Today, Marc Miller became the new Immigration Minister of Canada replacing Sean Fraser as announced in cabinet shuffle by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
This article gives some insights into the Marc’s background as stated by Liberal party.
Immigration Minister, Marc Miller Political Summary
The Honourable Marc Miller, who was born and educated in Montréal, was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Surs in October 2015.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau re-elected and designated him Minister of Indigenous Services in 2019.
Marc was appointed Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations in 2021, following his reelection in 2021.
He has worked tirelessly to increase federal investments in affordable housing, public transit, and the Canada Child Benefit on behalf of Montréal’s middle-class families.
New Immigration Minister Marc’s bio prior to entering politics:
Before entering politics, Marc specialized in mergers and acquisitions as a lawyer with international experience in Montréal, Stockholm, and New York City.
Marc has participated in a number of charitable and pro bono legal endeavours and written articles on constitutional and human rights law.
He served as an infantryman in the Canadian Armed Forces previously. Minister Miller holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the Université de Montréal.
He also graduated with degrees in Common law and civil law from McGill University.
As a member of Parliament, Minister Miller made history in 2017 when he delivered a speech in the House of Commons exclusively in Mohawk, marking the first time since Confederation that the language was spoken in either the House of Commons or the Senate.
He is an ardent supporter of Indigenous peoples’ rights. Marc continues to work diligently each and every day to represent the families, employees, and businesses of Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Surs in Ottawa.
Marc Miller Personal Life
Marc Miller married Elin Sandberg, a former Swedish diplomat whom he met at a Université de Montréal gathering.
They have three children: two sons named Marius and Lukas, and a daughter named Eva.
Miller, an anglophone, speaks both official languages fluently.
Who is new Canada immigration minister 2023?
Marc Miller is the new immigration minister of Canada sworn in on July 26, 2023 in cabinet shuffle by Justin Trudeau.
Who is Marc Miller, then New Immigration minister of Canada?
Marc Miller born on March 12, 1973, son of a Nova Scotian father and an anglophone Montrealer mother is a Canadian politician who was elected to the House of Commons in 2015 to represent the riding of Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Surs.
Miller received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from Université de Montréal.
Marc also graduated in 2001 from the McGill University Faculty of Law with degrees in both common and civil law.
Prior to Marc entering politics and eventually become Canadian immigration minister, he was a practising lawyer.