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2016-10-06 11:29 House intervention / intervention en chambre

Adjournment Proceedings, Debate, Debate on the Standing Orders and Procedure, Parliamentary reform, Recognition to speak, Relevancy, Speaking order, Standing Orders of the House of Commons,

Attribution de droit de parole, Débat, Débats exploratoires, Ordre des interventions, Pertinence, Réforme parlementaire, Règlement de la Chambre des communes

Mr. Speaker, my colleague from Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan says a lot of interesting things. I am definitely looking forward to discussing them at the procedure and House affairs committee. They are quite fascinating.

He discussed the speaking-list procedure and the rule that the Speaker must recognize the first member who stands. That is a very interesting point. I should note, as an aside, that I once hung a framed copy of a motion that the member for Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor be now heard in the ensuite bathroom in our office. For the purpose of anonymity, I will not mention the member's current riding.

More to the point, the galleries are virtually empty today but are full during question period. The media gallery has one intrepid member there now, and it is full in question period. Does my colleague have any ideas on how we can make the debate, the real business of this place, more interesting and relevant to the Canadian public?

Monsieur le Président, mon collègue de Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan tient des propos fort intéressants. J’ai très hâte d’en discuter au comité de la procédure et des affaires de la Chambre. C’est vraiment fascinant.

Il discute de la liste des intervenants et de la règle voulant que le Président donne la parole au premier député à se lever. C’est un point très intéressant. Je mentionnerai, par ailleurs, que j’ai déjà suspendu dans les toilettes attenantes à notre bureau une copie encadrée d’une motion pour que le député de Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor soit maintenant entendu. Pour préserver son anonymat, je tairai le nom de la circonscription actuelle de ce collègue.

Pour en revenir à la question, les tribunes sont pratiquement vides aujourd’hui, mais elles se remplissent à la période des questions. La tribune de la presse ne compte qu’un valeureux représentant à ce moment-ci, mais elle sera pleine à craquer pendant la période des questions. Mon collègue a-t-il une idée de la manière dont nous pouvons rendre le débat, moment où se passent les vraies affaires, plus intéressant et plus pertinent pour le public canadien?

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Posted at 15:26 on October 06, 2016

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