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  one of two houses of Parliament in the United Kingdom and Canada, in which members are elected on the basis of population
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One of two chambers of the Canadian Parliament, along with the Senate. Members of the House of Commons are elected at least every five years. Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: C7
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one of two houses of Parliament in the United Kingdom and Canada, in which members are elected on the basis of population
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When the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Sergeant-at-Arms with the Mace, the Clerk of the House and other officials walk formally from the Speaker's Office to the House of Commons before the opening of a sitting.
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A time set aside every day in the House of Commons when Members of Parliament can ask Cabinet Ministers questions about their projects.
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When the Speaker enters the Chamber on a working day, the Sergeant-at-Arms places the mace on the Table in front of the Members of Parliament in the House of Commons.
Source: lop.parl.gc.ca

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The elected Members of Parliament together form the House of Commons. This term also refers to the Chamber where they meet regularly.
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The lower house of the Parliament, comprising of 650 MPs elected to represent constituencies using a 'first-past-the-post' system. The House of Commons dates back to the 14th century.
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the lower house of the British and Canadian parliaments called also Commons
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The legislative body of Canada which proposes, debates and passes laws.
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The lower house of the United Kingdom Parliament (Westminster), composed of 646 members of Parliament (MPs).
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The elected Lower House of Parliament is composed of 338 Members representing all the ridings across Canada. Most of the laws passed by Parliament originate in the House of Commons. Members' duti [..]
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  The House of Commons is the name given to the lower house of the Canadian Parliament.  It currently has 308 members, but this will be increased to 338 at the election due in 2015. Members are elected from single member districts using a first-past-the-post (plurality) electoral formula for a term of five years unless the House is dissolved earl [..]
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(Politics) The lower house of the British Parliament; a session of the house. * '''1842''', William Chambers & al., ''Chambers's Information for the People'', page 178: *: Reckoning from 1802 till [..]
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