News Release

The Speaker of the Senate

Adjournment period of the Senate extended

January 12, 2022

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 Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 2 p.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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Ross Ryan
Press Secretary
Office of the Speaker of the Senate, Senate of Canada