Four-week Commons sitting a chance for Grits to ‘get up off the mat,’ show what they can do in the House

The fall economic update, expected soon, will provide an opportunity for the Liberals to change the narrative—or give fresh ammunition to the opposition.

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Status Of Government Business

  • S-2, Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act (committee)
  • S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act (second reading)
  • C-5, An Act to Repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (second reading)
  • The Week Ahead In Parliament

    Wednesday, Sept. 13

    • The House Health Committee will meet 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St. in a televised meeting on Bill C-45, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code, and other Acts.

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    PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 9:43 AM

    NDP MP Erin Weir, centre, joins hundreds of public servants represented by a number of unions rallying outside the Prime Minister's office Oct. 12 to show their unhappiness with the government's handling of the Phoenix payroll system issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

    NDP leadership showcase event in Hamilton

    PUBLISHED : Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 3:19 PM

    CPAC rings in 25 years with packed bash

    PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 12:45 AM

    Parliamentary Calendar

    Tuesday , October 24 , 2017

    Our world is rapidly changing, and Canada needs to keep up. Join The Walrus Talks and Concordia for The Walrus Talks Disruption, happening at the National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St., on Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m. Seven speakers—including CBC radio host Terry O'Reilly, writer Lisa Charleyboy, and more—will discuss changes in health care, technology, industry, media, and more. Full event details and tickets are available online at

    Tuesday , October 24 , 2017

    Join university presidents, students, and researchers from across Canada for a fun fall gathering in the spirit of a campus homecoming celebration. Tuesday, Oct. 24. 6:30 p.m. Riviera, 62 Sparks St. By invitation only. For inquiries, please contact or 613-563-3961 (226).

    Wednesday , October 25 , 2017

    The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement as well as publish its quarterly Monetary Policy Report. 10 a.m.

    Wednesday , October 25 , 2017

    On Oct. 25, Statistics Canada will release data from the 2016 census on immigration and ethnocultural diversity, housing, and Aboriginal peoples.

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