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Facts about Shelly Glover, named minister of heritage and official languages

07/15/2013 10:18 EDT | Updated 09/14/2013 05:12 EDT
Shelly Glover has been named minister of heritage and official languages.

Some facts about Glover:

Age: 46

From: Born in Saskatoon on Jan. 2, 1967.

Family: Glover and her husband, Bruce, have five children.

Education: Studied justice and law enforcement at the University of Winnipeg.

Past work: Served as a member of the Winnipeg Police Service for almost 19 years.

Political experience: Elected as the Conservative MP for the Manitoba riding of Saint Boniface on Oct. 14, 2008. Re-elected on May 2, 2011. Named parliamentary secretary for official languages on Nov. 7, 2008. Named parliamentary secretary to the minister of aboriginal affairs and northern development on Aug. 31, 2010. Named parliamentary secretary to the minister of finance on Jan. 30, 2011.

Did you know? Glover is of Metis origin.