Standing up for Ottawa–Vanier
- Lyra Evans is a community organizer and LGBTQ+ activist.
- She was homeless as a teenager giving her first–hand experience in what it’s like to deal with the shelter and transitional housing system. Lyra has years of experience as a youth facilitator and volunteer manager at KIND* Space and the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa.
- She is a student at the University of Ottawa and is the first transgender candidate of a major political party in Ontario.
- Lyra is keen to bring her community organizing expertise to the provincial stage, to fight for communities in Ottawa Vanier, and to help New Democrats deliver a vision for a more equal Ontario.