|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon
May 30, 2011
|Preceded by||Chuck Strahl|
March 26, 1978 |
Chilliwack, British Columbia
Mark R. Strahl (born March 26, 1978) is a Canadian politician. He is the current Conservative Member of Parliament for the riding of Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon. Strahl is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.
Mark has been serving the public for most of his working life. Starting as an intern in Ottawa with Opposition Leader Preston Manning, Mark also worked in the offices of former MP Grant McNally (Dewdney—Alouette) and MP Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission).
On May 2, 2011, Mark was elected to the House of Commons as MP for Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon. He served as a member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence from 2011 to 2013.
On December 13, 2012, Strahl was named the chair of the B.C./Yukon Conservative Caucus.
Strahl is the son of former Conservative MP and federal Cabinet Minister Chuck Strahl.
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Gwen O'Mahony||12,691||25.78||+7.02|
|Western Block||Clive Edwards||180||0.37||–||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||49,230||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||152||0.31||+0.04|
- Election 2011: Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011.
- Chilliwack's Strahl gets nod for role in dad's old ministry. Chilliwack Times, Sep 20, 2013.
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