Reb Steve will share coffee with Robin Martin, Member of Provincial Parliament for Eglinton-Lawrence.
Robin Martin is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Eglinton-Lawrence, a riding in which she has lived in for over 20 years. She has been the driving force behind several private member’s bills and motions that have been adopted by the Legislative Assembly or the Government of Ontario, including Bill 141 to create a provincial defibrillator registry, Bill 168 to adopt the IHRA Definition of Anti-Semitism, and Motion 155 which calls on the Legislative Assembly to establish a Holocaust Memorial on the grounds of the legislature no later than 2025.
In addition to her role as MPP, she serves as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and is a member of the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Standing Committee on Government Agencies, and the Select Committee on Emergency Management Oversight. Robin has also served on the Select Committee on Financial Transparency.
Robin holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto and Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from McGill University. She practiced litigation for over a decade at Osler and Lenczner and has previously worked as a policy advisor for the Ontario Ministry of Health. At a personal level, Robin has been married for more than 30 years to her high school sweetheart, Jon Martin, and has a son and a daughter.