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Juliana Roma "Julie" Dzerowicz MP is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Davenport in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1]

Julie Dzerowicz

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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Davenport
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byAndrew Cash
Personal details
BornDecember 29, 1971
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceDavenport, Toronto, Ontario
Alma materMcGill University
University of British Columbia

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EducationEdit

Dzerowicz graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce. She completed her final term at one of France’s top business schools, Institut Commercial de Nancy. She was heavily involved in leadership roles at McGill, and served as the Vice-President Internal of the Students' Society of McGill University. She received the Scarlet Key Award, which is awarded to "students who have demonstrated indubitable qualities of leadership, unselfishness and perseverance by their outstanding contributions to the McGill community."[2] After completing her MBA at the University of British Columbia, where she served on the UBC Senate, Dzerowicz finished her degree at the London Business School.

CareerEdit

Prior to her election, Dzerowicz worked as the Director of Strategic Planning and Communication at the Bank of Montreal,[3] as a senior political staffer to former provincial cabinet minister Gerry Phillips, and as the Vice-Chair of the Platform Committee for the Ontario Liberal Party.[4]

In 2007, Dzerowicz co-founded an environment charity called Project Neutral.[5] She also was a founding board member of JUMP Math,[4] an award winning non-profit numeracy program.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Dzerowicz's father was Ukrainian. Her mother was born in Mexico in a family originating from the Basque region in northern Spain.[7]

Electoral recordEdit

Canadian federal election, 2015: Davenport
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Julie Dzerowicz 21,947 44.26 +16.36
New Democratic Andrew Cash 20,506 41.36 -12.36
Conservative Carlos Oliveira 5,233 10.55 -3.67
Green Dan Stein 1,530 3.09 -0.33
Communist Miguel Figueroa 261 0.5
Independent Chai Kalevar 107 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,584 100.0      
Total rejected ballots 287
Turnout 49,871 69.18
Eligible voters 72,082
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +14.36
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Julie Dzerowicz wins close election in Davenport riding for the Liberals, Global News
  2. ^ "Constitution of The Scarlet Key Society of McGill University" (PDF). McGill Alumni. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "Federal Election 2015: Davenport riding results". Global News. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  4. ^ a b "Davenport Liberal Candidate Julie Dzerowicz". www.mystclair.com. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  5. ^ "Staff and Volunteers – Project Neutral". www.projectneutral.org. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  6. ^ "JUMP Math :: Home". jumpmath.org. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  7. ^ Official Website, Liberal.ca
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Davenport, 30 September 2015
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine

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