Welcome, we are the Progressive Senators

The Progressives are a parliamentary group of like-minded Senators, united by a common set of views and a philosophy grounded in the values of liberty and equality.

We invite you to explore our website to find out about the important issues being debated and studied, and to learn more about the role of Senators and the Senate. We encourage you to share your ideas and opinions so that we may engage one another on issues that matter most to Canadians.

Meet a Progressive Senator

The Hon. Wanda Thomas Bernard

Nova Scotia
Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard is a highly regarded social worker, educator, researcher, community activist and advocate of social change. She has worked in mental health at the provincial level, in rural community practice at the municipal level, and, since 1990,…

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Meet the Senators

Each Senator brings to Parliament a wealth of professional and personal experience which contributes to this Chamber’s legislative role and offers regional representation to Canadians.

About the Progressives

Formed in 2019, the Progressive Senate Group aims to provide a balance to Parliament, ensuring legislation and important concerns facing Canadians get the attention they deserve.

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We are regularly posting discussions, bills our Senators are working on, statements, blog posts and more! Easily stay up to date with all of our efforts by checking in for updates.

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