Federal Election 2021
Meet Our Candidate
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.
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".