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Queen’s Principal congratulates new MP for Kingston and the Islands

The following is a statement from Principal Daniel Woolf:

I congratulate Mark Gerretsen on his election as the new Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands. Let me also reiterate my thanks to outgoing MP Ted Hsu for his service to the constituency and the country.

I also offer congratulations to Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on his parliamentary majority. I look forward to working with the new government on the important issues facing Canada’s post-secondary sector, including supporting Queen’s position as a leading research-intensive university with a transformative learning experience.

Finally, I thank all of the candidates who put their names forward in this election.