Friday, September 22, 2017

MPP Monique Taylor, Hamilton Mountain

We are delighted to pray for Monique Taylor in the Hamilton Mountain riding.  We pray for your daughter, we ask Lord and pray for her protection for her and her family.   We pray for her health and strength as she serves and dedicates her life and time for the people in her riding in Ontario.  Help her daily with all her busy schedule, responsibilities, meetings, and reaching out to help all those she meets in her constituents in Hamilton.  We pray for her team and staff, and we especially pray and cover her today with Your blessings and favour.  We ask these things in your precious name Jesus. Amen

Monique Taylor is a community advocate who has been MPP for Hamilton Mountain since 2011.  A graduate of the Toronto School of Business, an experienced hospitality worker, a key player in the campaign to save the McMaster Emergency Room, and an Assistant to Councillor Scott Duvall, Monique knows the everyday struggles of the people of Hamilton firsthand.
As MPP, Monique has worked hard on issues related to children and youth. In 2012, she introduced Bill 42, designed to give full investigative power to the provincial Ombudsman in relation to decisions made by children’s aid societies.  As a Member of the Select Committee on Developmental Services, Monique has been a strong advocate on behalf of families facing the extreme challenges of members living with serious developmental disabilities.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

MPP Harinder Takhar, Mississauga - Erindale

LORD, we ask you to bless MPP Harinder Takhar in the many duties he has as an MPP. Give him clarity and the ability to make good decisions. Lead him into opportunities that will be for the benefit of his constituents and the people of Ontario. Amen.

Harinder S. Takhar was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2003 and appointed to the Ontario Cabinet as Minister of Transportation. He became the first person of South Asian heritage to become a member of the Executive Council of Ontario (Cabinet). He was re-elected to the new riding of Mississauga-Erindale in 2007 and for a third term in October 2011. 
Harinder Takhar is currently the Minister of Government Services and Chair of the Management Board of Cabinet. He previously served as the Minister of Transportation, Minister of Small Business and Entrepreneurship and the Minister of Small Business and Consumer Services.
Prior to being elected, Takhar headed up Chalmers Suspension International Inc., recognized by the Financial Post as a finalist among Canada’s top 50 best-managed private companies in 1995. He has held senior executive positions with several large Canadian companies, both in the private and public sector over the past three decades.

MPP Peter Tabuns, Toronto - Danforth

As the current chair for the Standing Committee on Social Policy as well as critic for the Environment and Climate Change and Energy, Peter Tabuns needs great knowledge and wisdom to help fulfill his role in the Legislative Assembly. We ask for credible influences in his life. We thank You for his service in our province. We pray for how You will give him courage and strength along with the needed wisdom. We pray for his protection. May his family be blessed and encouraged that their sacrifice in sharing him with the public will be most worthwhile. May he know health and strength for the task.  In Jesus’ Name, Amen
Peter Tabuns is a distinguished community leader and a dedicated environmentalist.  A Toronto City Councillor from 1990 to 1997, he helped keep valuable services public and championed smoke-free restaurants and bars. As Executive Director of Greenpeace, he strongly advocated for increased environmental protections and for the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol.  Since his election to Queen’s Park in 2006, Peter has been a leader on a number of issues ranging from energy efficiency, to keeping people safe from toxins, to integrating new Canadians into the economy. As the Ontario NDP’s critic for energy and education, he has led the charge towards creating a new energy economy and has fought against skyrocketing hydro rates.  Peter lives in Toronto with his partner, Shawn Kerwin.