A Powerful Presence in the Senate

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Steve Paikin welcomes Senator Anne Cools, the first black person to be appointed to the Canadian Senate, and the first black female senator in North America. She reflects on her upbringing, her founding of one of Canada's first women's shelters, her 34 years in the Senate, and the legacy she hopes to leave there as she gets set to say goodbye to the red chamber.
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Making Ontario Barrier-Free; Taking Learning Outside
Aired:
May 21, 2018
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