Joe Comuzzi Death – Obituary, Former long-time Liberal and Conservative MP and cabinet minister has died

By | January 3, 2022

Joe Comuzzi Death – Obituary – First elected under the Liberal banner in 1988 in the Thunder Bay-Nipigon riding, Comuzzi served six terms in the House of Commons, though his time in Ottawa was marked by the controversy that ultimately led him to cross the floor and join the Conservatives. The riding later became Thunder Bay-Superior North.

”Joe was a family friend who stepped in as a lawyer to help when my dad died suddenly when I was quite young”

Joe Comuzzi Death – Obituary, Former long-time Liberal and Conservative MP and cabinet minister has died

He briefly sat as an Independent before crossing over to join the Conservative Party the same year. He retired in 2008.

During his tenure, he was the Liberal minister of state for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario.