tuesday, October 25, 2016; and, That on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Standing Committee on Estimates meet at 3:00 p.m. to resume consideration of the 2016-2017 Estimates of the Ministry of Energy, and is authorized to meet beyond 6:00 p.m. until completion. That upon completion of consideration of the 2016-2017 Estimates of the Ministry of Energy, the Committee shall resume consideration of the 2016-2017 Estimates of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, at its next regularly scheduled meeting.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 24, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 24, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That an humble Address be presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council as follows: We, Her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, now assembled, request the appointment of the Honourable J. David Wake as Temporary Financial Accountability Officer as provided in the Financial Accountability Officer Act, 2013, S.O. 2013, c. 4., and section 77(c) of the Legislation Act, 2006, commencing on October 24, 2016 for a term of six months, or to the date when the Financial Accountability Officer resumes his duties, whichever comes first, And, That the Address be engrossed and presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council by the Speaker.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 25, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion October 25, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 71(d), bills currently standing in the name of the Attorney General may be considered in the House and in Committee at the same time.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 31, 2016 Laura Albanese moved
motion October 31, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 16, 18, and 24 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion October 31, 2016 James Bradley moved
motion October 31, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be authorized to meet from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Monday, November 14, and Monday, November 21, 2016 for the purpose of public hearings on Bill 41, An Act to amend various Acts in the interests of patient-centred care; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet during the winter adjournment for up to 7 days to conduct the 2017 Pre-budget Consultations and for up to 3 days for report writing.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 03, 2016 Laura Albanese moved
motion November 03, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Mr. Fraser assumes ballot item number 19 Ms. Malhi assumes ballot item number 70 Mrs. Martins assumes ballot item number 21 Mr. Baker assumes ballot item number 60 Mr. McMeekin assumes ballot item number 24 Mr. Crack assumes ballot item number 35 Ms. Hoggarth assumes ballot item number 31 Mr. Sergio assumes ballot item number 72; and That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item numbers 19 and 23.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 14, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion November 14, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That an humble address be presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council as follows:- We, Her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, now assembled, request the appointment of Frangois Boileau as the French Language Services Commissioner for a term of 5 years, commencing on November 15, 2016, as provided in section 12.1 of the French Language Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.32. And that the Address be engrossed and presented to the Lieutenant Governor in Council by the Speaker.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 15, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion November 15, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, effective January 1, 2017, the format for printed Bills of this Assembly be revised from 2-column side-by-side bilingual format with paragraph notes to English-French flip format.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 15, 2016 Marie-France Lalonde moved
motion November 15, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, notwithstanding the Order of the House of July 16, 2014 respecting meeting times for committees, the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly shall be authorized to meet, in addition to its regular meeting time, on: • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; and • on Monday, November 21, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; and • on Wednesday November 23, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 15, 2016 Marie-France Lalonde moved
motion November 15, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 26 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 17, 2016 Chris Ballard moved
motion November 17, 2016 vote carried

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 7, An Act to amend or repeal various Acts with respect to housing and planning, that the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on November 28, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 7: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 8:00 p.m. on November 28, 2016; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be noon on November 30, 2016; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on December 5, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On December 5, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto, no 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a) being permitted; and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than December 6, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Social Policy, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered for Third Reading, which order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 45, An Act to amend certain Acts with respect to provincial elections, that the Order of the House dated November 16, 2016, referring Bill 45 to the Standing Committee on General Government be discharged, and that the bill be now referred to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy; and That the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be authorized to meet on November 28, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and November 30, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 45: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on November 30, 2016; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be noon on December 1, 2016; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on December 5, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On December 5, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto, no 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a) being permitted; and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than December 6, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered for Third Reading, which order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Moved without notice

