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Sylvia Jones, MPP
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
29 June 2018

This morning, incoming Ontario Premier Doug Ford appointed Dufferin-Caledon MPP, Sylvia Jones as the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport in the new PC government.
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Minister Jones was first elected to the Ontario Legislature in 2007 and has served in a variety of critic roles.  Most recently, she was Deputy House Leader and the Critic for Infrastructure.  During the PC leadership challenges earlier this year, she was a leading spokesperson for the PC caucus.

From Orangeville for over 30 years, Minister Jones previously attended Fanshawe College in radio broadcasting and served as John Tory’s EA when he was Ontario PC leader.

The new minister’s bio may be found here.

For a full list of new cabinet appointments, please go here.

Tourism, Culture and Sport Deputy Minister Maureen Adamson has announced she is moving to head up Fleming College later this summer.

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