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16 things you didn’t know about Senator Chantal Petitclerc

P&I Illustration by Anthony Jenkins
By Christina Leadlay      

Former paralympian Chantal Petitclerc was one of the seven new independent senators appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on March 18, 2016. The Globe and Mail has called her the world’s fastest woman on three wheels, but her new job in the Red Chamber doesn’t mean she’s slowing down. In addition to helping fine-tune legislation, Petitclerc will also be Canada’s chef de mission at the summer 2016 Brazil Olympics. Here she tells P&I about lobster risotto, her favourite book, and the best advice she’s received.

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