Eve Adams was elected as a Member of Parliament on May 2, 2011. Eve is a strong voice in Ottawa for the GTA’s transportation and infrastructure needs.
Eve was born in Sudbury, raised in Hamilton, educated in London, built her first home in Mississauga, and now lives in Oakville. Eve enjoys hockey, canoeing, hiking and above all, spending time with her family and her neighbours. As a daughter of European immigrants, Eve grew up in a multilingual household.
For over seven years, Eve was a Councillor for the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel, home to over 1.25 million people and Canada’s sixth largest city. During this time, Eve was elected to serve on a number of important posts such as Chair of the Management Committee (oversight on a $1.6 Billion budget, $1.1 Billion direct), Chair of the Audit Committee, Director of the Living Arts Centre and Director of the Public Reporter, Enersource Corporation.
For over eight years Eve served in the Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Citizenship and Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology and went on to become the Executive Director of an accounting association in Canada and the United States.
Active, hardworking, and dedicated to her community, Eve has served on the Board of Directors of the Red Cross and volunteered with many community groups including Neighbourhood Watch and the Terry Fox Run for over two decades. She was honoured to work with Terry Fox’s brother, Darrell, to bring Terry’s van to her community. Eve brings both her business and political background to Parliament in support of economic development in the GTA and across Canada.
Eve’s extensive experience in public and community service have positioned her well to serve the needs and interests of our community and to become a very strong voice on Parliament Hill. She served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health before joining the Liberal Caucus in February 2015.