March 21, 2018
Pamela Goldsmith-Jones is a longtime resident and former mayor of West Vancouver. She was elected as Member of Parliament for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country in 2015.
In 2011, Pamela retired as Mayor of West Vancouver to start her own consulting business and pursue an executive MBA from Simon Fraser University in Aboriginal Business and Leadership. She also holds Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Political Science from the University of British Columbia.
In Ottawa, Pamela works as both our MP and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade. She has also served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Her new role as International Trade Parliamentary Secretary has taken her to Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei and China for example, to promote diversifying markets for Canadian goods and services and Canada’s progressive trade agenda. She is very engaged in promoting the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, the CPTPP and in deepening Canada’s ties to the Asia-Pacific region. In Ottawa and around the world, Pamela plays a leading role on the importance of women in business, politics and civil society.