Cherie Wong is proud to represent Ottawa-Centre in the upcoming provincial election. As a queer young woman of colour in politics, Cherie seeks to engage socially marginalized groups in this upcoming Ontario election!
Cherie graduated from the University of Ottawa in July 2017, with double honours in Criminology and Psychology. As she began her degree, Cherie began her political involvement by volunteering for Elizabeth May in the House of Commons for over two years.
Cherie has been an active participant in her community and Canadian politics. Cherie began her advocacy for with students with uOttawa's residence association, where she fought against uOttawa's mandatory meal plan and mentored first-year students in their transition to university.
Along with other youths, Cherie led the team to organize 2017 People’s Climate March in Ottawa. During her time at uOttawa, Cherie was an active volunteer in student community, she was elected to the University of Ottawa's Residents' Association, and volunteered as English tutor and foot patroller.
Cherie is sitting her second term with the Young Greens of Canada as Co-Chair, and serving as Youth Policy Critic of the GPC. Cherie’s commitment and passion had led her to becoming a key leader figure in the Young Greens movement in Canada.
Cherie believes this election is an opportunity for voters to send a message to Queen’s Park. Ontario is sick of broken campaign promises. It is time for real change in the legislature. Ontario needs honesty, integrity, and good public policy.