Matthew Green

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NDP • ON • Hamilton Centre

Matthew Green (NDP, Hamilton Centre) has served as MP since 2019, following four years as Councillor with the City of Hamilton. In his work as an elected official, and earlier as a small business owner and as the former executive director of the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion, Green has consistently advocated for initiatives and policies that promote environmental protection, racial and social equity, and economic justice.

The first person of colour to be elected to Hamilton City Council, Green brought forward the Blue Dot Motion, making Hamilton the first city in Ontario to adopt an environmental bill of rights. As MP he has advocated for transit solutions for Hamilton and frequently speaks up in Committee and in the House on Indigenous rights, inequity and climate action.