Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility

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Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility
Ministère des Affaires des personnes âgées
Agency overview
Formed1982
Preceding
  • Ontario Seniors' Secretariat
Headquarters777 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario
Minister responsible
Websitewww.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:

Name Term of office Political party
Ministers Responsible for Seniors Affairs
Elaine Ziemba 1990 1995 NDP
Helen Johns 1999 2001 Progressive Conservative
Cam Jackson 2001 2002 Progressive Conservative
John Gerretsen 2003 2005 Liberal
Jim Bradley 2005 2007
Aileen Carroll 2007 2010
Sophia Aggelonitis 2010 2011
Linda Jeffrey 2011 2013
Mario Sergio 2013 June 13, 2016
Dipika Damerla June 13, 2016 January 12, 2017
Minister of Seniors Affairs
Dipika Damerla January 12, 2017 June 29, 2018 Liberal
Minister of Seniors and Accessibility
Raymond Cho June 29, 2018 Present Progressive Conservative

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