Patty Hajdu was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North in 2015. She has previously served as Minister of Health, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and Minister of Status of Women.
Minister Hajdu is a strong advocate for women’s rights, youth employment, and affordable housing.
Before entering politics, Minister Hajdu was the Executive Director of Shelter House Thunder Bay and a co-author of the Thunder Bay Drug Strategy. She also previously worked in public health and focused on drug policy, youth development, and homelessness.
She is a compassionate advocate for Thunder Bay-Superior North and all of Canada, believing that a more inclusive country benefits everyone. As a Member of Parliament, she remains firmly focused on ensuring every Canadian has a fair shot at success.
Minister Hajdu is a graduate of Lakehead University and earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Victoria.