That, with respect to Bill 7, An Act to amend or repeal various Acts with respect to housing and planning, the Standing Committee on Social Policy be authorized to meet on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings; and That the deadline for requests to appear be Friday, November 25, 2016 at 12:30 p.m.; and That, should the hearings be oversubscribed, the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to the subcommittee following the deadline for requests by 1:00 p.m.; and That each sub-committee member, or their delegate, provide their selections of witnesses based on the list of interested presenters received from the Clerk of the Committee by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2016. That the deadline for amendments to be filed with the Clerk of the Committee, be Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.; and That the Standing Committee on Social Policy meet on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause by clause consideration of Bill 7; and That on December 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of Bill 7 and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report Bill 7 to the House no later than Tuesday, December 6, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report Bill 7 on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Social Policy, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of Bill 7 is called, an afternoon or up to 3 hours of debate, whichever comes first, shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on Bill 7, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes; and With respect to Bill 45, An Act to amend certain Acts with respect to provincial elections, that the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the deadline for amendments to be filed with the Clerk of the Committee be Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.; and That the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 45; and That at 4:00 p.m. on December 5, 2016, those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of Bill 45 and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report Bill 45 to the House no later than Tuesday, December 6, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report Bill 45 on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on General Government, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time Bill 45 shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of Bill 45 is called, an afternoon or up to 3 hours of debate, whichever comes first, shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of Bill 45 without further debate or amendment; and The vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on Bill 45, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 24, 2016 Liz Sandals moved
motion November 24, 2016 vote carried
amendment November 24, 2016 Tracy MacCharles moved
amendment November 24, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, the Order of the House dated September 29, 2016, referring Bill 9, An Act to amend the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act, be referred to the Standing Committee on Social Policy be discharged; and That the Order of the House of dated October 27, 2016, referring Bill 47, An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 with respect to rewards points, to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be discharged; and That both Bills 9 and 47 be instead referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills; and That the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills be authorized to meet from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 for public hearings on Bill 47 and from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration on the Bill; and That the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills be authorized to meet from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 for public hearings on Bill 34, An Act to amend the Children's Law Reform Act with respect to the relationship between a child and the child's grandparents, and from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration on the Bill; and That the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills be authorized to meet from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 for public hearings on Bill 9, and from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bills 9, 34, and 47: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That the deadline for requests to appear at public hearings on Bill 47 be noon on Monday, November 28, 2016; and • That the deadline for requests to appear at public hearings on Bill 34 be noon on Tuesday, November 29, 2016; and • That the deadline for requests to appear at public hearings on Bill 9 be noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2016; and • That the Clerk of the Committee provide a list of all interested presenters to the sub-committee by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the deadline for requests to appear for each of Bill 9, 34, and 47; and • That the Clerk of the Committee be authorized to schedule all interested presenters, if all requests received by the deadline can be accommodated, and • That each member of the sub-committee or their designate provide the Clerk of the Committee a prioritized list of presenters chosen from the Clerk's list, should the number of requests exceed the number of time slots available by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the deadline for requests to appear; and • That each witness receive up to 4 minutes for their presentation followed by 6 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the Committee may agree to allow presenters greater time for presentations in the event public hearings are undersubscribed on that day; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 5:00 p.m. on the day of the public hearings on Bill 9, 34, or 47; and That the Committee shall report Bills 9, 34, 47 to the House by no later than Monday, December 5, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report any of the Bills on that day, such Bills shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bills shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 24, 2016 Yvan Baker moved
motion November 24, 2016 vote carried

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 70, An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact and amend various statutes, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs; and That the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs be authorized to meet on Thursday, December 1, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 70: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That the deadline for requests to appear be 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to 10 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be noon on Friday, December 2, 2016; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto, no 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a) being permitted; and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Wednesday, December 7, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 29, 2016 Tracy MacCharles moved
motion November 29, 2016 debated
motion November 29, 2016 question put vote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motion November 30, 2016 vote carried on division

Moved without notice

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 32 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 29, 2016 Indira Naidoo-Harris moved
motion November 29, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, when Orders of the Day is called this afternoon, the Orders for Second Reading on Bill 43, An Act to proclaim PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, and Bill 63, An Act to proclaim Nurse Practitioner Week, shall be called and considered consecutively and that the questions on the motions for Second Readings of the Bills be put immediately without debate or amendment, and that the Bills be ordered for Third Reading.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 29, 2016 Indira Naidoo-Harris moved
motion November 29, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly be authorized to meet from 3:00 p.m. until completion on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of Bill 41; and That at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Thursday, December 1, 2016; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion November 29, 2016 Bill Mauro moved
motion November 29, 2016 vote carried

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of this House relating to Bill 41, An Act to amend various Acts in the interests of patient-centred care, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties; and That at the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every questions necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and That the vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion December 05, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion December 05, 2016 question put vote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motion December 06, 2016 vote carried on division

