The Honourable Patty Hajdu MP

The Honourable Patty Hajdu (pronounced "High-dew") is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Thunder Bay-Superior North and serves as Minister of Status of Women. Patty has a long history of work in the areas of substance use, poverty reduction, housing and public health.

Prior to her election to Parliament, Patty was the Executive Director of the largest homeless shelter in Northwestern Ontario.

She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Lakehead University and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Victoria.

As a Minister and Member of Parliament, Patty continues her professional and personal journey that has always included service to the community and social advocacy. This experience along with her compassion for others makes Patty uniquely qualified to address the challenges that women and girls face in Canada today.

Minister of Status of Women

Represents the riding of Thunder Bay–Superior North

Contact information

Status of Women Canada
P.O. Box 8097, Station T CSC
Ottawa, ON
K1G 3H6

Toll-Free: 1-855-969-9922
Local: 613-995-7835
Fax: 819-420-6906

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