Eve Adams

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Eve Adams
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mississauga—Brampton South
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 2, 2011
Preceded byNavdeep Bains
Mississauga City Councillor
In office
2003–2011
Preceded byCliff Gyles
Succeeded byBonnie Crombie
ConstituencyWard 5
Personal details
BornEve Horvat
(1974-11-07) November 7, 1974 (age 39)
Sudbury, Ontario
Political partyConservative
Children1
 
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Eve Adams
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mississauga—Brampton South
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 2, 2011
Preceded byNavdeep Bains
Mississauga City Councillor
In office
2003–2011
Preceded byCliff Gyles
Succeeded byBonnie Crombie
ConstituencyWard 5
Personal details
BornEve Horvat
(1974-11-07) November 7, 1974 (age 39)
Sudbury, Ontario
Political partyConservative
Children1

Eve Adams, B.A., M.P. (née Horvat; born November 7, 1974) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election.[1] She represents the electoral district of Mississauga—Brampton South as a member of the Conservative Party.

Background[edit]

Adams graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2001 and received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.[2]

The daughter of immigrants, Eve was born in Sudbury, raised in Hamilton for 14 years and made Mississauga her home for the last 15 years. .[3]


Political career[edit]

Adams entered federal politics after three successful elections and seven years as a city and regional councillor in Mississauga.[4] In her first election, Adams was 1 of 21 candidates. She won that election and went on to double her plurality in each subsequent re-election.

Adams won the federal riding in the 2011 election from incumbent Liberal Navdeep Bains by over 5,000 votes. Adams 2011 campaign expenses claimed $2,777 in personal expenses, including daycare, grooming and dry-cleaning costs.[5]

In May 2011, Prime Minister Harper appointed Adams Parliamentary Secretary for Veterans Affairs. Adams led the Hire-a-Veteran initiative to encourage employers across Canada to offer priority hiring to veterans. Adams launched the initiative with Intuit Canada, Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, Queen's University, 3M and Cenovus Energy. [6]

In September 2013, Adams was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to Health.


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