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  Smith, Joy
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AffiliationConservative  
 
NameJoy Smith
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Fort Garry, Manitoba , Canada
EmailSmith.J@parl.gc.ca
Websitehttp://www.joysmith.ca
Born February 20, 1947 (72 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifedWishful Thinking
Oct 05, 2008 10:47am
Tags Conservative - Anti-Gay Marriage -
InfoJoy Smith was first elected to the House of Commons in 2004. Joy is a respected educator and a best-selling author. Prior to entering Parliament, she represented the constituency of Fort Garry in the Manitoba provincial legislature.

Joy holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in education. A best-selling author, a recipient of the Hedley Award for Excellence in Research, Joy taught for 21 years. Joy is also a popular speaker on the topic of public involvement in politics. She ran a small business for several years, and was nominated as Manitoba’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.

As a member of the Manitoba Legislature, Joy served as critic for Justice, Education, and Intergovernmental (Urban) Affairs. She also served on the Manitoba Task Force for Building Sustainable Communities.

Joy was re-elected to Parliament on January 23, 2006 and since then she was re-appointed as the Manitoba Conservative Caucus Chair and Vice Chair on the Standing Committee of the Status of Women.

She is also a committee member on Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, Canada-Israel Canadian Parliamentary Friendship Group, Canada-USA Parliamentary Association, Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association and the CPC Health Caucus.

Joy Smith was raised on a farm in southern Manitoba. She and her husband, Bart, are life-long residents of Manitoba. They have six grown children.

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  05/02/2011 MB Parliament - Kildonan–St. Paul Won 58.18% (+28.08%)
  10/14/2008 MB Parliament - Kildonan–St. Paul Won 53.40% (+20.71%)
  01/23/2006 MB Parliament - Kildonan–St. Paul Won 43.13% (+9.67%)
  06/28/2004 MB Parliament - Kildonan–St. Paul Won 37.30% (+0.76%)
  06/03/2003 MB Legislative Assembly - Fort Garry Lost 45.69% (-1.06%)
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Conservative Party Leader - May 27, 2017 PPC Maxime Bernier