Posts in Senate Speeches

Oct
07

Second reading of Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

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I would like to begin by congratulating the government for destroying all stockpiled cluster munitions in June of this year. With this destruction, Canada has set a strong example for other signatories and states parties to the convention, having completed… READ MORE >>

Jun
19

Third reading of Bill S-218, An Act respecting National Fiddling Day

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Honourable senators, I rise today to speak to third reading of Bill S-218, An Act respecting National Fiddling Day. Since introducing this bill in early April, I have been overwhelmed by the level of support I’ve received from both sides… READ MORE >>

May
06

Motion to Call Upon Members of the House of Commons to Invite the Auditor General to Conduct a Comprehensive Audit of Expenses

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Honourable senators, I would like to speak in favour of Senator Downe’s motion. I, too, believe there should be an Auditor General’s study in the House of Commons. There is simply no good not to. The audit will either find… READ MORE >>

Apr
29

Speech on Second Reading of Bill S-218, An Act respecting National Fiddling Day

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Good afternoon, honourable senators. I rise today to speak to the second reading of my private member’s bill, Bill S- 218, An Act respecting National Fiddling Day.

Since introducing this bill, I’ve received a great deal of positive feedback, and… READ MORE >>

Feb
26

Speech on Bill S-211, National Health and Fitness Day Bill

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Hon. Elizabeth Hubley: Honourable senators, I am very pleased to speak today in support of Bill S-211, an Act to establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians, which was introduced in the Senate by Senator… READ MORE >>

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