This statement is from Lisa Raitt, MP for Halton, and Transport Minister for Canada. It was posted yesterday to her official website as an M.P:
“On November 4, 2014, I will be undergoing a necessary surgical procedure.”
“I look forward to resuming my Parliamentary and Ministerial duties as soon as possible.”
More information is available through her interview with Tom Clark that aired Sunday. The transcript is available here. Her interview begins about halfway down the page.
Good luck, and get well soon Ms. Raitt.