Paul Calandra is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Markham-Stouffville. Before being elected to the Ontario Legislature in 2018, Paul was a Federal Member of Parliament, elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2011.
Before entering public service, Paul was a small business owner and insurance broker. During his tenure as MP, Paul served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council. Paul first got involved in provincial politics to bring change to Queen’s Park. He ran on a platform to lower hydro bills, make life more affordable, and unleash the economic engine of Ontario. Small businesses are the backbone of Markham-Stouffville and Paul believes in a government that empowers our small business owners to build better lives for themselves and their families.
Paul lives in Stouffville with his wife Melanie and two daughters Natalie and Olivia.