Laurin Liu
Laurin Liu was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles in the 2011 federal election. She is a member of the New Democratic Party and was named NDP Deputy Critic for the Environment in May 2011.

She is a strong supporter of grassroots and community organizations. Prior to assuming office, she sat on the Board of Directors of a community radio station in Montreal and worked as a journalist for independent community media.

From 2010-2011, she was employed by the Student Society of McGill University, which represents more than 20, 000 members, as the student union’s Political Campaigns Coordinator. She was also an active member of the NDP McGill campus club, and served as the co-president of the youth wing of the NDP (Quebec section) from 2008-2009.

At the time of her election, she was pursuing a double major in History and Cultural Studies and a minor in Middle Eastern Languages. She was also a staff member at the McGill Daily, McGill University’s independent campus newspaper.

Blog Entries by Laurin Liu

Canada MIA at Durban

3 Comments | Posted December 12, 2011 | 07:35:58 (EST)

The international community won't wait for Canada to get its climate change act together.

This became increasingly clear to me while I spoke to delegates at the COP17 conference in Durban on climate change, which I attended as the Official Opposition's deputy critic for the environment. During the Bali climate...

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