Tributes to the Late Elaine McCoy – February 9, 2021

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Tributes to the Late Elaine McCoy – February 9, 2021

Senators pay tribute to the late Elaine McCoy, the longtime Alberta senator and former provincial cabinet minister who died on December 29, 2020, at the age of 74. McCoy served as MLA for Calgary-West from 1986 to 1993, during which time she was a minister and held various cabinet portfolios including labour and human rights. She was named to the Senate in 2005 and was later elected as the first facilitator of the Independent Senators Group.