The Canadian Press

2015-12-03 | Commons Returns

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The 42nd session of Parliament begins today with a single action -- MP's must elect a new speaker to preside over the House of Commons.

Date: 2015-12-03
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << members of parliament will cast their ballots for a speaker later today in keeping with parliamentary procedure before the speech from the throne can be read tomorrow at least four candidates three of them liberals have let their name stand for the race ottawa-area MP Marie Belanger had signaled his intent to run but on Monday revealed he has Lou Gehrig's Disease and said he would not seek the position conservative MP Andrew Scheer has held the post since 2011 at 32 years old was the first chosen he was the youngest person to ever hold the job he isn't running a game and it's already been named conservative house leader Tara Patrol a Canadian price Ottawa >>