Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility

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Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility
Ministère des Affaires des personnes âgées
Agency overview
Formed 1982
Preceding
  • Ontario Seniors' Secretariat
Headquarters 777 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario
Minister responsible
Website www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-seniors-affairs

The Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility (French: Ministère des Affaires des personnes âgées), formerly the Ontario Seniors' Secretariat (French: Secrétariat aux affaires des personnes âgées de l'Ontario), is the ministry responsible for senior citizens' issues in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Initially established in 1982 as the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, the ministry advocates for seniors, undertakes and supports policy and program initiatives that help improve the quality of life of seniors, and undertakes public education efforts for and about seniors.

The current Minister of Seniors and Accessibility is Raymond Cho.

List of ministers[edit]

Key:

No. Name Term of office Political party
Ministers responsible for Seniors Affairs
1 Mario Sergio 2013 June 13, 2016 Liberal
2 Dipika Damerla June 13, 2016 January 12, 2017 Liberal
Minister of Seniors Affairs
(2) Dipika Damerla January 12, 2017 June 29, 2018 Liberal
Minister of Seniors and Accessibility
3 Raymond Cho June 29, 2018 Present Progressive Conservative

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