The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce is hosting guest speaker, Matt DeCourcey, MP for Fredericton at a Parliamentary Breakfast on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Learn about initiatives being undertaken by the Government of Canada that affect the business community. Mr DeCourcey will address the major issues concerning Fredericton and New Brunswick and will speak to what we can expect in the future from the federal government.
Matt DeCourcey is a community outreach and engagement specialist, and proud New Brunswicker. On October 19, 2015, he was elected as the youngest ever Member of Parliament for Fredericton.
Matt worked as Director of Communications, Education and Outreach with the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate. Among his many accomplishments as a progressive champion for caring and inclusive communities, Matt established and directed the International Summer Course on the Rights of the Child and UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools in New Brunswick. He spent months working on health-education projects in The Gambia (West Africa), and established the Wanderers Friendship Cup, a youth soccer tournament and health-education initiative in The Gambia and Fredericton.
Matt’s professional experience includes international work as a recruitment officer with St. Thomas University, and as an aide for two Members of Parliament. Matt holds a Master of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Thomas University (STU). He is a 2012 Action Canada Fellow. Matt has volunteered as a Director of the Fredericton YMCA, President of the STU Alumni Association, Board Member with CISV Fredericton, and Provincial Coordinator of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO Youth Advisory Group.
The Parliamentary Breakfast will be held at the Fredericton Convention Centre, 670 Queen Street, on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 from 8-10 am. Tickets are $50 for Chamber members and $75 for future members. Click here for more information and to register.