|Senator from Nova Scotia|
June 9, 2000
|Nominated by||Jean Chrétien|
|Appointed by||Adrienne Clarkson|
July 2, 1950 |
Sydney, Nova Scotia
|Political party||Liberal (until 2014)
Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, she received a teaching certificate from the Nova Scotia Teachers College and a Bachelor of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University. A teacher, she taught for the Sydney School Board, the Halifax County School Board, the New Glasgow School Board, and the Halifax Regional School Board.
Appointment to the Senate
Cordy was appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien on June 9, 2000. She has also served as Vice-Chair of the Halifax-Dartmouth Port Development Commission and as Chair of the Board of Referees for the Halifax Region of Human Resources Development Canada.
She sat in the Senate as a Liberal representing the senatorial division of Nova Scotia.
On January 29, 2014, Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau announced all Liberal Senators, including Cordy, were removed from the Liberal caucus, and would continue sitting as Independents. The Senators refer to themselves as the Senate Liberal Caucus even though they are no longer members of the parliamentary Liberal caucus.
- Jane Cordy - Liberal Party of Canada
- "Trudeau’s expulsion catches Liberal senators by surprise". Globe and Mail. January 29, 2014. Retrieved January 29, 2014.