James Cumming is your Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre. He was appointed Shadow Minister for COVID-19 Economic Recovery by Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole.
James is the former President & CEO of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the largest urban chamber in Canada, James is an active leader in Edmonton’s business and non-profit volunteer communities.
As a life-long entrepreneur, James understands the focus and drive needed to build something from scratch – whether starting out as an independent business owner or becoming the Chair of NAIT’s Board of Governors.
With entrepreneurship comes an inherent responsibility to give back to your community. This is why James has actively supported non-profit organizations such as Junior Achievement, Northlands Park, Edmonton Construction Association, Alberta Art Stabilization Fund, Norlien Foundation, Alberta Opportunity Corporation, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada, to name a few. A recipient of NAIT’s Alumni Award of Distinction and Top 50 Alumni, James is a current member of the World Presidents’ Organization and the Harvard University Alumni OPM 27.
A lifelong Edmontonian born and raised in Edmonton Centre, James and his wife Debbie have been married for 35 years. They are the proud parents of three beautiful children, and are grandparents.
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