|Derek Vincent Lee|
Member of Parliament
for Scarborough—Rouge River
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Paul McCrossan|
|Born||October 2, 1948 |
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Derek Vincent Lee, LL. B. , B. A. , (born October 2, 1948 in Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a lawyer and politician in Canada. Events 1187 - Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The City of Halifax (est 1841 is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia and shire town of Halifax County Nova Scotia (ˌnəʊvəˈskəʊʃə ( Latin for New Scotland; Alba Nuadh Nouvelle-Écosse is a Canadian province located on Canada 's Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page He is the Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Scarborough—Rouge River. The Liberal Party of Canada ( Parti libéral du Canada) colloquially known as the Grits (originally " Clear Grits " is a major Canadian political The House of Commons (Chambre des communes is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and An electoral district (also known as a Constituency or a riding in the Canadian English political Jargon) is a geographically-based Scarborough—Rouge River is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House He is married to Ingrid Lee, and has two children, Katherine and Mackenzie Lee.
He was formerly the parliamentary secretary to the leader of the government in the House of Commons. A Parliamentary Secretary is a member of a Parliament in the Westminster system who assists a more senior minister with their duties He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was first elected to the House of Commons in the 1988 election. The City of Halifax (est 1841 is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia and shire town of Halifax County The Canadian federal election of 1988 was held November 21, 1988, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 34th Parliament Lee has been re-elected in every subsequent federal election.
He has also written two books, which discuss regulations of the House of Commons.
In recent years, Lee has taken criticism for his support of the controversial Church of Scientology. The Church of Scientology is the largest organization devoted to the practice and the promotion of the Scientology belief system. Lee sometimes addresses Scientology seminars and has appeared in a promotional video for the Church of Scientology, although he is not a Scientologist. 
|Parliament of Canada|
|Member of Parliament for Scarborough—Rouge River|