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Senator Percy Downe

Senator Percy Downe is the vice chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | September 27, 2023
Immigration Minister Marc Miller recently disclosed that 700 international students are facing deportation following the discovery that forged acceptance letters from educational institutions were used to enter the country raises questions about how carefully these students are vetted before coming here, writes Senator Percy Downe. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | September 27, 2023
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | September 27, 2023
Immigration Minister Marc Miller recently disclosed that 700 international students are facing deportation following the discovery that forged acceptance letters from educational institutions were used to enter the country raises questions about how carefully these students are vetted before coming here, writes Senator Percy Downe. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | November 11, 2020
Unless the federal Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is prepared to intervene, the only recourse for Canadians over the CBC’s decision to scrap some local news will be the public hearings that the Commission will hold in January 2021 for the CBC licence renewal application, writes Sen. Percy Downe. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | November 11, 2020
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | November 11, 2020
Unless the federal Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is prepared to intervene, the only recourse for Canadians over the CBC’s decision to scrap some local news will be the public hearings that the Commission will hold in January 2021 for the CBC licence renewal application, writes Sen. Percy Downe. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 26, 2018
Parliamentary budget officer Jean-Denis Fréchette, pictured in this file photo at a Senate Finance Committee meeting. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 26, 2018
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 26, 2018
Parliamentary budget officer Jean-Denis Fréchette, pictured in this file photo at a Senate Finance Committee meeting. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | December 11, 2017
Revenue Canada Minister Diane Lebouthillier, pictured in a recent Hill scrum. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | December 11, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | December 11, 2017
Revenue Canada Minister Diane Lebouthillier, pictured in a recent Hill scrum. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | November 27, 2017
Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier, pictured recently on the Hill, is responsible for the Canada Revenue Agency. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | November 27, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | November 27, 2017
Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier, pictured recently on the Hill, is responsible for the Canada Revenue Agency. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | June 19, 2017
Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi, pictured in this file photo, confirmed in reply to a question in the Senate that the new Gordie Howe Bridge in Windsor, Ont., currently estimated in media reports to cost up to $4.8-billion, will have a toll. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | June 19, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | June 19, 2017
Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi, pictured in this file photo, confirmed in reply to a question in the Senate that the new Gordie Howe Bridge in Windsor, Ont., currently estimated in media reports to cost up to $4.8-billion, will have a toll. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | May 1, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | May 1, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | May 1, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 8, 2017
A transparent approach to trade negotiations can help get better results for negotiators and exporters, writes Senator Percy Downe. Photograph courtesy of Pexels.com
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 8, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 8, 2017
A transparent approach to trade negotiations can help get better results for negotiators and exporters, writes Senator Percy Downe. Photograph courtesy of Pexels.com
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 6, 2017
Now is the time for the prime minister to order the Canada Revenue Agency to get with the program, writes Liberal Sen. Percy Downe. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 6, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | March 6, 2017
Now is the time for the prime minister to order the Canada Revenue Agency to get with the program, writes Liberal Sen. Percy Downe. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | February 6, 2017
Then-Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, a long-standing advocate of justice for many around the world, including Sergei Magnitsky, said: 'The unanimous support of this motion sends a clear signal to human rights violators in Russia and around the world that they will be held to account for their crimes. By imposing sanctions, we can impose meaningful penalties on human rights violators and deter future violations.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | February 6, 2017
Opinion | BY SENATOR PERCY DOWNE | February 6, 2017
Then-Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, a long-standing advocate of justice for many around the world, including Sergei Magnitsky, said: 'The unanimous support of this motion sends a clear signal to human rights violators in Russia and around the world that they will be held to account for their crimes. By imposing sanctions, we can impose meaningful penalties on human rights violators and deter future violations.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright