Tom Lawson is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Prince Edward-Hastings. Over the last five years, Tom has run in both federal and provincial elections.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in History from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Arts degree with a major in English from Cambridge University.
Tom teaches an annual 12-week course for families coping with serious mental illness. Prior to his retirement, Tom was Head of English at Trinity College School. He was also Founder of the Canadian Student Debating Federation.
In 1995, Tom was instrumental in rallying his community to reject a government proposal to allow the town to receive radioactive and toxic waste.
Tom was born in Toronto, and is an avid writer, public speaker, storyteller, canoeist, cross-country skier, and gardener. Tom and his wife, Pat, live in Port Hope.
Contact number: 905-885-5396