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Parliamentary Business

Monday, May 1, 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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Monday, May 1, 2017
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings House Publications
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Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events
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2017-06-22

Returns and Reports deposited with the Clerk of the House - Summer 2017

During the adjournment period, returns, reports or other papers required to be laid before the House pursuant to an Act of Parliament or a Standing Order of the House may be deposited with the Clerk on Wednesday, July 19 and on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, pursuant to Standing Order 32(1).

Please note that the list of all returns and reports deposited with the Clerk on each designated tabling day during the adjournment will be published in the Journals and will be available at the end of each tabling day on the House of Commons’ Website.

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

Past sitting
(Monday, May 1, 2017)
Agenda for Monday, May 1, 2017
Subject to change without notice.
11:00 a.m.
Orders of the Day
Question of privilege (denial of access of Members to the Parliamentary Precinct raised on Wednesday, March 22, 2017)
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.
C-44 (second reading)
Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1
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.
Routine Proceedings
Business of a basic nature for which a daily period is set aside in the House.
Orders of the Day
Privilege
Parliamentary privilege is the sum of the rights and immunities enjoyed by a Member, necessary for the carrying out of parliamentary duties. A privilege motion can be moved to examine a case where privilege appears to have been breached.
See list under this same heading earlier today.
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.
6:30 p.m.
Deferred Recorded Divisions
Recorded divisions which are not held at the close of debate, but at a later time pursuant to various provisions in the Standing Orders or by a special order of the House.
Report No. 4 - Implementing Gender-Based Analysis Plus in the Government of Canada - Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Adjournment Proceedings
A 30-minute period prior to the daily adjournment, during which Members may raise matters they believe have not been dealt with satisfactorily.
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 (Monday, May 1, 2017)

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

Parliamentary Diplomacy

Events (Monday, May 1, 2017)
No events were held on that date.