Friday, August 18, 2017

MPP Norm Miller, Parry Sound-Muskoka

Our Heavenly Father, we come to you on behalf of Norm Miller the representative for Parry Sound –Muskoka, and ask that You would grant strength and peace as he functions as the Critic, Northern Development and Mines and the Deputy Opposition Whip.  May you cause that in his personal life, as well as his life as a politician the keen awareness of Your love and Mercy in his life.  Bless his family I pray and cause them to know that they too have a significant role as a part of the family  in representing the people of their constituency.  May their days be blessed by Your presence Father.  AMEN!

Norm Miller was first elected to represent the riding of Parry Sound-Muskoka in a by-election on March 22, 2001, and re-elected in general elections in October 2003, October 2007, October 2011 and June 2014.  Norm has served as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Commissioner of the Red Tape Secretariat, member of the Estimates Committee, and sat on the Cabinet Committee for Economic and Resource Policy.
While in opposition Norm has been the PC Critic for a variety of portfolios including Natural Resources, Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Mines, Research and Innovation, and Finance. He also served as Chief Opposition Whip for 6 years, sat on the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs and sat on the PC Job Creation Task Force.
Most recently, he was appointed as the PC Critic for Aboriginal Affairs and re-appointed the Critic for Northern Development and Mines including Ring of Fire Issues.
For 25 years, together with his wife, Christine and their four children, owned and operated a lodge on Lake Muskoka. Norm is also past President of Muskoka Tourism, past Director and Treasurer of Resorts Ontario and is a strong advocate for economic growth and tourism in the Parry Sound-Muskoka area.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

MPP Peter Milczyn, Etobicoke-Lakeshore

Lord We pray for Peter as a very sincere, hardworking member of the government. We pray for grace and integrity in his service. We bless him and his family to be who You desire them to be and keep them in peace and keep them in good health to continue to serve You and their country.

Peter Milczyn was first elected to the Ontario Legislature in 2014 as the MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore.
Milczyn currently serves as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Infrastructure, and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs. He also serves as the Chair of Toronto and Francophone Caucuses and as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.
Milczyn was born in Etobicoke, grew up in Mimico and attended Etobicoke Collegiate Institute. He went on to graduate from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Architecture in 1989, and soon founded PZM Design. His interest in urban planning led him into politics. He was first elected in 1994, as a Councillor in the former City of Etobicoke. Following the Amalgamation of the City of Toronto, he was consistently  re-elected to represent Ward 5 (Etobicoke-Lakeshore) on Toronto City Council, from 2000-2014—making for an incredible 17-year career in municipal politics.
Milczyn has been a staunch advocate for his community. He has been a vocal champion for the expansion of public transit, planning reform and the provision of affordable housing for families in Etobicoke-Lakeshore and across Ontario.
His experience and knowledge in the area of responsible city building, fiscally responsible, efficient government, and urban planning led to the introduction of MPP Milczyn’s Private Member’s Bill 39. The Bill aims to restore local decision making and provide municipalities with the tools to generate more affordable housing in partnership with the province.
Milczyn is fluent in Polish, Italian and French and has deep roots in Etobicoke-Lakeshore. He is proud to be raising his daughter, Ariana, in Etobicoke with his wife, Rose.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

MPP Monte McNaughton, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex

Lord we thank you for Monty and the sacrifice he has made to serve the people and act in the best interest of others. We bless his family and may they have wonderful times of refreshment and joy together. May the Lord bless you for your faithful service and give you the place and position He desires for you. We pray all your gifts be activated and used greatly in these coming days.

Monte McNaughton grew up in Newbury and learned the value of hard work and community service by working in his family business. By the time he was twenty, Monte was elected as Newbury Councillor and was re-elected two more times.

He graduated from Westervelt Business College and successfully completed executive programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business and in 2009-10 he served as President of the Strathroy and District Chamber of Commerce.

On October 6, 2011 Monte was elected MPP for the riding of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, and subsequently re-elected on June 12, 2014. Monte currently serves as Official Opposition Critic for the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade. Monte is also a member of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.

Monte is married to Kate, they have a daughter (Annie) and live in Mt. Brydges.  Monte is passionate about his riding and wants to bring jobs, honesty, and good government to the people living in Lambton-Kent Middlesex.