Hon. Paul Calandra, Markham-Stouffville

Father in Heaven, thank You for the life and leadership of Paul Calandra. Thank You for the experience that He brings to his caucus and the government. We pray that You would help him as he serves as Government House Leader. Help him as he manages the many challenges of his role. We pray that He would know Your Presence and Your help in his work and relationships today. Make this day memorable for him as he serves his constituents and the people of Ontario. Amen……

Paul Calandra is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Markham-Stouffville. Before being elected to the Ontario Legislature in 2018, Paul was a Federal Member of Parliament, elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. As a member of the Ontario Legislature, Paul serves as Government House Leader. Before entering public service, Paul was a small business owner and insurance broker. Paul is a community advocate in Markham-Stouffville. He often highlights the sacrifices others make in building our community, including honouring local veterans and community volunteers. Through Hockey Night in Stouffville, Paul helped raise over $350,000 to support mental health initiatives at the Markham-Stouffville Hospital. Paul lives in Stouffville with his wife Melanie and two daughters Natalie and Olivia.