Hon. Betty Unger is a former Senator, who served in the Senate of Canada from 2012 - 2018 after being elected by Albertans and appointed by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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United Nations regrets the Canadian legislature’s decision to legalize recreational cannabis

Vienna, 21 June 2018 – United Nations Member States only recently unanimously adopted a guidance document on drug policy at the 2016 General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the world drug problem. The outcome document aims to advance balanced, people-centred and holistic approaches to drug challenges, by implementing the UNGASS recommendations and helping to achieve […]

Senate 150th Anniversary Medals awarded to Albertans in recognition of contributions made to their communities

NEWS RELEASE OTTAWA, May 14, 2018 – Senator Betty Unger today awarded the Senate of Canada’s 150th Commemorative Medal to three Alberta residents and four Alberta organizations in recognition of their significant contributions to their communities. “Albertans embody the spirit of volunteering,” Senator Unger said. “In the last General Social Survey from Statistics Canada in […]

When will Trudeau do something?!! Kinder Morgan countdown.

Countdown to Kinder Morgan deadline When will Justin Trudeau do something?!! Kinder Morgan halts non-essential work on Trans Mountain pipeline and sets drop-dead deadline VANCOUVER SUN | Stephanie Ip and Patrick Johnson Kinder Morgan pointed to the “uncertainty” created by the opposition of the B.C. government as the reason for the sudden announcement and said it will […]

Senate 150th Anniversary Medals to be awarded to seven Albertans in recognition of significant contributions made to their communities

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, April 24, 2018 – Senator Betty Unger will be awarding the Senate of Canada’s 150th Commemorative Medal to three Alberta residents and four Alberta organizations in recognition of their significant contributions to their communities. “This medal celebrates the sesquicentennial anniversary of the first sitting of the Senate on November […]