Coming from Red Pheasant First Nation in Saskatchewan and raised in Calgary, Robert-Falcon Ouellette moved to Winnipeg in 2010 and quickly earned a reputation as a diligent community advocate working to bridge racial and economic divides. Robert-Falcon was a Program Director for the Aboriginal Focus Programs at the University of Manitoba, where he was a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funded researcher on education and Métis issues of identity. He is passionate about addressing and solving inner-city issues, city planning, and transit.
Robert-Falcon spent 19 years with the Canadian Armed Forces, retiring from full-time service as Petty Officer 2nd class with the appointment of Sergeant at Arms in 5th Field Ambulance in Valcartier, Quebec. He also has worked as a professional musician with La Fanfarniente della Strada Gypsy Band in Quebec City. Robert-Falcon holds a PhD from Université Laval where he published his thesis.
Robert-Falcon Ouellette, is a Canadian politician, who was previously a candidate for Mayor of Winnipeg in the 2014 municipal election and is now elected to represent the riding of Winnipeg Centre in the House of Commons of Canada in the Canadian federal election this past October 2015.