Gord Johns - Private Members' Motions - Current Session
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42nd Parliament, 1st SessionM-78Training and equipment for volunteer first responders Text of the Motion That, in the opinion of the House, given the events surrounding the sinking of the Leviathan II on October 25, 2015, and the impor... That, in the opinion of the House, given the events surrounding the sinking of the Leviathan II on October 25, 2015, and the important role local traditional knowledge played in the rescue of survivors, the government should allocate resources and provide training and equipment to volunteer first responders in remote coastal communities to prevent the loss of life, provide support for the Canadian Coast Guard, and aid in search and rescue. Latest Activity Placed on Notice (2016.10.24)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2016.10.24
42nd Parliament, 1st SessionM-151National strategy to combat plastic pollution Text of the Motion That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces, municipalities, and indigenous communities to de... That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces, municipalities, and indigenous communities to develop a national strategy to combat plastic pollution in and around aquatic environments, which would include the following measures: (a) regulations aimed at reducing (i) plastic debris discharge from stormwater outfalls, (ii) industrial use of micro-plastics including, but not limited to, microbeads, nurdles, fibrous microplastics and fragments, (iii) consumer and industrial use of single use plastics, including, but not limited to, plastic bags, bottles, straws, tableware, polystyrene (foam), cigarette filters, and beverage containers; and (b) permanent, dedicated, and annual funding for the (i) cleanup of derelict fishing gear, (ii) community-led projects to clean up plastics and debris on shores, banks, beaches and other aquatic peripheries, (iii) education and outreach campaigns on the root causes and negative environmental effects of plastic pollution in and around all bodies of water. Latest Activity Decision Made - Agreed To (2018.12.05)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2017.11.01Placed in the Order of Precedence 2018.06.06Debated 2018.10.29Debated 2018.12.03Joint Seconders (5) Jointly seconding a private Member's motion is a formal way for up to 20 Members to show support for the motion before it is called for debate. They are displayed in the order they were received by the Clerk of the House. 2018.02.26 2018.05.07 2018.05.15 2018.10.24 2018.10.26Show DetailsHide Details
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