A lit­tle about Lee Efford

The Compass - - OPINION -

• Full name — Joseph Lee Efford; • Birth­date — July 2, 1976; • Home­town — Bare­need; • Born — St. John’s; • Lived — Bare­need; Ed­mon­ton; Bare­need again; Na­pean; Ottawa; Par­adise and Port de Grave, but build­ing in Bare­need;

• Fam­ily — Part­ner is Deanne Dawe; par­ents are Madonna and John Efford; sis­ter Jackie; brother John; and two ne­ices and one nephew;

• Ed­u­ca­tion — Bach­e­lor of Arts in Crim­i­nol­ogy and Crim­i­nal Jus­tice, con­cen­tra­tion in psy­chol­ogy;

• Oc­cu­pa­tion — fed­eral public ser­vice since 2001;

• Po­lit­i­cal ex­pe­ri­ence — Has been knock­ing on doors with his fa­ther since he was nine years old; worked on all his fa­ther’s cam­paigns, ex­cept one; at­tended the Lib­eral lead­er­ship con­ven­tion in 2001; has met three prime min­is­ters; cur­rent vice-pres­i­dent of the lo­cal Lib­eral As­so­ci­a­tion; knew a lot of Lib­er­als “on the hill” in Ottawa; • Favourite colour — Black; • In­ter­est­ing facts about Lee — Has went fish­ing with his brother on his fish­ing ves­sel; he drives a diesel ve­hi­cle; used to have a group of friends who used to sit around and chat about pol­i­tics; has known for a long time he has wanted to run for pol­i­tics, but never thought it would be this soon in his life.

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