Jack and his wife Janet have three daughters – Jessica, Rachel and Alexis. Janet and all three girls are Registered Nurses who are working in hospitals in Ottawa, Calgary and San Diego.
Jack went to school at Dirleton, Fitzroy Harbour and Arnprior. He graduated from Queen’s University with is B.Sc in Civil Engineering and worked as a Professional Engineer in Vancouver and Calgary for 10 years. He and Janet are now living on and working his family Farm in the Ottawa region.
The MacLaren family has a long history of being involved in community politics for the purpose of community betterment. Jack’s father, grand-father and great grand-father were all politically active. In the MacLaren house it was always understood that with the enjoyment and benefits of a healthy community comes the obligation to contribute back to the community.
Jack is also a former President with the Ontario Landowners Association.
Jack has successfully advocated for and protected the rights of individuals, changed public perceptions, and influenced government policy to the benefit of the people of Ontario.
He is ready to discuss the issues that concern the constituents of Kanata-Carleton and will continue to be a strong voice on their behalf.