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October 22, 2014. The Day the Military Police Took Control of Parliament.

October 22, 2014. The Day the Military Police Took Control of Parliament.

9:45 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22. I have just finished a meeting in my office when I receive a text message from a former assistant…
Over 80,000 Canadian Doctors Support Bill S-206

Over 80,000 Canadian Doctors Support Bill S-206

“The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is writing to support your bill S-206, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of…
Minister of Finance is kicking the can down the road

Minister of Finance is kicking the can down the road

The reality of Canada’s economic situation is that it is not escaping the trends or the dangers that the Harper Government…
S-224: An Act respecting National Seal and Seafood Products Day

S-224: An Act respecting National Seal and Seafood Products Day

Today, I tabled a Bill to propose a National Seal and Seafood Products Day
Trudeau’s War Stance Is Wise and Mature

Trudeau’s War Stance Is Wise and Mature

The difficult and courageous decision by the Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and most of his caucus on the crucial question of…
The Hidden Free Trade Caveats of the Conservative Government

The Hidden Free Trade Caveats of the Conservative Government

This past May, I addressed the Senate 7 times with the intention of questioning the government’s policies. Flash back.
Gentlemen, Lean into Women on Boards!

Gentlemen, Lean into Women on Boards!

Today I spoke in favor of the act to modernize the composition of the boards of directors of certain corporations, financial…
Harper’s electoral reform: broken democracy

Harper’s electoral reform: broken democracy

After listening to the wise words of my colleagues, I would like to add my francophone voice to theirs and quote from a…
My Call for an Investigation by the Senate Ethics Officer into Senator Irving Gerstein

My Call for an Investigation by the Senate Ethics Officer into Senator Irving Gerstein

Today, I delivered a letter to Ms. Lyse Ricard, the Senate Ethics Officer, formally requesting an investigation into the conduct…