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Parliamentary Business

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 (42nd Parliament, 1st Session)

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

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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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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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings House Publications
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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events
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Parliamentary Diplomacy Events
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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House Sitting Day
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House Sitting Day
Committee Meetings 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 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT).

Next sitting
(Wednesday, October 17, 2018)
Previous sitting
(Tuesday, October 16, 2018)
Agenda for Tuesday, October 16, 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-65 (Senate amendments)
An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, 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.
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.
C-79 (third reading)
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act
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.
Resuming debate interrupted at 2:00 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.
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 (Tuesday, October 16, 2018)

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

Parliamentary Diplomacy

Events (Tuesday, October 16, 2018)