Pierre Claude Nolin

Meet The New Senate Speaker

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservative Sen. Leo Housakos of Quebec has been named Speaker of the upper chamber, replacing Pierre Claude Nolin who died last month.Housa...

Pierre Claude Nolin's Death Leaves Senate Without A Leader In Midst Of Crisis

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Speaker of Canada's Senate, Pierre Claude Nolin, died Thursday after a five-year battle with a rare form of cancer, leaving the much-mali...

Senate Speaker May Skip Tory Caucus Meetings

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The new Speaker of the Senate is signalling his intent to put a firmly non-partisan, collaborative stamp on the position, a move welcomed by ...

Althia Raj

New Senate Speaker To Colleagues: Don't Be 'Blinded' By Partisan Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The new Speaker of the Senate Pierre Claude Nolin says his colleagues need to better understand their role and not be "blinded" by partisan...

The New Speaker Of The Senate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Quebec Sen. Pierre Claude Nolin has been named the new Speaker of the Senate.Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the announcement in a stateme...

Tory Senator: Let's All Be Less Partisan

CBC | Rosemary Barton, CBC News | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Politics

A long-serving Conservative senator is calling for his colleagues to be less partisan  in the Upper Chamber just days after Justin Trudeau declared a...

Althia Raj

Conservative Senator Votes Against Party's Own Crime Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA -- Canada's senators burnt the midnight oil Thursday as they wrapped up debate on the Conservatives' controversial crime bill. The Tories' m...

Tory Senator Opposes Own Government's Crime Bill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative senator is speaking out against his own government's omnibus crime bill.Quebec Senator Pierre Claude Nolin says he can't suppo...