Tony Clement Biography
(Member of the Canadian House of Commons)
Birthday: January 27, 1961 (Aquarius)
Born In: Manchester
Tony Peter Clement is a seasoned Canadian federal politician, an incumbent member of the ‘Canadian Parliament’ for Parry Sound–Muskoka, and the deputy chairman of the ‘International Democrat Union.’ Prior to his career in federal politics, Clement was an Ontario cabinet minister and served as the ‘Minister of Health and Long-Term Care’ under premiers Ernie Eves and Mike Harris. He was one of the candidates in the ‘Conservative Party of Canada’s first leadership election that was won by Stephen Harper. During the 2006 federal election, Clement defeated incumbent ‘Liberal’ cabinet minister Andy Mitchell from the Parry Sound–Muskoka seat to become an MP. Clement became the ‘Minister of Health’ and the ‘Minister for Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor)’ in the new government formed by the ‘Conservatives.’ He also became the president of the ‘Treasury Board.’ Although the ‘Conservatives’ could not win the 2015 federal election, Clement was re-elected. He remained the ‘Official Opposition Critic for Public Services and Procurement’ for over a year, before resigning as a ‘Conservative’ member on the request of ‘Conservative’ leader Andrew Scheer, in November 2018, amidst a “sexting” scandal. Currently, he is an independent MP.