Carol is a three-term MP who has worked hard for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing since being elected in 2008.
Carol is known for fighting to save passenger rail service in Northern Ontario and preserve good jobs in our region. As deputy critic for Aboriginal Health and a member of the Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada Committee, she is a prominent voice in the call for a national inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women.
With decades of labour experience, Carol understands the priorities of hardworking families. She has introduced legislation to expand access to Employment Insurance benefits and to require mandatory reporting of workplace accidents and occupational diseases.
Committed to serving all her constituents, Carol maintains full constituency offices in both Kapuskasing and Elliot Lake. She also holds regular clinics in communities throughout the riding.
Before entering politics, Carol was a regional representative for the Canadian Labour Congress. Earlier, she worked for Probation and Parole Services in Elliot Lake and Youth Justice Services in Sudbury.
A long-time community volunteer and activist, Carol has lived in Elliot Lake for nearly three decades with her husband Kieth. And as a proud mother and grandmother, Carol is committed to building a better Canada for future generations.