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Parliamentary Business

Tuesday, October 17, 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, October 17, 2017
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings House Publications
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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events
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House Sitting Day
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House Sitting Day
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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, October 17, 2017)
Previous sitting
(Monday, October 16, 2017)
Agenda for Tuesday, October 17, 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.
Business of Supply
The process by which the government submits its projected annual expenditures for parliamentary approval.
Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner
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.
Business of Supply
The process by which the government submits its projected annual expenditures for parliamentary approval.
Resuming debate interrupted at 2:00 p.m.
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.
Business of Supply
The process by which the government submits its projected annual expenditures for parliamentary approval.
Implementation of a universal pharmacare program
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
C-55 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
C-348 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Department of Employment and Social Development Act (persons with disabilities)
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 (Tuesday, October 17, 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, October 17, 2017)