While senators’ duties are mainly as legislators within Parliament, their work also takes them far beyond. Learn more about some of their activities
Friday, December 14, 2018 – Senator Wanda Elaine Thomas Bernard meets an inspiring group of young people at Caledonia Junior High in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The senator and students engaged in conversation about representation of minority groups in the Senate of Canada and civic responsibility.
Friday, December 14, 2018 – Senator Nicole Eaton, in her role as Speaker pro tempore of the Senate, participates in the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case ceremony in Centre Block, along with Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, the Honourable Geoff Regan, Speaker of the House of Commons, the Honourable Maryam Monsef and six deserving recipients.
Thursday, December 20, 2018 – Senator Jim Munson meets David Paterson, a leader at Ready, Willing & Able, a national partnership of the Canadian Association for Community Living, the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance and their member organizations, working together to build a more inclusive workforce.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 – Senator Wanda Elaine Thomas Bernard meets with Graduate Student Leaders from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Social Work. Senator Bernard was inspired by their commitment to lead the change they want to see.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - Senator Pierre J. Dalphond participates in a citizenship ceremony in Montreal, attended by 310 new Canadians from 53 different countries. Senator Dalphond was delighted to meet the families and share this precious moment with his new fellow Canadian citizens.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – Senator Joseph A. Day participates in the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum’s 27th Annual General Meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
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