Barrhaven, Ontario , Canada
|| June 03, 1979
Jan 29, 2018 09:11pm
|Info||Twice elected to the House of Commons for the riding of Nepean-Carleton, Pierre Poilievre became the youngest Member of Parliament in 2004 by defeating a high profile Liberal Cabinet Minister. In 2006, Pierre was re-elected with the largest number of votes of any candidate in Ontario. |
Since taking office, Canada’s youngest Parliamentarian has gained the respect and confidence of his peers and currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board, where he is responsible for redrafting Canada's whistleblower protection laws.
Pierre studied International Relations at the University of Calgary, and was the recipient of debating and model diplomacy awards during his time there. Pierre later interned at Magna International, worked on Parliament Hill and owned and operated a communications and market research firm, before taking his seat in Parliament.
Pierre is a published public policy author, contributing to the 1999 edition of "At Stake", a book about public policy and government reform. Pierre was named one of Ottawa Life Magazine's Top 50 People of 2005, and was voted one of the hardest-working MPs in The Hill Times' 13th annual political survey.
A resident of Barrhaven, Pierre is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Bells Corners.