Meet Doug


Doug Shipley is proudly serving as Member of Parliament for Barrie – Springwater – Oro-Medonte. After a three-term career on the City of Barrie council, Doug was elected to Parliament in October 2019.

Doug has lived in the riding for over twenty years. He and his wife Lisa have raised their two sons here.

While serving as Councillor for Ward 3, Doug gained a great deal of experience serving as Chair of Finance and Corporate Services, Committee Chair of Infrastructure, Investment and Development Services Committee, and Deputy Chair of the Barrie Police Services Board. He also sat on several committees, including the Barrie and Area Physician Recruitment Task Force.

Doug understands the value of making meaningful contributions and serving his community – from representing the people of Ward 3, to coaching Barrie Minor Hockey Association for the last 12 years, to operating his successful business, local issues have always been Doug’s focus.

In Ottawa, Doug has been selected to serve on the Standing Committee for Public Safety and National Security. He has also been selected to serve as Conservative Deputy Shadow Critic for Infrastructure and Communities.

Doug is honoured to represent the people of Barrie – Springwater – Oro-Medonte in Ottawa.