Independent Senators Group
Lawyer, professor, and social justice advocate
- Senator Kim Pate is an internationally renowned human rights expert and champion for social justice, equality and criminal justice.
- Senator Pate has contributed to national and international policy discussions on women in the criminal justice system through her research, writings and volunteerism. She has specialized in the unique needs of marginalized individuals including Indigenous women, as well as women with mental health issues, those of visible minority, among others.