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Michèle Audette Joins Independent Senators Group


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Senator Michèle Audette Joins Independent Senators Group

OTTAWA, September 27, 2021 - Senator Michèle Audette (QC) announced today that she will be joining the Independent Senators Group (ISG).

“I look forward to beginning work on advancing the goals of the Independent Senators Group. I am committed to invest myself with the passion that has always driven me and to contribute positively to the work of the Upper Chamber.” – Senator Audette on joining the Independent Senators Group.

“We look forward to working with our new colleague who is an outstanding individual that has dedicated her career to moving forward the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the governments of Quebec and Canada. Senator Michèle Audette is a recognized Indigenous leader, a MMIWG inquiry commissioner, and a former assistant deputy minister in the Quebec Government. She is a strong addition to our team and to the Senate.”- Senator Yuen Pau Woo, Facilitator of the Independent Senators Group.

Senator Audette was nominated to the Senate on July 29, 2021, through the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments. Her addition to the Independent Senators Group brings the total membership to 41.


For more information, please contact:

Ro Izzetpanah

Senior Communications Coordinator

Independent Senators Group Secretariat


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