Brian Francis (politician)
|Senator for Prince Edward Island|
|Assumed office |
October 11, 2018
|Nominated by||Justin Trudeau|
|Appointed by||Julie Payette|
|Born||September 28, 1957|
|Political party||Independent Senators Group|
Brian Francis (born September 28, 1957) is a Mi'kmaq leader, Chief of the Abegweit First Nation from 2007 to 2018. On 11 October 2018 he was appointed to the Senate of Canada representing Prince Edward Island. He is the first Mi'kmaq from Prince Edward Island appointed to the Senate.
- Ross, Shane (11 October 2018). "Chief Brian Francis appointed to Senate". CBC News. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
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