The House of Commons will return from a break week on Feb. 16. Monday, February 16 • The House Canadian Heritage Committee will meet in-camera at 151 Sparks St. to discuss committee business. The Senate Official Languages Committee will meet in public in East Block to study best practices for language policies and second-language learning and will hear testimony from the École nationale d’administration publique, LEARN, and Conseil supérieur de l’éducation du Québec and then will meet in camera to consider a draft agenda for future business. • The House will discuss Conservative MP Corneliu Chisu’s private members’ bill, S-221, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assault against public transit operators) at report stage. Tuesday, February 17 • The House Environment and Sustainable Development Committee will meet in camera at 151 Sparks. St. for consideration of a draft report on its study on the management of municipal solid waste and industrial materials. • The House Status of Women Committee will meet in-camera at 151 Sparks St. to discuss committee business. • The House Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Committee will meet in camera in Centre Block for consideration of a draft report on its review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Safety Management Systems. • The House will resume debate on NDP MP David Christopherson’s private member’s motion M-537 on the takeover of Stelco. • The House will debate Conservative MP Greg Kerr’s private member’s bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation licence), at report stage. • The Senate Transport and Communications Committee will meet in public the Victoria Building to study the challenges faced by the CBC and will hear testimony from president and CEO Hubert Lacroix, executive vice-president of English Services; Heather Conway, and the executive vice-president of French Services, Louis Lalonde. Wednesday, February 18 • The House will resume debate on Conservative MP Michael Chong’s private member’s bill C-586, dubbed the Reform Act 2014, at third reading. • The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee will meet in public in the East Block to do clause-by-clause consideration of government Bill C-47, dubbed the Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act; and Bill C-279, related to gender identity, and Bill C-479, dubbed An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders. Thursday, February 19 • The House will begin debate on NDP MP Matthew Kellway’s private member’s bill C-619, dubbed the Climate Change Accountability Act, at second reading. • The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee will meet in public in the East Block to study private member’s bill, Bill C-452, on Criminal Code amendments related to human trafficking and exploitation, and is expected to hear from yet-to-be-determined witnesses. Friday, February 20 • The House will begin debate on NDP MP Philip Toone’s private member’s bill C-640, dubbed the VIA Rail Canada Act, at second reading.