House of Commons - How it Works
MPs gather in the chamber of the House of Commons, where they are called upon to present issues of interest to their riding or the country.Read more
Question Period is a much-watched ritual, during which elected federal officials debate important matter.Read more
House of Commons - The Speaker
Because debates can sometimes get quite heated in the House of Commons, the Speaker of the House, acts as a referee. The Speaker of the House , while also being an elected MP, does his or her best to keep the peace, without showing favoritism towards one party or another.Read more
The Role of the Speaker
The Speaker is called the referee but can also be the administrator and the ambassador of the House of Commons. It is a role with multiple facets.