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House of Commons elects Liberal MP Greg Fergus as next Speaker

House of Commons elects Liberal MP Greg Fergus as next Speaker

Oct 3, 2023 | 11:49am
Liberal member of Parliament Greg Fergus has been elected the House of Commons Speaker in a historic mid-session vote.  Fergus, 54, was first elected in the riding of Hull–Aylmer in 2015.  As is tradition, the new Speaker was “dragged” to the chair in the House of Commons by the prime minister and Opposition leader today […]
Trudeau apologizes on behalf of Parliament for presence, recognition of Nazi unit veteran

Trudeau apologizes on behalf of Parliament for presence, recognition of Nazi unit veteran

Sep 27, 2023 | 2:01pm
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday on behalf of Canada’s Parliament after it applauded a man who fought alongside the Nazis in the Second World War after last week’s address by Ukraine’s president. He made the brief statement before entering the House of Commons, where he extended “unreserved apologies” for what unfolded during President Volodymyr […]