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Dec 18, 2014 | There is clear economic risk to Canada in ignoring climate change. There is also great economic opportunity in dealing with it.
Dec 11, 2014 | Hon. Judy Sgro, the Member of Parliament for York West and Alberta Senator Grant Mitchell today released their report on sexual harassment within the RCMP. Shattered Dreams: Addressing Harassment and Systemic Discontent within the RCMP is the culmination of two years of cross-country consultations with dozens of men and women who have endured sexual harassment and workplace bullying while serving on the force.
Dec 3, 2014 | Every year, thousands of buried facilities such as cables, wires, pipelines, water mains and sewer lines are accidently damaged by excavators. Services are interrupted in nearly every case and sometimes incidents lead to injury, death and/or significant environmental contamination.
Sep 24, 2014 | Members of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence elected Senator Grant Mitchell (Alberta) as its deputy chair.
Aug 11, 2014 | This federal government that says they are focused on jobs and the economy should be all over the economic risks of ignoring climate change and the huge opportunities that exist in leading the charge to deal with it.
May 5, 2014 | The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources is conducting a study examining renewable and non-renewable energy development including energy storage, distribution, transmission, consumption and other emerging technologies in Canada's three northern territories.
Feb 26, 2014 | The Senate Liberal Caucus today announced five initiatives, arising from its new independence, to do politics differently in the Senate.
Feb 25, 2014 | The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources is launching a study today to examine and report on the current state of “One Call” programs that identify critical underground infrastructure in Canada.
Nov 8, 2013 | The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has elected the Honourable Senator Richard Neufeld (British Columbia) as chair of the committee. The Honourable Senator Grant Mitchell (Alberta) was elected as deputy chair.
Oct 10, 2013 | Hon. Judy Sgro, the Member of Parliament for York West and Alberta Senator Grant Mitchell confirmed they will convene a roundtable in Edmonton today; the fourth of five similar events which are being held across the country. After repeated refusals by the Harper government to hold such a meeting, the Liberal Caucus representatives opted to facilitate the information exchange directly.