No person should be left to feel like they are suffering alone.
Liberal MP Raj Grewal checks his phone in the House of Commons foyer in October 2017. In the past, it may have been easier for Parliamentarians and staffers to separate their personal and work lives, but smartphones, social media, and the 24-hour news cycle have increased demands on their time, writes Senate Speaker George Furey. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
PARLIAMENT HILL—As Speaker of Canada’s Upper Chamber, I am expected to preside over matters impartially. However, there are some issues that transcend partisanship and party lines. One is the mental health of Parliamentarians and employees.
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