Inside Politics

House of Commons shut down for two-week hiatus

The House of Commons may be on hiatus for the next two weeks, but the spring ministerial good news circuit is up and running, it seems, starting with the PM, who is set to sign off on a historic free trade deal with South Korea later today.

Meanwhile, back in Canada:

    • Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt hits the road in New Brunswick, where he has back-to-back funding announcements in Saint-Quentin and Edmunston.
    • In Kleinurg, Canadian Heritage Minister Sheila Glover teams up with Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino to dole out fresh federal support at the ETA Vaughan Outreach Centre in Kleinburg.
    • Moving west to Regina, Public Safety Minister Steve Blaney speaks to the graduating troop during a stop at the RCMP Academy, while elsewhere in the province, Natural Resources parliamentary secretary Kelly Block brings good news to local "diploma program students" at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology.
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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