Gary T. Goodyear
(born March 10, 1958 in Cambridge
) is a Canadian politician
. He is a current member of the Canadian House of Commons
, having been elected to represent the riding
as a Conservative
in 2004. On October 30, 2008 he was named Minister of State
for Science & Technology within Prime Minister Stephen Harper
. Goodyear was re-elected in the May 2nd elections in 2011 and returned to Stephen Harper's cabinet as Minister of State for Science & Technology.
Education and chiropractic career
Goodyear was raised and educated in Cambridge. After high school he attended the University of Waterloo
, studying in Biomechanics
, but left without completing a degree.
He afterwards attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
, where he graduated cum laude
, was class president, and valedictorian
.. . He started his full-time practice in Cambridge
in 1984 where he was Clinic Director, Director of Patient Services and Past President of Future Recovery Canada. He was a co-designer of the three year post-graduate
Sports Fellowship Program. He also co-authored “Practice Guidelines” and was Public Relations
Director and Past President for the College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences
in Toronto. He was also the health columnist for the Cambridge Times
newspaper from 1986 to 1996, and has taught at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic......