Priyan De Silva grew up in Toronto and is an active member of the Scarborough—Rouge Park community.
Priyan is a strong advocate for environmental responsibility and social justice. He’s worked on poverty reduction, food security and transitioning Toronto towards a 100% renewable energy future. He has promoted Ontario’s Greenbelt, the People’s Climate Movement, and mobilized around the United Nations COP21.
Priyan recognizes links between climate change, food, and social inequalities. He’s currently working on community gardens and establishing an urban farm in Scarborough.
Priyan lives in Malvern with his wife, Victoria.