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CANADA
House of Commons

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name Parliament of Canada - Parlement du Canada Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name House of Commons
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Senate
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1912 -1933
1960 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Geoff Regan (M) 

Notes Elected on 3 Dec. 2015.
Secretary General Charles Robert (M) 
Notes 10 July 2017 -
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 338 / 335
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 88 (26.27%)
Mode of designation directly elected 338
Term 4 yearsSubject to an earlier dissolution of Parliament, a general election must be held on the third Monday in October in the fourth calendar year following polling day for the last general election.
Last renewal dates 19 October 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Parlement du Canada
Affaires internationales et interparlementaires
OTTAWA, Ontario, K1A 0A6
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Phone 1-613-943-5959
Fax 1-613-947-0792
E-mail iiad@parl.gc.ca
Website http://www.parl.gc.ca

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