You are all there to make a difference, do a job, and get noticed. Enjoy it. Wherever you’re sitting in the Chamber of the House of Commons, you have a front row seat to Canadian political theatre.
TORONTO—The bells will ring Thursday calling you—the Members—to the sitting of the 42nd House of Commons. The House Chamber should take your breath away as you enter history and begin to do the nation’s business.
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