Trudeau appoints Indigenous scholar to Senate


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood as the most recent member of the Senate.

Greenwood’s father was Cree. She grew up on Treaty 6 lands in central Alberta.

A professor on the University of Northern British Columbia, Greenwood is an internationally acknowledged skilled in well being analysis, particularly Indigenous well being and well-being, says a press launch from the Prime Minister’s Office.

She additionally has held quite a lot of roles in analysis establishments and served as vice-president of Indigenous well being for the Northern Health Authority of British Columbia.

Greenwood can be an Officer of the Order of Canada and a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee medal.

She will fill a vacant Senate seat for B.C.


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