National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
On September 27, 2023, Senator Busson joined Senators in the Foyer of the Senate Building to mark September 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation also known as Orange Shirt Day.
RCMP Heritage Centre
On September 21, 2023, Senator Busson met with Sam Karikas from the RCMP Heritage Centre to discuss the Centre’s role and its future plans.
September 11-13, 2023, Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans travel to Newfoundland
On September 11-13, 2023, Senator Busson, as Co-chair of the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, participated on a fact-finding mission in Newfoundland and Labrador for the study of Canada’s seal populations and their effects on Canada’s fisheries. The Committee members met with provincial officials, Indigenous leaders, fish harvesters and representatives of the seal products industry. Senators visited the Sealers’ Interpretation Centre in Elliston, the Port de Grave Harbour as well as businesses involved in the processing of seal products throughout the province. The committee also heard from expert witnesses during public hearings in St. John’s. Senator Busson also gave a presentation on September 11, 2023, to the Discovery Collegiate in Bonavista on Senate Committees and the work of the Fisheries and Oceans committee.
Voices of Youth Indigenous Leaders
On June 7, Senator Busson attended the opening ceremony of Voices of Youth Indigenous Leaders in the Senate Chamber.
Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC
On June 1, 2023, Senator Busson met with Greg McClinchey and Emily Gilroy from the Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) to discuss various issues on the fisheries sector.
2023 BC RCMP Officer Conference
On May 29, Senator Busson was honoured to attend the 2023 BC RCMP Officer Conference at the Pacific Region Training Centre to celebrate the RCMP 150th Anniversary and Beyond. The Senator was the keynote speaker at the Conference and presented a 20-year award to CM D. Roberts.
Vernon North Okanagan RCMP’s 2023 Regimental Ball
On May 13, Senator Busson was a keynote speaker at the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP’s 2023 Regimental Ball.
Langley RCMP Regimental Dinner
On May 11, Senator Busson was honoured to attend the Langley RCMP Regimental Dinner celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the RCMP. She gave a speech after the dinner to the members.
Bear Witness Day
On May 10, 2023, Senator Busson participated with other Senators and the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society to mark the Bear Witness Day honouring Jordan River Anderson and his family for the gift of Jordan's principle and to celebrate the Spirit Bear's birthday.
Fisheries Council of Canada:
On May 9, 2023, Senator Busson met with of the delegates of the Fisheries Council of Canada: Kate Docking, Phil Young, and Carey Bonnell, to promote responsible fishing, stewardship of the resource, and sustainability of Canada’s fish and seafood.