| Megan Leslie|
Liberal Party of Canada
| Andy Fillmore|
| Technical University of Nova Scotia
Harvard Graduate School of Design|
city planner, urban designer
Technical University of Nova Scotia, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Peter Alexander Fillmore (born April 25, 1966) is a Canadian Liberal politician who was elected to represent the riding of Halifax in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.
Born in Bloomington, Indiana, Fillmore began his studies in engineering at Acadia University but transferred to the Technical University of Nova Scotia (since merged into Dalhousie University) where he completed an undergraduate architecture degree in 1990, followed by a graduate degree in urban and rural planning in 1992. He was awarded a graduate degree in urban design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1995.
An urban planner and urban designer by profession, Fillmore began his career in Massachusetts and Maine, working on the Big Dig project in Boston as an urban designer. He later moved to Maine where was the Town Planner in Cumberland, Maine, and subsequently founded the architectural design and town planning firm Interurban Planning & Design. In 2005, he returned to Nova Scotia to serve as the first ever Manager of Urban Design for the City of Halifax, leading the implementation of the "HRM by Design" Downtown Halifax Plan. He also served as Director of Dalhousie University's School of Planning, and was Vice President, Planning & Development of the Waterfront Development Corporation Limited, a crown corporation charged with revitalizing prominent post-industrial waterfronts in Nova Scotia.
As Member of Parliament for Halifax in the 42nd Canadian Parliament, Fillmore was appointed to the all-party Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs. On February 4, 2016, he was elected as the chairman of the committee. Beginning in January 2017, Fillmore was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions.
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