I’m happy to share that, beginning next week, the audio of the Senate’s proceedings will be made publicly available on the Senate website. This is an important move towards greater transparency and a step in the right direction.
In my 7-Point Plan to improve the Senate, I called for webcasting live video of debate in the Senate Chamber, as is done in Australia, the United States, the UK and countless other upper chambers around the world. I continue to support that proposal and look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate to make it a reality. Senate proceedings are open to the public here in Ottawa. I want to ensure that we offer the same experience to the people of Alberta as that enjoyed by those sitting in the Senate’s public gallery. Continue Reading »