Riding: Parry Sound–Muskoka
Status: Not Elected
Gord Miller is an ecologist best known for his 15-year long career as Ontario’s Environment Commissioner, the province’s environmental watchdog. In this role he was responsible for upholding and protecting Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights, overseeing the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, and publishing Greenhouse Gas Progress Reports to the Ontario legislature. He also supported the Ontario government in taking action on number of environmental measures, including protecting bees from neonicotinoid pesticides, adopting the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, and ending logging in Algonquin Provincial Park.
Prior to his role as Environmental Commissioner, Miller worked for 14 years at the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. He has also served as President of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association, and as a Vice-President and Co-Founder of the Roadside Heritage Trees Society of Puslinch Township.