Senator Pamela Wallin

Senator Pamela Wallin

  • Province: Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan)
  • Affiliation: Non-affiliated (Independent Senators Group)
  • Telephone: 613-996-2794
  • Fax: 613-995-0173
  • Email: pamela.wallin@sen.parl.gc.ca  vCard
  • Staff: Tremblay MacDonald, Lynn (E); Fisher, Tobias (S)

Biography

The Honourable Pamela Wallin, O.C., S.O.M. was appointed to the Senate of Canada on December 22, 2008. She sits as an Independent Senator from Saskatchewan. Pamela is an Officer of the Order of Canada, this country’s highest civilian honour (2007) and a member of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (1999). She has fourteen Honourary Doctorates and was named to the Canadian Broadcasting Hall of Fame.  She is also a former Chancellor of the University of Guelph. 

Pamela served as Canada’s Consul General in New York from 2002-2006, in the wake of the tragic and tumultuous events of 9/11.  She was then named to the Special Independent Panel on Canada’s Future Role in Afghanistan who successfully recommended support and airlift for our service men and women. She is committed to building and enhancing the military/civilian understanding and continues to work with veterans. 

She is an active volunteer, and has been recognized by Queen Elizabeth II for her public service and numerous achievements. She is the author of three best-selling books.

The wide-ranging career of the journalist, diplomat, entrepreneur and Senator has spanned more than nearly 40 years, several continents, and always with a focus on politics and foreign policy.