On November 20, 2021, Senator Forest-Niesing passed away at the age of 56. For more information about her Senate activities, please refer to the Library of Parliament Archives

INDEPENDENT SENATORS GROUP

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INDEPENDENT SENATORS GROUP

INDIGENOUS ADVISOR

TO THE INDEPENDENT SENATORS GROUP

The former senator, who sat as a member of the ISG during his tenure in the Upper House, will provide advice on indigenous issues and Senate reform broadly.

 

As the former Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee, Sinclair was a prominent voice in the Senate for indigenous rights and an active proponent of Senate reform and modernization. He is the former Chair of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators and is widely respected across Senate groups and caucuses.

The Honourable Murray Sinclair will serve as an advisor on a voluntary basis. He officially resigned from the Senate on January 31st, 2020 to work on mentoring young lawyers in Indigenous law.