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Jobs, Opportunity and Security for Today and Tomorrow
Kathleen Wynne is Ontario’s 25th Premier and the first woman to serve in that role. She was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2003 as the MPP for Don Valley West, and she became the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party in January, 2013. She has focused on introducing practical progressive solutions throughout her extensive political career, including roles as Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Minister of Transportation, and Minister of Education.
Premier Wynne has three adult children, Chris, Jessie and Maggie, and three grandchildren, Olivia, Claire and Hugh. She and her partner Jane have lived in North Toronto for more than 25 years. Premier Wynne got her start in politics as a Public School Trustee. She has a long history of serving her community by participating in citizens groups and grassroots community projects.