Garnett Genuis

Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan

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September 09, 2020

Erin O’Toole Announces Conservative Shadow Cabinet

OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today announced the Conservative Shadow Cabinet for the second session of the 43rd Parliament. “Today, I am proud to present the Conservative government in waiting that will defeat Justin Trudeau’s corrupt Liberal government in...

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June 25, 2020

Back to Work Bonus - Andrew Scheer announces Conservative proposal to help workers and local businesses as they reopen

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today announced the Back to Work Bonus, a Conservative proposal to make the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) more flexible and generous.“Since the pandemic began, Conservatives have been putting forward constructive solutions to help...

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June 19, 2020

Andrew Scheer Statement on Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement regarding the charges laid by the Chinese government against Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor:“It’s been 18 months since Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were arbitrarily and unlawfully detained by the...

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June 01, 2020

Liberals must use PMPRB delay to ensure Canadians can access life-saving medications: Jeneroux

EDMONTON, AB – Matt Jeneroux, Conservative Shadow Minister for Health and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend, responded to today’s Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) announcement and called on the Liberal government to consult with patients to ensure all Canadians can access life-saving medications. “I’m relieved that the voices of patients have been heard and the government has decided...

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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