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 to modernize Canada’s regulatory systems advances in Senate
Bill S-6 to be studied by several committees.
More COVID-19 rapid tests coming under new law
Bill C-10 received Royal Assent on Friday.
New law supports Canadian seniors
Bill C-12 received Royal Assent on Thursday after being adopted in the Senate.
3 key Government bills become law
Bills C-2, C-3 and C-6 received Royal Assent on Friday.
New law bans conversion therapy
Bill C-4 criminalizes the practice and commercialization of conversion therapy.
Ministers return to Senate Question Period
Federal ministers appeared regularly at Senate Question Period during the 42nd Parliament.
Government bill to reflect more independent Senate adopted
Bill S-2 proposes to update the Parliament of Canada Act.
Government bill to address judicial misconduct advances in Senate
Bill S-3 proposes to amend the Judges Act.
Hybrid sittings continue in Senate
Senators will be able to participate in Senate proceedings in person and virtually.
8 new independent senators sworn in
The appointments fill vacancies in New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta.