|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for Calgary Shepard
Assumed office |
October 19, 2015
|Preceded by||district created|
July 31, 1981|
Concordia University (2005)|
Regent University (2014)
Early life and education
Kmiec was born in Poland and raised in Quebec. He moved to Calgary in 2005 where he married his wife Evangeline. They have been there since, raising their three children, Maximillian, Jolie and Enoch.
Kmiec graduated from Concordia University in Montreal with a bachelor degree in Political Science. He then received his Master's degree in American Government with a concentration in Terrorism and Homeland Security from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
Kmiec created the "Parliamentary Friends of the Kurds", a parliamentary group aimed at establishing dialogue between Canadian and Kurdish lawmakers and fostering positive relations between Canada and the Kurdistan Region. Kmiec, along with NDP MP Gord Johns and fellow Conservative MP Michael Cooper traveled to Washington DC in March 2016 to meet with officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Kmiec was manager of policy and research with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and worked for the Human Resources Institute of Alberta. This work received national coverage in the Globe and Mail and Maclean's magazine.
Kmiec is an advocate for the Kidney Foundation and served on the board of the southern Alberta chapter.
|Canadian federal election, 2015|
|New Democratic||Dany Allard||4,532||6.82||–4.31||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||66,351||100.0||$237,526.38|
|Total rejected ballots||208||–||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
- "About Tom". Tom Kmiec. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- "Canadian MPs visit KRG Representation in Washington to discuss parliamentary group on Kurdistan". Kurdistan Regional Government – Department of Foreign Relations. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
- "Other Inter Parliamentary Associations".
- "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Calgary Shepard (Validated results)". Elections Canada. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates