Her decision to retire takes place just ahead of the Senate’s return on Feb. 2 and on the first day of the House of Commons’ return from its holiday recess.
Lynn Beyak, pictured in March 2017, who has come under fire for years for refusing to apologize for letters that were seen to belittle the experiences of residential school survivors, is immediately retiring from the Senate. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Lynn Beyak announced on Monday she is immediately retiring from the Upper Chamber after eight years in the post.
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The special committee was created through a Conservative motion that was backed by the Liberals, Bloc, and NDP. Nearly half of the members of the committee are members of the International Trade Committee.