The Indigenous Bar Association congratulates Yvonne Boyer on her appointment to the Senate.

The Indigenous Bar Association congratulates Yvonne Boyer on her appointment to the Senate.  Senator Boyer is the first Indigenous person appointed to the Red Chamber to represent the Province of Ontario.

Senator Boyer is a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario with ancestral roots in the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan and the Red River.

A lawyer and scholar, Boyer has spent much of her career working on improving the delivery of health care services to Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

In addition to running her own law practice, Boyer currently serves as the associate director of the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, and as a part-time law professor.