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At a glance
August 2, 2019

While senators’ duties are mainly as legislators within Parliament, their work also takes them far beyond. Learn more about some of their activities.

Monday, July 15, 2019 — Senator Paula Simons meets with members of the Innisfail Town Council, in Central Alberta.

Friday, July 19, 2019 — Senator Yvonne Boyer speaks during the opening ceremonies of Back to Batoche Days, hosted by the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan. Métis people from all over Canada come to this event to celebrate their cultural traditions and heritage.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 — Senator Jim Munson meets with Sheri Radoux and Shannon Hill of the Autism Treatment Centre in Saskatoon. They discussed different approaches to therapy and a national autism strategy.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 — Senators Gwen Boniface, Josée Forest-Niesing and Donald Neil Plett visit the Holodomor Memorial in Kiev while participating in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s election observation mission in Ukraine.

Friday, July 26, 2019 — Senator Robert Black attends a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Eramosa River Conservation Corridor, which is a part of almost 1,000 protected acres in the Waterloo/Wellington area.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 — Senator Brian Francis attends the 50th anniversary celebrations of the University of Prince Edward Island, in Charlottetown.