Laura Mae Lindo

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Laura Mae Lindo

Laura Mae Lindo, ONDP MPP for Kitchener Centre.jpg
Lindo at an event during the 2018 Ontario Provincial Election
Critic, Citizenship and Immigration Services
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Kitchener Centre
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byDaiene Vernile
Personal details
Born1976 (age 43–44)
Scarborough, Ontario
Political partyNew Democratic
Children3
ResidenceKitchener, Ontario
Alma materYork University
OccupationNon Profit director
post-secondary administrator

Laura Mae Lindo is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election.[1] She represents the electoral district of Kitchener Centre as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

She is the niece of former Ontario MPP and Speaker Alvin Curling. Prior to her election, she worked as Director of Diversity and Equity at Wilfrid Laurier University.[2] She has three children, and holds a PhD in Education from York University.[2]

Lindo currently serves as a Member of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, and as Critic for Citizenship and Immigration Services and Critic for Anti-Racism.[3]

She is part of Ontario's first ever Black Caucus, alongside NDP caucus colleagues Rima Berns-McGown, Faisal Hassan, Jill Andrew and Kevin Yarde.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NDP's Laura Mae Lindo wins in Kitchener Centre". CBC Kitchener-Waterloo, June 8, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Laura Mae Lindo takes Kitchener Centre". TheRecord.com. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre)". Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  4. ^ "NDP establishes first official Black Caucus in Ontario History". Ontario New Democratic Party, April 15, 2019.