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The House of Commons: Report to Canadians 2013

Report To
Canadians 2013

In the Chamber
Last year, legislation was introduced on topics such as promoting economic growth in Canada’s North, strengthening our oil tanker safety system, and changing our royal line of succession to align with other Commonwealth countries.
23
Government bills introduced
In Committees
With input from thousands of technical experts and other Canadian citizens, Members investigated important issues such as intellectual property, transportation technology and the threats invasive species pose to Canada’s ecosystem.
3,475
Witness appearances
Internationally
Members play an important role in strengthening Canada’s ties with other countries. Last year, Parliament was visited by delegations from Mexico, France, Israel, Tanzania, South Korea and other nations around the world.
13
Visits by foreign dignitaries