Federal Election 2021

Meet Our Candidate

Christian Proulx

Christian Proulx is a long- time resident of Ottawa-Vanier who is passionate about overall sustainability, efficiency and progress. He’s had a lifetime of community involvement and is committed to building strong, resilient and safe communities in the face of the growing social, economic and environmental challenges in our riding.

A fluently bilingual francophone, Christian grew up in Vanier. As a Construction Supervisor/Foreman of Plumbing/Piping trades in the ICI sector over the past 12 years, he organizes, mentors, supervises and inspects work for groups of workers, as well as coordinating and supervising other trades. He’s recognized for his down-to-earth people skills, and for working efficiently with various clients, consultants and other trades to deliver solutions that best reflects a project’s intent.

Christian has been involved in the community from a young age, through parades, scouting, hockey and fundraising. As father of three adult sons, his volunteer work continued with eleven years as a Scout leader, minor hockey league coaching, helping the needy (through la guignolée, le Souper Canadien, Soupers de fèves), and more.

Through Algonquin College, he has a Plumber’s Red Seal, steam and gas fitter’s Certificates as well as education in Business Administration and Architectural Technology. He has 30 years service with the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Welders (UA Local 71). His work experience and projects of note have included the Chalk River Nuclear Research Facility, the Canadian Embassy in Algiers, Suncor in Alberta (Fort Saskatchewan), two years in Nunavut at the Canadian High Artic Research Station (Cambridge Bay), the Renfrew Hospital, the LRT, Carleton University, the Civic Hospital as well as private sector businesses.

His observations and understanding of current challenges, and his practical problem solving approach, led him to become a Green party member in 2008

Christian Proulx est un résident de longue date d'Ottawa-Vanier qui se passionne pour la durabilité.

Francophone parfaitement bilingue originaire de Vanier, il s'est engagé toute sa vie dans la communauté, notamment en participant à des collectes de fonds et en aidant les personnes dans le besoin. Il est reconnu pour son sens pratique des relations humaines et pour sa capacité à travailler efficacement avec les autres pour obtenir des résultats.

Il possède le Sceau rouge du plombier, des certificats de monteur de conduites de vapeur et de gaz et une formation en administration des affaires et en technologie architecturale du Collège Algonquin. Son expérience professionnelle et ses observations dans divers endroits (y compris l'installation de recherche nucléaire de Chalk River, Suncor en Alberta et deux ans au Nunavut à la station de recherche du Haut-Arctique canadien) ont alimenté ses préoccupations concernant notre environnement et l'équité sociale.

Christian se présente en politique pour bâtir des communautés résilientes et sûres face aux défis sociaux, économiques et environnementaux croissants dans notre circonscription.

My Vision For Ottawa-Vanier

Ottawa-Vanier is a riding focused on sustainability. This includes safe, walkable and complete neighbourhoods, affordable and balanced housing and urban development options, services and support within communities, improved public transit and bicycle networks, and thriving local businesses. Ottawa-Vanier can be a template for smart, community focused development and renewal in which all can participate, thrive and enjoy.

As Member of Parliament, I will work to implement lasting solutions to address the various needs of our residents and in the best interest of our communities in Ottawa-Vanier".