James S. "Jim" Cowan, Q.C.
|Senator for Nova Scotia|
March 24, 2005
|Appointed by||Paul Martin|
January 22, 1942 |
Halifax, Nova Scotia
|Children||Robert, David, Peter and Suzanne|
|Alma mater||Dalhousie University
London School of Economics
|Committees||Standing Committee of Selection, Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples, Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry|
|Portfolio||Leader of the Opposition in the Senate|
James S. "Jim" Cowan (born January 22, 1942) is a Canadian lawyer and Senator from Nova Scotia. He was appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Paul Martin on March 24, 2005. He represents the Liberal Party of Canada. A lawyer, Cowan has been a partner at the legal firm of Stewart McKelvey since 1967.
On November 3, 2008 he became the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate.
- "Halifax lawyer seeking N.S. Liberal leadership". The Globe and Mail, November 2, 1985.
- "New N.S. Liberal leader expects to get ammunition from Ottawa". The Globe and Mail, February 24, 1986.
- Cowan, Mrs. Gordon (1966-1967), Notes on the Rettie family of Truro, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University Archives, File MS-2-173, SF Box 14, Folder 7, retrieved September 14, 2013
|Leader of the Opposition in the Senate of Canada
2008 - present
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