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Andrew Kania

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Preceded by  Colleen Beaumier
Party  Liberal Party of Canada
Spouse  Susan Kania

Name  Andrew Kania
Political party  Liberal
Succeeded by  Kyle Seeback
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Born  December 7, 1967 (age 48) Toronto, Ontario (1967-12-07)
Alma mater  University of Toronto, University of Leicester
Profession  Senior partner, Kania Lawyers
Role  Member of the Canadian House of Commons
Office  Member of the Canadian House of Commons since 2008
Education  University of Toronto, University of Leicester

Andrew Kania (born December 7, 1967) is a former Canadian Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Brampton West, in Ontario. Kania was elected in the 2008 Canadian federal election, winning as the Liberal Party candidate in the riding vacated by Liberal Colleen Beaumier.

Kania was a member of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security; the Liaison Committee, which has a supervisory role over all parliamentary committees; and also the House Joint Chair of the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations.

Biography

Kania received his first law degree from the University of Toronto and then completed his Master of Laws at University of Leicester. He joined the Ontario Bar in 1991. Kania was elected secretary of the Ontario Bar Association, which represents more than 17,000 lawyers. He was also a past instructor of law at the Bar Admission Course at the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Kania was the outreach director and Ontario co-chair for Stéphane Dion’s 2006 leadership campaign, and the national outreach director for Michael Ignatieff’s 2008 leadership campaign.

References

Andrew Kania Wikipedia


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