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Parliamentary Business

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 (42nd Parliament, 1st Session)

Members of Parliament participate in House of Commons sittings, committee meetings and diplomatic events.

Business Calendar

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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In the House, Members come together to make laws, hold the government to account and decide on the affairs of the country.

The House is currently sitting.

Current sitting
(Tuesday, September 26, 2017)
Previous sitting
(Monday, September 25, 2017)
Agenda for Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Subject to change without notice.
10:00 a.m.
Routine Proceedings
Business of a basic nature for which a daily period is set aside in the House.
Government Orders
Each sitting day, a substantial portion of the House’s time is devoted to the consideration of Government Orders, which include any item of business proposed by a Minister for consideration on a certain day.
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
C-58 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
C-21 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Customs Act
2:00 p.m.
Statements by Members
A daily 15-minute period when Members may make brief statements on matters of national, regional or local importance.
2:15 p.m.
Oral Questions
A daily 45-minute period in the House during which oral questions are addressed to Ministers, and occasionally to committee chairs or members of the Board of Internal Economy.
3:00 p.m.
Government Orders
Each sitting day, a substantial portion of the House’s time is devoted to the consideration of Government Orders, which include any item of business proposed by a Minister for consideration on a certain day.
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
See list under this same heading earlier today.
5:30 p.m.
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
6:30 p.m.
Emergency Debate
When a Member requests an emergency debate, the Speaker decides whether or not the request will be granted, weighing certain criteria to determine if the matter relates to a genuine emergency and if it can be dealt with by the House in another way.
Situation of the Rohingyas
Motion to adjourn the House for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter requiring urgent consideration.
Adjournment of the House

In committees, Members undertake studies on departmental spending, legislation and issues related to their mandate, after which they report their conclusions to the House.

Committees

Meetings (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)

Members further Canada's interests at international conferences and meetings and promote democracy, economic and social ties with other nations.

Parliamentary Diplomacy

Events (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)
There are no events planned for that date.