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June 2017

Senator Dennis Patterson

June 21, 2017 Honourable senators, larger cargo carrying ships, tankers and cruise ships are increasingly travelling in Arctic waters. These vessels almost always use heavy fuel oil, or HFO, also known as either Bunker B or Bunker C fuel, one …

Senator Dennis Patterson

June 15, 2017 I haven’t spoken on this bill at all. I do know that the matters before us relate to the message, the amendments rejected by the House of Commons. I do want to speak before this bill is …

Senator Dennis Patterson

June 15, 2017 I would thank senators who have spoken on this bill, which has gained such symbolic importance, but I’d like to particularly thank Senator Frum for her comments yesterday. I wish to associate myself with them and take …

Senator Dennis Patterson

June 7, 2017 Honourable senators, I rise today, following Senator Dyck, to pay tribute to three of the nine inspiring indigenous youth that are joining us here today. This morning, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting these youth, and …

Senator Dennis Patterson

June 1, 2017 I do appreciate the opportunity to speak today as critic for the official opposition on Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration). When I stood before you last November …

Senator Dennis Patterson

Phoenix Pay System Hon. Dennis Glen Patterson: Honourable senators, I rise before you today to speak about a heartbreaking story from one Nunavut resident. It is particularly distressing to me as this is a situation I would have hoped could …