Todd Doherty

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Todd Doherty

Official Opposition Critic for Fisheries & Oceans
Assumed office
September 15, 2016
LeaderRona Ambrose
Andrew Scheer
Preceded byMark Strahl
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Cariboo—Prince George
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byDick Harris
Personal details
BornWilliams Lake, British Columbia
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Kelly Doherty
ResidencePrince George, British Columbia
ProfessionBusiness Owner, Aviation Executive

Todd Doherty MP is a Canadian politician who was elected as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada to represent the federal electoral district Cariboo—Prince George during the 2015 Canadian federal election.[1]

Todd Doherty is married to Kelly and together they have four children.

Todd and Kelly have been small business owners for over 20 years. Todd previously was an aviation executive and worked with industry, provincial and federal governments in global promotion of national trade, tourism and aviation opportunities.

During the first sitting of the 42nd Parliament Todd Doherty tabled four private members bills:

Bill C-211 An Act to Establish a National Framework on PTSD and Mental Health Challenges with First Responders, Veterans and Military.

Bill C-211 was passed unanimously June 16, 2017 and currently is in Senate for review.

Bill C-209 This enactment amends the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to require the Correctional Service of Canada, in certain circumstances to disclose details of statutory release of a high profile offender. Making public disclosure of the details of the release and informing any victims of such release.

Bill C-207 This enactment designates the third day of March in each and every year as a day for the people of Canada to express appreciation for the heroic work of members of the Canadian Forces and emergency response professionals, including police officers, firefighters and paramedics

Bill C-208 This enactment amends the Canada Evidence Act to direct courts on how to interpret a numeric date that is in dispute.

Bill C-347 - This bill was authored by Todd Doherty and calls on the Federal Government to establish a national service medal for Search & Rescue volunteers. The largest national volunteer group that was without a national medal in recognition of service. Although authored by Mr Doherty, he gave permission for MP Mel Arnold to table C-347 due to C-211’s progress through Parliament.

In October 2017, the Government of Canada announced the creation of a national service medal for Search & Rescue volunteers.

Electoral record[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election: Cariboo—Prince George
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Todd Doherty 19,688 36.64 -19.62 $70,428.14
Liberal Tracy Calogheros 16,921 31.49 +26.43 $28,272.16
New Democratic Trent Derrick 13,879 25.83 -4.28 $60,383.50
Green Richard Edward Jaques 1,860 3.46 -2.72 $2,214.20
Independent Sheldon Clare 657 1.22 $13,871.81
No affiliation Gordon Campbell 402 0.75
Christian Heritage Adam De Kroon 327 0.61 $2,663.87
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,734 100.00   $265,082.81
Total rejected ballots 216 0.40
Turnout 53,950 67.85
Eligible voters 79,517
Conservative hold Swing -23.02
Source: Elections Canada[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Central and Northern Interior election results". October 19, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  2. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Cariboo—Prince George, 30 September 2015
  3. ^ Official Voting Results - Cariboo—Prince George
  4. ^ "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.