Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Announces Shadow Cabinet

QUEEN’S PARK - Today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown announced the Party, House and Critic portfolio roles for the Ontario PC Caucus:

  • Patrick Brown, Leader of the Official Opposition and Critic for Education and Training, Colleges and Universities

  • Steve Clark, Deputy Leader and Critic for Tourism, Culture & Sport

  • Sylvia Jones, Deputy Leader and Critic for Children & Youth Services

  • Jim Wilson, House Leader

  • John Yakabuski, Chief Whip and Critic for Energy

  • Toby Barrett, Caucus Chair, and Critic for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ted Arnott, Deputy Speaker, Committee of the Whole, and Critic for Labour

  • Rick Nicholls, Deputy Speaker, Committee of the Whole, and Critic for Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Ernie Hardeman, Committee Chair and Critic for Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Monte McNaughton, Committee Chair and Critic for Economic Development, Employment & Infrastructure, and Chair for the Blue Ribbon Panel on Prompt Payment Legislation

  • Lisa MacLeod, Committee Vice Chair and Critic for the President of the Treasury Board

  • Jack MacLaren, Committee Vice Chair and Critic for Natural Resources and Forestry, and Chair for the Blue Ribbon Panel on Property Rights

  • Laurie Scott, Deputy House Leader, and Critic for Citizenship, Immigration & International Trade, and Critic for Women’s Issues

  • Bob Bailey, Deputy Whip, Critic for Democratic and Senate Reform, and Critic for Intergovernmental Affairs

  • Norm Miller, Deputy Whip, and Critic for Northern Development and Mines & Aboriginal Affairs

  • Vic Fedeli, Critic for Finance

  • Michael Harris, Critic for Transportation and Critic for Research & Innovation

  • Randy Hillier, Critic for the Attorney General

  • Tim Hudak, Critic for Financial Services

  • Gila Martow, Critic Responsible for Francophone Affairs and Critic for GTA Issues

  • Jim McDonell, Critic for Government and Consumer Services

  • Julia Munro, Critic for the Associate Minister of Finance (Ontario Retirement Pension Plan), and Critic Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy

  • Randy Pettapiece, Critic for Community and Social Services and Critic Responsible for Seniors’ Issues

  • Todd Smith, Critic for the Hydro One Sale

  • Lisa Thompson, Critic for the Environment and Cap-and-Trade   

  • Bill Walker, Associate Health Critic for Long-Term Care

  • Jeff Yurek, Critic for Health