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Senator Margo Greenwood joins the Independent Senators Group


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Senator Margo Greenwood joins the Independent Senators Group

OTTAWA, January 24, 2023 – Senator Margo Greenwood (BC) announced today that she will be joining the Independent Senators Group (ISG). Dr. Margo Greenwood, O.C., PhD, is an accomplished Indigenous scholar of Cree ancestry with over 30 years of experience in the health and well-being of Indigenous children, families, and communities.

"I am honoured to accept the invitation to sit with the ISG in the Senate Chamber. Together, we will work towards finding solutions for the betterment of our country and its people." – Senator Margo Greenwood

“It is a privilege to welcome the Honourable Senator Margo Greenwood to our group. With her background, expertise and outstanding achievements, she will contribute to the diversity of disciplines found within the Independent Senators Group. She will enhance our analyses of the contemporary issues faced by first peoples, particularly women and youth, and our contribution to reconciliation. Her understanding of the current challenges in the public service and her aspiration to contribute to these issues in a meaningful, independent and thoughtful way are in line with our philosophy and are an added value for the Senate of Canada.” – Senator Raymonde Saint-Germain, Facilitator of the Independent Senators Group

Senator Margo Greenwood was nominated to the Senate on November 10, 2022, through the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments. Her addition to the Independent Senators Group brings the total membership to 40.


For more information, please contact:

Ro Izzetpanah

Senior Communications Specialist

Independent Senators Group Secretariat


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