November 1, 2019 / by Flight Path Immigraton

Canada Appoints New Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, P.C., M.P.

Biography

“The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Eglinton—Lawrence in 2015.

Minister Mendicino is a proud resident of Toronto and a passionate advocate for his community. During his first term, he championed local investments in public transit and in affordable housing and supported youth-driven programs aimed at creating more employment opportunities and safe spaces.

Before entering politics, Minister Mendicino served as a federal prosecutor for nearly 10 years, helping to fight against organized crime and bring terrorists—including members of the “Toronto 18”—to justice. He also worked at the Law Society of Ontario, was elected President of the Association of Justice Counsel and taught trial advocacy as an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School…”

Read more at: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/corporate/minister.html