Here are the 2017 Parliamentarians of the Year

The recipients of the 2017 awards were announced Tuesday night in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, January 3, 2016. -- The House of Commons of Canada is a component of the Parliament of Canada and is a democratically elected body whose members are known as Members of Parliament (MPs). There were 308 members in the last Parliament. (Photo by Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images)

(Photo by Thierry Tronnel/Corbis/Getty Images)

On Tuesday evening in Ottawa the recipients of the 2017 Maclean’s Parliamentarians of the Year award were announced. Here are the award winners:

Parliamentarian of the year: Garnett Genuis, Conservative

Best represents constituents: Shannon Stubbs, Conservative

Best civic outreach: Scott Reid, Conservative

Most collegial: Rodger Cuzner, Liberal

Best orator: Nathan Cullen, NDP

Hardest working: Kevin Lamoureux, Liberal

Best mentor: Judy Sgro, Liberal

Rising star: Joël Lightbound, Liberal

Most knowledgeable: Hélène Laverdière, NDP

Lifetime achievement: Monique Bégin, Liberal

Watch Maclean’s associate editor Nick Taylor-Vaisey speak with the winners:


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Here are the 2017 Parliamentarians of the Year

  1. Yup, yup! That is what destitute Canadians pay taxes for…
    So self entitled politicians can pat each other on the back, take lots of photos of every breath they take, have celebrations, give out awards, make appointments with 100% increases and rag on their rights and renovations!

    I think it is brilliant that Turdo lives on a jet and is always somewhere in between this and that.
    Much more difficult to “hit” a moving…
    nay, a running, target.