Gord Johns - Private Members' Motions - Current Session (Filtered Results)
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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 Placed in the Order of Precedence (2018.06.06)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2017.11.01Placed in the Order of Precedence 2018.06.06Joint Seconders (3) 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 2018.05.15Show DetailsHide Details
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