MP Patrick Brown was first elected to the House of Commons in the 2006 federal election against the incumbent Liberal cabinet minister. He was re-elected by a margin of 15,000 votes in the fall 2008 election and by 21,000 votes to the second place NDP in the spring of 2011.
In the 41st Parliament, Patrick is playing an active role in serving as a member of the Standing Committee on Health, as a member of the Neurological Disorders Subcommittee, the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee, the Juvenile Diabetes All Party Caucus and he is the Co-Chair of the Malaria Caucus. In 2011, Patrick was appointed by his party as the Chair for the Central Ontario Caucus.
Mr. Brown was first elected to Barrie City Council in 2000 and was easily re-elected in 2003. He was a very active member of the Council at a time when Barrie City faced many tough challenges as its population nearly doubled in size.
These days, Patrick is playing a leadership role on international affairs for the Federal Government. He is chairman of the Canada-India Parliamentary Association which focuses on building relations with one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Mr. Brown has also served on the executive of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
In recent years, Patrick has accompanied and provided strategic advice to Prime Minister Harper on official visits to Japan (2012 Free Trade), Thailand (2012 - Free Trade), South Korea (2012 Nuclear Summit) and India (2009 -Economic Framework Agreement).
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