Ministry of the Status of Women (Ontario)

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Ministry of the Status of Women
Ministère de la Condition féminine
Agency overview
Formed January 2017 (2017-01)
  • Ontario Women's Directorate
Headquarters 900 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Maureen Adamson

The Ministry of the Status of Women (French: Ministère de la Condition féminine), formerly the Ontario Women's Directorate (French: Direction générale de la condition féminine de l'Ontario), is the ministry in the province of Ontario responsible for women's issues including: violence against women and economic equality.

The ministry is overseen by the Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, a member of the Executive Council of Ontario (provincial cabinet). The current minister is Lisa MacLeod.

List of ministers[edit]


No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party
Minister responsible for Women's Issues
1. No image.svg Marion Boyd 1991 1995 New Democratic
2. No image.svg Dianne Cunningham 1995 2003 Progressive Conservative
3. Sandra Pupatello at the Toronto Board of Trade - 2013 (8393666736) (cropped).jpg Sandra Pupatello 2003 2007 Liberal
4. Deb Matthews - Creative Commons Global Summit 2017 (34193824321) (cropped).jpg Deb Matthews 2007 2009 Liberal
5. No image.svg Laurel Broten 2009 2013 Liberal
6. No image.svg Teresa Piruzza 2013 2014 Liberal
7. No image.svg Tracy MacCharles 2014 2017 Liberal
Minister of the Status of Women
8. Indira Naidoo-Harris - 2017 (cropped).jpg Indira Naidoo-Harris 2017 2018 Liberal
9. No image.svg Harinder Malhi 2018 2018 Liberal
Minister responsible for Women's Issues
10. No image.svg Lisa MacLeod 2018 present Progressive Conservative

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