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Sex workers' rights, Santa Claus on the political agenda today

As the snow swirls around the capital, all eyes will be on the Supreme Court this morning for the reveal of a long-awaited ruling on the rights of sex workers that could lead to a full overhaul of Canada's prostitution laws.

Meanwhile, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will start his day by attending a special pre-holiday citizenship ceremony in Scarborough, and then make his way to a Vaughan shopping mall to "present Santa and Mrs. Claus with an early Christmas present." 

(Poster-sized citizenship certificates suitable for framing, perhaps?)

Elsewhere in the GTA, Minister of State for Sport Bal Gosal will join Government House Leader Peter Van Loan at the Toronto International Trap and Skeet Club, which will serve as backdrop for yet another announcement related to the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.

Finally, in Calgary, Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney drops by the local chamber of commerce to deliver a fresh load of federal support "to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities."  

For up to the minute dispatches from the precinct and beyond, keep your eye on the Parliament Hill Ticker below -- or, alternatively, bookmark it and check back throughout the day. 

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NOTE: Updates added in reverse chronological (newer to older) order.

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