Current MP

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The current Member of Parliament for the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding is Cathy McLeod. Cathy McLeod is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada and was first elected on in 2008.

McLeod was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

In 1981, McLeod completed training from the University of Western Ontario as a registered nurse, practicing for some years thereafter.

McLeod was a municipal politician in Pemberton, British Columbia, serving as a town councillor from 1993 to 1996 and then as mayor from 1996 to 1999, before moving to Kamloops, where she worked as a nurse and a health care administrator.

In 2008, McLeod was elected Member of Parliament for the Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo riding. She was re-elected in the 2011 federal election with 52% of the riding’s vote.

On January 30, 2011, she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue. On September 19, 2013, she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification.

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