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Brexit bill defeated in House of Lords, government seek to ...

The defeat means the Bill, which was passed unamended by the Commons, will now have to return there for further consideration by MPs. It could put at risk Theresa May's timetable for triggering ...

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#12 Bill C-474 (Defeated) Transparency of Payments Made by ...

Apr 20, 2014 · John McKay (Liberal) 0:18 Kelly Block (Conservative) 4:43 Laurin Liu (NDP) 7:03 This enactment requires mining, oil and gas corporations to submit .

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List of Government defeats in the House of Commons (1945 ...

The following article is a list of government defeats in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom since 1945; that is, where the government whips have instructed their MPs to vote (or, in rare circumstances, abstain from voting) a certain way on a division of the House and have subsequently been defeated. Whilst most defeats have been on motions or bills scheduled in "government time", on ...

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Bill to crack down on mining operations in poor countries ...

Oct 27, 2010 · OTTAWA—A Toronto MP's bid to crack down on the conduct of Canadian mining giants in poor countries foundered Wednesday in a close House of Commons vote. ... defeated, 140-134. ... that if Bill ...

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The Government defeat reveals the majority in the House of ...

Dec 13, 2017 · Theresa May's defeat on an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill is like a flash of lightning that reveals a landscape hitherto obscured. There is a majority in the House of Commons .

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Defeat of responsible mining bill is missed opportunity ...

Nov 03, 2010 · Last week's defeat of Liberal MP John McKay's Responsible Mining Act is in some ways unsurprising. The extractive industry is a large, wealthy and .

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BRIEF TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS STANDING COMMITTEE ON ...

DECEMBER 2009. SUMMARY OF BILL C-300 AND AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S POSITION ON THE PROPOSED LAW. Bill C-300, the Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act was a private member's bill first introduced in the House of Commons in February 2009. Bill C-300 proposed to increase levels of accountability and oversight in Canada for .

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Amnesty International decries defeat of mining bill | The Star

Oct 28, 2010 · The industry said the problems in its mining operations in the developing world have been exaggerated by non-governmental organizations and social activists. Mining companies urged MPs to reject the legislation. Opposed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative caucus, the bill was narrowly defeated in the House of Commons Wednesday.

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In Defeat of Mining Giant, El Salvador Votes for Water ...

The people of El Salvador and their international allies against irresponsible mining are celebrating a historic victory. After a long battle against global mining companies that were determined to plunder the country's natural resources for short-term profits, El Salvador's Legislative Assembly has voted to ban all metal mining projects.

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D & P 'disturbed' by defeat of responsible mining bill

OTTAWA - The defeat of a bill calling on Canadian mining companies to higher standards while operating abroad is disappointing to the Canadian bishops' development agency. The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace called it "disturbing" that the responsible mining bill was defeated in the House of Commons Oct. 27.

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Twice-defeated disclosure bills given new life with ...

Twice-defeated disclosure bills given new life with Liberal majority. Michael Allan McCrae ... the Corporate Accountability of Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations in Developing Countries Act.

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Jobs are the Casualty of Mining Bill Defeat - Minerals ...

Mar 28, 2012 · Jobs are the Casualty of Mining Bill Defeat Posted on March 28, 2012 by Minerals Make Life Vast mineral resources in Wisconsin's backyard—including iron deposits among the largest in the world—could translate into thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in taxes from minerals mining .

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The Government defeat reveals the majority in the House of ...

Dec 13, 2017 · Theresa May's defeat on an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill is like a flash of lightning that reveals a landscape hitherto obscured. There is a majority in the House of Commons .

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Defeat Of The New Bill To Amend Quebec's Mining Act ...

Nov 11, 2013 · Bill 43, which aimed at reforming Quebec's Mining Act, RSQ, c. M-13.1, was defeated in the Quebec National Assembly, thus marking the third defeat since 2009 of an attempt to proceed with a long-awaited reform of Quebec's mining law. Canada Energy and Natural Resources Gowling WLG 11 .

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Jobs are the Casualty of Mining Bill Defeat - Minerals ...

Mar 28, 2012 · Jobs are the Casualty of Mining Bill Defeat Posted on March 28, 2012 by Minerals Make Life Vast mineral resources in Wisconsin's backyard—including iron deposits among the largest in the world—could translate into thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in taxes from minerals mining .

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NEWS: C-300 defeated 140-134 | The Council of Canadians

The Toronto Star reports this evening that, "Liberal MP John McKay's hotly disputed private member's legislation to toughen scrutiny of mining, gas and oil companies overseas was narrowly defeated (in the House of Commons tonight) 140-134." "(13) Liberals, including party leader Michael Ignatieff, did not show up for the vote.

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In Defeat of Mining Giant, El Salvador Votes for Water ...

The people of El Salvador and their international allies against irresponsible mining are celebrating a historic victory. After a long battle against global mining companies that were determined to plunder the country's natural resources for short-term profits, El Salvador's Legislative Assembly has voted to ban all metal mining projects.

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Defeat Of The New Bill To Amend Quebec's Mining Act ...

Nov 11, 2013 · Bill 43, which aimed at reforming Quebec's Mining Act, RSQ, c. M-13.1, was defeated in the Quebec National Assembly, thus marking the third defeat since 2009 of an attempt to proceed with a long-awaited reform of Quebec's mining law.

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Deep Sea Mining Bill - Hansard

Absolutely. It gives me great pride as a Cornishwoman to take this Bill forward in Parliament today. The concept of deep-sea mining is not new, but as we make technological advances, this new industry is fast becoming a reality, and I am keen that Britain should be at the forefront.

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Deep Sea Mining Bill: 6 Sep 2013: House of Commons debates ...

Sep 06, 2013 · The term "deep sea bed" is defined in amendments in the Bill to the Deep Sea Mining (Temporary Provisions) Act 1981. The UN convention on the law of the sea calls it the "area" of the "sea-bed and ocean floor, and the subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction".

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