Krystina Waler is your Conservative candidate for the riding of St. Catharines.
Krystina’s career has been centered around helping people who need it most. Krystina is currently the interim executive director of a foundation that focuses on helping children who are orphaned abroad with mental health supports and learning skills and trades to prepare them for life as adults. Krystina has organized 7 medical missions overseas staffed with Canadian medical teams to treat persons injured from military conflicts. She has also served as the director of a surgical education & training partnership in association with Sunnybrook Health Sciences.
Krystina was born and raised in St. Catharines and attended Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. The granddaughter of immigrants who came from Ireland and war-torn Ukraine to find a better life, Krystina grew up learning of the importance of giving back to her community and country. She treasures the values, freedoms, and opportunities that Canada provides and she will be a strong local voice for St. Catharines in Ottawa. Her mission is to be an effective federal representative that you can be proud to have representing you, and make St. Catharines the best place to work, live and raise a family.
Krystina earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Master of Science in Health Technology Assessment and Management from the University of Toronto with a focus on how to best use health care technology to improve the quality of life of people around the world.