Called one of the NDP’s ‘best new recruits’ after her election in 2011, Christine Moore has been named the party’s critic for Rural Affairs and for the agence de développement économique du canada pour les régions du Québec.
She has previously served as the party’s critic for National Defence, deputy critic for National Defence, specifically focused on defence procurement and the F-35 file, deputy critic for Energy and Natural Resources and deputy critic for Health.
Moore has a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Moore was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, working as a medical technician with the 52nd Sherbrooke Medical Company. Before her election she was working as a nurse at the CSSS des Aurores-Boréales and still periodically offers her services there. She is also a member of Nurses Without Borders.
As deputy critic for Natural Resources, Moore table a motion, M-518, calling for a national strategy on Canada’s forestry sector. She also sponsored two Private Member’s Bills focused on the challenges facing rural Canadians, specifically with regards to fire safety and worker recruitment.
As the MP for Abitibi–Témiskaming, Moore had four constituency offices and held office hours in two other communities in the riding. She prides herself on being in constant contact with her constituents.
She is married and has one daughter, born in 2015.