Martin Medeiros was born and raised in Brampton to Portuguese immigrant parents. He attended Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School, Cardinal Leger, and St. Augustine Secondary School. Martin received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from York University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Public Administration from College of Europe in Belgium, bringing over 14 years of public administration experience to his role on Brampton City and Peel Regional Councils.
Martin was first elected as Regional Councillor for Wards 3 & 4 in 2014, and was re-elected to office in 2018 and 2022 for a third term. For the 2018-2022 term of Council, he was elected by members of Council as Deputy Mayor, Chair of the Planning and Development Committee, Economic Development, Audit Committee and was council lead for the City’s Reopening and Recovery Working Group during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also served as Chair of Human Services at Region of Peel, along with representing Brampton at the Peel Police Services Board.
Martin resides in Brampton, in the Ridgehill Manor neighbourhood, with his wife Lella and his children, Justin and Kaitlynn.