Father in Heaven, we bring before you today Michael Mantha. We ask for your blessing to be upon him today and everyday as he serves the constituents of Algoma—Manitoulin and in his parliamentary role of Critic for Northern Development and Mines. Thank you for the dedication he has served with at Queen’s Park for many years. We ask that you would continue to give him the strength, compassion, and wisdom he needs to accomplish your plans and purposes for Ontario. May his home and marriage be places of rest and refreshment to help him serve in the roles where you have placed him. Draw Michael to Yourself today and everyday. In Jesus’ name we pray, amen.
Michael Mantha is currently serving in his second term as MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin. He’s the NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation and critic for Northern Development and Mines. Prior to first being elected in October 2011, Michael worked with federal Member of Parliament Carol Hughes, advocating for constituents on a multitude of issues. He has also worked with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities; helping displaced workers access needed social services and training. Michael also served as a Labour Representative for 17 years and spent 4 years with the United Steelworkers Local 1-2693. Michael lives in Elliot Lake and is the father of two boys.