Julie Dzerowicz

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Julie Dzerowicz

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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Davenport
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byAndrew Cash
Personal details
Born (1979-12-29) December 29, 1979 (age 40)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceDavenport, Toronto, Ontario
Alma materMcGill University
University of British Columbia

Juliana Roma "Julie" Dzerowicz MP (/ˈdzɛrəwɪts/[1]) is a Canadian politician. A member of the Liberal Party, she has represented the Toronto riding of Davenport in the House of Commons of Canada since her initial election in 2015, and was subsequently reelected in 2019.


Dzerowicz graduated from McGill University with a bachelor of commerce. She completed her final term at Institut Commercial de Nancy in France. 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 a master of business administration at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where she served on the UBC Senate, Dzerowicz finished her degree at the London Business School.


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 was also a founding board member of JUMP Math,[4] a 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]

2015 Canadian federal election: Davenport
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Julie Dzerowicz 21,947 44.26 +16.36 $81,434.76
New Democratic Andrew Cash 20,506 41.36 -12.36 $113,630.62
Conservative Carlos Oliveira 5,233 10.55 -3.67 $8,821.20
Green Dan Stein 1,530 3.09 -0.33 $8,434.06
Communist Miguel Figueroa 261 0.53
Independent Chai Kalevar 107 0.22 $1,430.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,584 100.00   $205,012.65
Total rejected ballots 287 0.58
Turnout 49,871 69.19
Eligible voters 72,082
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +14.36
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]


  1. ^ "Happy Lunar New Year from Julie Dzerowicz". Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Constitution of The Scarlet Key Society of McGill University" (PDF). McGill Alumni. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "Federal Election 2015: Davenport riding results". Global News. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  4. ^ a b "Davenport Liberal Candidate Julie Dzerowicz". www.mystclair.com. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  5. ^ "Staff and Volunteers – Project Neutral". www.projectneutral.org. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  6. ^ "JUMP Math :: Home". jumpmath.org. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  7. ^ Official Website, Liberal.ca
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Davenport, 30 September 2015
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Final Candidates Election Expenses Limits

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