Catherine Fife

Contact Information

Address: Room 154 Main Bldg Queen’s Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A5
Phone: 416-325-6913
Fax: 416-325-6942
EA: Grant Burns
Twitter: CFifeKW
Critic: Early Years and Childcare; Economic Development, Employment, Research and Innovation

  • Elected MPP in 2012, advocate for strategic investments and job creation
  • Served over 60,000 students and staff as Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board and balanced a budget of $645 million
  • Created 1,600 childcare spaces at no cost to taxpayers
  • Over a decade of experience serving Kitchener-Waterloo

Catherine Fife is a community leader and a tireless public servant.

Before her election to Queen’s Park in 2012, she spent a decade working on behalf of the families of Kitchener-Waterloo to improve quality and access in education. In her roles as Trustee, Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board, Vice President of the Canadian School Boards’ Association, and President of the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, she served more than 60,000 staff and students and successfully balanced a budget of $675 million.

Beyond these accomplishments, Catherine has made a real impact on the lives of children and parents across Waterloo Region. Through her leadership, an additional 1,600 new childcare spaces were created in the region at no additional cost to taxpayers. As a lifelong champion of education, Catherine understands the vital role early learning plays in creating a more equitable economy.

You can count on Catherine Fife to provide leadership that delivers.

Catherine and her husband, Dale, make their home in Kitchener-Waterloo, where they live with their two children, Aidan and Claire.



Address: 100 Regina St. S., Suite 220 Waterloo, ON  N2J 4P9

Phone: 519-725-3477   

Fax: 519-725-3667



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