March 17th Virtual Meeting of the MacDonald Cartier Club with Karen Vecchio

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM

You are invited to join the Macdonald Cartier Club VIRTUALLY via Zoom, on Wednesday, March 17, 2020 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m.

To Hear: Karen Vecchio 

MP for Elgin Middlesex London

How: Register with the following Zoom link

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Biography: Karen Vecchio

Karen Vecchio was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London in 2015 and re-elected in 2019 for a second term.

Karen currently serves as the Deputy House Leader for the Official Opposition. She participates regularly in the All-Party Agricultural Caucus, the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus, the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Caucus, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

In her capacity as Member of Parliament, Karen has served as Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality (2019-2020); Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (2017-2020); Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development; Chair of the Conservative Social Development Caucus (2016-2019) and the Conservative Caucus Liaison to the LGBTQ2+ community.

Karen was raised on a turkey and hog farm in Sparta, Ontario and remains connected to her rural roots in Southern Ontario. Prior to entering politics, she owned and operated a small business in London, Ontario and worked alongside MP Joe Preston as his Executive Assistant for 11 years.

Karen is married to Mike and they have 5 children.