Government of Canada
Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
Catherine McKenna was first elected in 2015 as the first female Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change. She was re-elected as the MP for Ottawa Centre in October 2019 and appointed as Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. In her new role she is working to build a more resilient, cleaner, more prosperous country. A mom of three, Catherine is a long-time Ottawa resident. Catherine previously worked as a lawyer in Canada and Indonesia, taught at the Munk School of Global Affairs and co-founded Level Justice, a charitable organization. She earned degrees from the University of Toronto, the London School of Economics and McGill Law.