Friday, December 30, 2016

Participatory Government, December 30, 2016


Provincial-Ontario Consultations:

Basic Income Pilot consultation

Federal Consultations:

  • None particularly relevant at this time


Federal Bills at Committee (House):

  • None particularly relevant at this time

Federal Bills at Committee (Senate):

C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act

S-219, Non-Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran Act

S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law)

Proposed Federal Regulations:

Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Gaz. Vol. 150, No. 50 — December 10, 2016)

  • Open until January 9, 2017
  • Re: information sharing with UK, Australia and New Zealand
  • Proposed regulations, RIAS etc available here
  • Contact: 
Emmanuelle Deault-Bonin
Deputy Director
Identity Management and Information Sharing
Admissibility Branch
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
180 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 1L1
Telephone: 613-437-5894
Fax: 613-957-9187

Rules Amending the Federal Courts Rules (Gaz. Vol. 150, No. 45 — November 5, 2016)

  • Open until January 4, 2017
  • Re: monetary limits to procedures, books of authorities, appeal books, confidential documents, etc
  • Proposed regulations, RIAS etc available here
  • Contact:
Andrew Baumberg
Secretary of the Rules Committee of the Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0H9
Telephone: 613-947-3177
Fax: 613-943-0354

                    Federal House of Commons e-Petitions:

                    e-331 (Immigration) (British Home Children)

                    e-547 (Refugees) (waiver of travel loans to refugees)

                    e-553 (Iran) (re-establishing diplomatic relations)

                    e-563 (Iran) (assistance to Canadian prisoners and diplomatic pressure)

                    e-572 (Foreign students) (prioritizing settlement of those who study in Canada)

                    e-609 (Syria) (provide assistance)

                    • Open until February 10, 2017
                    • Information and signing available here

                    e-626 (Ethiopia) (condemn atrocities against protesters)

                    • Open until February 24, 2017
                    • Information and signing available here

                    e-628 (Crimes against humanity) (recognition of ISIL atrocities)

                    • Open until February 24, 2017
                    • Information and signing available here

                    e-696 (Foreign policy) (paying ransom for people abducted abroad)

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