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2019-12-05 [p.10]
The members, who had taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took their seats.
The clerk informed the members that the deputy of the Governor General would proceed to the Senate today at 9:00 a.m. to open the First Session of the 43rd Parliament.
A message was received from the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as the deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the members in the Senate.
Accordingly, the members proceeded to the Senate and were informed by the Speaker of the Senate that Her Excellency the Governor General did not see fit to declare the causes of her summoning the present Parliament until the Speaker of the House of Commons shall have been chosen according to law, but this afternoon, at 2:30 p.m., Her Excellency would declare the causes of calling this Parliament.
The members returned to the Chamber.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Order 2, the House proceeded to the election of a Speaker.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Order 3, Mr. Plamondon (Bécancour—Nicolet—Saurel) took the chair to preside over the election.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Orders 4 and 5, the member presiding informed the House that a list of members not eligible for election as Speaker was available at the table.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Accordingly, the list of candidates for the ballot was as follows:
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Order 3.1, the candidates addressed the House.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
At 10:12 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 3.1, the sitting was suspended.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Order 4, the members proceeded to vote.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
At 11:18 a.m., the voting procedure was completed and the sitting was suspended to the call of the Chair for the counting of the ballots by the clerk.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
At 12:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
Pursuant to Standing Order 4(7), the member presiding announced that Mr. Rota (Nipissing—Timiskaming) had been elected as Speaker.
Accordingly, the member presiding left the chair.
Mr. Rota (Nipissing—Timiskaming) was escorted to the chair by Mr. Trudeau (Prime Minister) and Mr. Scheer (Leader of the Opposition) and returned his humble acknowlegments to the House for the great honour they had been pleased to confer upon him by choosing him to be their Speaker.
Whereupon, the mace was laid upon the table.
2019-12-05 [p.11]
At 3:02 p.m., the sitting resumed.
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