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Lyra Evans

Ontario NDP Candidate for Ottawa-Vanier Lyra Evans. Photo/ Lyra Evans on Twitter
Lyra Evans
  • 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.
Riding: Ottawa-Vanier
Party: NDP
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