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President-elect Donald Trump, pictured here at a campaign rally last fall, will be inaugurated on Jan. 20, at which point his new administration will officially be in place. Confirmation hearings for Mr. Trump's cabinet began last week. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore

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For Canada, Trump inauguration about making contacts, being a ‘good neighbour’

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will attend inauguration events, as will Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton. Stockwell Day's going too.

 
  

 
  

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Status Of Government Business

HOUSE OF COMMONS
• C-5, An Act to Repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (second reading) • C-7, An Act to Amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act, Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board Act, and others (consideration of amendments made by the Senate) • C-12, An Act to Amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act (second reading)

The Week Ahead In Parliament

The House is adjourned until Jan. 30, 2017. The House is scheduled to sit weekdays for four straight weeks until Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, before taking a constituency week. The House sits again Monday, March 6-10; it breaks for a week; returns March 20 for a week; breaks March 27-31; it resumes sitting April 3-14; breaks for two weeks, April 17-April 28; returns Monday, May 1 and sits for two weeks; breaks May 15 to May 26; returns May 29 and is scheduled to sit weekdays for four straight weeks until June 23. The Senate is scheduled to adjourn on Dec. 23, and will return on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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