Sandy Shaw

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Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas

NDP

Sandy Shaw was elected as an MPP in 2018 and has served as the NDP critic for Environment, Conservation and Parks and Finance and the Treasury Board. As a legislator, Sandy has brought forward motions to protect Ontario’s water and grow the Greenbelt and the number of protected areas across the province, and introduced a Private Members Bill to close loopholes in the disclosure of spills in Hamilton’s Cootes Paradise, an environmentally sensitive Lake Ontario wetland. She regularly convenes town halls and events in her riding to discuss and raise awareness of environmental concerns, has helped marginalized residents streamline air quality complaints to regulators, collaborated with Indigenous leaders to draw attention to water rights and has been an active champion of local anti-sprawl campaigns to protect Ontario’s farmland. Sandy previously served as the head of Corporate Social Responsibility for FirstOntario Credit Union.