Dear Heavenly Father, we speak blessing over MPP Michael Gravelle. Please help him to have a love for the people of Thunder Bay and a passion to serve them with love and kindness. We ask You to give Michael the endurance and favor he needs each day in his riding. We ask for Michael and the people under his direction to be given wisdom and guidance to oversee every matter of social policy. Help Michael to be strong and to persevere with the strength You give him to serve. We thank You for the work You are doing in him and through his office. In Jesus mighty name. Amen……..
Michael Gravelle was first elected to the Ontario Legislature in 1995. He previously servedas the Critic for Northern Development and Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry and was the Minister of Northern Development and Mines from 2013 until 2018, the Minister of Natural Resources from 2011 until 2013 and as the Minister of Northern Development and Mines in 2007, and in 2009, took on the additional portfolio of Forestry. He brought forth private member’s bills which resulted in access to insulin pumps for all Type II diabetics. He is co-founder of the North of Superior Film Association, has been on the Boards of Directors for Magnus Theatre and the AIDS Committee of Thunder Bay and is active with the Alzheimers Society and the Canadian Diabetes Association. Born in 1949, Michael was raised and educated in Thunder Bay, which he’s always been proud to call home.