Oliphant studied finance at the University of Toronto . He later studied theology at the Vancouver School of Theology , University of British Columbia . He was ordained in 1984 and then worked in various parishes, most recently from 1999 to 2008 in Toronto . In 2008 he received his doctorate of ministry from Chicago Theological Seminary .
Oliphant was an MP in the Canadian House of Commons from November 18, 2008 to 2011 . In the Canadian general election in 2015 he was able to return to the Canadian lower house as a member of parliament. Oliphant lives in Sherwood Park, Toronto with his life partner Marco Fiola, a linguistics professor at Ryerson University .
|Canadian politician and cleric
|DATE OF BIRTH
|June 7, 1956
|PLACE OF BIRTH
|Sault Ste. Marie , Ontario