Lord we thank you for Paul Miller and his willingness to serve the people of Hamilton East – Stoney Creek. We ask that you bless him with great wisdom as he strives to improve the lives of the people in his riding. As a Critic for Pensions and Poverty Reduction we pray that you would use him to make a meaningful impact in this vital areas. We pray a special blessings on his family as he is away from them. IN Jesus name Amen.
Paul Miller is a longtime community leader and labour rights advocate. Born in Hamilton and raised in Stoney Creek, he worked for 32 years at Hamilton Steel (formerly Stelco)—where his family’s total service exceeds 300 years—as an industrial mechanic, welder, and fitter. As a labour leader with the United Steelworkers, Paul represented the union in Ottawa, working on nine federal campaigns across the country and pushing to change Canadian labour laws to protect pensions and workers’ rights.
Locally, Paul served as a Stoney Creek City Councillor for six years. During his first term, he was active with the Hamilton and Wentworth County Public School Board and the Community Liaison Committee for the Taro Landfill and Hamilton Region Conservation Authority. During his second term, he was Chair of Parks and Recreation, and was active with city committees dealing with firefighting, licensing, engineering, and planning.
Paul is active in local sports as both a participant and an official. He has played hockey and baseball, and refereed OMHA hockey, umpired slow-pitch softball, and coached Little League baseball.
Paul is married to local teacher Carole Paikin-Miller, who is also a freelance journalist and children’s book author. Together they have three daughters: a graphic designer, a programmer of social activities for seniors, and a registered nurse.