Pursuant to Order made Friday, November 23, 2018, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Natural Resources), — That Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, be now read a third time and do pass.
The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Nuttall (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, be not now read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities for the purpose of reconsidering:
(a) clauses 5, 11, 18, 23, 111, and 148 with the view to include dates and timelines to ensure that the Bill will advance accessibility in Canada;
(b) clauses 15, 16, 75, 93, 95, and 146.1(1) with the view to remove permissive language to ensure that accessibility requirements are made and enforced;
(c) clauses 46, 55, 59, 64, and 68 with the view to not allow organizations to be exempted from complying with accessibility requirements; and
(d) clause 207 with the view to require the government to act.”.
The question was put on the amendment and it was negatived on the following division:
YEAS: 115, NAYS: 163