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| Josée Forest-Niesing |
(COVID-19/Premature death, politician, lawyer)
18 December 1964
|Died||20 November 2021 (Age 56)|
Cause of death
Ontario Senator who died of COVID-19 at the age of 56
Josée Forest-Niesing was a Canadian lawyer and politician.
She was appointed to the Senate by Justin Trudeau in 2018.
Forest-Niesing was hospitalised with COVID-19 in October 2021. She had an autoimmune condition affecting her lungs, which increased her vulnerability to the virus. She was discharged on 14 November, but died a few days later on 20 November 2021, at the age of 56.