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Senate of Canada
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43rd Parliament
TypeUpper House of Parliament of Canada
SpeakerGeorge Furey, non-affiliated
since December 3, 2015
Speaker Pro TemporePierrette Ringuette
since May 1, 2020
Representative of the GovernmentMarc Gold
since January 24, 2020
Senate Opposition LeaderDon Plett, Conservative
since November 5, 2019
Facilitator of the ISGYuen Pau Woo
since September 25, 2017
Leader of the CSG (interim)Scott Tannas
since November 4, 2019
Current Structure of the Senate
Political groups
Voting systemAppointment by the Governor General on advice of the Prime Minister
Meeting place
The Senate of Canada sits in the Senate of Canada Building in Ottawa
Senate Chamber
Senate of Canada Building
2 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario

The Senate of Canada is the upper house of the Parliament of Canada. There are 105 members of the Canadian senate. They are appointed by the Governor General of Canada with the advise of the Prime Minister of Canada.

The number of senators from the different parts of Canada varies. Four regions have 24 senators each.