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Daniel Lang (Yukon politician)

Hector Daniel Lang (born April 3, 1948) is a Canadian former politician and a Conservative member of the Senate of Canada. He was appointed on the advice of Stephen Harper to the Senate on January 2, 2009.[2]

The Honourable
Hector Daniel Lang
Senator from Yukon
In office
January 2, 2009 – August 15, 2017[1]
Nominated by Stephen Harper
Appointed by Michaëlle Jean
Preceded by Ione Christensen
MLA for Whitehorse Porter Creek East
In office
1978–1992
Preceded by first member
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Personal details
Born (1948-04-03) April 3, 1948 (age 70)
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Political party Yukon Party
Other political
affiliations
Conservative

Political careerEdit

He was previously a Progressive Conservative member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly, representing the electoral district of Whitehorse Porter Creek East from 1978 to 1992. Prior to the creation of the legislative assembly in 1978, he served a term on the non-partisan Yukon Territorial Council from 1974 to 1978.

His brother Archie Lang was a cabinet minister in the Yukon prior to retiring from politics in 2011.

Lang was eligible to remain in the Senate until his 75th birthday in 2023 but in 2017 he announced that he was retiring early from the Senate in order to spend more time with his family.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ParlInfo Has Moved". lop.parl.ca. Retrieved 5 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Senators - Detailed Information". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved 2008-12-23. 
  3. ^ "Yukon Senator Daniel Lang retiring from the upper chamber". Retrieved 5 February 2018. 

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