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Third reading of Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of operations at the Port of Montreal.
On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Gagné, for the third reading of Bill C-29, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of operations at the Port of Montreal. Hon. Tony Dean: Honourable senators, I rise today to speak in favour of the bill in front of us. I speak in support of Bill C-29, which proposes to end the ongoing work stoppage at the Port of Montreal and would, in the alternati…
Bill C-7 (Medical Assistance in Dying) - Motion in Amendment
Hon. Tony Dean: Honourable senators, I support the government’s message, which is responsive to Senator Kutcher’s amendment on mental health, albeit with a longer 24-month phase-in period. The longer timeline continues the government’s cautious approach in responding to the Supreme Court’s landmark 2015 decision. I’m also, of course, delighted to see Senator Jaffer’s proposal on expanded data collection in the message. I’m comfortable with the government’s proposal to establish…