Perspectives

Perspectives — October 16–18, 2018

The Senate will finally study Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, ... Full Article

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Article

PERSPECTIVES — JUNE 4 – 7, 2018

Last week, Bill C-45, the government legislation proposed to legalize marijuana in Canada, passed in the Senate. Despite the passage of the bill, many significant concerns remain. In the face of a government that wanted legalization of ... Full Article

Perspectives — March 27-29, 2018

The implications of legalizing marijuana are serious and wide-ranging. Last week, the National Security and Defense Committee heard U.S. immigration lawyer Len Saunders, reminding senators that Canadians who admit to having used marijuana risk ... Full Article

Perspectives – February 27 – March 1, 2018

Liberal Budget 2018 was another missed opportunity for Justin Trudeau and the Canadian economy. The world economy is roaring but Trudeau is failing to turn this opportunity into results for Canadians. Trudeau has failed to take concrete ... Full Article

Perspectives – February 13-15, 2018

As you may know, the Senate is beginning the review of Bill C-45 (legalization of marijuana) and Bill C-46 (impaired driving). The Senate Conservative Caucus has been clear from the beginning that we will not proceed in an obstructionist manner. ... Full Article

Perspectives – February 6-8, 2018

This week, Senator David Tkachuk called for an emergency debate in the Senate in an effort to persuade the Prime Minister to take immediate action to resolve the growing tensions surrounding the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline project. ... Full Article