Guelph MPP and Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner will be officially confirmed as Guelph’s Green candidate for the 2022 provincial election.
Although he’s uncontested, Schreiner must be officially confirmed and the party announced that the formality will happen on April 6 during a virtual event.
Schreiner made history in 2018, becoming the first-ever Green MPP in Ontario.
“I’m incredibly thankful to the people of Guelph who have given me the opportunity to represent their voices at Queen’s Park,” he said in a statement.
“Since 2018, I have advocated for the local needs of our community. These efforts include protecting water in the Paris Galt Moraine and being a champion for tackling housing and poverty reduction.”
‘It feels great to make history’: Mike Schreiner sworn in as Ontario’s first Green Party MPP
Recently, Schreiner has been critical of plans to build Highway 413, which would stretch from Halton Hills to Highway 400.
He has argued that it would pave over the Greenbelt and other wetlands.
“I continue to push back against the Ford government’s agenda of paving over the places we love,” Schreiner said.
The next election is scheduled to take place on June 2, 2022.
Those interested in attending Schreiner’s confirmation in April can find more information about the virtual event online.
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