House of Bills: An Update of Ontario Bills

We have gathered an update on bill activity for the November 14-17 sitting week, along with the committee activity that took place on those days the legislature was not in session:

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Annual Statutes: What Gives?

In a previous post on Myths of Legislative Research, we mention that before the existence of e-Laws, Justice Laws, and online consolidations, legislation was not consolidated each year but rather every decade or so with revisions produced by the respective government (Revised Statutes of Canada, Revised Statutes of Ontario, etc.). So, if statutes were not being consolidated annually, what do we mean when we refer to “annual statutes”, and what comprises these annual volumes? Here’s a refresher. 

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