Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance
Saint Boniface (Manitoba)
Shelly Glover was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008. She was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Official Languages in November 2008. She was named Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in August 2010. On January 30, 2011, she was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance.
Prior to entering federal politics, Mrs. Glover served as a member of the Winnipeg Police Service for almost 19 years. She had a diverse career in a variety of positions including undercover work, child abuse investigations, youth crime and gang investigations, and general patrol. She was the first female and bilingual spokesperson appointed by her department.
A patrol sergeant presently on a leave of absence to pursue positive change in politics, Mrs. Glover is a proud Métis woman who is a very active community member with affiliations to several non-profit organizations.
An Anglophone who participated in the very first French immersion program west of Ontario, she graduated with a high level of proficiency in the French language. Mrs. Glover is married and has raised five children with her husband Bruce, who is a retired police officer and small business owner.