Votes by Video Conference In light of the special order that was agreed to by the House earlier today, I would like to take this opportunity to share some information on the process for taking of recorded divisions that members may find useful. As we learn to adapt to constraints brought about by the COV
Speech from the Throne I have the honour to inform the House that when the House of Commons did attend Her Excellency the Governor General this day in the Senate chamber, Her Excellency was pleased to make a speech to both Houses of Parliament. To prevent mistakes, I have obtained a copy, which is as f
Business of Supply It is my duty to inform the House that, pursuant to an order made Monday, April 20, 2020, a total of nine days will be allotted for the supply period ending December 10, 2020.
Committees of the Whole I am now prepared to propose for the ratification of the House a candidate for the position of Assistant Deputy Speaker and deputy chair of committee of the whole. Pursuant to Standing Order 8, I propose Mrs. Carol Hughes for the position of Assistant Deputy Speaker and deputy c
Committees of the Whole I am now ready to propose, for the ratification of the House, a candidate for the position of Assistant Deputy Speaker and assistant deputy chair of committee of the whole. Pursuant to Standing Order 8, I propose Mrs. Mendès for the position of Assistant Deputy Speaker and assis
Order Paper I wish to inform the House that, in accordance with the representation made by the government under the provisions of Standing Order 55(1), I have caused to be published a special Order Paper giving notice of two government bills. I therefore lay the relevant document upon the t
Board of Internal Economy I have the honour to inform the House that the following members have been appointed as members of the Board of Internal Economy for the purpose and under the provisions of the Parliament of Canada Act, subsection 50(2), namely: Mr. Gérard Deltell and Mr. Blake Richards, represen
Private Members' Business Order. While we are waiting for the Black Rod, I would like to make a statement concerning Private Members' Business. As members know, the Standing Orders guarantee the continuity of Private Members' Business from one session to the next within the same parliament. In practica
Business of the House Does the hon. minister have the unanimous consent of the House to move the motion?
Business of the House The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?
Vacancies It is my duty to inform the House that vacancies have occurred in the representation: namely Mr. Bill Morneau, member for the electoral district of Toronto Centre, by resignation effective August 21, 2020, and Mr. Michael Levitt, member for the electoral district of York Centre,
House debate It being Wednesday, we will have the singing of the national anthem led by the hon. member for Kingston and the Islands. [Members sang the national anthem]