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At a glance
January 31, 2020
NEWS

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

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 — Senator Rosa Galvez meets with a group of Indigenous women in Guatemala to discuss issues related to their community.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 — Senator Murray Sinclair engages with the students of Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 — Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne speaks to Model Senate participants about the role and importance of the Senate and the need for greater transparency to enhance Canadians’ confidence in the Red Chamber.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 — Senator Yonah Martin tells Model Senate participants how she immigrated to Canada at age seven and became the first senator of Korean descent. The Senate, she said, is a place of “fierce and robust debate.”

Saturday, January 25, 2020 – Senator David M. Wells explains how senators represent Canada on the world stage to Model Senate participants

Sunday, January 26, 2020 — Senator Kim Pate tells Model Senate participants about her experience going on fact-finding missions to study conditions in prisons across Canada.

 

Saturday, January 25, 2020 – Senator Robert Black addresses more than 400 attendees of the Aggies Goodtimes Banquet as the guest speaker in Hamilton, Ontario. He noted that his time at the Ontario Agricultural College influences his work as a senator.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 — Senator Wanda Elaine Thomas Bernard attends the Black History Month Kick-Off Brunch hosted by the Ontario Black History Society in Toronto where she unveiled the official Black History stamp with Amani Ausar, Bernice Carnegie and Natasha Henry.