Paul Miller was born in Hamilton and raised in Stoney Creek. He is a dedicated labour rights activist who worked for 32 years at Hamilton Steel (formerly Stelco – where his family’s total years of service exceeds 300 years) as an industrial mechanic, welder and fitter.
As a labour leader with the United Steelworkers, Paul represented the Union in Ottawa, on nine federal campaigns on behalf of workers in Hamilton and across the country, pushing to change Canadian labour laws to protect pensions and the rights of workers.
Locally, Paul served as a Stoney Creek City Councillor for 6 years. During his first term, he was active with the Hamilton and Wentworth County Public School Board and the Community Liaison Committee for the Taro Landfill and Hamilton Region Conservation Authority.
During his second term, he was Chairman of Parks and Recreation and was active with city committees dealing with firefighting, licensing, engineering and planning.
As your MPP Paul has taken the lead on these files – sports, culture, tourism, Ministry of Government Services – particularly ServiceOntario, pensions WSIB, Seniors’ Issues, economic development.
Paul helped his wife – Carole Paikin-Miller – a teacher, to promote her anti-racism book for children, which won the Anti-bias Curriculum Development Award from the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.
Paul has three daughters; a graphic designer, a programmer of social activities for seniors and a registered nurse.