Leona Alleslev was elected in 2015 as the Member of Parliament for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill. Leona is a former Canadian Air Force Officer, Senior Manager, and entrepreneur.
Ms. Alleslev has held leadership positions in the Department of National Defence, as well as senior managerial roles with IBM Canada and Bombardier Aerospace. She served on the Aerospace Industry Association of Canada, the Ontario Aerospace Council and the Women in Aerospace Association joint government/industry change initiatives.
In addition to her roles in the aerospace and defence sector, Leona also owned and operated an eco-tourism business with her husband in Temagami, Ontario for ten years.
Leona is currently a member of the Standing Committee on National Defence and Chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association. She is also a member of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association, Canada-France Parliamentary Association, Canada-United States Parliamentary Association, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Additionally, Leona initiated the Aerospace Caucus for this 42nd Parliament, and she currently sits as the Caucus Chair.
The Richmond Hill Office of Leona Alleslev, MP seeks to assist community members with federal related matters, including but not limited to:
• Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
• Applying for or Renewing Canadian Passports
• Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
• Canada Student Loans (CSL)
• Citizenship & Immigration
• Employment Insurance Benefits (EI)
• Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
• Old Age Security (OAS)
• Applying for Federal Grants