Bill C-383 Passes with Unanimous Vote at Report Stage

November 29, 2012

For Immediate Release

November 29th, 2012

Bill C-383 Passes with Unanimous Vote at Report Stage

Ottawa, ON – Bill C-383 the Transboundary Waters Protections Act, a Private Member’s Bill put forward by Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, has passed at the Report Stage with a unanimous vote in favour of the bill.

Bill C-383 was introduced in the House of Commons on December 13th, 2011 and has since then received a unanimous vote in favour at Second Reading and was also reported back to the House by the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development with only minor, housekeeping amendments.

“I am very pleased to see that support for Bill C-383 is still strong and that all Members are committed to seeing the passage of this important legislation,” said Miller. “This bill will ensure that Canada’s water does not become a commodity and will make it clear that our water is not for sale. I appreciate the support this bill has received from both sides of the House.”

Bill C-383 will now be scheduled for Third, and final, Reading in the House of Commons. For more information please visit www.parl.gc.ca.

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