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Term (yyyy.mm.dd): 2008.11.18 - 2011.03.26
Duration: 858 days (2 years, 4 months, 8 days)
Government Type:Minority Government
Government Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Number of Sessions:3
Date of General Election: 2008.10.14
Prime Minister:
Leader of the Official Opposition:
Sessions
SessionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)DurationSenate SittingsHouse of Commons Sittings
3rd 2010.03.03 - 2011.03.26 388 days99149
2nd 2009.01.26 - 2009.12.30 338 days83128
1st 2008.11.18 - 2008.12.04 16 days813

^ Duration of Sittings, Recess and Adjournments of the House of Commons
3rd Session

Sitting, recess and adjournmentTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Dissolution 2011.03.26 - 2011.03.26
Sitting 2011.03.21 - 2011.03.25 5
Spring Recess 2011.03.12 - 2011.03.20 9
Sitting 2011.02.28 - 2011.03.11 10
Recess 2011.02.19 - 2011.02.27 9
Sitting 2011.01.31 - 2011.02.18 15
Christmas Recess 2010.12.17 - 2011.01.30 45
Sitting 2010.11.15 - 2010.12.16 24
Remembrance Day 2010.11.06 - 2010.11.14 9
Sitting 2010.10.18 - 2010.11.05 15
Thanksgiving 2010.10.09 - 2010.10.17 9
Sitting 2010.09.20 - 2010.10.08 15
Summer Recess 2010.06.18 - 2010.09.19 94
Sitting 2010.05.25 - 2010.06.17 18
Victoria Day 2010.05.15 - 2010.05.24 10
Sitting 2010.04.12 - 2010.05.14 25
Easter Recess 2010.04.02 - 2010.04.11 10
Start of Session 2010.03.03 - 2010.04.01 22

2nd Session

Sitting, recess and adjournmentTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Intersession 2009.12.31 - 2010.03.02 62
Prorogation 2009.12.30 - 2009.12.30
Christmas Recess Continued 2009.12.16 - 2009.12.29 14
Sitting One day for Royal Assent 2009.12.15 - 2009.12.15 1
Christmas Recess 2009.12.11 - 2009.12.14 4
Sitting 2009.11.16 - 2009.12.10 19
Remembrance Day 2009.11.07 - 2009.11.15 9
Sitting 2009.10.19 - 2009.11.06 15
Thanksgiving 2009.10.10 - 2009.10.18 9
Sitting 2009.09.28 - 2009.10.09 10
Recess 2009.09.19 - 2009.09.27 9
Sitting 2009.09.14 - 2009.09.18 5
Summer Recess Continued 2009.06.24 - 2009.09.13 82
Sitting One day for Royal Assent 2009.06.23 - 2009.06.23 1
Summer Recess 2009.06.20 - 2009.06.22 3
Sitting 2009.05.25 - 2009.06.19 20
Victoria Day 2009.05.16 - 2009.05.24 9
Sitting 2009.04.20 - 2009.05.15 19
Easter Recess 2009.04.04 - 2009.04.19 16
Sitting 2009.03.23 - 2009.04.03 10
Spring Recess 2009.03.14 - 2009.03.22 9
Sitting 2009.02.23 - 2009.03.13 15
Recess 2009.02.14 - 2009.02.22 9
Start of Session 2009.01.26 - 2009.02.13 15

1st Session

Sitting, recess and adjournmentTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Duration (days)
Intersession 2008.12.05 - 2009.01.25 52
Prorogation 2008.12.04 - 2008.12.04
Start of Session 2008.11.18 - 2008.12.04 13
Days between Parliaments 2008.09.08 - 2008.11.17 72
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