Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment of Yvonne Boyer as an independent senator for Ontario on March 15, 2018. Boyer received her Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Law Society of Saskatchewan, and has practiced law for over 20 years. Boyer is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario, with her ancestral roots in the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and the Red River.
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