Marc Miller (politician)

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Marc Miller
Canada Day Parade Montreal 2016 - 337a.jpg
Miller on July 1, 2016 in Montreal
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
Assumed office
January 30, 2017
Minister Amarjeet Sohi
Preceded by Pablo Rodriguez
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Sœurs
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by new district
Personal details
Born (1973-03-12) March 12, 1973 (age 45)[1]
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Elin Sandberg Miller
Children 3
Parents Carman Miller
Pamela Gales
Residence Westmount, Quebec
Alma mater Université de Montréal
McGill University
Profession Attorney
Military service
Allegiance  Canada
Service/branch  Canadian Army

Marc Miller MP (born March 12, 1973) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Sœurs in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[2] After the October 2015 Federal Election he has served as the chair of the Quebec Liberal Caucus of MPs. On Jan 26th, 2017 he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.[3]

Son of a Nova Scotian father and an Anglophone Montrealer mother,[4] Miller attended Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf at the same time as Justin Trudeau, and has been described variously as "a boyhood friend of Mr. Trudeau" and "one of [Trudeau's] oldest friends."[5][6] He subsequently helped organize Trudeau's first run for office in Papineau in 2007.[7]

Miller was an advisor and the fundraising director for Trudeau's successful run at the 2013 Liberal Party leadership election.[8]

Miller earned bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from the Université de Montréal, before graduating from McGill University Faculty of Law in 2001 with common and civil law degrees.[9][10] He worked abroad in New York City and Stockholm, and prior to his election was a practising corporate lawyer with Stikeman Elliott specializing in mergers and acquisitions.[9] He also previously served in the Canadian Army as an infantry section commander.[2]

Marc Miller married Elin Sandberg, a former Swedish diplomat, with whom he has 3 children.[11]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Marc Miller 25,491 50.82 +23.34
New Democratic Allison Turner 11,757 23.44 -18.05
Conservative Steve Shanahan 5,948 11.86 -0.05
Bloc Québécois Chantal St-Onge 4,307 8.59 -7.44
Green Daniel Green 2,398 4.78 +1.99
Rhinoceros Daniel Wolfe 161 0.32
Communist Bill Sloan 102 0.20
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,164 100.00 $221,982.87
Total rejected ballots 435 0.86
Turnout 50,599 59.96
Eligible voters 84,387
Source: Elections Canada[12][13]


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