|Senator for Alma, Quebec|
|Assumed office |
September 6, 2012
|Nominated by||Stephen Harper|
|Appointed by||David Johnston|
|Born||October 13, 1949|
|Political party||Non-affiliated (2016–present)|
|Action démocratique du Québec (2003–2008)|
Conservative Party of Canada (2012–2016)
Bellemare was appointed to the Senate on the advice of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and sat as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada caucus until March 2016 when she resigned to sit as an Independent. In May 2016, she was appointed Deputy Government Representative to the Senate by Government Representative Peter Harder.
- "New Conservative senator warns EI reform will drive down wages". The Globe and Mail, September 7, 2012.
- Le CPQ remercie Diane Bellemare pour sa contribution à l’organisme, April 23, 2007 Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.