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Parliament Hill Calendar – August 23, 2017

Parliament Hill Calendar – August 23, 2017

Parliament Hill Calendar: Ministers’ Schedules and Events

  • 10:00 a.m. – Winchester, ON: Member of Parliament for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell, Francis Drouin on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, will be at the Winchester watershed site to announce support to help manage and mitigate risks associated with farming in the South Nation Watershed.
  • 10:00 a.m. – Montréal, QC: The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help local youth  find and keep good jobs.
  • 11:00 a.m. – Quebec, QC: Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Louis–Hébert, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help to give local youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour.
  • 11:30 a.m. – Calgary, AB: The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce details of the Government of Canada’s plan to grow a clean economy and create good jobs for young Canadians.
  • 2:00 p.m. – Montréal, QC: The Prime Minister will meet with the Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration.
  • 2:00 p.m. – Sherbrooke, QC: The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help give local youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour.
  • 3:00 p.m. – Orford, QC: The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Luc Fortin, Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French Language, will co-chair the 2017 Conference of Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for Culture and Heritage on August 22 and 23. A press conference will be held and following the Conference with the ministers and their provincial and territorial counterparts.
  • 3:30 p.m. – Montréal, QC: The Prime Minister will hold a media availability with the Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration.
  • 4:00 p.m. – Quebec, QC: Lieutenant-General (Retired) the Honourable Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada-U.S. Relations), will host a town hall meeting on NAFTA modernization.
  • 4:30 p.m. – Montréal, QC: The Prime Minister will meet with Haitian community leaders.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Wolfville, NS: The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will announce funding for an infrastructure project at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market.
  • 7:00 p.m. – Montréal, QC: The Prime Minister will attend the charity event, “12 Rounds d’Espoir pour les Princes,” and will deliver remarks.
  • Cologne, Germany: Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, will travel to Cologne, from August 21-23, to attend Gamescom 2017, the second largest video game conference in the world. Over 350,000 visitors from across the world will be in attendance this year with Canada participating as the partner country. During his visit, Parliamentary Secretary Casey will highlight the importance of Canada’s role in the gaming industry, connect with creators and industry leaders, and deliver remarks at the launch of the Canada Pavilion. Parliamentary Secretary Casey will attend this event on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.
  • On August 23-24, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will travel to Rankin Inlet, Nunavut to observe an Operation NANOOK scenario conducted by Joint Task Force (North). As part of this scenario, the Canadian Armed Forces will work with Other Government Departments and Agencies to respond to a simulated barge fire and explosion. Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, commits Canada to increase its presence and operational effectiveness in the North. Operation NANOOK enables the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to continually enhance its ability to operate effectively in the North while improving coordination with whole-of-government partners in responding to northern safety and security issues.

Parliament Hill: House of Commons Business

The House is adjourned until Monday, September 18, 2017

Parliament Hill Calendar: Committees

Nothing Scheduled

List of Committees of the House of Commons

  • ACVA Veterans Affairs
  • AGRI Agriculture and Agri-Food
  • CHPC Canadian Heritage
  • CIIT International Trade
  • CIMM    Citizenship and Immigration
  • ENVI Environment and Sustainable Development
  • ERRE Electoral Reform
  • ESPE Pay Equity
  • ETHI Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics
  • FAAE  Foreign Affairs and International Development
  • FEWO  Status of Women
  • FINA  Finance
  • FOPO Fisheries and Oceans
  • HESA  Health
  • HUMA Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
  • INAN Indigenous and Northern Affairs
  • INDU  Industry, Science and Technology
  • JUST Justice and Human Rights
  • LANG Official Languages
  • LIAI Liaison
  • NDDN National Defence
  • OGGO Government Operations and Estimates
  • PACP Public Accounts
  • PROC Procedure and House Affairs
  • RNNR Natural Resources
  • SECU Public Safety and National Security
  • TRAN  Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
  • Joint Committees
  • BILI  Library of Parliament
  • PDAM Physician-Assisted Dying
  • REGS Scrutiny of Regulations

    To view Queen’s Park calendar for August 23, 2017 click here

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