Daniel Christmas

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The Honourable
Daniel Christmas
Senator for Nova Scotia
Assumed office
December 6, 2016
Nominated by Justin Trudeau
Appointed by David Johnston
Personal details
Born (1956-09-10) September 10, 1956 (age 61)
Sydney, Nova Scotia[1]
Political party Independent Senators Group

Daniel Christmas (born September 10, 1956)[2] is a Canadian Senator.

Christmas is from the Mi’kmaw First Nation of Membertou in Nova Scotia. As part of a group of community leaders, he helped turn Membertou from being nearly bankrupt into one of the most successful Canadian First Nations. Christmas is a former advisory services director for the Union of Nova Scotia Indians. On October 27, 2016, Christmas was named to the Senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sit as an independent.[3] At the time of his appointment, he was an advisor to the Membertou First Nation.[3]

References

  1. ^ Senator Daniel Christmas danielnpaul.com
  2. ^ Senators
  3. ^ a b Bryden, Joan (October 27, 2016). "Justin Trudeau set to name nine new senate appointments". Global News. The Canadian Press. Retrieved October 27, 2016. 

External links

  • Daniel Christmas – Parliament of Canada biography
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