Endorsements

When nurses and teachers endorse one candidate, and politicians endorse another…
who do you think speaks for the people?

“Mike is active at Queen’s Park, working across party lines to be a strong advocate on issues such as climate action, affordable housing, protecting Ontario’s frontline healthcare workers, supporting small businesses and improving mental health,”

OSSTF president Karen Littlewood

SEIU Health Care endorses Mike Schreiner and Matt Richter
in Parry Sound- Muskoka

“We are Canada’s Healthcare Union, representing more than 60,000 frontline healthcare workers.”

“Only the Green Party is founded on principles that understand that we need clean air water soil and food to keep us alive and well.  Matt Richter has demonstrated his commitment to fight for a better future through green values, and that’s why he has my support in this election.”

David Suzuki
Scientist, broadcaster, author, activist and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation

Neil Hutchinson

“I have known and supported Matt Richter for many years. He has the energy, integrity, experience and smarts to represent us admirably. He is supported by the Green Party platform that addresses our challenges with serious and feasible solutions. We need Matt Richter and the Green Party of Ontario now.”

Dr. Neil Hutchinson, Bracebridge
Environmental Scientist

“I am honored to endorse Matt Richter and the Green party this election. As a fellow teacher, I know Matt will be the voice our kids need at Queens Park. Matt is an incredibly hard worker, and he listens to the people in our community. When you meet Matt, he will ask you your concerns, and he listens. We need genuine leaders like Matt for Muskoka-Parry Sound. We need change. ” 

Meghan Delagran, Teacher 

“As a nurse, I witness first hand the health of our friends, families, and neighbours in our communities. Through examples like investing in mental health, affordable housing, accessibility of green spaces, improving air quality, and investing in our Frontline staff – Matt and the Green Party of Ontario know what it means to provide holistic health.” 

Pam Sobil RN, Muskoka

Bet Smith

“I am thrilled and hopeful to see Matt Richter and the Green Party gaining so much momentum in Parry Sound-Muskoka. This region is home to so many people like myself who care deeply for the environment and desperately want to see action on climate change.

Matt is dedicated, approachable and real. He listens, empathizes and works to understand the struggles facing individuals and families in our community. As a Green, Matt is free to truly and fully represent Parry Sound-Muskoka. Now is the time to have our voices heard.”

Bet Smith: Agronomist, Songwriter, Blacksmith – Bracebridge

Laurie Fountain endorsement

“I am a member of the Liberal Party who will be voting for Matt. I Know of Liberals who would vote for another party that is dedicated to preventing the environmental crisis from getting worse. I am trying to work at my end to inform them before they vote and to consider voting Green.”

Laurie Fountain
Federal Liberal Executive

Glen Hodgson PHOTO BY PJ WILSON /jpg, NB

“It is my pleasure to endorse Green Party candidate Matt Richter as the best choice for MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka. As a past Federal and Provincial candidate, I have talked to thousands of people from across the riding and I know what is important to the people of Parry Sound-Muskoka and I confident that Matt has the knowledge, compassion and energy to represent us at Queens Park.”

Glen Hodgson, Teacher, President of District 4 Near North OSSTF, former Green Party Candidate

Glen Hodgson – photo by PJ Wilson, North Bay Nugget

“The last three years have made it clear: we need an educator’s voice in Queen’s Park – Matt Richter is that voice. I encourage all educators in Parry Sound-Muskoka to vote for our fellow educator, Matt Richter, on June 2nd.”

Rob Hammond, ETFO President Near North Teacher’s Local

“The time is right for this Riding to be represented in the Ontario Legislature by a strong Green Party Representative. Matt Richter is the voice we need at Queen’s Park. He has the youth, the energy and the life experience to bring back some common sense to the process of government. I fully endorse Matt Richter to be our next MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka.”

Gord Miller, Bracebridge

Candidate for the Green Party of Canada in 2019, Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Matt will be a thoughtful voice of reason in provincial parliament. During this campaign, Matt and his energized team have visited every corner of our vast riding. Imagine that dedication at Queen’s Park


Mark Grimstead, Bracebridge – read Mark’s full endorsement letter here

Frank de Jong - Former Leader Green Party of Ontario

“Parry Sound-Muskoka needs Matt as our MPP.

He knows our riding intimately, he is dedicated to improving the quality of life of every citizen in every community. He is humble, inclusive, patient, and knowledgeable. He builds bridges and gets people to work together for everyone’s benefit. There is no one I can think of who could do more for this riding than Matt.”

Frank de Jong, Huntsville

Former Leader, Green Party of Ontario
Radio Host – Muskoka Drawdown, Hunters Bay Radio

“As a long time Green Party voter who has always felt that the Green Party is the only party serious about transitioning to a green economy, I am encouraged by Matt’s candidacy in our riding. …

He listens well and is well versed on the issues uniquely faced here in the riding. Clearly a strong candidate and our best chance at bringing a much-needed fresh voice for change to Queen’s Park.”

Rev. Kevin Logie, Parry Sound.

“Affordable housing is on Matt’s radar and the Green Party has a practical roadmap to building livable and affordable communities where everyone has a great place to live.

He is deeply concerned about young people and the need to improve mental health support services across this province.

We need to start working on finding solid solutions to the climate emergency for the sake of our children and grandchildren. ” 

-Debbie Vernon, Realtor, Bracebridge

Ian Hastie

“Rough seas require the Green Party at the helm. I fully endorse Matt Richter who embraces our Green Party values of sound, collaborative government with a commitment to public health care, especially mental health access, social housing & our environment. He has my vote as our skipper.”

-Ian G Hastie MD, FRCPC, Huntsville

Matt cares about the people of Parry Sound Muskoka the education of Ontario’s young people health care in Ontario, especially for our seniors.

Matt listens to all points of view

Matt acts now as Education Critic in the Ontario Green Party caucus meeting regularly with Party Leader, Mike Schreiner after his election to the Parliament of Ontario to help create a better Ontario for us all

-David & Linda Ann Jewell

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