News Release

The Speaker of the Senate

Senate of Canada extends adjournment in response to COVID-19

March 13, 2020


The Senate has adjourned until Tuesday, April 21, 2020, in an effort to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

The Senate’s priority remains the health and safety of all Canadians. Further to consultations with public health authorities, it has taken preventative and proactive measures in response to COVID-19. The Senate will continue to work in collaboration with its parliamentary partners to take further actions as appropriate. 

For more information:
Victoria Deng
Press Secretary
Office of the Speaker of the Senate, Senate of Canada
613-995-2891
vicky.deng@sen.parl.gc.ca