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2010

Senator Dennis Patterson

June 22, 2010 Honourable senators, I attended a most remarkable event on Friday. I was at the new Meadowbank Gold Mine near Baker Lake in the Keewatin Region of Nunavut, which is roughly in the geographical centre of Canada, the …

Senator Dennis Patterson

May 14, 2010 Honourable Senators, two momentous and impressive appointments were made in Ottawa this week. On Tuesday May 11, Mr. George Tuccaro was named Commissioner of the Northwest Territories and introduced by Prime Minister Harper, and on Wednesday Ms. …

Senator Dennis Patterson

March 27, 2010 What a thrill and honour it is for me to be here, with my wife Evelyn, my oldest son Bruce and his friend Sherri and my grandson Miles,  with all of you tonight, to celebrate the 20th …

Senator Dennis Patterson

March 16, 2010 It was a real thrill for me to be sitting here for the first time in this Chamber, with Supreme Court Justices sitting within the ropes, and with MPs and cabinet ministers standing in the wings. I …

Senator Dennis Patterson

March 12, 2010 Honourable Senators, the Speech from the Throne given in this Chamber last week proclaimed ‘We are a northern country’ and that Canada’s north is for northerners and all Canadians. It is in the spirit of these noble …