Irene Mathyssen elected as NDP national caucus chair
December 3rd, 2014 - 4:18pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2014
IRENE MATHYSSEN ELECTED AS NDP NATIONAL CAUCUS CHAIR
OTTAWA – NDP MP’s have elected Irene Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) today as National Caucus Chair. They also selected Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé) to be vice-chair.
“I am honored and determined to represent my colleagues with conviction and energy. The NDP is ready to replace the Conservatives in 2015,” said Irene Mathyssen.
Before being elected as a MP in 2006, Irene Mathyssen served as a MPP and a cabinet minister in Ontario. She will be the 4th women to act as Caucus Chair for the NDP (Audrey McLaughlin, Judy Wasylycia-Leis and Jean Crowder). In addition to her Caucus functions, she is the Seniors Critic.
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For more information, please contact:
Marc-André Viau, Senior Caucus Press Secretary, 613-295-9228 or Marc-Andre.Viau@parl.gc.ca