Archive for May, 2012

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Francis Scarpaleggia

May 31, 2012

Mr. Scarpaleggia is a member of the Liberal party, serving the constituency of Lac-Saint-Louis,  Québec since 2004. Before entering politics, he taught business administration at Montreal’s Dawson College. Prior to that, he spent several years working in the private sector, including as a corporate financial analyst.  He did his undergraduate work in economics at McGill University and earned a Master’s degree in economics from Columbia University in New York. He later obtained an MBA from Concordia University. He  lives with his wife and two children in Kirkland.

He serves as the Liberal Critic for Public Safety and Water Policy. He is also Chair of the National Liberal Caucus and founding Chair of the National Liberal Water Caucus.

Pray that he would be known for his humility, which invites God’s great grace and protects from pride.

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Andrew Saxton

May 30, 2012

Mr. Saxton is a member of the Conservative party, serving the constituency of North Vancouver, British Columbia, since 2008. Prior to starting his political career, he was a businessman in the area of finance. He was born in North Vancouver and spent his early childhood living on the North Shore where his father built the Grouse Mountain skyride and headed up the mountain resort. He holds  a degree in Administration and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario.

Following his election of 2008,  he was named Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board.  He also served on the Public Accounts Committee. Mr. Saxton currently serves as Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and for Western Economic Diversification. He is also a member & associate member of a number of other Parliamentary committees.

Pray that the motives behind any decision would not feed selfish ambition, but will be for the good of the whole nation.

 

 

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Denise Savoie

May 29, 2012

Ms. Savoie is a member of the NDP party, serving the constituency of  Victoria, British Columbia since 2006. She was born in St-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada, but now resides in Victoria West. She has three children and six grandchildren. She is an educator by profession, is fluently bilingual and is an avid cyclist.

Ms. Savoie is a founding member of the all-party Climate Change Caucus, has served as Chair of the all-party Parliamentary Arts Caucus and is a member of the executive of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Americas. She is the Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons and serves a Critic on several other Parliamentary committees.

Pray that she pursue meaningful time with her family, which brings stability at home and at work.

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Jasbir Sandhu

May 28, 2012

Mr. Sandhu is a newly elected member of the NDP party, serving the constituency of Surrey North British Columbia. He has lived in North Surrey for 29 years, is married to Simi and has two children.

He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Simon Fraser University.

Prior to his election to parliament, Jasbir worked at the Justice Institute of British Columbia as a Program Manager for over 15 years. He also owns a small business, My Village Restaurant in Surrey. He currently serves as the Official Opposition Critic for Asia Pacific Gateway, he has also served as the critic for Public Safety.

Pray that he would cultivate a culture of co-operation and honour within all parties.

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Romeo Saganash

May 27, 2012

Mr. Saganash is a newly elected member of the NDP caucus, serving the constituency of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou, in the territory of Quebec. He originates from Waswanipi and has been very active politically and in advocacy groups for almost 30 years. In 1985, he founded the Cree Nation Youth Council.

Mr. Saganash is a renowned expert on many issues such as the environment, regional development, the constitution, aboriginal rights, international law and human rights.

Pray that he is surrounded by wise & Godly counselors, to help him reach his full potential.

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Lee Richardson

May 26, 2012

Mr. Richardson is a member of the Conservative caucus, serving the constituency of Calgary Centre, since 2004. He was born in North Battleford, Sasaktchewan, where he worked as a businessman. Mr. Richardson, a lifelong Calgarian, is a widower with three children.

Prior to entering Parliament in 1988, Mr. Richardson was Deputy Chief of Staff in the Prime Minister’s Office, and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Western Affairs. From 1979 to 1983, Mr. Richardson was Chief of Staff to Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed. As a parliamentarian, he  served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Communications and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport.

He is a member of the Industry, Science & Technology committee, as well as a member of the Transport, Infrastructure & Communities Committee.

Pray that he pursue meaningful time with his family, which brings stability at home and at work.

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Michelle Rempel

May 24, 2012

Ms. Rempel is a newly elected member of the Conseervative party, serving the caucus of Calgary Centre-North. Ms. Rempel was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Prior to be elected, she was the Director of the University of Calgary’s Institutional  Programs Division. Michelle  also worked in the technology commercialization division of the  University of Manitoba.

She is  currently co‐chair of the Conservative Party’s National Policy  Committee, previously co‐chaired Alberta’s CPC President’s Council and  previously co-Chair of Alberta Congress – the Conservative Party’s  policy forum for Alberta CPC members.

Pray for wise and Godly counselors to help her reach her full potential & that she be know for a woman of integrity and courage to stand up for what is right.