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
Senator Harder stepping down as Government Representative in the Senate
Appointed in March 2016, Senator Harder intends to continue representing Ontario as an independent Senator.
Bill C-69 becomes law
Senator Grant Mitchell, who sponsored Bill C-69 in the Senate, reflects on the legislative process after it becomes law.
20 Government bills receive Royal Assent
A Senate public bill to phase out the captivity of whales also received Royal Assent.
New laws in the 42nd Parliament
During the 42nd Parliament, 88 Government bills became law.
Legislation for cannabis possession pardons clears Senate with 2 other bills
3 more Government bills in line for Royal Assent after final Senate approval.
National security bill clears Senate along with 4 other bills
Senate gives final approval to 5 Government bills on a range of policies.
Bill C-48 comes at a ‘pivotal time for energy and environment’
Bill C-48 delivers on an election promise to formalize a voluntary tanker exclusion zone in place for more than 30 years.