Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hon. James J Bradley - MPP for St. Catherines (January 29th, 2015)

Almighty and eternal God, You know the longings of the hearts of men. In Your goodness, you have watched over the Hon. James Bradley, MPP -St. Catharines for 37 years in his numerous roles during 11 Parliaments. I pray that you will continue to bless him in his current role in the present Parliament as Deputy Government House Leader, Minister without Portfolio and Chair of Cabinet. May his faithful service to Ontarians contribute to their continued freedom, security, and peace. O God, I pray you will continue to personally bless him and his family as he serves the people. 



Jim Bradley was first elected to represent St. Catharines in the Ontario legislature in 1977, and has had the honour of holding several cabinet positions. He is currently the Chair of Cabinet and Deputy Government House Leader.

During his previous stint as Minister of the Environment, he was an innovative leader in cleaning up pollution, and bringing the Blue Box recycling to millions of homes. As Minister of Transportation, Jim brought in legislation to toughen penalties against drunk driving, and he expanded public transit across Ontario.

Before his election to the legislature, Jim was a teacher with the Lincoln County Board of Education and has served as a member of the St. Catharines City Council.

As MPP for St. Catharines, Jim has been instrumental in securing infrastructure projects that are creating thousands of local jobs and transforming our local health, education and transportation systems. Jim has worked to get for St. Catharines the new state-of-the-art hospital and Walker Family Cancer Centre, six-laning the QEW, widening the 406, bringing GO trains and buses to Niagara, the Downtown Performing Arts Centre and the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, and the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex at Brock University.

Jim Bradley has a strong record of working on behalf of constituents, whether voicing their concerns at Queens Park, or delivering important infrastructure investments that are creating jobs in our community and helping our local economy turn the corner. Jim has established a reputation of delivering results for St. Catharines.