Trish Altass

Official Opposition Whip

MLA District 23 Tyne Valley – Sherbrooke

MLA Trisha Altass
Contact Trish

Trish Altass
Mailing address: PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Office address: 2nd Floor, Coles Building, 175 Richmond Street

Tel: 902-620-3977

About Trish

Trish Altass is a community-based researcher whose work has involved exploring lived experiences and collaborating with government departments, community organizations and vulnerable populations. Throughout her career, she has been dedicated to work that supports the development of a more equitable society where everyone can live healthy, well and strong within their communities and families.

Trish has been a strong advocate for policy development based on the social determinants of health and the need for a basic income guarantee to eliminate poverty. She was also a founding member of the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute at the University of Guelph, focused on building community-university partnerships, community engagement and social innovation.

In addition to her research and community work, she has been a union leader, serving as women’s council chair and local president of the teaching assistant and sessional faculty union at the University of Guelph, CUPE 3913.

Trish was elected to represent District 23, Tyne Valley-Sherbrooke on April 23, 2019, and is currently the opposition critic for Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture. She is also the Official Opposition Whip.

Trish was born in Eastern PEI, and after many years living away, she relocated to Summerside where she lives with her partner and son.

Critic for
  • Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture
  • Education and Economic Growth
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In the Legislature
Holiday Greetings 2022
Posted on December 24, 2022
Paid Sick Days
Posted on November 15, 2022
We need a public inquiry into LTC
Posted on July 12, 2022
Congrats Class of '22
Posted on June 21, 2022
Shift Project
Posted on May 4, 2022
Equal Pay Day
Posted on April 21, 2022
Living with COVID pandemic
Posted on April 7, 2022
Updating the Dog Act
Posted on March 30, 2022
Wellbeing of workers
Posted on March 22, 2022
Rare Disease Day
Posted on March 3, 2022

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2nd Floor, Coles Building
175 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island, Canada