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Canadian House of Commons
The House of Commons of Canada is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign and the Senate. The House of Commons is a democratically elected body, consisting of 308 members known as Members of Parliament...
Timeline of Events
1976
6.22.1976
The Canadian House of Commons abolishes capital punishment.
1979
12.13.1979
The Canadian Government of Prime Minister Joe Clark is defeated in the House of Commons, prompting the 1980 Canadian election.
1988
2.29.1988
Svend Robinson becomes the first member of the Canadian House of Commons to come out as gay.
2006
11.27.2006
The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Quebec a nation within a unified Canada.