Beatty Officially Sworn In as MLA

Wednesday, December 10, 2003 at 13:20



The first Aboriginal woman to be elected to the provincial legislature was official sworn in this morning.


Cumberland MLA Joan Beatty is also the first First Nations citizen to be elected to the legislature.


Both she and Athabasca MLA Buckley Belanger were sworn in by the lieutenant-governor earlier today.


Beatty says both she and Belanger were grateful to have dozens of friends and family members witness the proceedings.