- Greg McClinchey
name = Greg McClinchey
office1 = Municipal Councillor
Constituency = Township of
North Huron, Ontario(Blyth Ward)
Greg McClinchey (born in
Clinton, Ontario) is a municipal councillor for the Township of North Huron, Ontario(Blyth Ward) and is the nominated candidate in Huron-Brucefor the Liberal Party of Canadain the 2008 federal election.
As a student at Central Huron Secondary School, Greg McClinchey began a co-operative education placement with
Paul Steckle, Member of Parliament-elect for Huron-Bruce. Subsequent to that, McClinchey began working as an assistant to Paul Steckle, both in the constituency office in Goderich and in Ottawa. [ [http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com Langlois, Denis. "The Sun Times"] “McClinchey gets Liberal nod; Replaces Paul Steckle in Huron-Bruce riding.” 23 April 2007]
There are approximately 900 staffers working on Parliament Hill and in the Sixth Annual Terrific Twenty-Five Staffer Survey, Greg McClinchey received ninth place. He received this recognition as an acknowledgment of his knowledge, influence, access, discretion and all-round personality. [ [http://www.thehilltimes.ca/members/login.php?fail=2&destination=/html/index.php?display=story&full_path=/2006/may/22/2206survey/&c=2 Ho, Melanie. "The Hill Times". “Sixth Annual Terrific Twenty-Five Staffer Survey PM's chief of staff Brodie and four other PMO staffers ranked top five in 2006 survey.”]
22 May 2006.]
In 2007, McClinchey published a
biographyon Paul Steckle, entitled "Stickin’ to His Guns". The book is a “through-the-keyhole” look at the private elements of Paul Steckle’s public life. [ [http://cgi.bowesonline.com/pedro.php?id=54&x=story&xid=367109 Heath, Cheryl. "The Huron Expositor."] "Stickin’ to His Guns" a ‘behind the keyhole’ look at Huron-Bruce MP Paul Steckle’s career.”] 9 January 2008] McClinchey received a formal citation from the publisher for the editorial quality of the manuscript. [ McClinchey, Greg. "Stickin’ to His Guns". USA: iUniverse-Indigo 2007.]
McClinchey holds a professional certificate in conflict management and is a member of the
Alternative Dispute ResolutionInstitute of Ontario. McClinchey actively contributes to the community through his involvement in the Blyth Business Association, the Blyth Arena board, and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters. [ [http://gregmcclinchey.liberal.ca/p1170_e.aspx Greg McClinchey. Huron-Bruce. Bibliography] ] In addition, McClinchey volunteers with numerous community and charitable groups including the Canadian Cancer Society, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the MS Society of Canadaand he freely provides his time and energy to various seniors groups as a motivational and/or guest speaker.
Raised on a small farm in
Central Huron, Ontario(the former Hullett Township, Ontario), McClinchey is a seventh generation resident of Huron County. [ [http://www.nanosresearch.com/news/in_the_news/Hill%20Times%20March%2012%202007.pdf Rana, Abbas. "The Hill Times". “Politics News Briefs.”] 12 March 2007] McClinchey currently resides in Blyth, Ontario, with his wife, Julie McClinchey (née McNichol), his daughter, Mieka McClinchey and son, Koby McClinchey.
* [http://www.gregmcclinchey.ca/ Greg McClinchey]
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