Kate Young was first elected Member of Parliament for London West in October 2015 and was subsequently appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Prior to being elected, Kate had a lengthy career in journalism and public relations in both the private and public sector. Best known as the first female news anchor at CFPL-TV in London, Kate also served as Manager of Public Affairs and Community Relations for the Thames Valley District School Board and Manager of Community Relations at TD Financial Group.
As a community organizer, Kate has volunteered much of her free time with organizations that directly impact London West, including the Fanshawe College Board of Directors, the Museum London Board of Directors and the London Health Sciences Foundation Board of Directors. In 2007, London City Press Club named Kate Newsmaker of the Year for her outstanding service to the London community.
Kate has a diploma in Journalism (Broadcast) from Fanshawe College and is the proud mother of two children. She lives in London West with her partner Brian.