Speaker pro tempore of the Senate of Canada

The Speaker pro tempore (French: Président(e) intérimaire)[2] is an officer and second-highest ranking member of the Senate of Canada. The Speaker Pro Tempore ("acting Speaker") is a member of the Senate who is first nominated by a selection committee. The nomination is then confirmed through a vote in the Senate. The Speaker Pro Tempore serves whenever the Speaker of the Senate of Canada, who is appointed by the government, is unable to attend a sitting of the Senate.

Speaker pro tempore of the Senate of Canada
Président(e) intérimaire du Sénat du Canada
Pierrette Ringuette
since May 1, 2020
Senate of Canada
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerThe governor general
Term lengthAt His Majesty's pleasure

The current of Speaker Pro Tempore is Pierrette Ringuette, who is serving in the position from May 1, 2020.

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  1. ^ "Indemnities, Salaries and Allowances". Library of Parliament.
  2. ^ "Note de procédure du Sénat no 9". Sénat du Canada. Le président du Sénat. Retrieved 3 October 2023.