Hon. Betty E. Unger is an Alberta Senator, elected by Albertans
and appointed by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Recent Articles

Senator Unger to Trudeau: Get home and take action on Trans Mountain!

News Release For immediate release Ottawa, February 22, 2018 – Senator Betty Unger is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for showing no leadership on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “The Prime Minister is missing in action at an extremely critical time,” Senator Unger said. “It’s been over 3 weeks since BC announced its intention […]

Marijuana hurts kids, and C-45 is a toxic bill, says Sen. Unger

Re: “Sen. Unger relies on incomplete representation to argue her case against marijuana legalization,” (The Hill Times, Jan. 8, p. 8), “Sen. Unger’s got it wrong on marijuana legalization,” (The Hill Times, Jan. 24, p. 8). The Trudeau government has tabled Bill C-45, which, if passed, will legalize the sale and distribution of marijuana and—incredibly—make […]

Senate proposal would force companies to set diversity targets for boards of directors

Only 14 per cent of board seats are occupied by women, according to securities regulator By John Paul Tasker, CBC News Posted: Jan 31, 2018 In an effort to bolster the number of women, Indigenous people and racial minorities sitting on corporate boards, a group of senators is poised to amend government legislation that would force companies to set internal diversity […]