Garnett Genuis

Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan

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January 11, 2020

Canada’s Conservatives Demand Accountability on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Erin O’Toole, Conservative Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, James Bezan, Shadow Minister for National Defence, Pierre Paul-Hus, Shadow Minister for Public Safety, and Todd Doherty, Shadow Minister for Transport, issued the following statement calling on the Trudeau Liberals to take immediate action regarding the developing situation in Iran:“Last night, the Iranian regime took responsibility...

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December 10, 2019

Andrew Scheer Statement on One Year Anniversary of the Detention of two Canadians

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued this statement marking the one year anniversary of the detention of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor by the Chinese government:“A year ago today two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, were arbitrarily and unlawfully detained by the Chinese...

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December 06, 2019

Andrew Scheer statement on the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre

Today, the Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre:“There were 14 of them. They were young, smart, and filled with ambition. Exactly 30 years ago today, these young women were heading to university.“When...

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December 03, 2019

Andrew Scheer Statement on NATO Leaders Meeting

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, issued this statement ahead the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Leaders Meeting today in London, United Kingdom: Since 1949, Canada has been a committed member of NATO. We have stood shoulder to shoulder with our allies in Europe...

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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