Sen. Mac Harb
After almost 15 years as a Member of Parliament, the Honourable Mac Harb was appointed to the Senate of Canada on September 8, 2003 by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chrétien. Since his appointment, Senator Harb has worked extensively with international democratic organizations on global democracy-building initiatives and election monitoring.
He has tabled legislation in the Senate calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt in Canada. He has introduced legislation to establish a National Registry for Medical Devices to protect Canadians, called for the creation of a National Emergency Volunteer Service to improve Canada’s emergency response capacity and put forward an electoral reform bill to increase voter participation. He has also been an active member of the Senate Standing Committees on Banking, Trade and Commerce, Scrutiny and Regulations, and Human Rights.