Member of Parliament for the riding of Halifax, Andy Fillmore chaired the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs. He has also been a member of a number of other committees.
A city planner and urban designer, Mr. Fillmore has dedicated his career and volunteer life to improving the health, happiness, and productivity of Canadians through sustainable, livable, and well-designed communities.
Mr. Fillmore has been a civic leader in both the United States and Canada for more than twenty years. As the first Manager of Urban Design at the City of Halifax, he led several initiatives credited with sparking the downtown Halifax renaissance now under way, and for which he won a National Urban Leadership Award in 2012.
In Halifax, Mr. Fillmore volunteers his time on the Greater Halifax/Dartmouth YMCA Board of Directors, and the Halifax Strategic Urban Partnership – an organization he also co-founded in 2010. Mr. Fillmore holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies (Architecture), a Master of Urban and Rural Planning from Dalhousie University, and a Master in Design Studies (Urban Design) from Harvard University.
Mr. Fillmore has served as a Parliamentary Secretary since 2017, and is currently the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism.