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First virtual Commons vote featured lags and laughs

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Conservative Michelle Rempel Garner voted remotely for the first time on Sept. 28 with her furry companion. Screenshot via Parlvu
By Neil Moss      

The House of Commons held its first hybrid in-person/remote recorded division on Sept. 28, with a vote on a Bloc Québécois change to a Conservative amendment to the House’s Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne. It wasn’t without a few hiccups.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
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