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Yasir Naqvi practiced international trade law and was the associate director and international trade counsel at the Centre for Trade Policy and Law before entering politics. He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in October 2007. He served as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Community Safety) until he was appointed the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Revenue on October 3, 2008.
Naqvi obtained his law degree from the University of Ottawa, and is called to the bars of Ontario, and England and Wales. He holds a master’s in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton, and a Bachelor of Arts (political science) and Bachelor of Sciences (life sciences) from McMaster University. He has served as a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, and as a guest lecturer at Carleton University.