Pierre Poilievre

Canadian politician (born 1979)

Pierre Marcel Poilievre PC MP (/ˌpɔːliˈɛv/ pawl-ee-EV;[3] born June 3, 1979) is a Canadian politician who has been the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the leader of the Opposition since 2022. He is a member of Parliament (MP) since 2004. He was minister for democratic reform from 2013 to 2015 and minister of employment and social development in 2015.

Pierre Poilievre

Poilievre in 2022
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
September 10, 2022
MonarchCharles III
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
DeputyMelissa Lantsman
Tim Uppal
Preceded byCandice Bergen
Leader of the Conservative Party
Assumed office
September 10, 2022
DeputyMelissa Lantsman
Tim Uppal
Preceded byCandice Bergen (interim)
Shadow Minister for Finance
In office
November 9, 2021 – February 22, 2022
LeaderErin O'Toole
Candice Bergen
ShadowingChrystia Freeland
Preceded byEd Fast
Succeeded byEd Fast
In office
August 30, 2017 – February 10, 2021
LeaderAndrew Scheer
Erin O'Toole
ShadowingBill Morneau
Chrystia Freeland
Preceded byGérard Deltell
Succeeded byEd Fast
Shadow Minister for Jobs and Industry
In office
February 10, 2021 – November 9, 2021
LeaderErin O'Toole
ShadowingCarla Qualtrough (for Jobs)
François-Philippe Champagne (for Industry)
Preceded byJames Cumming
Minister of Employment and Social Development
In office
February 9, 2015 – November 4, 2015
Prime MinisterStephen Harper
Preceded byJason Kenney
Succeeded byJean-Yves Duclos
Minister of State for Democratic Reform
In office
July 15, 2013 – November 4, 2015
Prime MinisterStephen Harper
Preceded byTim Uppal
Succeeded byMaryam Monsef
Member of Parliament
for Carleton
Nepean—Carleton (2004–2015)
Assumed office
June 28, 2004
Preceded byDavid Pratt
Personal details
Pierre Marcel Poilievre

(1979-06-03) June 3, 1979 (age 44)[1]
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Political partyConservative (2003–present)
Other political
Anaida Galindo (m. 2018)
ResidenceGreely, Ontario, Canada[2]
Alma materUniversity of Calgary (BA)

On February 5, 2022, Poilievre announced his candidacy for the leadership election of the Conservative Party.[4] He was elected Leader of the Conservative Party on September 10, 2022.

References change

  1. "Search For Contributions". Elections Canada. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  2. Proudfoot, Shannon (March 10, 2022). "Why is Pierre Poilievre so angry?". Maclean's. Archived from the original on March 11, 2022. Retrieved March 12, 2022. Poilievre (he pronounces it "paul-ee-EV")
  3. "Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre says he is running for prime minister - National | Globalnews.ca". Global News. Retrieved 2022-02-06.