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|Before hitting the summer barbecue circuit, MPs will be kept busy with several items on the agenda in Ottawa.
One piece of legislation that's receiving a lot of attention is the Accountability Act, a key part of the Conservative election platform.
Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands, David Anderson, says the House may sit as late as midnight to ensure the bill passes before Friday.
Also on the schedule this week is the dissolving of the long-gun registry and raising the age of sexual consent from 14 to 16.