House of Commons
The House resumed from May 3 consideration of the motion that Bill C-305, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief), be read the third time and passed. The bill passed unanimously with all party support.
Statement’s by Members
Each year for the last 10 years, reports have shown that anti-Semitic groups are becoming increasingly common. In fact, there was an increase of 26% in 2016 compared to 2015.
We have to reverse this trend. Our government is committed to a safe and inclusive society where people of Jewish faith, and indeed all Canadians, can live free of intolerance. The annual audit is good work to advance this cause, and B’nai Brith should be commended for its work.
Canadian Jewish Heritage Month
Hon. Jim Munson, Chair of Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, presented the following report:
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights has the honour to present its
Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-232, An Act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, has, in obedience to the order of reference of April 13, 2017, examined the said bill and now reports the same without amendment.
The Hon. the Speaker: Honourable senators, when shall this bill be read the third time?
(On motion of Senator Frum, bill placed on the Orders of the Day for third reading at the next sitting of the Senate.)
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