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Motion to Authorize Committee to Study the Future of Workers

Excerpt from Debates of the Senate (Hansard) Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Social Affairs, Science and Technology Motion to Authorize Committee to Study the Future of Workers—Debate Continued On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Deacon (Ontario), for the Honourable Senator Lankin, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Pate: That the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, when and if it is formed, be authorized to examine and…
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The Late Honourable David Osborn Braley, O.C.

Excerpt from Debates of the Senate (Hansard) The Late Honourable David Osborn Braley, O.C. Hon. Marty Deacon: Honourable senators, I rise today to add my voice to those who have paid their respects and thanks to the late Honourable David Braley. Senator Braley has been rightfully commended for his legacies both in this chamber and the CFL. But for me, there are two personal memories that spring to mind when I think of him. The first occurred when Senator Braley was serving as the honourary ch…
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Appropriation Bill No. 3, 2020–21

Excerpt from Debates of the Senate (Hansard) Appropriation Bill No. 3, 2020–21 Third Reading—Debate Continued On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Gold, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Gagné, for the third reading of Bill C-19, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. Hon. Marty Deacon: Honourable senators, I rise today to speak on Bill C-19, or more b…
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Motion to Strike a Special Committee on Systemic Racism

Excerpt from Debates of the Senate (Hansard)Monday, June 22, 2020 Motion to Strike a Special Committee on Systemic Racism—Debate Adjourned Hon. Marty Deacon: Honourable senators, I rise today to speak in support of the motion to strike a special committee on systemic racism. I want to thank, from the bottom of my heart, Senator Bernard for encouraging us to undertake this important initiative, and Senator Lankin for introducing the motion on her behalf. I also thank every one of you who spoke…
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