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CARSTAIRS, The Hon. Sharon, P.C., B.A., M.A.T.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1942.04.26
Place of Birth: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Teacher
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 6242 Days (17 years, 1 month, 3 days)
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Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Manitoba, Manitoba Resigned Maiden speech. Liberal 1994.09.15 - 2011.10.17 Chrétien, Joseph Jacques Jean
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1994.09.15 - 2011.10.17

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister with Special Responsibility for Palliative Care 2001.03.14 - 2003.12.11

Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Government in the Senate 2001.01.09 - 2003.12.11
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 1997.09.23 - 1999.10.06

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Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Social Union 2001.01.09 - 2003.12.11
Special Committee of Council 2001.01.09 - 2003.12.11

Alternate Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Treasury Board 2001.01.09 - 2004.07.19

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal Party Manitoba 1986 -
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
River Heights Manitoba 1986 - 1994
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly Manitoba 1986 - 1994
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Manitoba

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition First woman Leader of the Opposition. 1988 - 1990
Leader of the Liberal Party (Provincial) 1984.03.04 - 1992.11.05
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Father Connolly, Harold Joseph
(Senator)
1901.09.08 1980.05.17
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • Monter la barre : plan d'action pour de meilleurs soins palliatifs au Canada.
    [Ottawa] : Sénat Canada; 2010. 61 p.

  • Not one of the boys.
    Toronto : Macmillan Canada; 1993. 229 p.

  • Raising the bar: a roadmap for the future of palliative care in Canada.
    [Ottawa] : Senate Canada; 2010. 58 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Politics: is it a woman's game?.
    In: Dropped threads: what we aren't told / edited by Carol Shields and Marjorie Anderson. Toronto : Vintage Canada; c2001. p. 309-16


Articles

  • Appreciation.
    Time (Canadian edition). 162:12 Oct. 20, 2003.

  • Quelques réflexions sur le rôle du caucus.
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 21:2 printemps 1998.

  • Some reflections on the role of caucus.
    Canadian Parliamentary Review. 21:2-3 Spring 1998.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Pages de réflexion : recueil de dissertations de pages du Sénat.
    [Ottawa] : Sénat du Canada; 2006-2010. 3 vol.

  • Pages of reflection: a journal of essays by Senate pages.
    [Ottawa] : Senate of Canada; 2006 - 2010. 3 vols.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • Dancing backwards: a social history of Canadian women in politics; foreword by Susan Thompson with illustrations by Joshua Stanton. Carstairs, Sharon and Tim Higgins
    Winnipeg : Heartland Associates; 2004. 351 p.


Articles

  • A better plan: how Canada can help Africa. De Bané, Pierre and Sharon Carstairs
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 28 (7):101-5 July/Aug. 2007.

  • Politics of a policy for aging in Canada. Carstairs, Sharon and Michelle MacDonald
    HealthcarePapers. 11 (1):30-5 2011.

  • Politics, palliation, and Canadian progress in end-of-life care. Carstairs, Sharon, Harvey Max Chochinov and David Barnard
    Journal of Palliative Medicine. 4:395ff Sept. 2001.

  • The PRISMA Symposium 2: lessons from beyond Europe. Reflections on the evolution of palliative care research and policy in Canada. Carstairs, Sharon and Michelle MacDonald
    Journal of Pain & Symptom Management. 42 (4):501-4 Oct. 2011.

  • Referendum on the future of the Senate: a round table. Segal, Hugh, Bert Brown, Lowell Murray and Sharon Carstairs
    Canadian Parliamentary Review. 31 (1):8-14 Spring 2008.

  • Un référendum sur l'avenir du Sénat? : table ronde. Segal, Hugh, Bert Brown, Lowell Murray et Sharon Carstairs
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 31 (1):8-14 printemps 2008.

  • La réforme de la procédure de sanction royale. Carstairs, Sharon, Jerry S. Grafstein, John Aimers et David E. Smith
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 25:4-8 été 2002.

  • Reforming Royal Assent procedure. Carstairs, Sharon, Jerry S. Grafstein, John. Aimers and David E. Smith
    Canadian Parliamentary Review. 25:4-8 Summer 2002 .


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