Mona Fortier

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Mona Fortier

Minister of Middle Class Prosperity
Associate Minister of Finance
Assumed office
November 20, 2019
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byPosition created
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ottawa—Vanier
Assumed office
April 3, 2017
Preceded byMauril Bélanger
Personal details
Born1972 or 1973 (age 47–48)[1]
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Political partyLiberal

Mona Fortier PC MP is a Canadian politician, who was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a by-election on April 3, 2017.[2] She represents the electoral district of Ottawa—Vanier as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada.[2] She was re-elected in the 2019 Canadian federal election with 51.2% of the vote.

Prior to her election to the House of Commons, Fortier worked as director of communications for La Cité Collégiale in Ottawa.[2] On November 20, 2019 she was sworn in as Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance.[3]

Electoral record[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election: Ottawa-Vanier
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Mona Fortier 32,679 51.2
New Democratic Stéphanie Mercier 13,516 21.2
Conservative Joel E. Bernard 11,118 17.4
Green Oriana Ngabirano 3,852 7.07
Rhinoceros Derek Miller 229 0.4
Independent Joel Altman 94 0.1
Communist Michelle Paquette 115 0.2
Marxist–Leninist Christian Legeais 59 0.1
Total valid votes 63,881 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 699
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]


Canadian federal by-election, April 3, 2017: Ottawa—Vanier
Death of Mauril Bélanger
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Mona Fortier 15,190 51.20 −6.37
New Democratic Emilie Taman 8,523 28.73 +9.48
Conservative Adrian Paul Papara 4,578 15.43 −3.68
Green Nira Dookeran 987 3.33 +0.26
Independent John Turmel 153 0.52
Libertarian Damien Wilson 137 0.46 −0.33
Independent Christina Wilson 99 0.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 29,667 100.0   –  
Total rejected ballots -
Turnout
Eligible voters 86,998
Liberal hold Swing −7.91

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gratton, Denis (April 7, 2017). "Le vieux rêve de Mona Fortier". Le Droit. Retrieved October 28, 2019. (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Vachet, Benjamin (April 3, 2017). "Ottawa-Vanier: Mona Fortier succède à Mauril Bélanger". TFO (in French). Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Zimonjic, Peter (November 20, 2019). "Who's who in Justin Trudeau's 2019 cabinet". CBC News. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 31, 2020.
  4. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Election night results". Elections Canada. Retrieved July 9, 2020.

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