Jean Yip is a devoted community leader who is committed to working with Justin Trudeau to grow and strengthen our middle class, and she understands what it takes to create new well-paying jobs for families in Scarborough—Agincourt.
Jean was born and raised in Scarborough—Agincourt and has deep roots in the community. Jean’s mother and father immigrated to Canada, and she grew up in Agincourt surrounded by their values of hard work, family, and compassion – values which she now instills in the three sons she raised with her late husband, Arnold Chan.
After completing her degree at the University of Toronto, Jean pursued a career in insurance and underwriting, and became a team leader in her field.
In recent years, she has focused on her community and her family, stepping up as a partner with her husband in serving Scarborough—Agincourt. She also teaches Sunday school at her church, and has been involved with a number of organizations, including the STEM Fellowship Board of Directors and the Parliamentary Spouse Association.
Scarborough—Agincourt needs a trusted champion for the middle class, and a community leader who knows and understands our priorities. Jean Yip has proven that she will never stop working hard to support families in our diverse, dynamic, and forward-looking community.