|Member of the Canadian Parliament
May 30, 2011
|Preceded by||Carole Lavallée|
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
Djaouida Sellah, is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election. She represents the electoral district of Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert as a member of the New Democratic Party.
Sellah was born in Algiers, Algeria. Her mother was a midwife and her father was killed in the Algerian War of Independence. She was a volunteer doctor for the Red Crescent during the Gulf War in Baghdad. She then went to Kuala Lumpur with her husband who was working as a translator. The two came to Quebec in 1998. Sellah has three children. At the time of her election was president of the Association québécoise des médecins diplômés hors Canada et États-Unis, supporting the recognition of qualifications of foreign-trained doctors.
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