Belinda Stronach was born on 2nd May, 1966 is a Canadian businessperson, philanthropist and former politician.
Biography and Career
She was a Member of Parliament (MP) in the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2008. Originally elected as a Conservative, she later crossed the floor to join the Liberals. From May 17, 2005 to February 6, 2006, she was the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister responsible for Democratic Renewal in the government of Paul Martin.
According to Canadian protocol, as a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, she is styled The Honourable Belinda Stronach. She is currently executive vice-chairman of Magna International, Canada's largest automobile parts manufacturer, and chair of The Belinda Stronach Fou
ndation, a charitable organization.
In 2001, the National Post named Stronach as the most powerful businesswoman in Canada. In the same year, the World Economic Forum named her a "Global Leader of Tomorrow". Fortune Magazine ranked her #2 in its list of the world's most powerful women in business in 2002. She was also named one of Canada's "Top 40 Under 40". In April 2004, Time Magazine ranked her as one of the world's 100 most influential people.
While in politics, Stronach's romantic attachments were often the focus of media attention, especially after it was reported in the Toronto Star that she was dating deputy Conservative leader Peter MacKay. Their relationship ended when she left the Conservative Party to join the Liberals. Later, Stronach famously stated of her personal life: "Let's face it. I don't sit at home and knit on Friday nights."
On June 23, 2007, the Toronto Star reported that Stronach had been diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, a form of breast cancer, in April 2007, and had undergone a mastectomy on June 19 in an undisclosed Toronto hospital.
Political party : Liberal (2005-present)
Other political affiliations: Conservative (2004-2005)
She was died on 2nd May, 1966 at the age of 43.
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Belinda Stronach was famous the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister responsible for Democratic Renewal in the government of Paul Martin.
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