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October 2, 2003 – 2014
|Preceded by||Wayne Wettlaufer|
|Succeeded by||Daiene Vernile|
29 June 1965 |
John Christopher Milloy (born June 29, 1965) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was the Minister of Community and Social Services in the cabinet of Dalton McGuinty, and was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the riding of Kitchener Centre from 2003 to 2014. He is a member of the Ontario Liberal Party. In October 2011, he was appointed Government House Leader and appointed the Minister of Government Services in May 2013.
Milloy has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University, a Master of Arts degree in International History from the London School of Economics, and a Doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University. Before his election, he worked at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario. He was a legislative assistant to Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien from 1997 to 2002, and has also worked as an assistant to Stéphane Dion, John Manley and Yvonne O'Neill.
Milloy has written a book titled The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1948-1957: Community or Alliance? published by McGill-Queen's University Press on June 1, 2006.
He won the Liberal nomination in Kitchener Centre on February 2, 2003, and defeated incumbent Progressive Conservative Wayne Wettlaufer by about 2000 votes in the provincial election held later in the year. On October 23, 2003, Milloy was named parliamentary assistant to Premier Dalton McGuinty in the latter's secondary capacity as the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and continued under new minister Marie Bountrogianni. He served in this position until November 2006, when he was appointed parliamentary assistant to Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Christopher Bentley.
After the 2007 provincial election he was named to Cabinet as Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities. In a cabinet shuffle on June 24, 2009, he was given additional responsibilities as Minister of Research and Innovation. In 2011, he was moved to the position of Minister of Community Services and Government House Leader.
In Kathleen Wynne's government, Milloy served as Government House Leader and was Minister of Community Services until May 2013 when he was appointed the Minister of Government Services.
In early 2014, Milloy announced that he would retire from politics. He did not run in the May 2014 provincial election.
|Ontario general election, 2007|
|Prog. Conservative||Matt Stanson||9,713||25.5||-12.07|
|New Democratic||Rich Moffit||6,694||17.6||+1.8|
|Family Coalition||William J. Berhardt||600||1.6|
|Independent||John D. McGuire||425||1.1|
|Ontario general election, 2003|
|Prog. Conservative||Wayne Wettlaufer||16,120||37.57||-12.58|
|New Democratic||Ted Martin||6,781||15.80||+8.04|
|Provincial Government of Dalton McGuinty|
|Cabinet Posts (4)|
|Christopher Bentley||Government House Leader
|Madeleine Meilleur||Minister of Community and Social Services
|John Wilkinson||Minister of Research and Innovation
|Christopher Bentley||Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities