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Julia Parsons

Executive Assistant to MP Michelle Rempel Garner

Degrees:BA Hons Political Science, 2018

Julia works on Parliament Hill, serving as the Executive Assistant to a senior member of Canada’s Official Opposition, MP Michelle Rempel Garner. Originally from the small town of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, she moved to Ottawa in 2014 to study at Carleton University. Julia graduated with High Distinction in 2018, completing a B.A. Honours degree in Political Science with a concentration in Canadian Politics and a minor in History.

Julia completed the Conservative Party of Canada’s internship in the office of former Interim Leader, the Hon. Rona Ambrose, in 2016. Julia was also heavily involved on campus and worked in politics while completing her degree. She served as an executive member on a number of campus clubs and also completed two terms as a Faculty of Public Affairs Councillor on Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA). In her free time, Julia volunteers on political campaigns, including on local campaigns in Nova Scotia, aiding candidates in Ottawa during the recent Ontario provincial election, and working on the 2019 federal election campaign in Calgary.