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Parliamentary Business

Tuesday, November 20, 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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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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House Sitting Day
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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Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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Committee Meetings Parliamentary Diplomacy Events House Publications
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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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Committee Meetings 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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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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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 currently sitting.

Current sitting
(Tuesday, November 20, 2018)
Previous sitting
(Monday, November 19, 2018)
Agenda for Tuesday, November 20, 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-75 (report stage - motions in Group No. 1)
An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
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.
Business of Supply
The process by which the government submits its projected annual expenditures for parliamentary approval.
Return to a balanced budget
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.
Private Members' Business
Bills and motions sponsored by private Members, for which a period is devoted each sitting day.
S-240 (second reading)
An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs)
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, November 20, 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, November 20, 2018)