Interventions include speeches and statements given in the Senate Chamber.

Speeches are 15 minutes long (with an opportunity to ask for an additional five minutes) and must be relevant to the ongoing study of a piece of legislation.
Statements are five minutes long and can include discussion or awareness of a topic of the Senators choosing.

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On March 10th, 2020, Senator Rosa Galvez spoke on Senator Lillian Dyck's inquiry to call the attention of the Senate to the deficiencies or gaps in the policies of the Senate of Canada compared to other parliamentary bodies on behaviours of individual senators that constitute bullying, harassment, or sexual misconduct that occur during parliamentary proceedings.

Senator Dyck's inquiry  |  Transcript of the speech

Senator Rosa Galvez’ Harassment Policy Speech (March 10,

On February 27th, 2020, Senator Rosa Galvez spoke on Senator Mary Coyle's inquiry to call the attention of the Senate to the importance of finding the right pathways and actions for Canada and Canadians to meet our net-zero carbon emissions targets in order to slow, arrest and reverse human-caused climate change to ensure a healthy planet, society, economy and democracy.

Senator Coyle's inquiry  |  Transcript of the speech

Senator Rosa Galvez’

February 19, 2019

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December 6, 2018

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November 1, 2017

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October 18, 2017

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