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Parliamentary Business

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 (42nd Parliament, 1st Session)

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

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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, March 19, 2019)
Previous sitting
(Monday, March 18, 2019)
Agenda for Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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-92 (second reading)
An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families
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.
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.
3:55 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.
Government Business
Motions initiated by a Minister or Parliamentary Secretary.
Government Business No. 27 —
Instruction to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans regading Bill S-203
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.
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, March 19, 2019)

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

Events (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)