Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Statement on Suspension of Parliament

delivered 4 December 2008, Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario

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On my advice, the Governor General has agreed to prorogue Parliament. 

Last Friday, I asked Canadians to give us their opinions on the Parliamentary situation. That feedback has been overwhelming, and very clear. They want Canada's Government to continue to work on the agenda that Canadians voted for: our plan to strengthen the economy. 

When Parliament resumes on January 26th, the first order of business will be the presentation of a federal budget.

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