C-318 Passes the Second Reading Stage

Today, Bill C-318 passed its first legislative hurdle. 

With the support of Conservative, Bloc, NDP and a handful of Liberal Members of Parliament, C-318 passed the second reading stage and is now headed to committee. You can see how your Member of Parliament vote here.

Shamefully, despite campaigning on introducing a new 15-week adoptive leave in 2019 and 2021, the majority of Liberal MPs voted against this common sense bill.

While the bill has passed this stage, there is still lots of work to do to get it over the finish line.

Some key ways that you can take action to help support the passage of the bill: