Mike Wallace (politician)
|Michael L. Wallace|
|Member of Parliament
|Preceded by||Paddy Torsney|
September 3, 1963 |
|Profession||Burlington City Council|
Michael L. Wallace (born September 3, 1963 in Brockville, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, currently representing the electoral district of Burlington in the Canadian House of Commons as a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.
He was first elected to Burlington City Council in the fall of 1994, representing the southeast area of Burlington, now Ward 5. He was re-elected in 1997, 2000, and 2003. Before running for councillor, Wallace graduated from the University of Guelph, majoring in economics and political science.
Wallace was nominated as the candidate for the newly formed Conservative Party for the 2004 federal election, running against long-time Liberal incumbent Paddy Torsney. A last-minute resurgence in Liberal support across Ontario resulted in a 4,000-vote victory for Torsney.
Wallace did not resign as councillor for the 2004 federal election and continued to represent Ward 5.
Mike Wallace represents Burlington in the Canadian House of Commons.
Mike Wallace's MP Constituency Office is on the 2nd level of the Burlington Mall at the corner of Guelph Line and Fairview Street.
Bio: Mike is a graduate of the University of Guelph, majoring in Economics and Political Science. Mike moved to Burlington with his wife Caroline in 1987 with his two daughters, Ashley and Lindsay. Mike was elected to Burlington City Council in 1994, re-elected in 1997, 2000 and 2003 then elected as the federal MP for Burlington in 2006. He was re-elected in 2011, and he continues to work hard for Burlington and for Canada. Mike is now gearing up for the 2015 Federal Election.
Mike’s work on the Hill includes being the Chair of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. He also chairs the Conservative Marine Caucus and is part of the inter-party Steel Caucus. Mike is also on the executive of the Canada Japan Parliamentary Association as well as on the board of the Canada Ukraine Friendship group.
- Mike Wallace MP website
- Burlington Conservative Association website
- Mike Wallace – Parliament of Canada biography