Robertson, Brenda May (1929–)
Robertson, Brenda May (1929–)
Canadian politician. Born May 23, 1929, near Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada; Mount Allison University, BSc (Home Econ.), 1950; m. Wilmont Waldon Robertson; children: 3.
Served as president of the New Brunswick Women's Progressive Conservative Association, as well as president of the New Brunswick Association of Home Economists; elected as a Progressive Conservative to New Brunswick Legislative Assembly (Oct 23, 1967), the 1st woman member of the assembly; worked to reduce unemployment and improve social programs, health care and conditions for underprivileged children, as youth minister (1970–74), minister of social welfare (1971–72), minister of social services (1972–74), minister of health (1976, 1978–82), and minister for social program reform (1982–84); appointed to Canadian Senate (Dec 21, 1984); co-wrote with Solange Chaput-Rolland, Chère Sénateur (Dear Senator, 1992).
See also Women in World History.
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