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Parliamentary Business

Thursday, April 19, 2018 (42nd Parliament, 1st Session)

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

Business Calendar

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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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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, April 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT).

Next sitting
(Monday, April 23, 2018)
Previous sitting
(Thursday, April 19, 2018)
Agenda for Thursday, April 19, 2018
Subject to change without notice.
10:00 a.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.
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
C-74 (second reading - amendment)
Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1
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.
Business of the House - Weekly Statement
A statement normally made at the end of Question Period on Thursday, outlining the government business to be considered in the following week.
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.
Government Bills (Commons)
Bills concerned with public policy introduced by a Minister in the House.
C-25 (Senate amendments)
An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, and the Competition Act
5:30 p.m.
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
C-396 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Department of Industry Act (financial assistance)
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 (Thursday, April 19, 2018)

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

Parliamentary Diplomacy

Events (Thursday, April 19, 2018)