Member Of Parliament for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan

Summer job policy discriminates

Many local organizations in our community take advantage of the Canada Summer Jobs program. This is a program that provides organizations with government funding for summer student positions. It has existed for a long time, and many well-known org...

Addressing Foreign Affairs Issues

I was honoured to be asked by our new party leader to serve as the Deputy Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs. In a rapidly changing world, there are many important issues in this area which I will be working on — issues like the rising global amb...

Garnett Genuis is Member of Parliament for the Alberta riding of Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan and the Deputy Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Official Opposition. He previously served as Deputy Critic of Human Rights and Religious Freedom.

Since his election in 2015, Garnett has developed a reputation as one of the most outspoken Members of Parliament. According to rankings developed by Maclean’s, he spoke over 100,000 words in the Chamber in his first year alone which is more than all three major party leaders combined. Speaking on foreign affairs in university classrooms in India, at rallies on Parliament Hill, and everywhere in between, Garnett has proven he is just as vocal outside the Chamber as inside.

Garnett grew up in Strathcona County and got involved in his community at a young age. He volunteered regularly with various organizations, including a local care centre, and began writing a ... Keep Reading