Statement from Premier Doug Ford 

October 21, 2019

TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on changes to the Executive Council:

“Our government remains committed to building on the priorities that matter most for the people of Ontario.

To effectively continue with our government’s agenda to create good jobs, support small businesses, and implement our plan to build Ontario together, the following changes in Ministerial responsibilities will be made to the Executive Council:

  • Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries – Lisa MacLeod
  • Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development – Monte McNaughton
  • Minister of Colleges and Universities – Ross Romano

These changes will enhance our government’s focus on strengthening Ontario’s tourism, culture and sport sectors, and prepare Ontario’s workforce for the jobs of the future. I look forward to continuing my work with Cabinet and Caucus to effectively serve the people of Ontario.”


Ivana Yelich
Premier’s Office

Office of the Premier