This is the house of commons, people have gathered here today to witness the first reading of the law regarding gay marriage.
Also during this reading the law goes into consideration by the appropriate parliamentary committee. They can summon witnesses and experts to provide it with information and help in improving the bill.
this is the second reading of the law. Members debate and vote on the principle of the bill. .
During this third reading they debate and vote on bill. Now that the bill has been read 3 times in the House, it is sent to the Senate for its consideration.
Here the Bill is presented to the Governor General for assent. When bill is given royal assent it becomes a law.