A life-long resident of Middlesex County, Rose-Marie Ur has served constituents from Lambton, Kent and Middlesex counties for more than a decade.
First elected in 1993 as the Member of Parliament for Lambton-Middlesex, Ms. Ur has been re-elected for two additional terms – 1997 and 2000 – in the redistributed riding of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. Running with the theme of “Putting People First,” she is now seeking a fourth vote of confidence.
Since first being elected, Ms. Ur has been an active and respected parliamentarian, serving as the Vice-Chair of both the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food and the National Rural Caucus. She has also served as a Member of the Standing Committee on Health and the Sub-Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Ms. Ur participates in other specialized Liberal Caucuses including the Auto, Fuel Cell, Corn and Sugar Caucuses. Through these committee and caucuses, she has worked diligently to raise the important issues of rural Canada.
For more than a decade now, Ms. Ur has been a determined voice for her constituents, both in Ottawa and the riding. Between meeting with constituents and local organizations, attending community events and bringing various cabinet ministers to the riding, Ms. Ur has always remained focused on what is important – “Putting People First.” Accordingly, she is always prepared to listen to her constituents and bring their views to those in positions of influence in Ottawa.