Marc-Olivier Fortin is a grassroots Conservative volunteer and public policy participant. Born in Quebec City, Marc-Olivier was raised in Saguenay and Côte-Nord and lives in Montreal since ten years now. He is currently studying Economics at McGill University. Marc-Olivier started to get involved with the Conservative Party of Canada during the 2008 election. After that, he worked as an intern for Minister Paradis and was regional organizer by interim of half of the ridings in Quebec during summer 2010.
Marc-Olivier launched with a couple of friends The Prince Arthur Herald, a student newspaper read by thousands of people every week. He is now the Chief Communications Officer for the newspaper and makes regular interventions on Sun TV. In addition to that, Marc-Olivier is the President of Foundation 1625 that supports the class action lawsuit in Quebec against the government and 25 universities and CEGEPs because of the student strike that happened in Quebec during the spring of 2012.