Garnett Genuis

Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan

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April 15, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces climate change plan

  Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, unveiled the Conservative climate change plan. Recognizing the important role Canada has in combatting climate change, the comprehensive plan will achieve substantially the same emissions reductions by 2030 as the government's current plan, while creating...

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April 12, 2021

Statement from Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole on Justin Trudeau’s vaccine failure

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement: “Canadians are having a very difficult time coping with the current spike in COVID-19 cases and accompanying lockdowns. Hospitalizations and ICU admissions are soaring. Business are closed, and workers are losing their...

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April 06, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole pledges pandemic response public inquiry

  Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement: “Last spring, when it was clear that vaccines would be the key tool to turn the page in the crisis, Justin Trudeau dropped the ball completely. “He turned to China, of all...

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March 25, 2021

Conservative statement on Liberal Carbon Tax Supreme Court ruling

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on the Liberal Carbon Tax: “Canada’s Conservatives will repeal Justin Trudeau’s Carbon Tax. We will protect the environment and fight the reality of climate change, but...

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Garnett Genuis

Meet Your MP

Garnett Genuis is the Member of Parliament for Sherwood Park–Fort Saskatchewan in Alberta, Canada. Since his election in 2015, he has gained a reputation for being among the most outspoken parliamentarians, having spoken more than 100,000 words in the Chamber during his first year in office – more than all three major party leaders combined.

Always ready to speak, he is a tireless advocate for human rights and religious freedom, both domestically and abroad, and is a vocal proponent of Alberta’s interests in Ottawa.

Garnett grew up in Strathcona County and got involved in his community through volunteering with various organizations, including a local care centre. During this time he also developed an interest in human rights issues around the world, largely inspired by his maternal grandmother, a Holocaust survivor. 

At age 15, he began writing a column for Sherwood Park News for which he continues to be a regular contributor as an MP. His columns also appear regularly in the Fort Saskatchewan Record and The Post Millennial, and he has written columns for Macleans, Huffington PostPolicy Options, and The Catholic World Report.

He has served as the Deputy Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs, a role that enables him to raise awareness about international human rights violations and promote a return to Canada’s principle-based foreign policy. Here at home, he has also given speeches on the carbon taxpipelinesfirearmssupporting people with disabilitiesthe “me too” movement, and many other hot topics.

In 2017, MP Genuis was voted Maclean’s Parliamentarian of the Year by his peers across party lines.

Recently, MP Genuis sparked an emergency debate in the House of Commons concerning the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Burma and has also presented a private member’s bill to combat trafficking in human organs. In addition, he now serves... Read Bio