The Prime Minister has announced that he will ask the Governor General to prorogue Parliament until October 2013. Parliament was previously set to resume sitting on September 16, 2013. With prorogation, the unfinished business of Parliament will “die” on the Order Paper, including government bills which have not yet received Royal Assent. These bills can…
On Wednesday June 19, 2013, the federal House of Commons adjourned until Monday September 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
On June 11, 2013, Bill 65, Prosperous and Fair Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2013 passed Third Reading on recorded division. As previously reported, Bill 65 is legislation which will give effect to certain initiatives contained in the Ontario Budget 2013. On the same date, the Ontario Legislature adjourned until September 9, 2013. Note: On June…
On November 14, 2012, Regulations Amending the Political Activities Regulations made under the Public Service Employment Act were registered. The amendments are intended to facilitate the application of the Political Activities Regulations and to clarify certain provisions of those Regulations.
On October 15, 2012, Ontario Premier McGuinty announced his resignation and as well the Ontario Legislature prorogued. As a result of the prorogation, all outstanding business before the Legislature, including all government and Private Members’ Bills, “died” on the Order Paper. All Committee work has also ended. For more information on the prorogation, and especially…
On Thursday, June 21, 2012, the federal House of Commons adjourned until 11:00 a.m. (EDT) on Monday, September 17, 2012.
On June 20, 2012, the House adjourned for the summer break. It is scheduled to resume sitting on September 10, 2012.
On February 21, 2012, the House resumed sitting.
On November 21, 2011, the Ontario Legislative Assembly convened for the Election of the Speaker. The Speech from the Throne will be given on Tuesday November 22, 2011.
The Ontario government announced that the Legislature will convene on November 21, 2011 for the election of the new Speaker. A Speech from the Throne will follow on November 22, 2011.