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.
UNDRIP legislation passes into law
Bill C-15 has received Royal Assent.
Indigenous rights now included in Canada’s citizenship oath
Bill C-8 has received Royal Assent.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Bill C-5 creates a federal holiday.
Senate adopts bill to reflect more independent institution
Bill S-4 updates the Parliament of Canada Act.
UNDRIP legislation introduced in the Senate
A pre-study on Bill C-15 is already underway at a Senate committee.
Senate adopts bill to strengthen sexual assault law
Bill C-3 received Royal Assent on Thursday after final approval in the Senate.
Senate launches pre-study on UNDRIP bill
The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples launches pre-study on Bill C-15.
Key Senate changes reflected in new medical assistance in dying law
Bill C-7 received Royal Assent on March 17.
Senate adopts COVID-19 support bill
Bill C-24 received Royal Assent on March 17.
Canada-U.K. trade preserved as continuity agreement adopted in Senate
Bill C-18, to implement the Canada-U.K. Trade Continuity Agreement, received Royal Assent on March 17.