Premier Kathleen Wynne
Premier Kathleen Wynne - Ontario
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.
Premier Wynne believes that people are Ontario’s biggest strength. That’s why the government is investing in people, connecting communities and building an innovative, dynamic business environment to grow the economy and create jobs in every Ontario community.
Premier Wynne believes in One Ontario, where every individual counts. She regularly visits communities across Ontario, from Fort Severn to Windsor, talking to people about the issues they face in their everyday lives so that her government can help.