Nancy Bell

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The Honourable
Ann Elizabeth Haddon "Nancy" Bell
Senator from British Columbia
In office
October 7, 1970 – November 29, 1989
Governor General Roland Michener
Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau
Constituency Nanaimo—Malaispina, British Columbia
Personal details
Born (1924-05-26)May 26, 1924
Ottawa, Ontario
Died November 29, 1989(1989-11-29) (aged 65)
Occupation director

Ann Elizabeth Haddon "Nancy" Heath Bell (May 26, 1924 – November 29, 1989) was a Canadian Senator.[1]

She was appointed to the Senate by Pierre Trudeau in 1970 and sat as a Liberal representing Nanaimo-Malaspina, British Columbia. Independently minded, she did not believe in party discipline and often voted against legislation proposed by the Liberal government. She was a supporter of the monarchy and opposed the renaming of Dominion Day to Canada Day.[1]

In 1985, Bell left the Liberal Party to sit as an Independent Senator.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Nancy Bell, 65 independent voice in Senate", Toronto Star, December 1, 1989

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