Honourable senators, on Friday, June 7, I had the privilege of participating in the Senate’s annual Staff Recognition Awards ceremony. I joined Senator Cowan, Senator Tkachuk and several other honourable senators in celebrating the hard work and accomplishments of the remarkable people who help us to serve Canadians. The ceremony, organized through the Senate Human Resources Directorate and led by Reina Bernier, recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions made by Senate employees throughout the year.
Senate Bills Introduced by Senator Mobina Jaffer
S-208 An Act to amend the Patent Act and the Food and Drugs Act (drugs for international humanitarian purposes)
S-216 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Criminal Code (mental health treatment)
Today’s blog post is to pay tribute to former Senator Laurier LaPierre, who died in December at the age of 83. Senator LaPierre came to national prominence on the CBC program, “This Hour has Seven Days,” a weekly news and currents affairs program that aired on CBC from 1964 to 1966. It’s well-known that Senator [...]
J’étais très heureuse de prendre la parole la semaine passé pour rendre hommage à ma collègue et amie, la sénatrice Losier-Cool, et pour célébrer ses contributions considérables à l’amélioration des vies des Canadiens et Canadiennes et, en effet, des gens de partout dans le monde. Je suis inspirée par l’engagement de la sénatrice Losier-Cool à [...]
Over the summer I have been working closely with my staff to develop a website that will connect me to the Canadians that I so proudly represent in the Senate of Canada. With great patience my team has opened my eyes to the power of social media and have taught me the importance of utilizing [...]