Julie Dzerowicz

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Julie Dzerowicz
MP
Julie Dzerowicz.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Davenport
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Andrew Cash
Personal details
Born Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Political party Liberal
Residence Davenport, Toronto, Ontario
Alma mater McGill University
University of British Columbia

Juliana Roma "Julie" Dzerowicz is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Davenport in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1]

Education[edit]

Dzerowicz graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce. She completed her final term at one of France’s top business schools, Institut Commercial de Nancy. She was heavily involved in leadership roles at McGill, and served as the Vice-President Internal of the Students' Society of McGill University. She received the Scarlet Key Award, which is awarded to “students who have demonstrated indubitable qualities of leadership, unselfishness and perseverance by their outstanding contributions to the McGill community.”[2] After completing her MBA at the University of British Columbia, where she served on the UBC Senate, Dzerowicz finished her degree at the London Business School.

Career[edit]

Prior to her election, Dzerowicz worked as the Director of Strategic Planning and Communication at the Bank of Montreal,[3] as a senior political staffer to former provincial cabinet minister Gerry Phillips, and as the Vice-Chair of the Platform Committee for the Ontario Liberal Party.[4]

In 2007, Dzerowicz co-founded an environment charity called Project Neutral.[5] She also was a founding board member of JUMP Math,[4] an award winning non-profit numeracy program.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Dzerowicz's father was Ukrainian. Her mother was born in Mexico in a family originating from the Basque region in northern Spain.[7]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Davenport
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Julie Dzerowicz 21,947 44.26 +16.36
New Democratic Andrew Cash 20,506 41.36 -12.36
Conservative Carlos Oliveira 5,233 10.55 -3.67
Green Dan Stein 1,530 3.09 -0.33
Communist Miguel Figueroa 261 0.5
Independent Chai Kalevar 107 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,584 100.0      
Total rejected ballots 287
Turnout 49,871 69.18
Eligible voters 72,082
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +14.36
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]

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