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Cathy McLeod

Cathy McLeod
MP
Member of Parliament
for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Betty Hinton
Personal details
Born (1957-06-12) 12 June 1957
Kingston, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Profession nurse, administrator

Cathy McLeod (born 12 June 1957) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo in the 2008 Canadian federal election. She is a member of the Conservative Party.[1]

Biography

McLeod was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.[1]

In 1981, McLeod completed training from the University of Western Ontario as a registered nurse, practicing for some years thereafter.[2]

McLeod was a municipal politician in Pemberton, British Columbia, serving as a town councillor from 1993 to 1996 and then as mayor from 1996 to 1999, before moving to Kamloops, where she worked as a nurse and a health care administrator.[1][2]

In 2008, McLeod was elected Member of Parliament for the Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo riding.[1] She was re-elected in the 2011 federal election with 52% of the riding's vote.[3]

On Jan. 30, 2011, she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue. On Sept. 19, 2013, she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification. [4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Canada Votes 2011: Kamloops - Thompson - Cariboo".  
  2. ^ a b Conservative Party of Canada (2009). About Cathy. Retrieved on 2009-10-03 from http://www.cathymcleod.ca/EN/about_cathy/.
  3. ^ Hall, Sandy (2 May 2011). "Cathy McLeod re-elected".  
  4. ^ http://www.parl.gc.ca/Parliamentarians/en/members/Cathy-McLeod(59265)/Roles

External links

  • Cathy McLeod
  • Cathy McLeod – Parliament of Canada biography


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