News and Events

The Honourable George J. Furey, Q.C.

Speaker of the Senate

News and Events

2017
Speaker Furey welcomes Newfoundland and Labrador Youth Choirs to the Senate June 29, 2017
Past, present, future — Senate Symposium puts Canada 150 in context June 12, 2017
Children For Peace on Parliament Hill May 15, 2017
Chamber music — senators host an evening on the healing power of song May 2, 2017
Speaker Furey represents Senate as Malala Yousafzai becomes honorary citizen April 18, 2017
Closing remarks for the Address to Parliament by Ms. Malala Yousafzai April 12, 2017
Senate pages begin new chapter April 7, 2017
Senate Social: An evening of meeting and tweeting March 1, 2017
Honouring the Life and Legacy of Lincoln Alexander February 8, 2017
2016
Remembrance at the Senate November 10, 2016
Speech at the 19th Annual Ceremony of Remembrance November 3, 2016
Welcoming remarks to participants of the Teachers’ Institute on Canadian Parliamentary Democracy November 1, 2016
Senators Take a Day to Honour the Navy and Coast Guard October 27, 2016
Visit of the Honourable Tom Osborne, Speaker of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly October 18, 2016
Opening remarks for Rolling Rampage on Parliament Hill October 6, 2016
Welcoming remarks for Cuba Cultural Night on the Hill October 3, 2016
Speech on the occasion of South Korea’s National Day and Armed Forces Day September 29, 2016
Indigenous Youth Leaders on the Hill July 13, 2016
A century of mourning: Honouring the Newfoundland Regiment July 1, 2016
Closing remarks for the Address to Parliament by the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America June 29, 2016
Senator Jaffer welcomes youth from Ottawa’s Bangladesh Muslim Community June 21, 2016
Youth Leaders in the Senate June 10, 2016
American Students on the Hill May 31, 2016
Forum for Young Canadians May 27, 2016
Ukrainian parliamentary interns inspired by Senate Speaker May 16, 2016
Speech at the Unveiling of the Official Portrait of the Right Honourable Paul Martin May 11, 2016
Speaker Nolin Portrait Unveiled May 10, 2016
Welcoming remarks for the Senate celebration of Asian Heritage Month May 3, 2016
Senate Honours Canadian Cooperation in Haiti April 25, 2016
Her Majesty the Queen turns 90 April 21, 2016
Why Parliamentary Diplomacy Matters February 28, 2016
Appointment of a new Parliamentary Poet Laureate January 5, 2016