Heavenly Father I thank you for the life of Steve Clark. You have ordained him for such a time as this to carry out his duties with integrity and excellence in the area of Municipal Affairs and Housing for Ontario. Lord give him divine wisdom and discernment in all the decisions he will make. Give him understanding and favour with those he works with and alongside. Bless his life his family his marriage and all those he comes into contact with. Cause him to seek you as the source of all Truth, wisdom and discernment as he fulfills this role. Give him your peace. Cause him to encounter you daily as he serves in public office. Thank you for the plans and purposes that you will fulfill through Steve. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.
Steve Clark was first elected MPP for Leeds-Grenville in a March, 4, 2010, byelection. It was a landslide victory by a 66 per cent margin. He was subsequently re-elected in the October 6, 2011 provincial election and won re-election for a third term in office in the June 12, 2014 provincial election. Most recently, on June 7, 2018, Steve was re-elected as MPP for the newly named riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. On June 29, 2018, Steve was sworn in as Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
Steve gained attention across Canada in 1982 when, at the age of 22 and just out of university, he was elected Mayor of the City of Brockville. This gained him the title of Youngest Mayor of Canada and a notation in the Who’s Who of Canada. Steve served three terms as mayor and, during his tenure, was also the President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario. Steve is married to Deanna. Together they are the proud parents of a blended family of five: Mitchell, Caitlin, Jordan, Alex and Meghan.