Monday, November 3 French President François Hollande will address the House of Commons at 11:15 a.m. The House will begin debate at second reading of a private member’s bill C-597, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day) from NDP MP Jack Harris. The House Environment and Sustainable Development Committee will meet to study Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park and will hear witness testimony from the Rouge Park Alliance, the Regional Municipality of York, Altona Forest Stewardship Committee, Reesor Farm, Friends of the Rouge Watershed and the David Suzuki Foundation. The House Finance Committee will meet to discuss committee business and to discuss the economic and fiscal outlook, hearing witness testimony from Jean-Denis Fréchette, Parliamentary budget officer; Mostafa Askari, assistant Parliamentary budget officer; Scott Cameron, economic adviser with the Library of Parliament; and Helen Lao, economic analyst with the Library of Parliament. The House Public Safety and National Security Committee will meet to study Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and will hear testimony from “prior plaintiff” Dean Wilson, the Drug Prevention Network of Canada, the Vancouver City Policy Department, the Pivot Legal Society, the Society of Accredited Senior Agents, the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, and the Canadian Police Association. Tuesday, November 4 The House will begin debate at second reading of private member’s bill C-627, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act (safety of persons and property), introduced by Conservative MP Joyce Bateman. The House Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee will meet in-camera to discuss committee business. The House Finance Committee will meet to study the report of the Bank of Canada on monetary policy and will hear testimony from Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz and senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins. The House Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee will meet twice today to study Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food and will hear witness testimony from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Department of Justice. The committee will then begin clause-by-clause consideration of the bill. The House Procedure and House Affairs Committee will meet to begin clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-518, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance) and then will move in camera to review the Standing Orders. The House Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee will meet to review the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Safety Management Systems and will hear witness testimony from RTL-Westcan Group of Companies and the Alberta Motor Transport Association. The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Human Rights is meeting to discuss the aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis and will hear from department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development director general for the West and Central Africa bureau, Kenneth Neufeld; and director general for the international humanitarian assistance directorate Leslie Norton. The House Justice and Human Rights Committee will meet to study Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts and will hear testimony from Fondation Katherine Beaulieu, the office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada and Alberta Justice Minister Jonathan Denis will testify via videoconference. The House National Defence Committee will meet to discuss Canada’s response to ISIL and will hear from senior officials with the department of National Defence. Wednesday, November 5 The House will vote at second reading on private member’s bill C-622, CSEC Accountability and Transparency Act, introduced by Liberal MP Joyce Murray. The House will begin debate M-534, on Child Poverty, introduced by NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan. Thursday, November 6 The House will begin debate at second reading of private member’s bill C-626, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census), introduced by Liberal MP Ted Hsu. The House Justice and Human Rights Committee will meet to study Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts and will hear testimony form the Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Parents of Murdered Children and Survivors of Homicide Victims Inc., the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, the Canadian Crime Victim Foundation, and the Canadian Association of Crown Counsel. Friday, November 7 The House will resume debate at second reading of private member’s bill C-579, Reducing the effects of urban heat islands Act, introduced by NDP MP Pauline Ayala.