News Release

The Speaker of the Senate

Adjournment period of the Senate extended

February 19, 2021


Ottawa – Following consultations with the leaders and facilitators of all recognized parties and parliamentary groups, the Speaker of the Senate has extended the adjournment period until Friday, February 26, 2021, at 10 a.m.

Please note that the Senate may either sit earlier or, with appropriate consultations, later than the date and time indicated above.

Under the Rules of the Senate, the Speaker can extend a period of adjournment if it is deemed that the public interest does not require the Senate to meet at the originally specified date and time. Accordingly, the Senate will not be convened on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 2 p.m.

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For more information:
Ross Ryan
Press Secretary
Office of the Speaker of the Senate, Senate of Canada
613-995-2891
ross.ryan@sen.parl.gc.ca