|Preceded by Keith Ashfield|
Party Liberal Party of Canada
|Name Matt DeCourcey|
Political party Liberal
|Alma mater St. Thomas University
Mount Saint Vincent University|
Education Mount Saint Vincent University, St. Thomas University
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Matthew "Matt" DeCourcey (born April 4, 1983) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Fredericton in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.
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- Early life
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DeCourcey attended Fredericton High School.
DeCourcey first became involved in politics during his studies at St. Thomas University, volunteering for Paul Martin's successful federal Liberal leadership bid in 2003. He worked for Fredericton MP Andy Scott from 2005 to 2006, and subsequently worked for Labrador MP Todd Russell. He was a director on the board of the Fredericton YMCA and taught Child and Youth Rights at Saint Thomas Aquinas University.
He spent five months in The Gambia on an international development initiative, and on his return to Canada he became the director of communications for New Brunswick's Child and Youth Advocate. He became the Liberal Party's candidate in Fredericton during the 2015 federal election, and won, ousting Conservative incumbent and former cabinet minister Keith Ashfield.
DeCourcey was appointed to the House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform.