Senators List


Canada’s 105 senators are men and women of accomplishment and experience. They are business people and scientists, judges and teachers, athletes, community leaders and senior civil servants who use their lifetimes of expertise to ensure Parliament acts in the best interests of Canadians.

Senators come from diverse ethnic, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds; they use the wisdom gleaned from their own experiences to give minorities a strong voice in Parliament.

Free to speak their minds and act on their consciences, senators play an essential role in Canada’s parliamentary democracy.


Name Affiliation Province (Designation) Date of nomination Date of retirement Appointed on the advice of:
Andreychuk, A. Raynell C Saskatchewan 1993-03-11 2019-08-14 Mulroney, Brian (PC)
Ataullahjan, Salma C Ontario 2010-07-09 2027-04-29 Harper, Stephen (C)
Batters, Denise C Saskatchewan 2013-01-25 2045-06-18 Harper, Stephen (C)
Bellemare, Diane Non-affiliated Quebec 2012-09-06 2024-10-13 Harper, Stephen (C)
Bernard, Wanda Elaine Thomas ISG Nova Scotia 2016-11-10 2028-08-01 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Beyak, Lynn Non-affiliated Ontario 2013-01-25 2024-02-18 Harper, Stephen (C)
Black, Douglas ISG Alberta 2013-01-25 2027-05-10 Harper, Stephen (C)
Black, Robert ISG Ontario 2018-02-15 2037-03-27 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Boisvenu, Pierre-Hugues C Quebec 2010-01-29 2024-02-12 Harper, Stephen (C)
Boniface, Gwen ISG Ontario 2016-11-10 2030-08-05 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Bovey, Patricia ISG Manitoba 2016-11-10 2023-05-15 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Boyer, Yvonne ISG Ontario 2018-03-15 2028-10-25 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Brazeau, Patrick ISG Quebec 2009-01-08 2049-11-11 Harper, Stephen (C)
Campbell, Larry W. ISG British Columbia 2005-08-02 2023-02-28 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
Carignan, Claude, P.C. C Quebec 2009-08-27 2039-12-04 Harper, Stephen (C)
Christmas, Dan ISG Nova Scotia 2016-12-06 2031-09-10 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Cools, Anne C. ISG Ontario 1984-01-13 2018-08-12 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott (Lib.)
Cordy, Jane Lib. Nova Scotia 2000-06-09 2025-07-02 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Cormier, René ISG New Brunswick 2016-11-10 2031-04-27 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Coyle, Mary ISG Nova Scotia 2017-12-04 2029-11-05 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Dagenais, Jean-Guy C Quebec 2012-01-17 2025-02-02 Harper, Stephen (C)
Dalphond, Pierre J. ISG Quebec 2018-06-06 2029-05-01 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Dasko, Donna ISG Ontario 2018-06-06 2026-08-19 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Dawson, Dennis Lib. Quebec 2005-08-02 2024-09-28 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
Day, Joseph A. Lib. New Brunswick 2001-10-04 2020-01-24 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Deacon, Colin Non-affiliated Nova Scotia 2018-06-15 2034-11-01 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Deacon, Marty ISG Ontario 2018-02-15 2033-04-23 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Dean, Tony ISG Ontario 2016-11-10 2028-08-19 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Demers, Jacques ISG Quebec 2009-08-27 2019-08-25 Harper, Stephen (C)
Downe, Percy E. Lib. Prince Edward Island 2003-06-26 2029-07-08 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Doyle, Norman E. C Newfoundland and Labrador 2012-01-06 2020-11-11 Harper, Stephen (C)
Duffy, Michael ISG Prince Edward Island 2009-01-02 2021-05-27 Harper, Stephen (C)
Dupuis, Renée ISG Quebec 2016-11-10 2024-01-17 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Dyck, Lillian Eva Lib. Saskatchewan 2005-03-24 2020-08-24 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
Eaton, Nicole C Ontario 2009-01-02 2020-01-21 Harper, Stephen (C)
Eggleton, Art, P.C. Lib. Ontario 2005-03-24 2018-09-29 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
Forest, Éric ISG Quebec 2016-11-21 2027-04-06 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Frum, Linda C Ontario 2009-08-27 2038-01-13 Harper, Stephen (C)
Furey, George J. Non-affiliated Newfoundland and Labrador 1999-08-11 2023-05-12 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Gagné, Raymonde ISG Manitoba 2016-04-01 2032-01-07 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Galvez, Rosa ISG Quebec 2016-12-06 2036-06-21 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Gold, Marc ISG Quebec 2016-11-25 2025-06-30 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Greene, Stephen ISG Nova Scotia 2009-01-02 2024-12-08 Harper, Stephen (C)
