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  Guergis, Helena
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationIndependent Conservative  
<-  2008-08-01  
 
NameHelena Guergis
Address
Alliston, Ontario , Canada
EmailGuergis.h@parl.gc.ca
Website [Link]
Born February 19, 1969
Died Still Living (45 years)
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifiedDr. King Schultz
Sep 28, 2012 10:31pm
Tags Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gay Marriage -
InfoHelena Guergis has been an active community leader, volunteer and small business owner both in her hometown of Angus, the City of Barrie and in Toronto.

Helena’s political roots go deep – as a youngster she first assisted her grandfather in his campaign for re-election to the position of Reeve of Essa Township and she has continued to be politically active ever since.

She has championed the political voice of Ontario’s grassroots. Whether at the constituency level during provincial campaigns, including many by-elections, serving on the PC party of Ontario’s elected executive or while working as political staff at Queen’s Park.

Prior to beginning her public service career, Helena was a successful small business owner in Angus with her home finishing store a “Final Touch.” Helena was raised in a business family and worked alongside her father for many years at “George’s Furniture” in Angus.

Helena has a wealth of public service experience and understands how parliamentary democracy should work.
Helena worked on behalf of Simcoe residents for the past eight and a half years with Ontario’s recent PC government. She was an advisor to the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Education. She also worked for Barrie-Simcoe-Bradford MPP Joe Tascona.

Helena’s dedication to the quality of life in the region is evident in her volunteer experience. Helena has been a crisis intervention volunteer with the Barrie Rape Crisis Centre and a volunteer with the Barrie Literacy council. In 1992 she walked through Simcoe County to raise money and awareness about violence against women and children and she has helped raise funds for the Angus Food Bank.


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Apr 09, 2010 09:45pm Scandal Guergis gone, RCMP to investigate, says PM  Article RP 
Mar 31, 2010 08:00am News Michael Ignatieff calls Helena Guergis a liar  Article Monsieur 
Feb 26, 2010 08:00am General Tory MP Guergis apologizes for airport outburst   Article Monsieur 
Sep 17, 2009 06:00pm News Guergis stands by husband Jaffer after his arrest   Article Monsieur 

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FAMILY
Husband Rahim Jaffer Oct 15, 2008-

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RACES
  05/02/2011 ON Parliament - Simcoe–Grey Lost 13.39% (-35.97%)
  04/09/2010 ON Parliament - Simcoe–Grey - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/30/2008 CAN Minister Responsible for Status of Women Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/14/2008 ON Parliament - Simcoe–Grey Won 55.05% (+33.49%)
  01/04/2007 CAN Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs and International Trade) Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/04/2007 CAN Secretary of State (Sport) Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/23/2006 ON Parliament - Simcoe–Grey Won 49.76% (+18.90%)
  06/28/2004 ON Parliament - Simcoe–Grey Won 40.62% (+0.18%)
  10/02/2003 ON Provincial Parliament - Trinity-Spadina Lost 12.29% (-35.22%)
ENDORSEMENTS
ON PC Party Leader - Jun 25, 2009 PC Christine Elliott