Information on Motion 110

INFORMATION ON M-110 – A MOTION TO IMPROVE THE LEVEL OF COMPASSION AND SUPPORT FOR PARENTS WHO HAVE SUFFERED THE LOSS OF AN INFANT

WHAT IS M-110?

M-110 is a non-partisan motion passed in the House of Commons by Member of Parliament, Blake Richards. The motion instructs the Standing Committee on Human Resources to undertake a study of the impact on parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, and to make recommendations to the government to improve the level of support for grieving parents and to seek to ensure parents no longer suffer any undue financial or emotional hardship as a result of the design of government programming.

WHERE CAN I SEE THE FULL TEXT OF M-110?

The full text of M-110 is available here.

WHEN WILL M-110 BE VOTED ON IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS?

The Motion had its first hour of debate in the House of Commons on Thursday April 26, 2018, and second hour of debate on Friday June 7, 2018, where it received unanimous support on a voice vote sending it to Committee for study.

WHEN WILL IT BE STUDIED AT COMMITTEE?

The Motion has now moved to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities to be studied. It had its first hearing on October 16, 2018.

HOW DO I FOLLOW THE PROGRESS OF M-110?

Its overall progress can be followed here.

You can follow its progress in Committee on this page.

You can also send an email to blake.richards@parl.gc.ca asking that we keep you up to date as the motion moves through each stage and we will add you to our email update list.

WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP?

Visit this website to see how you can help Motion 110.