Erin O’Toole is the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada; he was elected as M.P. for Durham and has represented that riding since 2012. In 2014 Erin worked with Senator Romeo Daliare to raise awareness for veterans struggling with mental health by hosting the first Samuel Sharpe Memorial Breakfast. He served as Minister of Veterans Affairs in Stephen Harper’s government. Erin was elected leader of the Conservative Party in 2020 and is now serving as the Leader of the Official Opposition.
Erin grew up in the Durham region and at the age of 18 he joined the military; he served in active and reserve capacity for 12 years. After he finished his service in the military, Erin became a lawyer and worked in the private sector for 9 years until his election in 2014. He is married to Rebecca and they are proud parents to 2 children. With his background in the military and the importance of family, Erin is focused on securing our country and our future.