Catherine McKenna

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Full Name Catherine McKenna
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name McKenna
Gender Female
Famous As Politician
Birth Date August 5th, 1971
Birth Place Hamilton, Ontario

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Catherine Mary McKenna famed as Catherine McKenna is a Canadian Liberal politician. She was elected to represent the riding of Ottawa Centre in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election. Moreover, she has also served as Minister of Environment and Climate Change in the Cabinet headed by Justin Trudeau and was then moved to Minister of Infrastructure and Communities in the reshuffle following the 2019 federal election. Catherine McKenna will no longer be environment minister following a cabinet shuffle on Wednesday, where she was appointed a minister of infrastructure and communities. Jonathan Wilkinson will take over in this role. McKenna moves to infrastructure while Fortier takes on a new role. 

Catherine McKenna: Bio, Early Life, Birthday, Age, Parents, Education

With the birth name of Catherine Mary McKenna, she was born on 5th August of 1971 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. As of 2019, she celebrated her 48th birthday. She is of Canadian nationality and her ethnicity is White. She worships Christian religion and her horoscope sign is Leo. She was born to her parents; John and Pat McKenna. She was graduated from Ecole elementaire catholique Notre-Dame and then Saint Mary Catholic Secondary School. She also attended the University of Toronto and studied French and International Relations. After graduating from the University of Toronto, she filmed a documentary in Asia, "Real Travels: 60 days in Indonesia. She then completed a master's degree in International Relations at the London School of Economics and a law degree at McGill. She was captain of the national champion varsity swim team while studying at the University of Toronto. 

Catherine McKenna: Height, Weight, Body Stats

Being at the age of forty-eight, Catherine still looks very young with a glowing face. Her charming smile helps to gain a lot of people's attention towards her. Her hair color is light brown whereas her eye color is brown. She looks very hot when she reveals her hot and sexy pair of legs wearing sexy short dresses. She has got a hot figure which she frequently exposes. She is amazingly beautiful. She’s got brilliant looks. Her body build is slim. She has got a great height matching with her body weight. She stands at the tall height of five feet eight inches with a bodyweight of 69 Kg. But at present, there is no information regarding her other body measurements such as bra size, waist size and more. It will be added soon. 

Catherine McKenna: Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Catherine is trained as a human rights and social justice lawyer.
  • She then co-founded Canadian Lawyers Abroad - Avocats canadiens a l’etranger (CLA-ACE), now called Level in the year 2005. It is a University of Ottawa-based charity that helps Canadian law students and law firms do pro bono legal work in developing countries. The level is described as a catalyst for positive and social change.
  • She was a senior negotiator with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in East Timor which culminated in the Timor Sea Treaty providing for the joint exploitation of petroleum resources in a part of the Timor Sea.
  • She also practiced law at leading firms in Indonesia, focusing on international trade, competition, investment, and constitutional issues.
  • After that, she joined Stikeman Elliott LLP, working in the areas of competition, trade, and constitutional law in the year 2002. 
  • She has taught at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs.
  • She was also the board member at the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies.
  • She is also known for her Dare to Dream program that mentors and inspires Aboriginal students through justice education and outreach activities by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal lawyers. 
  • She defeated longtime New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament (MP) Paul Dewar in the riding of Ottawa Centre in the 2015 federal election. 
  • She said that she knocked on 100,000 doors during her 522 days as a candidate.
  • She was elected with 43% of the votes compared to Dewar's 38%.
  • In addition to this, she had campaigned on issues such as reforming the National Capital Commission, funding for a new main branch of the Ottawa Public Library and opposing the proposed Memorial to the Victims of Communism.
  • She is one of 50 women elected to the Liberal caucus.
  • On 4th November 2015, she was appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change in Justin Trudeau's first cabinet. 
  • She led a clean-technology sector business delegation with Canadian and Chinese companies in China in December 2016. 
  • She served as the international executive vice-chair of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development and co-chaired the council's annual general meeting with China's Minister of Environmental Protection, Minister Chen Jining.
  • Some of McKenna's critics have derisively nicknamed her "Climate Barbie", a label McKenna considers a sexist insult.
  • She announced that the Government of Canada would work directly with businesses to re-invest the $420-million remaining in the province’s Low Carbon Economy Fund in November 2018. 

Catherine McKenna: Marital Status, Husband, Child

Catherine's fans are much curious to know about her spouse, children, and affairs. Her marital status is married. She was married to her husband Scott Gilmore in 1999. There is a lack of information about how they met but they are still together and going strong with their marriage. He is always there to support her. Both of them are living a happy married life. There is no information regarding her children. 

Catherine McKenna: Net Worth, Salary, Source of Earnings

Catherine is one of the recognizable faces in the world of politics. She is sincere towards her work. She is a professional and she never takes her work for granted. She has managed to amass a fortune worth a million dollars through her political career. Her net worth is estimated to have $12 Million as of 2019. Her exact salary is still to be disclosed yet. With all the fortune in a million dollars, she must be living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. There is no information regarding her cars.