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Parliamentary Business

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 (44th 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.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
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In the House

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, December 15, 2021)
Agenda for Wednesday, December 15, 2021
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.
Ways and Means
The process by which the government obtains the necessary resources to meet its expenses.
Ways and means motion to implement certain provisions of the economic and fiscal update tabled in Parliament on December 14, 2021 and other measures
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
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

Committees

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, December 15, 2021)

Parliamentary Diplomacy

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

Events (Wednesday, December 15, 2021)

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.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
15 12 2021
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec