MPP for Guelph
As the Leader of the Ontario Greens since 2009, Mike’s constituents in Guelph and people throughout the province recognize him as a champion for climate action, income equality and honest, transparent leadership.
MPP for Kitchener Centre
Born and raised in Waterloo region, Aislinn (pronounced Ash-lynn) was elected MPP for Kitchener Centre in a landslide by-election win in November 2023. Previously, she was a Kitchener city councillor and worked as a social worker in the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.
Aislinn brings a wide range of experience to her role as Deputy Leader and MPP for Kitchener Centre. Over the course of her career, she has developed refugee youth and family programming and supported immigrants fleeing war and oppression to find a sense of place and lead healthy lives. As a school social worker, she has walked with young people and their caregivers on their journeys to stability, well-being and belonging. These experiences have strengthened her commitment to helping all Kitchener residents feel safe, valued and welcome.
Aislinn has been a climate advocate in her community since 2018, supporting action to divest from fossil fuels, invest in climate action and change environmentally destructive behaviours.
Aislinn lives in Kitchener with her husband Ryan and two children.
An elementary teacher in the Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Matt Richter is deeply committed to ensuring the people of Ontario have a healthy and prosperous future rooted in climate action and a caring economy.
Since Matt first ran for MPP in Parry Sound-Muskoka in 2007, Green support in the riding has grown dramatically. In the 2022 election, Matt secured more than 40 percent of the vote.
Matt is a community champion for affordable housing, better education and resilient local food systems. He is a strong supporter of small business and recognizes the valuable contributions of small business owners to Ontario’s economy.
Matt values family and community. Along with his wife, Kailey, and their three children, he enjoys hockey, skiing, cycling and canoe tripping.
A volunteer soccer coach, Matt loves teaching and learning with his students both inside the classroom and out in the Huntsville community.