Angela Vautour is a woman well known for fighting for the rights of the people of her community. Over the years Angela has become a well-known community activist and a strong and respected voice, which people in her area have come to trust and appreciate.
Upon graduating from completed a two-year college program at the New Brunswick Community College in Moncton. Since then she has also taken various educational courses in a whole host of areas, which have added to her knowledge of both domestic and international affairs.
Besides being a community activist, Angela has been a federal public servant for the majority of her professional working life. She worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Canadian Heritage and most recently Angela worked in senior positions with the Department of Human Resources Development and the Treasury Board of Canada.
In June of 1997 Angela was elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Beauséjour-Petitcodiac. She joined the Progressive Conservative Party Caucus in September 1999 and was appointed Special Advisor to the Leader on matters related to Employment Insurance. During her time in Ottawa, she served as the Critic for Public Works and Government Services, Aboriginal
Affairs and Northern Development, Citizenship and Immigration, Rural Development, Official Languages, and the Atlantic Canada Opportunity Agency.
Angela was a Member of the Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages, the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Standing Committee of Citizenship and Immigration as well as the Standing Committee of Procedure and House Affairs.
On April 24, 2004 she won the Conservative Party nomination in the new riding of Beauséjour. Her priorities focus on healthcare, employment insurance, economic development, youth and seniors and the environment.
Angela and her husband Gilles have two children, Mathieu and Mélissa.
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