Robert R. Goguen, a native of Moncton, New Brunswick has over 25 years of experience practicing law in the areas of corporate and commercial law, bankruptcy and insolvency law, civil litigation and personal injury law. Fluently bilingual in both of Canada’s official languages, he studied at the Université de Moncton. Prior to his election, Robert was a partner at Actus Law— a firm which assists and guides individuals through many of life’s challenges. The Actus Law firm supports numerous charitable organizations in the area. Active in the community himself, Robert has been a board member of Moncton Headstart Inc. for 10 years, and served as President for 5. He is also a past President of Enterprise Greater Moncton and has served as President of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick, Past President of the Moncton-West/Riverview Rotary Clubs, in January 2000, that awarded him a Paul Harris Fellowship and Past President of Moncton Elks Club 229. He previously served as Chair of the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal in New Brunswick and throughout Canada. Robert has lectured at the Bar Admission course in the areas of Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, Corporate and Commercial Law and Civil Litigation, and has been the course leader in the Bankruptcy and Insolvency course at Mount Allison University as well as Université de Moncton. On May 2nd, 2011, the people of Moncton – Riverview – Dieppe elected him as their Member of Parliament in the House of Commons. On May 25th, 2011, Robert was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. With a desire to make his community a safer place to live and raise a family, Robert intends to be an advocate for community safety. Robert and his wife, Lori Lynn, have three daughters. In his free time, Robert is a passionate sports fan and an animal lover. He enjoys spending time with his dog Brandi and his cat Marley.