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Canada Parliament to reconvene on Dec. 5 to choose speaker, hear throne speech

16:55  12 november  2019
16:55  12 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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The House of Commons will reconvene on Dec. 5 -- the first time since the 43rd general election.

According to a statement from the Prime Minister's Office, the first order of business will be to elect the Speaker of the House.

A throne speech from the Governor-General will follow.

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau was re-elected as Canada's prime minister on Oct. 21. He is expected to unveil his new cabinet on Nov. 20.

The December meeting will immediately follow the NATO meeting in London, Trudeau said.

This is a breaking news story. More information to come. 

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