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Visit to Buctouche First Nation, September 4 2018

From left to right: Director Joanne Brun Cormier, Senator Boyer, Senator Hartling, and social worker Lorise Simon Visit to Buctouche First Nation Buctouche, September 4th 2018 Senators Boyer and Hartling visited the hamlet to learn about positive changes for the Micmac First Nation community. Buctouche Micmac Band, once known as Sigenigtog, was established in 1810 on one of the traditional hunting districts of the Micmac Band. Though temporarily abandoned in 192…
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Second Reading of Bill C-65

A process to ensure all incidents of harassment and violence in the workplace are properly investigated will be introduced. Second Reading of Bill C-65 Ottawa, May 10 2018 Senator Hartling moved for Second Reading of Bill C-65, an Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (Harassment and Violence). During her speech, the Senator spoke about the need for a comprehensive, integrated, approach to dealing with harassment and violence in the workplace. The bill provides a…
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News Release - Senators Say Bill C-75 Ignores Warning Signs in Prisons

Senators Wanda Thomas Bernard, Jane Cordy, Nancy Hartling and Kim Pate  News Release Bill C-75 Ignores Warning Signs in Prisons   April 10, 2018 (Ottawa) - How many more prisons are about to erupt like the Saskatchewan Penitentiary did last year? How many staff harassment and assault claims will there be from other prisons besides Edmonton? How many sadistic fight clubs are being run in men’s prisons throughout the country? If staff are treating each other in such cruel and c…
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Forum for Young Canadians Break Out Discussions, March 22 2018

Students discuss Mental Health at the Senate Forum for Young Canadians Forum for Young Canadians Break Out Discussions Ottawa, March 22 2018 One of the most popular and longest ongoing youth initiatives with which the Senate has been involved is the Forum for Young Canadians. For more than 40 years, this educational program has brought together students aged 16 to 19 from across the country to understand how Canada is governed. Senators have the opportunity to l…
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Lunch & Learn - Nova Scotia College of Social Workers, March 9 2018

Senators Bernard and Hartling Speaking at a Lunch & Learn hosted by Nova Scotia College of Social Workers Dartmouth, March 9th, 2018 In celebration of National Social Work Month, Senator Hartling joined Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard at a professional development opportunity for social workers. The Lunch & Learn event included talks by both Senators and the opportunity for attendees ask questions and learn more about the importance of social work in Canada…
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Speaking at the Canadian Federation of University Women Luncheon, Moncton

Speaking at the Canadian Federation of University Women Luncheon Moncton, January 27 2018 Senator Hartling had the privilege of speaking at a luncheon organized by the Canadian Federation of University Women (Moncton), where she spoke about the role of the Senate of Canada in modern governance, and of her responsibilities and challenges as a Senator representing New Brunswick. The CFUW are committed to support the improvement of the status of women and human righ…
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Senate Sesquicentennial Medal Award 2017

Dr. Olugbenga and Olabisi Adenuga with family, receiving their Senate Medal for volonteerism. Senate 150 Medal Awards Ottawa, November 29 2017 As part of special commemorations surrounding Canada's Sesquicentennial, the Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe and the Honourable Senator Nancy J. Hartling, Senator for New Brunswick, joined efforts in recognizing some outstanding members from their communities. MP Petitpas Ta…
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Speaking at the Violence Link Conference 2017

Senator Hartling speaks on the topic of interpersonal violence. Speaking at the Violence Link Conference 2017 Ottawa, December 6 2017 Senator Hartling spoke at the Violence Link 2017 Conference hosted by the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies. #LINK2017 was an innovative, ground-breaking conference that examined the link between violence against human beings and animals, looking at the vulnerabilities in both populations and how they intersect. It brought t…
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