Keep up with all the latest events, press releases and accomplishments in the Senate of Canada, and the ongoing steps in modernizing the Upper Chamber.
Legislation targeting impaired driving lands in Senate
Senator Gwen Boniface, former Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police, is the Senate sponsor of Bill C-46.
New body needed to study changes in world of work: Senator Bellemare
Senator Diane Bellemare supports a motion to create a Senate Standing Committee on Human Resources to study the transforming employment and labour sectors.
Reducing partisanship in the Senate increases credibility: Senator Mitchell
“Rebuilding public trust requires a considerable cultural change.”
Senator Bellemare: “Come knock on my door”
Senator Diane Bellemare spoke at a Colleges and Institutes Canada conference in Ottawa.
Transgender rights bill set to be law after clearing Senate
Senator Grant Mitchell sponsored Bill C-16 in the Senate.
Senator Peter Harder
The first to be stylized as Government Representative in the Senate, Peter Harder championed renewal in the changing institution during his term from April 2016 to January 2020.
Senator Diane Bellemare
An independent thinker and economist with a passion for social justice served as Legislative Deputy in the Government Representative Office from May 2016 to November 2019.
Senator Grant Mitchell
As the son of a decorated serviceman, Grant Mitchell knows that a central trait that unifies Canadians is our generosity. He served as Government Liaison in the Government Representative Office from May 2016 to January 2020.
Regional representation revitalized in more independent Senate
Senator Peter Harder speaks to the Canadian Club of Edmonton.
Renewed Senate opens doors for Canadians to contribute to sober second thought
Senator Peter Harder visits Calgary to discuss recent reforms in the Senate.