The Prime Minister announces the appointment of Senators

@ South Asia Journal

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Canada’s new Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, appointed the following individuals as independent Senators to fill vacancies across Canada:

  • David Arnot, for Saskatchewan
  • Michèle Audette, for Québec
  • Amina Gerba, for Québec
  • Clément Gignac, for Québec
  • Karen Sorensen, for Alberta

All new Senators were recommended by the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments, and chosen using the merit-based process open to all Canadians. This process ensures Senators are independent, reflect Canada’s diversity, and are able to tackle the broad range of challenges and opportunities facing the country.

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