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Josée Forest-Niesing (born December 18, 1964) is a Canadian lawyer and politician, who was appointed to the Senate of Canada in October 2018.[1]


Josée Forest-Niesing
Senator for Ontario
Assumed office
October 11, 2018
Nominated byJustin Trudeau
Appointed byJulie Payette
Personal details
Born (1964-12-18) December 18, 1964 (age 54)
NationalityCanadian
Political partyNon-affiliated
ResidenceSudbury, Ontario
Occupationlawyer

A trial lawyer from Sudbury, Ontario, she has served on the boards of the Art Gallery of Sudbury, the Carrefour Francophone de Sudbury, the University of Sudbury and the Ontario Arts Council.[2]

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