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 ...