Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development House of Commons
Gudie Hutchings became the Member of Parliament for the riding of the Long Range Mountains in October 2015. With her strong community ties, varied business experience and commitment to Newfoundland and Labrador, she was appointed by Prime Minister Trudeau as the Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism in 2015 and later served on the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians.
In 2019 she was appointed Parliamentary Secretary of Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development. Born and raised in Corner Brook, she is proud to call the Humber Valley of Newfoundland and Labrador home. Gudie’s focus on consultation and consensus-building makes her a strong voice for the business owners, workers, and families of Long Range Mountains.
Gudie has a passion for rural Canada and, in all her pursuits, has focused on developing and retaining local employees and promoting sustainable environmental practices. Since being elected, she has worked to bring the issues of rural areas to the forefront, champion the tourism industry, and work hard on issues related to women and gender equality.