Bill C-22 is a proposed federal income supplement to move people with disabilities out of poverty.
Keeping track of Bill C-22’s progress
Royal Assent June 22, 2023
Third Reading in Senate – May 18, 2023
Report from SOCI committee submitted May 11
May 10 SOCI committee meeting
May 4 SOCI committee meeting
May 3 SOCI committee meeting
April 27 SOCI committee meeting
April 20 SOCI committee meeting
April 19 SOCI committee meeting
March 30 SOCI committee meeting
March 29 SOCI committee meeting
March 23 SOCI committee meeting
March 22 SOCI committee meeting
Second Reading in Senate – March 9, 2023
First Reading in Senate – February 2, 2023
Third Reading – February 2, 2023
Our written submission to HUMA
Translation of all 152 written submissions into both languages
Report from HUMA Committee submitted December 14
December 13 HUMA Committee meeting
December 7 HUMA committee meeting
November 16 HUMA committee meeting
November 14 HUMA committee meeting
November 2 HUMA committee meeting
October 31 HUMA committee meeting
Second reading – October 18, 2022
First reading – June 2, 2022
Text of Bill C-22
We’ll be discussing potential eligibility, benefit amount, claw backs, timelines, and more! With so much still to be determined about the specifics of the benefit, we all have a lot of questions. Professor Robson from Carleton University with share her expertise and perspectives so we can better understand what some key considerations may be when it comes to designing the benefit.
Saskatchewan Senator Brent Cotter and Greg McMeekin, Alberta’s Advocate for Persons with Disabilities, held a webinar moderated by the Co-Chair of Disability Without Poverty, Michelle Hewitt, to explain the process of how a bill becomes law in Canada and answer questions that have arisen about this process. Below is an overview of that process.
Learn about the basics of how a federal bill is passed, what this means for a Canada Disability Benefit, and how we can ensure our voices lead the conversation every step of the way.