Lord, today we thank you for the Honourable Monte McNaughton and his many years of service to the people of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. We pray for him and his cabinet role of Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. Give him wisdom and great favour with this team as he gives leadership to this important field. We ask, Lord, that you would grant him travelling mercies as he travels across our province. We pray a special blessing on his young family as they have to share him with the province. We ask this in Jesus name. Amen.
Monte McNaughton is a life-long community leader. He is the three-term MPP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. By the time he was twenty, Monte was elected as Newbury Councillor. He was subsequently re-elected two more times. He graduated from Westervelt Business College and successfully completed executive programs at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. In 2009-10 he served as President of the Strathroy and District Chamber of Commerce. Monte was sworn in as Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure in June 2018. He previously served in numerous critic positions, most notably as Official Opposition Critic for Economic Development. Monte and his wife Kate have a daughter, Annie, and live in Mt. Brydges.