Mary Jane McCallum

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Mary Jane McCallum
Senator from Manitoba
Assumed office
December 4, 2017
Nominated byJustin Trudeau
Appointed byJulie Payette
Personal details
Born (1952-05-01) May 1, 1952 (age 67)
Political partyIndependent Senators Group
ProfessionDentist

Mary Jane McCallum (born 1952) is a Canadian Senator representing Manitoba.

Early life and education[edit]

McCallum was born on May 1, 1952.[citation needed] She received a Dental Nursing Diploma from the Wascana Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Regina, Saskatchewan, in 1977 and a dental therapy diploma at the School of Dental Therapy in 1979. She earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Manitoba in 1990.[1]

Career[edit]

A dentist by profession, and a Cree woman, she has spent much of her career working to provide dental and medical services to northern and Indigenous communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.[1]

Senator[edit]

She was appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on December 4, 2017.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mary Jane McCallum". pm.gc.ca. PMO. December 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Prime Minister announces the appointment of two new Senators". pm.gc.ca (Press release). PMO. December 4, 2017.
  3. ^ "Trudeau appoints Mary Coyle, Mary Jane McCallum to Senate". Global News. December 4, 2017.