Rob Oliphant was elected as the Member of Parliament for Don Valley West in 2015. He had previously served as Member of Parliament for the riding from 2008 to 2011.
In this capacity, Mr. Oliphant served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration and Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. He has also been a member of various other parliamentary committees, associations, and groups.
From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Oliphant served as President and CEO of the Asthma Society of Canada. An ordained minister in the United Church of Canada, Mr. Oliphant has also served congregations in Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Ontario, and Yukon, and was the Senior Minister at Eglinton St. George’s United Church in North Toronto.
He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, a Master of Divinity from the Vancouver School of Theology, and a Doctorate from the Chicago Theological Seminary located at the University of Chicago.
Mr. Oliphant and his family are long-time residents of Sherwood Park.