As a profession that interacts with legislation every day and as an organization that advocates for improvements to the law, the OBA knows the value that lawyers can bring to Ontario’s legislative process. Their respect for detail, understanding of the rule of law, specialized training in identifying issues and finding solutions regularly and positively impacts Ontario’s democracy.

For a full listing of the candidates that are running in your electoral district. 


The following is a list of licenced lawyers, by riding, who are candidates in the upcoming 2022 Ontario General Election.

The OBA is politically non-partisan. As such this list of lawyers includes all candidates known to the OBA to be lawyers, regardless of political affiliation. This list is in no way an endorsement of any or all the candidates listed, nor does it constitute a representation that they share the OBA’s values


Doug Downey

Brampton Centre

Safdar Hussain

Brampton East

Gurratan Singh

Brampton South

Prabmeet Sarkaria

Bruce - Grey - Owen Sound

Selwyn Hicks


Brian Saunderson

Don Valley East

Rizwan Khan


Todd McCarthy


Eglinton - Lawrence

Robin Martin


Anthony Leardi

Etobicoke Centre

Noel Semple


Peter McSherry


Haliburton - Kawartha Lakes - Brock

Donald McBey


Derek Sloan

Kenora - Rainy River

Greg Rickford

Kitchener - Conestoga

Jim Karahalios

Kitchener South - Hespeler

Jess Dixon


Parkdale - High Park

Patrick Macklem


Simcoe- Grey

Ted Crysler


St. Catherines

Michele Braniff



Dianne Saxe


York Centre

Shelley Brown



Paul Saguil 

Windsor West

Linda McCurdy