Royal Assent Ceremony

March 17, 2021

The Administrator of the Government of Canada granted Royal Assent by written declaration for the following legislation:

  • Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
  • Bill C-18, An Act to implement the Agreement on Trade Continuity between Canada and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (additional regular benefits), the Canada Recovery Benefits Act (restriction on eligibility) and another Act in response to COVID-19
  • S-1001, An Act respecting Girl Guides of Canada

The small ceremony took place at Rideau Hall while respecting social distancing norms.