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Senate of Canada: Oppose the Act to establish Pope John Paul II Day (Bill C-266)

Bill C-266 is a Private Member's Bill, sponsored by Wladyslaw Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville). It recently passed third reading in the House of Commons, and is currently before the Senate (more information here).

By signing this petition to oppose Bill C-266, you are showing your commitment to the principles of human rights for all, regardless of religion, sexual orientation, and gender. An email will be sent to Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella, and James Cowan, leader of the opposition in the Senate. We encourage you to contact other members of the Senate, by phone, email, or post - contact information is here.

You can find a record of how MPs voted on this bill here.   We encourage you to thank your MP for voting “NAY” or to protest your MP’s “YEA” vote; MPs’ contact information is here.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Speaker of the Senate
    Honourable Noël A. Kinsella
  • Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
    Honourable James S. Cowan


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