Griffin, Diane F. ISG Prince Edward Island 2016-11-10 2022-03-18 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Harder, Peter, P.C. Non-affiliated Ontario 2016-03-23 2027-08-25 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Hartling, Nancy J. ISG New Brunswick 2016-11-10 2025-02-01 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Housakos, Leo C Quebec 2009-01-08 2043-01-10 Harper, Stephen (C)
Jaffer, Mobina S.B. Lib. British Columbia 2001-06-13 2024-08-20 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Joyal, Serge, P.C. Lib. Quebec 1997-11-26 2020-02-01 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Lankin, Frances, P.C. ISG Ontario 2016-04-01 2029-04-16 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Lovelace Nicholas, Sandra M. Lib. New Brunswick 2005-09-21 2023-04-15 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
MacDonald, Michael L. C Nova Scotia 2009-01-02 2030-05-04 Harper, Stephen (C)
Maltais, Ghislain C Quebec 2012-01-06 2019-04-22 Harper, Stephen (C)
Manning, Fabian C Newfoundland and Labrador 2011-05-25 1 2039-05-21 Harper, Stephen (C)
Marshall, Elizabeth C Newfoundland and Labrador 2010-01-29 2026-09-07 Harper, Stephen (C)
Martin, Yonah C British Columbia 2009-01-02 2040-04-11 Harper, Stephen (C)
Marwah, Sabi ISG Ontario 2016-11-10 2026-07-12 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Massicotte, Paul J. ISG Quebec 2003-06-26 2026-09-10 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
McCallum, Mary Jane ISG Manitoba 2017-12-04 2027-05-01 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
McCoy, Elaine ISG Alberta 2005-03-24 2021-03-07 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
McInnis, Thomas J. C Nova Scotia 2012-09-06 2020-04-09 Harper, Stephen (C)
McIntyre, Paul E. C New Brunswick 2012-09-06 2019-11-02 Harper, Stephen (C)
McPhedran, Marilou ISG Manitoba 2016-11-10 2026-07-22 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Mégie, Marie-Françoise ISG Quebec 2016-11-25 2025-09-21 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Mercer, Terry M. Lib. Nova Scotia 2003-11-07 2022-05-06 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Mitchell, Grant Non-affiliated Alberta 2005-03-24 2026-07-19 Martin, Paul (Lib.)
Miville-Dechêne, Julie Non-affiliated Quebec 2018-06-20 2034-07-10 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Mockler, Percy C New Brunswick 2009-01-02 2024-04-14 Harper, Stephen (C)
Moncion, Lucie ISG Ontario 2016-11-10 2033-10-25 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Munson, Jim Lib. Ontario 2003-12-10 2021-07-14 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Neufeld, Richard C British Columbia 2009-01-02 2019-11-06 Harper, Stephen (C)
Ngo, Thanh Hai C Ontario 2012-09-06 2022-01-03 Harper, Stephen (C)
Oh, Victor C Ontario 2013-01-25 2024-06-10 Harper, Stephen (C)
Omidvar, Ratna ISG Ontario 2016-04-01 2024-11-05 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Pate, Kim ISG Ontario 2016-11-10 2034-11-10 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Patterson, Dennis Glen C Nunavut 2009-08-27 2023-12-30 Harper, Stephen (C)
Petitclerc, Chantal ISG Quebec 2016-04-01 2044-12-15 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Plett, Donald Neil C Manitoba 2009-08-27 2025-05-14 Harper, Stephen (C)
Poirier, Rose-May C New Brunswick 2010-02-28 2029-03-02 Harper, Stephen (C)
Pratte, André ISG Quebec 2016-04-01 2032-05-12 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Ravalia, Mohamed-Iqbal ISG Newfoundland and Labrador 2018-06-01 2032-08-15 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Richards, David Non-affiliated New Brunswick 2017-08-30 2025-10-17 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Ringuette, Pierrette ISG New Brunswick 2002-12-12 2030-12-31 Chrétien, Jean (Lib.)
Saint-Germain, Raymonde ISG Quebec 2016-11-25 2026-10-07 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Seidman, Judith C Quebec 2009-08-27 2025-09-01 Harper, Stephen (C)
Sinclair, Murray ISG Manitoba 2016-04-02 2026-01-24 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
Smith, Larry W. C Quebec 2011-05-25 2 2026-04-28 Harper, Stephen (C)
Stewart Olsen, Carolyn C New Brunswick 2009-08-27 2021-07-27 Harper, Stephen (C)
Tannas, Scott C Alberta 2013-03-25 2037-02-25 Harper, Stephen (C)
Tkachuk, David C Saskatchewan 1993-06-08 2020-02-18 Mulroney, Brian (PC)
Unger, Betty C Alberta 2012-01-06 2018-08-21 Harper, Stephen (C)
Verner, Josée, P.C. ISG Quebec 2011-06-13 2034-12-30 Harper, Stephen (C)
Wallin, Pamela ISG Saskatchewan 2009-01-02 2028-04-10 Harper, Stephen (C)
Wells, David M. C Newfoundland and Labrador 2013-01-25 2037-02-28 Harper, Stephen (C)
Wetston, Howard ISG Ontario 2016-11-10 2022-06-03 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
White, Vernon C Ontario 2012-02-20 2034-02-21 Harper, Stephen (C)
Woo, Yuen Pau ISG British Columbia 2016-11-10 2038-03-02 Trudeau, Justin (Lib.)
  1. 1 Manning, Fabian was also a senator from 2009-01-02 to 2011-03-28
  2. 2 Smith, Larry W. was also a senator from 2010-12-18 to 2011-03-25