Marc Serré is the current Member of Parliament for the riding of Nickel Belt and former Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development. Marc is a proud member of the Algonquin First Nation in Mattawa/North Bay and a proud francophone.
Marc continues to be one of the hardest working and dedicated MPs in Ottawa. Marc is a passionate, active and engaged MP who was previously involved in several National Standing committees, Caucus’ and Parliamentary Associations including:
• Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO)
• Standing Committee on Natural Resources (RNNR)
• Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN)
• Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU)
• Chair of the National Rural Liberal Caucus
• Chair of Northern Ontario Liberal Caucus
• Co-chair of the Senior’s Liberal Caucus
• Co-chair of the Indigenous Liberal caucus
• Co-chair of the ALS All-Party caucus
Canada-United Sates Association where he participated in conferences in:
• New York, Washington, Calgary, Boston
Canada-Parl-Americas Association where he participated in conferences in:
• Panama, Victoria, Peru, Mexico
Canada-NATO Association where participate in conferences in:
• Bucharest, Romania
Canada Francophonie Association group where he participated in conferences in:
• Benin, Africa
Marc’s motion M-106 was successfully passed in the House of Commons in May 2017. M-106 called on the federal government to develop Canada’s first National Senior Strategy seeking to improve the quality of life for all seniors across Canada. M-106 helped pave the way to the creation of Canada’s first Ministry dedicated to seniors.
Prior to his debut in politics Marc was the founder and CEO of PhoneNet a family run internet service provide ISP business in partnership with Unitz Online. Marc was also the Northern Eastern Ontario Regional Director of the Canadian Hearing Society and a staff and faculty member at College Boreal and Cambrian College. Marc was also the North Eastern Ontario Managing Director at Eastlink. He is an award-wining telecom technologist specializing in research and development whose presentation took him to Toronto, Montreal, Washington and Los Angeles. He is the proud recipient of the Canadian CANARIE IWAY Award in recognition of his innovative and outstanding achievements in Internet adaptive technology. He is a proud recipient of the Ontario Community Action Award for his work in both the non-profit and disability sectors.
Marc was born and raised in Nickel Belt. Driven by a desire to invest in future generations, Marc served as a trustee at the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO). He was also a Municipal Counsellor in West Nipissing. Marc comes from a long line of community volunteers and politicians who were dedicated to facilitating change and growth in their community. His father served as MP for Nickel Belt Gaetan Serré, his uncle Ben Serré served as an MP and his uncles André and Ubald Serré were municipal councillors for Rayside-Balfour and West Nipissing respectively. His mother Jeannine Serré has contributed countless years to her community through volunteerism and continues to do so today. In 1997, she was also recognized as the Woman of the year in West Nipissing for her outstanding contributions to the community.
Marc is a Laurentian University graduate with an Honours Bachelor in Commerce with a specialization in Human Resources and Marketing. His personal achievements include the completion of marathons and triathlons. Marc and his most trusted confidant and best friend, his wife Lynn Loiselle Serré, enjoy the many outdoor activities Nickel Belt has to offer such as fishing and kayaking. Together they have 5 beautiful children.
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