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Monique M. Smith

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Former Ontario Cabinet Minister; Former Ontario Representative in Washington; Former Member of the Ontario Legislature

    Full Biography

    Monique Smith, former Ontario Cabinet Minister and Ontario’s first Representative in Washington, has a extensive knowledge and experience in Canada- US relations. Monique was the Transition Lead for former Premier Kathleen Wynne. She was also co-chair for the Ontario Government’s Ontario-US Engagement Strategy and a member of the Premier’s Committee on Ontario-U.S. Economic and Trade Relations.  Her extensive experience on both sides of the border has given her a unique understanding of how the Canadian political system can impact US interests and vice-versa.