Josée Forest-Niesing

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(COVID-19/Premature death, politician, lawyer)
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BornJosée Forest
18 December 1964
Ontario, Canada
Died20 November 2021 (Age 56)
Ontario, Canada
Cause of death
Ontario Senator who died of COVID-19 at the age of 56

Employment.png Member of the Canadian Senate from Ontario

In office
11 October 2018 - 20 November 2021
Appointed byJustin Trudeau

Josée Forest-Niesing was a Canadian lawyer and politician.

Political career

She was appointed to the Senate by Justin Trudeau in 2018.

Forest-Niesing was hospitalised with COVID-19 in October 2021. She had an autoimmune condition affecting her lungs, which increased her vulnerability to the virus. She was discharged on 14 November, but died a few days later on 20 November 2021, at the age of 56.[1]

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