“Speaker of the Senate”

Jurisdiction: Canada Canada

The Speaker presides over the business of the Senate Chamber and guides the flow of debates, calling items on the Order Paper, preserving order and decorum and ruling on questions of parliamentary procedure. The Speaker also carries out diplomatic and ceremonial functions, both at home and abroad. The Speaker of the Senate is appointed by the Prime Minister.

Source: Glossary of Parliamentary Terms for Intermediate Students, Parliament of Canada.