Member of Parliament for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill
Canada 150 Citizenship Awards
Leona Alleslev is the Member of Parliament for Aurora- Oak Ridges- Richmond Hill.
As a proud Canadian and retired Air Force Officer, Leona supports our men and women in uniform. Leona also champions women in leadership, and strongly encourages girls to get involved with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). One of Leona’s key initiatives is empowering youth to maximize their greatest potential so that they can lead our country for the next 150 years. Leona is interested in bettering our country in every way possible including Canada’s infrastructure, economic development, social programming, foreign affairs, and government operations.
Leona is a member of the Standing Committee on National Defence and is the Chair the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association. She is also a member of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, Canada-France Parliamentary Association, Canada-United States Parliamentary Association, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Additionally, Leona initiated the Aerospace Caucus for this 42nd Parliament, and she currently sits as the Caucus Chair.
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