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The Speaker of the Canadian Senate (French: Président du Sénat) is the presiding officer of the Canadian Senate. The role of the speaker is to oversee debate and votes in the upper house, rule on questions of parliamentary procedure and represent the Senate at official state functions. The position is similar to that of the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons. The Speaker of the Senate, however, is not elected by other senators but is appointed by the Governor General of Canada on the advice of the Prime Minister of Canada. The Senate (French: Sénat) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the House of Commons. ... An upper house (Frequently known as a Senate) is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the lower house. ... A parliamentary procedure is the individual process used for decision making by a deliberative assembly. ... Current house speaker Peter Milliken In Canada the Speaker of the House of Commons (French: Président de la Chambre des communes) is the presiding officer of the lower house and is elected by fellow MPs. ... The Governor General of Canada (French: Gouverneur général or Gouverneure générale) is the representative of the Canadian monarch. ... Paul Martin is the current Prime Minister of Canada. ...


The speaker of the Senate follows the governor general, the prime minister, and the Chief Justice of Canada in the official Canadian order of precedence. The speaker is thus involved in state visits and often meets foreign dignitaries in the speaker's chambers on behalf of Parliament and sometimes is sent abroad to represent the Canadian government at official functions. The Right Hon. ... The Canadian order of precedence is a nominal and symbolic hierarchy of important positions within the Government of Canada. ... State visits usually involve a military review. ... The British Houses of Parliament, London, UK A parliament is a legislature, especially in those countries whose system of government is based on the Westminster system derived from that of the United Kingdom. ...


The equivalent of the Speaker of the Senate in Britain is the Lord Chancellor of the House of Lords. The Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, or Lord Chancellor and in former times the Chancellor of England and the Lord Chancellor of Scotland, is one of the most senior and important functionaries in the government of the United Kingdom, and its predecessor states. ... This article is about the British House of Lords. ...


List of Speakers of the Senate

The Honourable Joseph Edouard Cauchon, PC (December 31, 1816 – February 23, 1885) was a prominent Quebec politician in the middle years of the nineteenth-century. ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The Honourable John Ross (March 10, 1818 – January 31, 1871) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and businessman. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (140th in leap years). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The Honourable Joseph Edouard Cauchon, PC (December 31, 1816 – February 23, 1885) was a prominent Quebec politician in the middle years of the nineteenth-century. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Honourable Amos Edwin Botsford (September 5, 1804 – March 22, 1894) was a Canadian farmer, judge, politician, and businessman. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Honourable Joseph Edouard Cauchon, PC (December 31, 1816 – February 23, 1885) was a prominent Quebec politician in the middle years of the nineteenth-century. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau (May 30, 1820 - April 4, 1890), born in Quebec City, was the first prime minister of the Canadian province of Quebec when it was created as a result of Canadian Confederation in 1867. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Robert Duncan Wilmot (16 October 1809 – 13 February 1891) was a Father of Confederation and from 1880 – 1885 the Lieutenant-Governor of the Canadian province of New Brunswick External links Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online Categories: Canadian people stubs | Lieutenant Governors of New Brunswick ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with February_10%2C_2003. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Sir David Lewis Macpherson (September 12, 1818-August 16, 1896) was a Canadian businessman and political figure. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Honourable Amos Edwin Botsford (September 5, 1804 – March 22, 1894) was a Canadian farmer, judge, politician, and businessman. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Sir David Lewis Macpherson (September 12, 1818-August 16, 1896) was a Canadian businessman and political figure. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... Josiah Burr Plumb Josiah Burr Plumb (25 March 1816 – 12 March 1888) was an American-born Canadian businessman and parliamentarian. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... George William Allan, P.C. (January 9, 1822 - July 24, 1901) was a Canadian politician. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... John Jones Ross (August 16, 1831 – May 4, 1901) was born in Quebec City, Canada. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Pelletier as he appeared in July, 1891 The Honourable Sir Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Pelletier, KCMG , PC (January 22, 1837 – April 29, 1911) was a Canadian lawyer, militia officer, politician, publisher, judge, and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Raoul Dandurand The Right Honourable Raoul Dandurand, PC (November 4, 1861 – March 11, 1942) was a Canadian politician and longtime organizer in Quebec for the Liberal Party of Canada. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Hewitt Bostock (May 31, 1864-April 28, 1930) was a Canadian publisher, businessman and politician. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Walter Edward Foster Walter Edward Foster (April 9, 1873 – November 14, 1947) was a politician and businessman in New Brunswick, Canada. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Honourable Dr. James Horace King (January 18, 1873 - July 14, 1955) was a physician and Canadian parliamentarian. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 2 is the 214th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (215th in leap years), with 151 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Honourable Wishart McLea Robertson (February 15, 1891 - August 16, 1967) was a politician in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The Honourable Jean-Paul Deschatelets PC (October 9, 1912 – December 11, 1986) was a Canadian parliamentarian. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Tuesday. ... The Honourable Muriel McQueen Fergusson Muriel McQueen Fergusson, P.C., O.C., Q.C., B.A., D.C.L., LL.D. (May 26, 1899 - April 11, 1997) was a Canadian Senator and the first woman Speaker of the Senate. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year that started on a Tuesday. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... The Honourable Louise Marguerite Renaude Lapointe (January 3, 1912 – May 11, 2002) was a Canadian journalist and a Senator. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Allister Grosart The Honourable Allister Grosart (December 13, 1906 – February 8, 1984) was a Progressive Conservative politician, Senator, journalist and businessman in Canada. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The Honourable Senator Jean Marchand, PC (December 20, 1918 - August 28, 1988) was a well known French Canadian public figure, trade unionist and politician in Quebec, Canada. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Honourable Maurice Riel , QC, (born April 3, 1922) is a former lawyer and Canadian Senator. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Right Honourable Roméo-Adrien LeBlanc, PC, CC, ONB, CMM, CD (born December 18, 1927 in Memramcook, New Brunswick) is a former Governor General of Canada. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Gildas L. Molgat (January 25, 1927 - February 28, 2001) was a Canadian politician. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Hon. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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