Posts in Senate Speeches

Nov
29

Senator Hubley stresses importance of literacy

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Honourable senators,

I am pleased to rise today to speak to you about an issue that has been neglected over the past decade: literacy.  I know many of us find it hard to believe – especially in… READ MORE >>

Nov
16

Senator Hubley welcomes new members of the Senate

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It is a pleasure to rise on behalf of the Senate Liberal Caucus to welcome our newest senators to this Chamber.

Senator Day, our leader, wanted to welcome you personally – and I know will say a few words after… READ MORE >>

Jun
29

Debate on Motion to dispense with Senate rules and force vote on Bill C-377

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Hon. Elizabeth Hubley: Honourable senators, I would like to add my voice to those speaking out against Bill C-377. I have serious concerns about this legislation, just as I did two years ago when we last considered and then amended… READ MORE >>

Apr
23

Second reading of Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

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Honourable senators, I would like to speak today about Bill C-2, the so-called respect for communities act. I do not think I need to repeat the details of this legislation. Our colleagues Senators Dagenais, Campbell and Day have already done… READ MORE >>

Feb
04

Living with Dementia—Inquiry

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Honourable senators, I am pleased to speak briefly today on Senator Andreychuk’s inquiry on Canadians providing care for loved ones with dementia. She is quite right to bring this discussion forward.

There is no doubt that dementia, and all the… READ MORE >>

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