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.
Statement on Senate recall
The Senate has been recalled to sit on March 25 at 10 a.m. in anticipation of legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senate passes key legislation before break
Legislation related to funding while Parliament is not sitting, the new North American free trade agreement and funding related to the fiscal calendar adopted Friday.
Senate to study legislation to implement new North American trade deal
Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade to conduct pre-study on Bill C-4.
Two new independent senators welcomed to the Red Chamber
Senator Judith Keating represents New Brunswick and Senator Brent Cotter represents Saskatchewan.
Senator LaBoucane-Benson named Government Liaison
She is the first Indigenous woman to hold a leadership position in the Senate.
Senator Gagné named Legislative Deputy
Senator Raymonde Gagné has worked in the field of education for more 35 years.
75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
Senator Marc Gold attended a commemoration on Parliament Hill.
Senator Gold takes on Government Representative role
Sen. Gold was appointed as an independent to represent Quebec (Stadacona) in November 2016.
New independent Senator welcomed to Red Chamber
Tony Loffreda was sworn in as a Senator on December 5, 2019.
Senator Mitchell resigning as Government Liaison