VOTE Greg Galante
Greg Galante has been a resident, homeowner, business owner and taxpayer of the riding since 2014, and a recreational propertyowner in the riding since 2000. His knowledge of and history in the community stretch back over 30 years.
Greg was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. He is of Italian and First Nation descent, his paternal grandmother having roots in the Metis/Algonquin community in Maniwacki PQ. He is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University where he recieved a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history,
studying military history of the 20th Century and religion. He is currently studying conversational French.
Greg joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1983 and served until 1988 with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada where he became an infantry section commander.
Greg has recently retired after a 30 year career with The Toronto Fire Service where he attained the rank of Captain in the Operations Division. He is a decorated veteran with numerous commendations for life saving actions on the fireground and at other emergency scenes. Greg has also been acknowledged for his contribution and participation in the creation of
the Toronto Fire Service Mission Statement as a member of the joint management and union strategic planning committee.
Greg is keenly interested in and advocating for property rights, firearms rights, defending the constitution and charter of rights and freedoms, first nations reform and reconciliation,eliminating Ottawa’s interference in provincial jurisdictions, national defence and security, business
development, arctic development, harnessing and unleashing the economic potential of northern Ontario.
Greg’s experiences at Toronto Fire has provided him with in depth knowledge of the workings of government a local, provincial and federal levels, how those governments interact and the effect they have on the community both positive and negative. He is eager to utilize the skill sets in
planning, logistics, leadership, communications, team building and policy implementation that he has developed in over 30 years of public service as the next member of parliament for Nipissing-Timiskaming.