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Former Clerks


As the Senate’s chief administrative officer, the Clerk of the Senate manages the Senate’s day-to-day operation. The Clerk also supports all aspects of the legislative process, from the swearing-in of new Senators to advising the Speaker on parliamentary procedure and interpretation of the rules. As Clerk of the Parliaments, the Clerk is custodian of all original Acts and is responsible for certifying true copies of these Acts.

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Dates of OfficeClerkNotes
1867 - 1871John Fennings Taylor, Sr.
1871 - 1883Robert Le Moine
1883 - 1900Edouard-Joseph Langevin
1900 - 1917Samuel-Edmour St-Onge Chapleau
1917 - 1938Austen Ernest Blount
1938 - 1955L. Clare Moyer
1955 - 1968John Forbes MacNeill
1968 - 1981Robert Fortier
1981 - 1989Charles A. Lussier
1989 - 1994Gordon Barnhart
1994 - 2009Paul C. Bélisle
2009 - 2015Gary W. O'Brien
2015 - 2017Charles Robert
2017 - Nicole Proulx

SOURCE: Senate of Canada.

See also
Senate
Clerk

External Links
Parliament of Canada Official Website


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