Chris Rodgers chosen to represent Liberals in new Carleton riding

Chris Rodgers will represent the Liberals in the new Carleton riding. (Photo via the Carleton Federal Liberal Association.)

(Photo and press release from the Carleton Federal Liberal Association.)

Members of the Carleton Federal Liberal Association elected Chris Rodgers as their candidate for the next federal election, expected this October. Hundreds of local Liberals attended the nomination meeting on Saturday at South Carleton High School in Richmond.

Chris Rodgers will stand for election in the newly formed riding of Carleton that encompasses Stittsville, North Gower, Kars, Manotick, Vernon, Metcalfe, Findlay Creek, and Riverside South.

With a diverse background, Chris brings a new and enlightened view to his role in politics. His story blends strong rural roots with international exposure and expertise. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Laurentian University in 2003, a master’s degree from McGill University in 2005 and more recently, a bachelor of education from the University of Ottawa.  His work experience ranges from five years in the funeral business to nearly a decade in the public service as a policy and research analyst.  He is bilingual and well-versed in a wide range of policy areas.  He lives in Kars with his wife Jenny and their new son.

Over the years, Chris has been involved with a number of community organizations, is active in his church and is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Manotick.  He keeps active by playing hockey, softball, and golf.  Chris is also a performing singer and musician.

You can meet Chris at our Politics in the Pub gathering this Thursday at 7pm upstairs at the Mill Tavern, 5544 Manotick Main Street.


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