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Mathew Bertin, a Community & Stakeholder Relations Specialist with Metrolinx, will be the guest speaker at our club on Nov. 21.

"Investing in our Future, Investing in our Region".

Mathew Bertin is a Community & Stakeholder Relation Specialist at Metrolinx. In this role, Mathew primarily works to build support for the Metrolinx vision and the need for investment in transportation by developing strong relationships with community partners and stakeholders from across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.

Mathew also oversees a number of community initiatives, including public education programs, shop local campaigns and job training initiatives.


During his fifteen years as an activist, Mathew has held a number of senior positions including Community Organizer, Campaign Manager, Policy Advisor, and Speech Writer. Mathew is the former Director of Operations and Technology for the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) and has worked for a number of government ministers, NGOs, and the United Nations.

Mathew frequently lectures and provides media commentary on social media, citizen engagement and the importance of activism. He is a member of Civic Action’s Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) and serves on its executive committee as an advisor on project incubation.

Mathew holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a Masters of International Relations degree.

Born and raised in Sudbury Ontario, Mathew currently lives in Toronto.