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Senator David Wells

David Wells is senator representing Newfoundland and Labrador. He is chair of the Senate Subcommittee on the Senate Estimates, and sits on the Senate Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration.

Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | July 3, 2019
Newfoundland and Labrador MP Seamus O’Regan gets sworn into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet in August 2017. If we listen to Trudeau, O’Regan and the federal environment minister, the only people opposed to Bill C-69 are lobbyists from Big Oil, not the province’s citizens. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | July 3, 2019
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | July 3, 2019
Newfoundland and Labrador MP Seamus O’Regan gets sworn into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet in August 2017. If we listen to Trudeau, O’Regan and the federal environment minister, the only people opposed to Bill C-69 are lobbyists from Big Oil, not the province’s citizens. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | April 19, 2018
Government Representative in the Senate Peter Harder, pictured, says the previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper turned the Senate into essentially 'a rubber-stamping echo chamber.' But the chair of the Conservative Senate caucus, Sen. David Wells, says it's really Sen. Harder who would love nothing more than for the Senate to become a 'rubber stamp'—for the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | April 19, 2018
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | April 19, 2018
Government Representative in the Senate Peter Harder, pictured, says the previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper turned the Senate into essentially 'a rubber-stamping echo chamber.' But the chair of the Conservative Senate caucus, Sen. David Wells, says it's really Sen. Harder who would love nothing more than for the Senate to become a 'rubber stamp'—for the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | March 7, 2017
The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent makes an approach to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic Ocean. Photograph courtesy of Patrick Kelley, U.S. Coast Guard
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | March 7, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | March 7, 2017
The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent makes an approach to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic Ocean. Photograph courtesy of Patrick Kelley, U.S. Coast Guard
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | December 9, 2016
A member of the RCMP sings Canada's national anthem, 'O Canada.' Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act, was put forward by the late Mauril Bélanger. The bill, currently being debated in the Senate, would have Parliament change the lyrics of the national anthem, replacing 'in all thy sons command' with 'in all of us command.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | December 9, 2016
Opinion | BY SENATOR DAVID WELLS | December 9, 2016
A member of the RCMP sings Canada's national anthem, 'O Canada.' Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act, was put forward by the late Mauril Bélanger. The bill, currently being debated in the Senate, would have Parliament change the lyrics of the national anthem, replacing 'in all thy sons command' with 'in all of us command.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright