Father in Heaven, we lift up MPP Taras to you today and we ask that you would bring him comfort and peace. Help him to know you and trust in you. Give him the help he needs to improve the economy and assist in the recovery process. Help him to have new ideas and creative concepts for job creation. We pray that he would be surrounded by people that help and encourage him to press forward doing good. In Jesus name, Amen!
Taras Natyshak was born and raised in Essex County. He has made extensive contributions to the region as a volunteer, health care advocate, and labour activist. Prior to his election on October 6th, 2011, Taras was the Director of Training for the Labourers’ International Union of North America. He is experienced in heavy construction projects across the province and active in the movement for Occupational Health and Safety reform. He has served on the boards of the Windsor Workers Action Centre and Sexual Assault Crisis Centre. Taras has also volunteered much of his time with the United Way and the Canadian Paraplegic Association. Taras and his wife Jennifer have been married for 10 years, have two young children, and make their home in Belle River.