Government of Ontario

Laura Mae Lindo

MPP, Kitchener Centre

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Laura Mae Lindo, Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener Centre, is a respected activist and educator who holds both a Masters and PhD in Education. 

Laura Mae is the Official Opposition Critic for Anti-Racism and Equity, as well as Colleges and Universities. Her work as inaugural Chair of the Official Opposition's Black Caucus, she demonstrated her commitment to building inclusive communities both within and outside of political spaces.  Laura Mae's leadership is grounded in her knowledge of putting anti-oppression theories into practice. She is a knowledgeable advocate for the rights of women and girls, a respected ally to marginalized communities, and, most importantly, a courageous public speaker, ready, willing, and able to speak to issues often left unaddressed in the mainstream.

This is reflected in her continued work with the provincial Leading Women Leading Girls Building Communities Award as well as the creation of the Black Excellence in Leadership Award (BELA) in 2021.

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August 31, 2021

NDP MPPs Lindo and Fife urge the Ford government to listen to parents before child care reopens

WATERLOO REGION — NDP MPPs Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre) and Catherine Fife (Waterloo) have sent an open letter to the Minister of Education urging him to listen to the concerns of parents and... More
March 23, 2021

NDP wants Ford government to stop undermining students' democratic rights

QUEEN’S PARK – Official Opposition NDP critic for Colleges and Universities, Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre) has released a statement in response to the government's decision to appeal an Ontari... More
March 19, 2021

Lindo to hold virtual event in Kitchener on March 21 for International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

KITCHENER — Official Opposition NDP Critic for Anti-Racism, Colleges and Universities, and Chair of the Ontario NDP Black Caucus, Laura Mae Lindo will be launching an inaugural Black Excellence in ... More