While senators’ duties are mainly as legislators within Parliament, their work also takes them far beyond. Learn more about some of their activities.
Monday, October 28, 2019 — As part of the SENgage program, Senator Rosa Galvez (centre) participates in an armchair discussion at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering. As an engineer, she discussed the challenges and opportunities for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields with Rhonda Lenton (right), York University President and Vice-Chancellor and Jane Goodyer (left), dean of the Lassonde School of Engineering.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019—Senator Pierre J. Dalphond speaks to law students at l’Université de Montréal during a conference organized by Professor Jean Leclair from the Law-Policy Committee and Professional Development Center of the university.
Thursday, November 14, 2019—Senator Ratna Omidvar congratulates Parents for Community Living of Waterloo, winner of the Manulife Governance Excellence Award, at the Manulife/Capacity Canada Board Governance Bootcamp. She also presented the findings from the Senate’s Special Committee on the Charitable Sector report titled Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector.