Kathleen Wynne is Ontario’s 25th Premier. 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. Kathleen has served in many portfolios in her time at Queen’s Park including Minister of Education and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, just to name a few.
As well as her service at Queen’s Park, Kathleen has served as a Public School Trustee in Toronto. She has led citizens’ groups in a number of grassroots community projects, and has played a major role as an organizer and facilitator. This experience has contributed to her results-based approach to life, government and community. On June 12th, 2014 Kathleen Wynne became the first woman elected as the Premier of Ontario when her party won a majority government with 58 seats.
Kathleen 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.