Meet Kelly

Kelly Block has had the honour of serving as a Member of Parliament since 2008. She has been elected for four terms, including two terms under the riding boundaries of Carlton Trail–Eagle Creek.

Kelly is currently Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts which scrutinizes government spending. Over the past ten years, she has served on several committees of Parliament and chaired the Saskatchewan Caucus. Her policy work includes the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women.

In 2010, ‎she was voted the ‘Rising Star’ by her colleagues in the Maclean’s annual Parliamentarian of the Year Awards.

Kelly served as the Chair of the Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus between 2011 and 2013.

In September of 2013, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Kelly to serve as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources. As Parliamentary Secretary, Kelly played an important legislative role in overseeing the passing of the Offshore Health and Safety Act, the Energy Safety and Security Act, and the Pipeline Safety Act.

Kelly served as the Shadow Minister for Transport between 2015 and 2019. After the 2019 election she was the Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement.

Since 2017, Kelly has served as Co-Chair of CANFoRB, the Canadian branch of the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion and Belief (IPPFoRB).

Prior to being elected to Parliament, Kelly was the Mayor of Waldheim. At the same time, she was a member of the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority and the Director of Administration at Forest Grove Community Church.

Kelly and her husband Milton have four children, all of whom are married, and eleven grandchildren.

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