The Moment The Newly Elected House Speaker Festus Was Dragged To His Chair [Video]

As is custom, the PM (Trudeau) and the opposition leader (Poilievre) are required to escort the new Speaker to his chair.

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7 months ago

“So why is the new Speaker “dragged” to the chair? The Speaker, by tradition, feigns reluctance to take the post dating to the days when British speakers were the ones to give the King bad news.
This tradition is done in our Legislatures as well.” Copied.