Perspectives — October 2 – 4, 2018

Conservative Senators are concerned about the construction timeline of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project. Last week, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi announced that the government would not appeal the Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling, claiming it would be ... Full Article

Perspectives — September 25 – 27, 2018

Last week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice, appeared before the Senate Question Period. The Senate Conservative Caucus took this opportunity to raise critical questions about the impending legalization of marijuana, set for October 17. Last month, the government ... Full Article

Perspectives — September 18 – 20, 2018

The Senate resumed sitting last week, and our strong Conservative team in the Senate took the opportunity to ask the government serious questions. Marijuana is set to become legal in Canada in less than four weeks. Last spring, the Senate studied the implications of legalization (Bill C-45); ... Full Article

Perspectives — June 18 – 21, 2018

As the session comes to an end in the Senate, I wish to reflect on the dedicated work that has taken place over the past few months. Our strong Conservative team has done diligent work reviewing the legislation brought before us. We remain concerned that the Trudeau government is not ready for ... Full Article

Statement by Senator Larry W. Smith

June 21, 2018 – Senator Larry W. Smith, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate made the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: Today, Canadians should take the time to celebrate the outstanding contributions of our First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. On this very ... Full Article