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‘Albertans would consider it as betrayal’: Alberta Independent Senators shoot down suggestions of cabinet gig

By Peter Mazereeuw      

Alberta is underrepresented in the Senate as well, with only six seats, say Senators Elaine McCoy and Patti LaBoucane-Benson.

Independent Senators Elaine McCoy, left, and Patti LaBoucane-Benson say that Alberta's Independent Senators would better serve the province by staying out of cabinet. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photograph

Two Senators from Alberta poured cold water on the idea that a member of the Red Chamber should be chosen to represent their province at the cabinet table, in interviews with The Hill Times last week.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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