Marc Serré - Private Members' Motions - Current Session
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42nd Parliament, 1st SessionM-106Seniors Text of the Motion That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that seniors, namely Canadians aged 65 or older, make up a... That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that seniors, namely Canadians aged 65 or older, make up a demographic that requires ongoing attention from the government as the proportion of seniors relative to the Canadian population continues to grow (15% in 2015, 25% by 2035); (b) point out that it is working hard to help improve the lives of seniors, from restoring the age of eligibility for Old Age Security, to increasing the guaranteed income supplement for single seniors, to increasing benefits for couples living apart for reasons beyond their control and supporting affordable housing for seniors; (c) ask the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities to study and report back to the House on important issues such as increasing income security for vulnerable seniors and ensuring quality of life and equality for all seniors via the development of a National Seniors Strategy; and (d) broaden the mandate of the National Seniors Council to allow it to undertake reviews and analysis on their own initiative and allow for a better representation of the diversity of experience and expertise on seniors, as well as to encourage it, following the study by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities referred to in (c), to provide advice on implementing a National Seniors’ Strategy. Latest Activity Decision Made - Agreed To (2017.05.17)HistoryPlaced on Notice 2016.12.05Placed in the Order of Precedence 2016.12.06Debated 2017.02.24Debated 2017.05.17Decision Made - Agreed To 2017.05.17Joint Seconders (20) 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. 2016.12.07 2016.12.12 2017.02.22 2017.02.23Show DetailsHide Details
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