Dan Vandal is the Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface–Saint-Vital. He serves as member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Official Languages and the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
Mr. Vandal served five terms as Winnipeg City Councillor for St. Boniface. A former Deputy Mayor, he was also chair of the protection, property, and public works committees at City Hall. He also played an important role in the development of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Youth Strategy, the first of its kind in Canada.
Most of all, Mr. Vandal worked with passion and vision for the citizens of St. Boniface. From Bois des Esprits in Royalwood to Esplanade Riel in Old St. Boniface, he was a tireless advocate for urban renewal and creating exciting public spaces.
Mr. Vandal believes in giving back to his community. From 2010 to 2013, he was Chair of the Board of Directors for the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. In 2013, he led the Board through the CRTC license renewal process, culminating in a five-year renewal for the network.
He is currently the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services.