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Parliamentary Business

Friday, March 22, 2019 (42nd Parliament, 1st Session)

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

Business Calendar

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Friday, March 22, 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.

Past sitting
(Friday, March 22, 2019)
Agenda for Friday, March 22, 2019
Subject to change without notice.
10:00 a.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.
Ways and Means
The process by which the government obtains the necessary resources to meet its expenses.
11:00 a.m.
Statements by Members
A daily 15-minute period when Members may make brief statements on matters of national, regional or local importance.
11:15 a.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.
12:00 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.
Ways and Means
The process by which the government obtains the necessary resources to meet its expenses.
Resuming debate interrupted at 11:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
3:30 p.m.
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 (Friday, March 22, 2019)

No meetings were held on that date.

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

Events (Friday, March 22, 2019)
No events were held on that date.