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Parliamentary Business

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (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.

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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, March 20, 2019)
Agenda for Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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.
Business of Supply
The process by which the government submits its projected annual expenditures for parliamentary approval.
Resignation from Cabinet of the Member for Vancouver Granville
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.
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
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.
Supplementary Estimates (B) 2018-19
Interim Estimates 2019-20
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.
Concurrence in Committee Reports
Proceedings on a motion to agree with a committee report, including the conclusions and recommendations it contains.
Concurrence in Committee Reports —
Report No. 51 - Report 4, Replacing Montréal’s Champlain Bridge—Infrastructure Canada, of the 2018 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada - Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
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, March 20, 2019)

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

Events (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)