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Good Friday morning, The House has hit pause for the year, adjourning one day earlier than scheduled. It also marked the last official day in Centre Block for MPs and Senators, who are now fanning out to their ridings until they return to their new digs on the Hill in late January. Here's what's happening today: As the diplomatic crisis between Beijing and Ottawa deepens, China's ambassador to Canada, Lu Shaye, is slated to headline a conference at Carleton

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Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is expected to give the press an update on what world leaders managed to accomplish during the climate negotiations, as COP 24 draws to a close. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
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