Father in Heaven, we thank you today for James Bradley our MPP that serves in St Catharines. Father we pray for him today, encourage him, strengthen him, bless him, refresh him, and give him what he needs to serve in his position as House Leader.
James is a seasoned servant for the Ontario Government. Praying today that Lord you would give him fresh vision, that today would be a turning point, a new beginning, stir his heart to acknowledge You oh Lord, in all decisions and to depend upon You. Praying that he would always look for the truth in every situation. Lord use him today, as an example with all his experience, help him to teach, encourage and mentor other MPP's to serve by example with integrity, honesty and to have the courage to always do the right thing. Father we pray for our dear member for his team and staff, we pray for health, for strength to serve, bless and protect their families. We pray and ask all these things in Jesus precious name. Amen.
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.