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Former Speakers Pro Tempore of the Senate


On June 9, 1982, the Senate enacted the following rule: "At the commencement of each session, a Committee of Selection consisting of nine Senators shall be appointed whose duties shall be to nominate a Senator to preside as Speaker Pro Tempore", that is, as temporary Speaker. Prior to the enactment of this rule, a Speaker Pro Tempore was chosen each time the Speaker was absent.

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Dates of OfficeSpeaker Pro TemporePolitical Affiliation
9 Jun 1982 - 30 Nov 1983The Honourable Louise Marguerite Renaude LaPointeLiberal
19 Dec 1983 - 9 Jul 1984The Honourable Gildas L. MolgatLiberal
13 Nov 1984 - 1 Oct 1988The Honourable Martial AsselinProgressive Conservative
29 Dec 1988 - 12 May 1991The Honourable Gildas L. MolgatLiberal
28 May 1991 - 3 Nov 1992The Honourable Rhéal BéliseProgressive Conservative
7 Dec 1992 - 18 Jan 1998The Honourable Gerald Ryan OttenheimerProgressive Conservative
19 Jan 1998 - 16 Nov 1999
Vacant

17 Nov 1999 - 7 Oct 2002The Honourable Rose-Marie Losier-CoolLiberal
8 Oct 2002 - 5 Oct 2004The Honourable Lucie PépinLiberal
6 Oct 2004 - 1 Feb 2006The Honourable Shirley MaheuLiberal
6 Apr 2006 - 4 Mar 2010The Honourable Rose-Marie Losier-CoolLiberal
4 Mar 2010 - 20 Nov 2013The Honourable Don OliverConservative
20 Nov 2013 - 26 Nov 2014The Honourable Pierre Claude NolinConservative
26 Nov 2014 - 23 Apr 2015The Honourable Leo HousakosConservative
2 June 2015 - The Honourable Nicole EatonConservative

SOURCE: Library of Parliament.

See also
Senate
Speaker of the Senate
Former Speakers of the Senate
Leader of the Government in the Senate
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

External Links
Speaker of the Senate Official Website


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