Nick Whalen

Chair, Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Corporate lawyer who defeated a popular incumbent

Nick Whalen beat out NDP political powerhouse Jack Harris by 646 votes to win in the riding of St. John's East. Whalen comes from a family with deep political roots in Newfoundland and Labrador. His father, Norm, is a well-known Liberal party organizer in the province. Before winning his seat…

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