As Senate Liberal Leader and international vice-president of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Senator Joseph A. Day says there just aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish everything he wants to. He wouldn’t have it any other way — this marathon runner and 18-year veteran of the Senate lives for the hustle and bustle of the Red Chamber. Welcome to a typical day in the life of Senator Day.
“There’s a real sense of accomplishment,” says Senator Yonah Martin about any given day in her role in the Upper Chamber. Following a 21-year teaching career in secondary and middle schools in British Columbia, Senator Martin is deputy leader of the Opposition in the Senate and a proud champion of Korean War veterans. This is a typical day in the life of Senator Martin.
Pianist, actor, director, composer and… senator. A renowned leader and accomplished artist, Senator René Cormier has been working for nearly 40 years to ensure that arts and culture are better integrated in every aspect of Acadian and Canadian society. He continues to stand up for the arts, language and human rights in his role in the Red Chamber. This is a typical day in the life of Senator Cormier.