Dear LORD Jesus, thank You for the life of MPP Michael Coteau and Your goodness that has been poured out upon him daily. Heavenly Father, I ask that You would richly bless Michael with an outpouring of Your kindness, that unfailing kindness, that is unique to You and is eternally available. May Your Word that has been heard by Michael, flow in him and through him like a river of living water. May he grow in knowing You and trusting You with his cares. Protect, comfort, inspire, lead and strengthen him Abba as he serves his family and the people of Don Valley East.
Michael Coteau was first elected in 2011 as the MPP for Don Valley East. He has served as Minister of Children and Youth Services, as well as Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism. Previously, he was Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, as well as Minister Responsible for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, and before that, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. Michael grew up in Don Valley East and attended Don Mills Middle School and Victoria Park Collegiate Institute. He holds degrees from Carleton University in both Political Science and Canadian History. He and his wife Lori live in Toronto with their two daughters, Maren and Myla.