Member of Parliament for Hamilton Centre
- In 2019 Matthew Green was elected the Member of Parliament for Hamilton Centre. He previously made history when he became the first person of colour elected to Hamilton City Council in 2014. During his time as Ward 3 Councillor, Matthew’s policy initiatives focused on ecological, equity, and economic justice.
Matthew has a Political Science and Legal Studies degree from Acadia University and continued his education at McMaster University as well as the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School.
Prior to being elected to city council Matthew owned a small business in Hamilton and most recently, served as the Executive Director of the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion.
Matthew is the NDP Critic for National Revenue, Public Services and Procurement, Treasury Board, Deputy Critic for Ethics.
Matthew is committed to ensuring the real working-class values of Hamilton continue to be represented in Ottawa. He’s standing with Jagmeet Singh and the NDP to fight for universal pharmacare, affordable housing, and urgent action for the environment