Mélanie Joly

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Mélanie Joly

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Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
October 26, 2021
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byMarc Garneau
Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages
In office
November 20, 2019 – October 26, 2021
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byNavdeep Bains (Economic Development)
Herself (Official Languages)
Succeeded byMary Ng (Economic Development)
Ginette Petitpas Taylor (Official Languages)
Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario
In office
November 20, 2019 – October 26, 2021
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byNavdeep Bains
Succeeded byPatty Hajdu
Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie
In office
July 18, 2018 – November 20, 2019
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded by
Succeeded byHerself (as Minister for Official Languages)
Minister of Canadian Heritage
In office
November 4, 2015 – July 18, 2018
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byShelly Glover
Succeeded byPablo Rodríguez
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ahuntsic-Cartierville
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byMaria Mourani
Personal details
Born (1979-01-16) January 16, 1979 (age 43)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political partyLiberal
Other political
affiliations
Vrai changement pour Montréal (municipal)
Spouse(s)Félix Marzell, Frédéric Drouin (former spouse)
RelationsCarole-Marie Allard (stepmother)
ResidenceLe Plateau, Montreal[1]
Alma mater
OccupationLawyer, politician
AwardsChevening Scholarship

Mélanie Joly PC MP (born January 16, 1979) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. She is the Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2021. She is a member of the Liberal Party.

Joly represents the Montreal area riding of Ahuntsic-Cartierville in the House of Commons since 2015.

Joly ran for mayor of Montreal in the 2013 elections, coming in second place.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Search For Contributions". Elections Canada. Retrieved 2021-06-23.