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Meet Senator

Lillian Dyck

The Hon. Lillian Eva Dyck, B.A. Hon, M.Sc., Ph.D. Senator Lillian Dyck was appointed to the Senate in 2005 by Prime Minister Paul Martin as representative of Saskatchewan. Before her appointment, Senator Dyck was one of Canada's leading neurochemists, whose research was instrumental in the development and patenting of new drugs to aid in the treatment of diseases such as Parkinson's, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's.

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The Hon. Frank W. Mahovlich, C.M.


The Honourable Frank Mahovlich retired on January 10, 2013.


A native of Timmins, Senator Mahovlich graduated from St. Michael's College School in 1957. As a distinguished alumnus, he was awarded the Order of St. Michael in 1996.

In 1958, he joined the Toronto Maple Leafs, winning the Calder Trophy as N.H.L. rookie of the year. Over a twenty-two year career, Senator Mahovlich's trademark grace and powerful skating style made him one of professional hockey's true superstars. He scored 626 goals, was selected to nine All-Star teams, and was a member of six Stanley Cup- winning teams - four with Toronto and two with the Montreal Canadiens. In 1971, he tied the record for most play-off points.

In addition to his storied on-ice exploits, Senator Mahovlich has been a great ambassador for the game of hockey and an outstanding role model.

He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981, to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1990 and to the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2001. In 1994, Senator Mahovlich was made a Member of the Order of Canada.  In 2002, he received an honourary Doctorate from St. Francis Xavier University.

He is married to Marie Devaney Mahovlich.

They have raised three children: Michael, Nancy and Edward.

Senator and Mrs. Mahovlich live in Toronto, Ontario.

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