Bill 2 has passed second reading in the legislature as per protocol. Now debate may begin.
The legislative agenda is fluid, so exact dates and times are not certain. At this point Bill 2 is scheduled to be debated on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. The debate could begin in the afternoon or evening. Scheduled debate times (not limited to Bill 2) are:
Wednesday March 14, 2012:
Likely the debate will continue on Thursday, March 15, 2012 and possibly into the following week (the Legislature does not sit on Fridays). The debate will go on until the government provides 24 hours of notice to end the debate.
People concerned with Bill 2 may want to consider being present during the debate by sitting in the gallery. You may contact your MLA and request an introduction. State that you are attending with concerns regarding Bill 2 and state if you are a home educator or educate in another way. Typically, there are school groups in the gallery until 2:00-2:30, but after that the gallery generally has seating available. Groups of 15 or more require a booking which may be made at