Joyce Fairbairn

Alzheimer's-Afflicted Senator Resigns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Liberal Sen. Joyce Fairbairn, who is afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, has resigned her seat in the upper chamber.Interim Liberal Leader Bo...

Colleagues Defend Senator Who Worked After Dementia Diagnosis

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Friends and colleagues of a Liberal senator diagnosed with Alzheimer's are calling on critics to treat her with dignity as she goes on sick l...

Declared Incompetent, Senator Kept Voting For Months

CBC | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Politics

The Senate has been advised that Liberal Senator Joyce Fairbairn will not be returning to Parliament Hill this fall because she is suffering from deme...