MP Gord Brown Dies After Heart Attack on Parliament Hill

Conservative MP Gord Brown has died after suffering a heart attack in his office on Parliament Hill.

Paramedics were called shortly before 10 a.m. and performed emergency resuscitation efforts en route to the hospital.

He was a member of the House of Commons of Canada, representing the Ontario riding of Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes as a Conservative member.

Brown was elected to Parliament in 2004 and was re-elected in four subsequent elections.

Brown was appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the advice of Conservative Party of Canada Leader Andrew Scheer to sit on the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians on November 6, 2017.