Yesterday, Bill C-79, the bill to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the TransPacific Partnership passed the House of Commons’ second reading by a vote of 242 to 48. Otherwise known as the modified TransPacific Partnership (TPP), the bill was supported by the Conservatives and Liberals and opposed by the Greens, NDP, and Bloc Québécois. To check what your own MP did, check this out: https://www.ourcommons.ca/Parliamentarians/en/votes/42/1/883/
The government dramatically cut short the debate. The bill went to the floor a few hours on Monday, and was completed by Tuesday evening. Bill C-79 was the House’s first piece of legislation of the fall sitting.