Emancipation Day Act

An Act proclaiming Emancipation Day

This bill was last introduced in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2019.

Status

Second reading (Senate), as of Feb. 28, 2019
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment designates August 1 as “Emancipation Day”, to commemorate the abolition of slavery.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.