Terry Sheehan was elected Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie on October 19th, 2015, receiving almost 20,000 votes. Since his election, Terry was elected co-chairman of the All Party Steel Caucus and co-chairman of the Canada-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Group. He is also chair of the Northern Ontario Liberal Caucus. He also serves on the Standing Committee on Innovation, Science and Technology and the Standing Committee on International Trade. He was also a member of the pay Equity Committee.
Born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Terry attended St. Patrick’s elementary school, Sir James Dunn CVS, and studies Political Science at Lake State University. He spent his career working in both the private and public sectors in business, community and economic development. Prior to his election, Terry acted as the Employment and training Consultant for the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. It’s Terry’s commitment to economic health and of his riding which make him a strong representative for Sault Ste. Marie. His business background allows him to spot opportunities for economic success and he takes a pro-jobs and pro-growth approach when making decisions.
His career in politics began when he served Sault and Algoma constituents for two terms as Trustee for the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board. Then Terry Sheehan was a Four term City Councillor representing Ward 2.
Over the years, Terry also served on a number of local committees and boards including the Algoma District Municipal Association. To this day, he is known as a strong voice for sault Ste. Marie. He is still enjoys camping and fishing in his riding around Lake Superior park.
Terry is happily married to Lisa, and they are the proud parents to Kate and Riley.
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