Senate of Canada

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Senate of the
United Commonwealths of Canada
116th Federal Legislature
File:Senate of Canada-logo.svg
Type
Type Upper house
History
Founded July 1, 1567
Leadership
President Dan Sullivan (State of Alaska) (R)
Since January 5, 1715
President pro Tempore Guðlaugur Þórðarson (Commonwealth of Manitoba) (D)
Since January 5, 1715
Structure
Membership 196 Senators

Political groups
  •      State of Alaska
  •      Commonwealth of Alberta
  •      Commonwealth of British Columbia
  •      Commonwealth of Edward Island
  •      Commonwealth of Greenland
  •      Commonwealth of Labrador
  •      Commonwealth of Manitoba
  •      Commonwealth of New Brunswick
  •      Commonwealth of Newfoundland
  •      Commonwealth of Nova Scotia
  •      Commonwealth of Nunatsiaq
  •      Commonwealth of Nunavut
  •      Commonwealth of Ontario
  •      Commonwealth of Quebec
  •      Commonwealth of Saskatchewan
  •      Commonwealth of Yukon
Salary Senate: Paid by Commonwealth governments; amount varies
Elections
Senate voting system Appointed by Commonwealth
Governors, by and with Advice
and Consent of Commonwealth
Legislatures
Senate last election
Class 1: November 6, 1712
Class 2: November 4, 1714
Class 3: November 8, 1710
Senate next election
Class 1: November 6, 1718
Class 2: November 3, 1720
Class 3: November 8, 1716
Meeting place
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Federal Capitol
1 CONFEDERATION PLACE
OTTAWA, CCT • K1A 0A6
Website
link://sen.parl.canada.gov