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It's one down and two to go with only a week left for the federal Liberal government to win parliamentary approval of priority legislation before an extended Christmas break.
The committee in charge of administering the House of Commons is set to look into whether the hybrid Parliament is forcing French-speaking MPs and committee witnesses to speak English.
Conservative MP Ed Fast accused Canada's environment minister of using a bicycle as a prop in the backdrop of his video during a session of hybrid Parliament on Monday.
MPs have been advised to wear parliamentary attire, which means a jacket and tie for men, in the new hybrid Parliament that begins in earnest this week.
Conservative MPs were opposing a government proposal Wednesday to return to a hybrid format in the House of Commons, which has allowed members to participate virtually in proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Concern over the vaccination status of Conservative MPs was front and centre on the eve of a new session of Parliament after one of them tested positive for COVID-19.
The Liberal house leader dismissed the idea of a potential Liberal-NDP coalition heading into the new parliamentary session.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue today consulting with opposition leaders about how the House of Commons should resume work and what the priorities should be once it is back in operation.
Calls for newly-elected Spadina-Fort York MP Kevin Vuong to resign has prompted the question: Can the House of Commons expel one of its own?
Newly-elected MPs caught a first glimpse of what their new roles in Ottawa will entail, participating in the initial phase of the House of Commons orientation program on Monday.
Like millions of Canadians, members of Parliament are contemplating with mixed emotions the prospect of returning to business as usual after 15 months of working from home.