Jean Beatrice Forest
|Senator for Edmonton, Alberta|
|Appointed by||Jean Chrétien|
|Chancellor of the University of Alberta|
|Preceded by||Ronald Norman Dalby|
|Succeeded by||Peter Savaryn|
|Born||July 24, 1926|
Minitonas, Manitoba, Canada
Born in Minitonas, Manitoba, she moved to Alberta with her husband Rocky in 1947. She was appointed to Alberta's first Human Rights Commission in 1974 and to the Minister's Advisory Committee on the constitution in 1978. She was Chancellor of the University of Alberta from 1978 to 1982.
An all-girls Catholic Junior High School started in 2005 in Edmonton, Alberta, is named after Jean Forest, called the Jean Forest Leadership Academy or JFLA.
- Jean Forest – Parliament of Canada biography
- "Honorable Jean Forest". Jean Forest Leadership Academy. Archived from the original on 2012-03-15.
- Order of Canada citation