Biography | Terry Duguid | Federal Liberal Candidate for Winnipeg South

Biography

Terry Duguid was born and raised in Winnipeg, where he is known for his track record of community building and environmental protection. A highly successful leader in the public and private sectors, he has a wealth of experience in government, public health and running a sustainable development consulting business.

Terry has been the Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South since 2015. He is proud to serve this culturally diverse, fast-growing riding. He has also served as a Parliamentary Secretary to both the Ministers of Economic Development and Environment and Climate Change since 2019.

Terry holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Calgary. He has served as a Winnipeg City Councillor, and as Manitoba’s Clean Environment Commissioner. He directed the Manitoba Climate Change Task Force’s first action plan to grow Manitoba’s green energy economy. A tireless advocate for Lake Winnipeg, Terry is now leading the federal government’s efforts to advance freshwater protection in Canada.

Terry has always been a driver of progressive government policies for families, seniors and small businesses. In 2017, as Parliamentary Secretary for Families, Children and Social Development, Terry helped design and roll out the highly praised Canada Child Benefit. A champion for post-secondary education, Terry helped deliver over $350 million in federal funding to the University of Manitoba and other institutions for research, innovation, and direct support to students.

When COVID-19 hit in 2020, Terry became laser-focused on helping people get through the pandemic, drawing on his experience as President and CEO of the International Centre for Infectious Diseases (2004 – 2009). Through countless one-on-one calls with workers, students and small businesses, Terry has helped them access federal assistance – and he will never stop working to build a fairer, greener, more prosperous future for everyone in our community.