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.
Senate approves hybrid sitting model
Senators who are unable to travel to Ottawa will be able to participate in Senate sittings virtually as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Senate adopts COVID-19 aid bill
Senator Marc Gold, the Government Representative in the Senate, thanked Senator Tony Dean for sponsoring Bill C-4 in the Senate.
A physically distanced Speech from the Throne
Governor General Julie Payette delivered the speech to a smaller-than-usual audience on September 23.
New laws in the first session of the 43rd Parliament
List of Government bills that became law in the first session of the 43rd Parliament.
Senate approves new measures in response to COVID-19
The Senate was recalled July 27 amid the ongoing pandemic.
Senate approves two key funding bills
Bill C-18 and Bill C-19, both funding bills for the federal public administration, received Royal Assent on Friday.
Senate holds emergency debate on racism
More than 20 Senators joined the debate.
Senate adopts aid bill for dairy sector
The Senate also approved the nomination of Karen Hogan as the next Auditor General of Canada.
Senate adopts emergency aid bill for students
The Senate was recalled on May 1 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 Senate committees to study COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 pandemic on the agenda for three Senate committees.