Critic, Northern Development and Mines & Deputy Opposition Whip
Norm Miller was first elected to represent the riding of Parry Sound-Muskoka in a by-election on March 22, 2001, and re-elected in general elections in October 2003, October 2007 and October 2011, and June 2014.
Norm has served as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Commissioner of the Red Tape Secretariat, member of the Estimates Committee, and sat on the Cabinet Committee for Economic and Resource Policy.
While in opposition Norm has been the PC Critic for a variety of portfolios including Natural Resources, Aboriginal Affairs and Research and Innovation, and Finance. He also served as Chief Opposition Whip for 6 years and sat on the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.
Following the 2014 General Election, Norm was appointed PC Critic for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Mines. Norm was also appointed to the PC Job Creation Task Force.
He served as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts from 2011 to 2014.
For 25 years, together with his wife, Christine and their four children, owned and operated a lodge on Lake Muskoka.
Norm is also past President of Muskoka Tourism, past Director and Treasurer of Resorts Ontario and is a strong advocate for economic growth and tourism in the Parry Sound-Muskoka area.