NDP MP Hélène Laverdière put forth a motion for the committee to take on a study of consular practices and procedures, which garnered all-party support.
A committee member says the study will likely begin in the fall.
There are 5,500 lobbyists registered to lobby the federal government, but 100 are the tops.
Liberal MPs Joyce Murray and Terry Beech were vocal opponents of recently approved pipelines and urged the government, on numerous occasions behind closed doors, not to approve them.
Cuban Ambassador Julio Garmendia speaks to a very crowded room at the Cuban Embassy last week.
Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc and international development DM Peter Boehm among the attendees.
Why other countries are looking to learn from a unique Canadian program that lets citizens sponsor refugees for resettlement.
Ukraine and Canada are celebrating a quarter-century of diplomatic relations, as Canada's foreign minister of Ukrainian descent begins her post.