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Judy Foote

Random--Burin--St. George's

For the past 18 years, Ms. Foote has been dedicated to community service, working in several volunteer capacities with a variety of organizations, including the St. John’s Association for the Mentally Delayed and the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition to this volunteer work, Ms. Foote served in several capacities for 15 years with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).

Ms. Foote was elected as the Member of the House Assembly for the District of Grand Bank in 1996 and was re-elected in 2003. Premier Brian Tobin invited her to join his Cabinet as Minister of Development and Rural Renewal on March 14, 1996. Ms. Foote subsequently held the positions of Minister of Industry, Trade and Technology, Minister of Education, and Minister of Industry, Trade and Rural Development.

Prior to her involvement in politics, Ms. Foote worked in television journalism with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s public affairs program “Here & Now.” She has also been the Director of University Relations with Memorial University of Newfoundland and has worked in the Premier’s Office as the Director of Public Relations, a position she held for seven years.

Ms. Foote holds a bachelor of arts and a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University. In 1977, she moved to Sarnia, Ontario to attend Lambton College, graduating with an Honours Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcast Arts.

Ms. Foote and her husband, Howard, have three children: Carla, Jason and Heidi.

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Judy Foote in the news

  1. Liberals Demand Government Treat Veterans with Respect and Increase Funding to Last Post Fund

    January 31, 2013

    OTTAWA– The Conservative government must treat Canadian veterans and their families with the respect they deserve and immediately increase funding to the Last Post Fund, said […]  More »

  2. Liberal Statement Marking the Anniversary of the Sinking of the SS Caribou

    October 13, 2012

    PORT AUX BASQUES AND ST. JOHN’S, NL– Liberal Whip and MP for Random–Burin–St. George’s, Judy Foote, made the following statement today on the 70th anniversary of […]  More »

  3. Video: Liberal Live – Critics’ Corner

    September 19, 2012

    Critics Corner / Coin des porte-parole  More »

  4. Have your say in Parliament

    September 18, 2012

    Now that Parliament has resumed, I’m inviting you to a special edition of Liberal Live tonight from 7pm to 8pm ET. Join me and my colleagues Liberal Caucus Whip Judy Foote and Deputy Whip Massimo Pacetti online for a live interactive Critics Corner webcast.   More »

  5. spRED Report: Judy Foote in Sarnia, Ontario

    June 6, 2012

    On May 18th, Random-Burin-St. George MP Judy Foote visited the Sarnia-Lambton Riding and addressed a luncheon at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club organized by members of the riding association. The event took place on a Friday of a long weekend but that didn't stop 50 people from attending and taking part in a very lively discussion following a presentation by Judy.  More »

Contact information

In Ottawa:
House of Commons
Ottawa (ON) K1A 0A6
Phone: (613) 992-8655
Fax: (613) 992-5324

In Random--Burin--St. George's:
Random—Burin—St. George's
83-B Main Street
Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador
A2N 1H9

Tel: (709) 643-4189
Fax: (709) 643-5171

Random—Burin—St. George's
3 Church Street, PO Box 370
Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador
A0E 1W0

Phone: (709) 832-1383
Fax: (709) 832-1380

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