Erminie Cohen, former New Brunswick senator and activist, dies at 92

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Former New Brunswick senator Erminie Cohen has died at the age of 92.

According to an obituary on the Brenan’s Funeral Homes and Crematorium website, Cohen died Friday at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

In a statement, Premier Blaine Higgs describes her as a “community leader, passionate member of the Jewish community and life-long social justice advocate.”

The statement says Cohen was named to the New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women in the...

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