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Sen. Bert Brown

Bert Brown is a retired farmer from Kathryn Alberta. He has championed Senate reform for over 28 years and now sits as Canada's only elected Senator. He has chaired the Canadian Committee for a Triple-E Senate since 1983 and was elected by the people of Alberta twice, in 1998 and 2004. He was appointed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2007.
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Senate Reform Brings Power to the People

Democratic elections by provinces of their future senators would change the focus of its members away from the two-party system that the Senate was not intended to be. For the first time since confederation, our current prime minister is trying to do just this.
10/06/2011 09:05 EDT