The ultimate goal of this study is to propose to Senators over the next months the implementation of a contingency plan allowing the Senate to rapidly adapt its rules and practices, as well as the use of technologies and safety measures, for a potential second wave of COVID-19 cases later this year or future emergencies.
Members of the Senate's Internal Economy Committee, pictured May 9, 2019. The Canadian Senators Group (CSG) has introduced a motion in the Senate on April 11, 2020, to institute a review of the best-suited technological options to ensure the continuity of the Red Chamber proceedings during emergency situations, such as this pandemic, writes Senator Scott Tannas.
Canadians’ lives and work have been turned upside down in recent weeks, as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic imposed changes on our country that were unthinkable just a few weeks ago.
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Cherie Wong of the Alliance Canada Hong Kong says Canada’s intelligence and police agencies appear to be ill-equipped to respond to the 'malicious and sophisticated' ways in which Beijing allegedly suppresses criticism.