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Hon. Bardish Chagger, P.C., M.P.

Member of Parliament for the Riding of Waterloo

Hon. Bardish Chagger, P.C., M.P., Member of Parliament for Waterloo

The Hon. Bardish Chagger was elected as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Waterloo on October 19th, 2015. She was Minister of Small Business and Tourism from November 4th, 2015 to July 18, 2018 and has served as Government House Leader since August 19th, 2016.

Bardish is a natural leader and organizer whose life has been devoted to inclusion and community building, driving her deep involvement in our community and the Liberal Party.

Waterloo Region is where Bardish was born, raised, and educated. Bardish obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo (UW), where she was also President of the UW Young Liberals.

During her time at UW, Bardish was a support worker for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities and led a team in transforming and successfully obtaining QS/ISO 9002 certification at a local Tool & Die company.

After graduation, Bardish was executive assistant to former Kitchener-Waterloo MP Andrew Telegdi from 2004 to 2008. This experience provided her with front-line exposure to the work of an MP, giving her significant insight into the daily challenges of constituents in the riding of Waterloo.

After 2009, Bardish was a community organizer at the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre, where she helped build the Centre’s relationships with member groups and partners to maintain, expand, and strengthen their role in the community. She also worked part-time as coordinator with a new not-for-profit venture, DrinkSmart Inc., promoting responsible drinking to post-secondary students.

In addition to her community involvement, Bardish has been a member of the Liberal Party since the age of 14 and has held a number of volunteer roles within the  Party, including:

  • Liberal Party Canada (Ontario), VP Communications
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association, President
  • Waterloo Federal Liberal Association, President
  • University of Waterloo Young Liberals President
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Young Liberals President
  • K-W Women’s Liberal Commission President
  • Ontario Young Liberals, Executive Vice-President
  • Regional Co-Lead for Justin Trudeau’s leadership campaign in Southwestern Ontario

To learn more about Bardish, visit her website.

Contact Information

Constituency Office

You can contact the Hon. Bardish Chagger’s constituency office in the following ways:

Mailing address:

Hon. Bardish Chagger, P.C., M.P.
360-100 Regina St.
Waterloo, ON
N2J 4A8

Phone: 519-746-1573

Parliament Hill Office

You can contact the Hon. Bardish Chagger’s parliamentary office in the following ways:

Mailing address:

Hon. Bardish Chagger, P.C., M.P.
Confederation Building
Room 107
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

Phone: 613-996-5928

Social Media

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