Terry Sheehan is the Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, where he serves approximately 82,000 constituents living close to the Canada-United States border.
Prior to his election as the MP for Sault Ste. Marie, Terry Sheehan was a four term City Councilor for the city. He served two terms as a Trustee on the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board where he served constituents from the Sault and Algoma Districts.
Born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Terry attended St. Patrick’s Elementary School, Sir James Dunn CVS, and studied Political Science at Lake Superior State University. He has spent his career working in both the private and public sectors in business, and community and economic development. Most recently, Terry acted as the Employment and Training Consultant for the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
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 that gets results.
In May, 2015 Sheehan announced his intent to seek the Liberal Party of Canada nomination to become the Liberal candidate for Sault Ste. Marie. On July 6, 2015, Sheehan was nominated as the Party’s candidate in the 2015 federal election. On October 19, 2015, Sheehan was elected Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, receiving almost 20,000 votes.
It’s Terry’s commitment to the economic health of his riding and Canada 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. Since becoming the Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, Terry was elected Co-Chairman of the All-Party Steel Caucus, and Co-Chairman of the Canada-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Group. He also served on the Special Committee on Pay Equity.
Terry is happily married to his wife, Lisa, and they are the proud parents to Kate and Riley.
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