Marilyn Gladu

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Marilyn Gladu

Marilyn Gladu in 2018
Gladu in 2018
Official Opposition Critic for Health
Assumed office
August 30, 2017
LeaderAndrew Scheer
Preceded byColin Carrie
Chairwoman of the Standing Committee on Status of Women
In office
February 4, 2016 – September 18, 2017
Preceded byHélène LeBlanc
Succeeded byKaren Vecchio
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Sarnia—Lambton
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byPat Davidson
Personal details
Born1961/1962 (age 56–57)[1]
Political partyConservative
ResidencePetrolia, Ontario
ProfessionManager (Engineering)

Marilyn Gladu MP (née McInerney;[citation needed] born 1962) is a Canadian politician who was elected as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada to represent the federal electoral ward Sarnia—Lambton during the 2015 Canadian federal election.[2]

Gladu was a professional engineer who worked for Dow Chemical for 21 years, in a variety of roles locally and globally. She then became engineering manager and subsequently the director of engineering at Suncor before taking a consultant role at WorleyParsons. During her career, Gladu was the chair for the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers locally, and the national director of science and industrial policy for the same organization. She has been on the dean's advisory council for the Faculty of Engineering at Queen's University.

She currently serves as both the Official Opposition's critic for health and as chair of the Standing Committee on Status of Women. Under the previous leadership of Rona Ambrose, Gladu was the Official Opposition critic for science.

In the October 2019 election, she was elected for a second term for the Sarnia—Lambton riding.

Electoral record[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Marilyn Gladu 22,565 38.8 -14.2
New Democratic Jason Wayne McMichael 18,102 31.1 +1.19
Liberal Dave McPhail 15,853 27.3 +13.34
Green Peter Smith 1,605 2.8 +0.28
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,125 100.0     $215,511.48
Total rejected ballots 267
Turnout 58,392 72.47 +9.22
Eligible voters 80,565
Conservative hold Swing -7.70
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]


  1. ^ Jeffrey, Jake (November 20, 2014). "Marilyn Gladu Seeking Conservative Nomination". Retrieved September 29, 2016.
  2. ^ "Gladu win keeps Sarnia-Lambton Tory blue". October 20, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Sarnia—Lambton, 30 September 2015
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine