An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (Canada Health Transfer)


Luc Thériault  Bloc

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)


Introduced, as of June 17, 2016

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This enactment amends the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act respecting the cash contribution of the Canada Health Transfer for each fiscal year beginning after March 31, 2017.


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Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements ActRoutine Proceedings

June 17th, 2016 / 12:10 p.m.
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Luc Thériault Bloc Montcalm, QC

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-300, An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (Canada Health Transfer).

Mr. Speaker, the Liberal Party and the Bloc Québécois made the same campaign promise. Today, I am proud to be seconded by the member for Repentigny so that someone in the House keeps that promise.

We are introducing this bill, which seeks to set the minimum increase in Canadian health transfers at 6% annually, so that the federal government's reinvestment reaches 25% of the Quebec health care system's total spending, after which a review could be planned to align increases in transfer payments with the system's costs.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)