Mike Lake is a Member of Parliament, representing Edmonton-Mills Woods-Beaumont in the House of Commons. He has served on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Mr. Lake is also an active member of the Autism Society of Edmonton Area, and often speaks about supporting his son, Jaden, who has autism.
On World Autism Awareness Day 2013, MP Mike Lake gave a statement in the House of Commons about his 17-year-old son, Jaden, who has autism. Mr. Lake highlighted memorable moments with his son and described life with autism as ‘an adventure’ for his family.