News Release

The Speaker of the Senate

Adjournment period of the Senate extended

March 20, 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, March 26, 2021, at 10 a.m.

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.

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For more information: 
Ross Ryan
Press Secretary
Office of the Speaker of the Senate, Senate of Canada