|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Beaches—East York
|Preceded by||Maria Minna|
|Succeeded by||Nathaniel Erskine-Smith|
December 10, 1964 |
|Political party||New Democrat|
|Alma mater||Queen's University
University of Toronto
|Profession||Economist, policy analyst|
Kellway spent much of his childhood in Kingston. He has a degree in political science from Queen's University, and a Master of Industrial Relations degree from the University of Toronto. He also pursued graduate studies at York University.
He worked as an economist and as a policy analyst with the Society of Energy Professionals. He was co-chair of the Toronto Energy Coalition, and chair of the St. John Catholic School Parent Council. He served as president of the Beaches-East York NDP Riding Association for four terms.
In the 2011 federal election he ran as the New Democratic candidate in the riding of Beaches—East York. He defeated longtime Liberal incumbent Maria Minna by 5,309 votes. He served as the opposition critic for urban affairs and infrastructure, as well as deputy critic for transport. In 2015 he was defeated by Liberal candidate Nathaniel Erskine-Smith during an election where the Liberals took every seat in Toronto. He was defeated by over 10,000 votes.
|Canadian federal election, 2015|
|New Democratic||Matthew Kellway||17,113||30.81||-10.83||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||55,530||100.0||$207,738.12|
|Total rejected ballots||216||–||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Matthew Kellway||20,240||41.6%||+9.5%|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||48,604||–||–|
|Total rejected ballots||–||–||–|
- Kellway speech to Kingston and the Islands NDP Riding Association fundraiser, Kingston, Ont., November 21, 2014
- Winsa, Patty (2011-05-02). "NDP wins Beaches East York from Liberal Maria Minna". Toronto Star.
- "Beaches-East York: Q & A of the riding's top contenders". Inside Toronto (East York Mirror). 2011-04-27.
- Lameira, Phil (2011-05-18). "Kellway looks forward to helping out in Ottawa". Beach Metro Community News.
- Lavoie, Joanna (May 4, 2011). "BEACHES-EAST YORK: Liberals lose 18-year stronghold". Inside Toronto (East York Mirror).
- "Riding results from across Canada". Edmonton Journal. May 3, 2011. p. A6.
- "Beaches-East York Canada Votes 2011". CBC News. 2011-05-02.
- "Canada Votes". The Toronto Star. October 20, 2015. pp. GT13–GT15.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Beaches—East York, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates