Dear Lord, thank you for Mike Colle. We ask today for your steady hand to guide his time within political life which can often be chaotic and challenging. We ask that you would give him great wisdom and strength in his role as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour, may he be a great asset to the Minister. We ask that you build up and greatly use Arthur for significant improvements to the lives of Ontario Residents. Protect his family and him as he travels the province. Amen.
Mike Colle has served the people of Eglinton-Lawrence where he lives, works, and has raised his family, as a teacher, city councillor, TTC Chairman and MPP. Prior to being elected as an MPP in 1995, Mike served as a City of York councilor and a Metropolitan Toronto councilor where he served as TTC commissioner and was chair of the TTC from 1988 to 1994. He also taught high school history at St. Michael’s College School, where he coached the senior football team for 18 years.
Mike and his wife Sharon live in the Eglinton-Lawrence riding. They have four children and six grandchildren. Mike is a life long marathon runner, with a personal best time of 3:29 and continues to run the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon on a regular basis.