Weekly Meeting - Honorable Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons "Life As The Speaker"

The Honorable Peter Milliken spoke about his three main duties as Speaker of the House of Commons - he presides over the deliberations of the House ensuring Members conform to parlimentary practice; he is Chair of the Board of Internal Economy and oversees all financial and administrative matters concerning the operation of the House of Commons, including being responsible for 1,500 employees; and he receives many foreign dignitaries to Parliament Hill and leads parliamentary delegations and provides Members with an opportunity to establish relationships with parliamentatians from other countries.

President Derek's Thought For The Week: A hundred years from now it will not matter what your bank account was, the sort of house you lived in, or the kind of car you drove.. but the world may be different because you were important in the life of a child.

- eDGE2004-10-08.pdf