Biography

Mona Fortier is the first female Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, and she has been working hard for our community in Parliament since being elected in April 2017. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Liberal Party of Canada’s 2019 National Platform Committee.

Mona’s expertise encompasses the areas of health care, education, job creation and francophone affairs. She graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

For more than twenty years, Mona has worked in both the public and private sector. Prior to being elected, she worked as the Chief Director of Communications and Market Development at Collège La Cité and managed her own strategic communications consulting firm. She has also served on several non-profit Board of Directors including the Montfort Hospital, the Ontario Provincial Advisory Committee on Francophone Affairs, and the Shaw Centre. In addition, Mona has received numerous awards for her community involvement, including the Queen Elizabeth II- Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

Mona is dedicated to representing the constituents of Ottawa-Vanier, where she lives with her three children.