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Jamie Nicholls

Jamie Nicholls
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 2, 2011
Preceded by Meili Faille
Personal details
Born (1971-10-15) October 15, 1971
Political party New Democratic Party
Children One
Residence Saint-Lazare, Quebec
Profession Landscape architect

Jamie Nicholls (born October 15, 1971) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election to represent the electoral district of Vaudreuil-Soulanges in Quebec as a member of the New Democratic Party.[1]

Life and career

Raised in Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Nicholls joined the NDP at the age of 18 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in visual arts in 1995 and his master's degree in landscape architecture in 2007.[2]

After studying and working in Vancouver, South Korea, and Turkey, he returned to Quebec permanently in 2007. Before his election to Parliament, Nicholls worked in a variety of fields: arts and design teacher, environmental researcher, ecological intervention adviser, registered landscape architect (AAPQ) and was a board member of COBAVER (Conseil des bassins versants Vaudreuil-Soulanges).

To win his seat in the House of Commons, Nicholls defeated incumbent Bloc Québécois MP Meili Faille. He and Faille have been friends since high school.[3]

Working as a Laurin Liu, elected to Parliament in the 2011 election following the NDP's unexpected mid-campaign surge in Quebec.

References

  1. ^ Election 2011: Vaudreuil-Soulanges. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011
  2. ^ "Jamie Nicholls".  
  3. ^ Ambroziak, Alycia. Bloc Quebecois' Faille loses to a friend in Vaudreuil-Soulanges. The Gazette, 2011-05-02.
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