House of Commons Resumes Sitting

On June 2, 2011, the 41st Parliament commencement its first session. The government is expected to re-introduce its 2011 pre-election Budget, on June 6, 2011.

Ontario Government Prorogues Until After Fall 2011 Election

On June 1, 2011, the Ontario government prorogued, thus ending the session until after the Fall 2011 election, which is scheduled for October 6. As a result, all outstanding business before the House, including all government and Private Members’ Bills, expired on the Order Paper.

Federal Parliament Dissolved; Writs of Election Issued

On March 26, 2011, Parliament was proclaimed dissolved following adoption of a motion of non-confidence in the House of Commons. As a result, all outstanding business before the House, including all government and Private Members’ Bills, expired on the Order Paper. At the present time, Parliament is scheduled to reconvene on May 30, 2011, following…