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Parliamentary Business

Saturday, December 14, 2019 (43rd 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.

Saturday, December 14, 2019
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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 adjourned until Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (EST).

Next sitting
(Monday, January 27, 2020)
Previous sitting
(Friday, December 13, 2019)

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

A new parliament has now started. However, committees may not take up the responsibilities assigned to them until their members have been named and a chair is duly elected.

Standing Order 104(1) provides that the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs shall prepare and report to the House the lists of Members to compose the standing and standing joint committees. Once the report on the membership of the standing committees has been approved by the House, a meeting of each standing committee is convened within 10 sitting days by the Clerk of the House, for the purpose of electing a Chair.

For more information, please consult the “Who sits on committees?” section of Our Procedure.

Meetings (Saturday, December 14, 2019)

There are no meetings planned for that date.

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

Events (Saturday, December 14, 2019)
There are no events planned for that date.