Senator for British Columbia

The Honourable Yonah Martin

Contact Information
Mailing Address The Senate of Canada 
140 Wellington St 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4
Office Phone 1.613.947.4078
Toll Free Phone 1.800.267.7362
Fax 1.613.947.4082
Description & Services
Service Details Senator for the province of British Columbia 
- The Senate is the upper house in Canada's bicameral parliamentary democracy 
- It was created to counterbalance representation by population in the House of Commons 
- Recently, the Senate has come to bolster representation of groups often underrepresented in Parliament, such as Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and women 
- Was also intended to provide Parliament with a second chance to consider bills before they are passed 
- Senators may pass bills, propose amendments to them or vote to defeat them
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