Vote topic

That, given that bullying is a serious problem affecting Canadian communities, a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to develop a National Bullying Prevention Strategy to: ( a) study the prevalence and impact of different types of bullying, including physical, verbal, indirect and cyber bullying; (b) identify and adopt a range of evidence-based anti-bullying best practices; (c) promote and disseminate anti-bullying information to Canadian families through a variety of mediums; (d) provide support for organizations that work with young people to promote positive and safe environments; (e) focus on prevention rather than criminalization; and that the committee consist of 12 members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, provided that the Chair shall be from the government party; that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the opposition parties; that the committee have all of the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders; that the members to serve on the said committee be appointed by the Whip of each party depositing with the Clerk of the House a list of his or her party’s members of the committee no later than five sitting days following the adoption of this motion; that the quorum of the special committee be seven members for any proceedings, provided that at least a member of the opposition and of the government party be present; that membership substitutions be permitted to be made from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2); and that the committee report its recommendations to this House within one year of the adoption of this motion.

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Result

Yes 134
NDP Liberal Green
No 149
Conservative Bloc

Conservative

Didn't vote Keith Ashfield
Didn't vote Steven Blaney
Didn't vote Ed Fast
Didn't vote Cheryl Gallant
Didn't vote Bal Gosal
Didn't vote Stephen Harper
Didn't vote James Moore
Didn't vote Deepak Obhrai
Didn't vote Gerry Ritz
Didn't vote Andrew Scheer
Didn't vote John Weston

NDP

Didn't vote Megan Leslie
Didn't vote Romeo Saganash

Bloc

Liberal

Independent

Didn't vote Peter Goldring

Green