• Weekly Statement – Week of March 26, 2015

    Mr. Speaker, this afternoon we will continue debating government Motion No. 17, respecting Canada's military contribution to the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. Considering the importance of that debate, we will be continuing it, under an order of the House, until midnight tonight. ISIL has stated its intention to target Canada and Canadians. In fact, ISIL issued a call to...

  • Government House Leader Announces New House of Commons Law Clerk

    Ottawa, January 26, 2015 – Today, the Government House Leader, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, announced that Philippe Dufresne has been appointed Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel of the House of Commons. “Canada’s House of Commons, as the elected national legislature of a leading developed democracy, is seen as a model to the world. Over the decades, brilliant, capable clerks...

House of Commons Calendar

Business Today - March 27

  • C-26, Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act