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Parliamentary Business

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (42nd Parliament, 1st Session)

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

Business Calendar

Select a date to view past or scheduled Parliamentary Business. This calendar goes as far back as December 3, 2015. Previous business can be consulted by selecting relevant links on this page.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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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.

Past sitting
(Wednesday, October 25, 2017)
Agenda for Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Subject to change without notice.
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.
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-49 (report stage - motions in Group No. 1)
Transportation Modernization Act
5:30 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.
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
C-46 (report stage - motion No. 2)
An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
C-203 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (understanding the official languages)
C-342 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (carbon levy)
C-344 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)
S-230 (second reading)
Drug-Impaired Driving Detection Act
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
S-236 (second reading)
Recognition of Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation Act
Motions
Motion
Motion to concur in the 13th Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-240, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit — first aid))
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 (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)

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

Parliamentary Diplomacy

Events (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)