Born and raised in Hamilton, Larry Pattison has demonstrated his commitment to the Hamilton community for decades. From a family of four generations of Stelco workers with deep roots in the Hamilton East- Stoney Creek area, Larry has worked hard to build community through everything he does. A former HWDSB Trustee, Big Brother, kids’ softball coach, husband, father, and advocate for Indigenous causes and small business owners, Larry has dedicated his life to listening to his community and doing everything he can to make their voices heard.
Larry is well known for his advocacy, for being a leader in bringing his community together, and for standing up for what he believes in. But it’s not just talk – Larry makes change happen. Whether it’s organizing community events like the Kate Andrus Pumpkin Prowl and Icing Anxiety, sitting on the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Community Advisory Committee (FNMI), the Indigenous Education Circle (IEC), or fighting to keep local schools open for kids with disabilities, Larry has proven that he works tirelessly to get the job done.
As Member of Parliament, Larry will address key areas that are most important to the people of Hamilton East-Stoney Creek – climate change, education, Indigenous rights, mental health, employment, affordable housing, quality healthcare for seniors, and clean energy.
Larry recognizes the privilege he has to represent the people of Hamilton East-Stoney Creek as the Green Party of Canada candidate; an honour that will propel him to bring your issues to the table, to fight without ego or pride, and to help make Hamilton a ‘more just, more resilient city’.