| Bruce Crozier|
University of Windsor
| Jennifer Natyshak|
| October 12, 1977 (age 38)
Essex County, Ontario (1977-10-12) |
Ontario New Democratic Party
Taras Natyshak Wikipedia
Taras Natyshak (born October 12, 1977) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2011. He represents the riding of Essex.
Natyshak was born in Essex County, Ontario. Natyshak studied political science and labour studies at the University of Windsor. He served as director of training for the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA). He and his wife Jennifer live in Belle River with their two children.
Natyshak ran as the New Democrat candidate in the federal elections of 2006, 2008 and 2011 in the riding of Essex. He failed to win in each year.
In the 2011 provincial election, he ran as the New Democrat candidate in the riding of Essex. He defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Dave Brister by 1,368 votes. He was re-elected in the 2014 provincial election defeating PC candidate Ray Cecile by 17,914 votes.
He is the party's critic for labour issues.