Category: Government Officials
Eric Melillo is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Kenora. He was elected in the 2019 general election. Eric is the Conservative Party’s Shadow Minister for Northern Affairs and FedNor. He previously served as Deputy Shadow Minister for Diversity, Inclusion, and Youth. Prior to entering politics, he worked as an Associate within a business consulting firm, and as a Policy Research Analyst for a non-partisan think tank. Eric also served as a political staffer while he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Lakehead University. Since being elected to Parliament, Eric has been working to deliver positive changes to northwestern Ontario. By standing up to support critical infrastructure projects, meaningful supports for Indigenous communities, and creating better economic opportunities for all- Eric has been a strong representative for the people of the Kenora riding. As part of a Conservative government, Eric will keep working to deliver for the north while supporting Canadian workers, restoring ethics to government, and securing Canada’s future.
Minister of Indigenous Affairs June 29, 2018 – present Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines June 29, 2018 – present