Erin O'Toole

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade


Biography

Durham (Ontario)

Erin O'Toole was first elected to the House of Commons in November 2012. He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade in September 2013.

Mr. O'Toole graduated from the Royal Military College in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) and was commissioned as an officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He served at the Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton, Ontario, and as a Tactical Navigator on the Sea King helicopter in Shearwater, Nova Scotia. Following completion of his service in the regular forces, Mr. O'Toole transferred to the reserves and attended law school at Dalhousie University. He graduated in 2003 and returned to Ontario, where he practiced corporate law and litigation with two national law firms and served as in-house counsel to a large consumer goods company.

Mr. O'Toole lives in Courtice, Ontario, with his wife Rebecca and their children Mollie and Jack.