Moved without notice

That the Orders for Second and Third Reading of the following Private Bills shall be called consecutively, and the questions on the motions for Second and Third Reading of the Bills put immediately without debate:- Bill Pr47, An Act to revive 289619 Ontario Limited. Bill Pr48, An Act to revive Liberty Tire Recycling Canada I Ltd. Bill Pr49, An Act to revive Stoneridge Development Corporation. Bill Pr50, An Act to revive Simple Stopwatch Inc. Bill Pr52, An Act to revive All About Water Ltd. Bill Pr53, An Act to revive Sound Bay Properties Inc. That, Mr. Bailey may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr48 on behalf of Mr. Hardeman; and That, Mr. Colle may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr49 on behalf of Mr. Dong; and That, Mr. Colle may move the motions for Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr50 on behalf of Mrs. Martins; and That, Mr. Bailey may move the motions for the Second and Third Reading of Bill Pr53 on behalf of Mr. Walker.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion December 01, 2016 Liz Sandals moved
motion December 01, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the Order of the House dated October 6, 2016, referring Bill 36, An Act to proclaim the month of November as Albanian Heritage Month, to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills be discharged and that the bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order of the House dated October 20, 2016, referring Bill 44, An Act to proclaim the month of March as Bangladeshi Heritage Month, to the Standing Committee on General Government be discharged and that the bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That the Order of the House dated November 3, 2016, referring Bill 56, An Act to proclaim the month of November as Hindu Heritage Month, to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy be discharged and that the bill be ordered for Third Reading; and That during Orders of the Day on Monday, December 5, 2016, the Orders for Third Reading of Bill 9, An Act to amend the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act; and Bill 34, An Act to amend the Children’s Law Reform Act with respect to the relationship between a child and the child’s grandparents; and Bill 36, An Act to proclaim the month of November as Albanian Heritage Month; and Bill 43, An Act to proclaim PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day; and Bill 44, An Act to proclaim the month of March as Bangladeshi Heritage Month; and Bill 47, An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 with respect to rewards points; and Bill 56, An Act to proclaim the month of November Hindu Heritage Month; and Bill 63, An Act to proclaim Nurse Practitioner Week shall be called and considered consecutively; and That fifteen minutes shall be allotted to the Third Reading Stage of each Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties; and That at the end of this time, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of each of the Bills without further debate or amendment; and If a recorded vote is requested, all divisions shall be stacked and there shall be a single 5 minute division bell; and That no vote may be deferred.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion December 05, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion December 05, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

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

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion December 05, 2016 vote carried
motion December 05, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved

Moved without notice

That Mr. Hatfield and Ms. Jones be added as co-sponsors to Bill 16, An Act to proclaim Hazel McCallion Day, currently standing in the name of Mrs. Mangat.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion December 06, 2016 Marie-France Lalonde moved
motion December 06, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the Orders for Second and Third Reading of the following Private Bills shall be called consecutively, and the questions on the motions for Second and Third Reading of the Bills put immediately without debate:- Bill Pr54, An Act to revive Computers Mean Business Inc. Bill Pr55, An Act to revive Ranger Survey Systems Canada Inc.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion December 08, 2016 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion December 08, 2016 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made to the membership of the following committees: That on the Standing Committee on Estimates, Mr. Milczyn replaces Mr. Dong, and Mr. Mantha replaces Ms. Taylor; and That on the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Ms. Malhi replaces Mr. Rinaldi; and That on the Standing Committee on General Government, Mr. Anderson replaces Mr. Rinaldi, Mme DesRosiers replaces Ms. Malhi, and Mrs. Munro replaces Mr. McDonell; and That on the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, Mme DesRosiers replaces Mr. Potts, Mr. McDonell replaces Ms. Scott, and Mr. Walker replaces Mr. Hillier; and That on the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, Mr. Dhillon replaces Ms. Malhi, Mr. Dong replaces Mr. Milczyn, and Mr. Hillier replaces Mrs. Munro; That on the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Malhi replaces Mr. Anderson, Mr. Dickson replaces Mr. Dhillon, and Ms. Scott replaces Mr. Clark; and That on the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Mr. Rinaldi replaces Mr. Anderson; and That on the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Mr. Rinaldi replaces Mr. Dickson, and Mr. MacLaren replaces Mr. Walker; and And that on the Standing Committee on Government Agencies, Mr. Anderson replaces Mr. Kwinter, and Mr. Oosterhoff replaces Mr. Cho.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion February 21, 2017 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion February 21, 2017 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the following changes be made in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business:- Ms. Hoggarth assumes ballot item number 75 Mme Des Rosiers assumes ballot item number 31; and That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 34.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion February 21, 2017 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion February 21, 2017 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 27, An Act to reduce the regulatory burden on business, to enact various new Acts and to make other amendments and repeals, that the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 27: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017; and • That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Monday, February 27, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and On February 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, February 28, 2017. In the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on General Government, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be Ordered for Third Reading, which order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, 1 hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The vote on Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion February 21, 2017 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion February 21, 2017 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, notwithstanding Standing Order 30(a), the minister be permitted to introduce a bill at this time.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion February 22, 2017 Glenn Thibeault moved
motion February 22, 2017 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the Order for Second Reading of Bill 95, An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, be called immediately and the question be put without debate or amendment; and That in the event that Bill 95, An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, receives Second Reading, the Order for Third Reading shall immediately be called and the question put without debate or amendment; and That the votes on Second and Third Readings may not be deferred.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion February 22, 2017 Glenn Thibeault moved
motion February 22, 2017 vote carried

