Anthony Housefather was elected as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Mount Royal in October 2015, and has been working with Justin Trudeau to grow our local economy and invest in our families and children.
In February 2016, he was unanimously elected Chairman of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Anthony has two Law Degrees (B.C.L. and LL.B.) from McGill University and an MBA from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. He worked at Dialogic Corporation – a multinational technology company, where Anthony rose through the ranks to become Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel.
Anthony has been politically active for 25 years, first being elected to office in 1994. He was first elected as a municipal councillor in Hampstead and has served as Mayor of Côte-Saint-Luc from 2005 to 2015. Anthony participates in numerous activities in his community. He is a member of the drama society and swim team. His performance in swimming earned him seven medals at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel. He has also been a volunteer for many years within a number of organizations serving his community.