Paul Calandra was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. He was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and for Intergovernmental Affairs in September 2013.
Previously, he was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage in May 2011.
Mr. Calandra has been a member of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage. He is a graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa with a B.A. in History and Political Science.
He lives in Stouffville with his wife Melanie and their two daughters.