Moved without notice

That, the member for York Centre be allowed to speak and vote from his place while seated.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion February 27, 2017 Laura Albanese moved
motion February 27, 2017 vote carried

That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 92, An Act to amend the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 and make related amendments to other statutes, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every question necessary to dispose of the Second Reading stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment and at such time the Bill shall be ordered referred to the Standing Committee on General Government; and That the Standing Committee on General Government be authorized to meet on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of public hearings on the Bill; and That the Clerk of the Committee, in consultation with the Committee Chair, be authorized to arrange the following with regard to Bill 92: • Notice of public hearings on the Ontario Parliamentary Channel, the Legislative Assembly's website and Canada NewsWire; and • That the deadline for requests to appear on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 be 10:00 a.m. on that same day; and • That the deadline for requests to appear on Thursday, March 9, 2017 be 10:00 a.m. on that same day; and • That witnesses be scheduled to appear before the Committee on a first-come first-served basis; and • That each witness will receive up to 5 minutes for their presentation followed by 9 minutes for questions from Committee members; and • That the deadline for written submissions be 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017; and That the deadline for filing amendments to the Bill with the Clerk of the Committee shall be 12:00 noon on Monday, March 13, 2017; and That the Committee be authorized to meet on Monday, March 20, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; and That on Monday, March 20, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., those amendments which have not yet been moved shall be deemed to have been moved, and the Chair of the Committee shall interrupt the proceedings and shall, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to dispose of all remaining sections of the Bill and any amendments thereto. At this time, the Chair shall allow one 20-minute waiting period pursuant to Standing Order 129(a); and That the Committee shall report the Bill to the House no later than Tuesday, March 21, 2017; and That in the event that the Committee fails to report the Bill on that day, the Bill shall be deemed to be passed by the Committee and shall be deemed to be reported to and received by the House; and That, upon receiving the report of the Standing Committee on General Government, the Speaker shall put the question for adoption of the report forthwith, and at such time the Bill shall be ordered for Third Reading, which Order may be called that same day; and That, when the Order for Third Reading of the Bill is called, one hour of debate shall be allotted to the Third Reading stage of the Bill, apportioned equally among the recognized parties. At the end of this time, the Speaker shall interrupt the proceedings and shall put every question necessary to dispose of this stage of the Bill without further debate or amendment; and The votes on Second and Third Reading may be deferred pursuant to Standing Order 28(h); and That, in the case of any division relating to any proceedings on the Bill, the division bell shall be limited to 5 minutes.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion March 01, 2017 Yasir Naqvi moved
motion March 01, 2017 debated
motion March 01, 2017 question put vote deferred pursuant to s.o. 28(h)
motion March 02, 2017 vote carried on division

Moved without notice

That the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change be allowed to speak a second time on debate on the motion for Second Reading of Bill 84, An Act to amend various Acts with respect to medical assistance in dying.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion March 07, 2017 Michael Chan moved
motion March 07, 2017 vote carried

Moved without notice

That the requirement for notice be waived for ballot item number 41 in the Order of Precedence for Private Members’ Public Business.

Type Date Member Event Outcome
motion March 09, 2017 Glen R. Murray moved
motion March 09, 2017 vote carried
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