Distinguished Fellow The Honourable Filomena Tassi

The Honourable Filomena Tassi is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas. She is currently the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and served previously as Minister of Labour and Minister of Seniors. She was first elected to parliament in 2015. As a Member of Parliament, Filomena has been a strong champion of Mohawk College, actively  upporting the college within the community and singing the praises of initiatives such as City School. She has arranged roundtable discussions with key ministers, and she has brought many ministers to Mohawk College to showcase the work of the college and raise awareness about the importance of colleges like Mohawk among policy-makers in Ottawa. Filomena’s ongoing guidance and support for college programs and initiatives has been key to the development of successful partnerships and new funding opportunities.


Minister Tassi holds a Bachelor of Laws from Western University, and a Master of Religious Education from the University of St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.