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Parliamentary Business

Monday, May 25, 2020 (43rd Parliament, 1st Session)

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

In the House, Members come together to make laws, hold the government to account and decide on the affairs of the country.

Past sitting
(Monday, May 25, 2020)
Agenda for Monday, May 25, 2020
Subject to change without notice.
11:00 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.
Business of the House and its committees
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.
Resuming debate interrupted at 2:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
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.
7:00 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 (Monday, May 25, 2020)

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

Events (Monday, May 25, 2020)