Michael Coteau, Politician, Member of Provincial Parliament. Born: Huddersfield, Yorkshire England
When he moved to Canada with his family at the age of 4, Michael grew up with humble means in Flemingdon Park; his mother cleaned buildings and his father was a maintenance worker. With every step he has taken in his professional life, his decision to go into politics was an easy one as his passion had always lain in the community – mainly the youth. With the right educational training once he completed university, Michael embarked on a journey that would lead to him becoming an MPP for the very area that moulded his upbringing – Don Valley East.
In 2003 he became a school board trustee for Don Valley East, where he had the opportunity to initiate projects that brought about the positive development needed in the area – namely the Community Use of Schools initiative. With this, upwards of 500 schools saw [Read more +]