TORONTO — The Green Party of Ontario is proud to announce that Abhijeet Manay has been nominated as its candidate for the Beaches-East York riding ahead of the 2022 Provincial election.
Abhijeet was elected as Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Ontario in 2018 and currently serves as the party’s shadow cabinet critic for Health and Long-Term Care.
He works in Learning & Development at Reena, a non-profit that works with people with developmental disabilities where he designs and teaches courses, and sits on the Board of Directors of the non-profit iREAM. He completed his Hons. Bachelor of Science at McMaster University and his Masters in Education at the University of Toronto.
”I was inspired to join politics by my grandfather who was a member of parliament back in India. His example inspires me to this day to always fight for the little guy,” Abhijeet said.
“That’s why I joined the Green Party of Ontario: because Mike Schreiner’s drive for justice and sustainability reminds me of the same passion my grandfather had. It’s an honour to be in a party that’s creating a greener and more caring Ontario for generations to come.”
Abhijeet has a deep understanding of Toronto issues, where he grew up after arriving in Canada from India at the age of 14. He is a life-long advocate for affordable housing, small businesses and a guaranteed livable income.
“Abhijeet has served the Green Party admirably as Deputy Leader. It’s a pleasure to work with him, and I look forward to working with him at Queen’s Park,” stated Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario. “His passion and energy for issues like affordable housing, autism and health care is exactly what we need to build back smarter out of the current crisis.”