Zac Smith is currently finishing his Honours BA in Political Science from the University of King's College, Halifax. Throughout his undergraduate degree, Zac had studied political institutions and how they are perceived by the citizens they serve.
Academically and throughout his life, Zac is deeply engaged with the issues facing Canada's Aboriginal peoples.
Passionate about the Canadian North, Zac has canoed from Yellowknife, NWT to Baker Lake, NU. Last summer he worked in Arviat, Nunavut, where he was a literacy camp counsellor with Frontier College. In addition, he has been a research assistant for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and a tree planter.
During his spare time, Zac volunteers with new Canadians and inmates to improve their literacy skills. He also draws great stick people.
Zac is absolutely thrilled and deeply honoured to have been chosen as one of this year's Jaimie Anderson Parliamentary Interns.