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UPDATE: Wynne's new cabinet is sworn in

The full list of new ministers running the province


Ministers and MPPs have taken their oaths at Queen's Park, ready to start off a new legislative session.

It was a day of pomp and circumstance, ministers-to-be filing into the legislature, friends and family watching.

Newstalk 1010 gave you a peak into some of the changes being made to Kathleen Wynne's cabinet on Monday.

While Deb Matthews remains as Deputy Premier but she will move to head up the Treasury Board, in charge of tightening up spending and negotiating public sector deals. She says she's tough enough to do it.

There is a new Associate Minister of Finance specifically in charge of an Ontario-based pension plan. It goes to another cabinet rookie - Mitzie Hunter. Hunter says she was honoured to be put in this role.

Glen Murray gets what seems to be a demotion, moving from Transportation to Environment. Murray denied he was angry with the change. Wynne says there are no bad seats at the cabinet table.

Here is a full new list of cabinet positions:

Kathleen Wynne: Premier; Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs

Deb Matthews: Deputy Premier; President of Treasury Board; Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy

Charles Sousa: Finance Minister

Eric Hoskins: Health Minister

Bob Chiarelli: Minister of Energy

Liz Sandals: Education Minister

Steven Del Duca: Transportation Minister

Glen Murray: Minister of Environment and Climate Change

Madeleine Meilleur: Attorney General; Francophone Affairs Minister

Yasir Naqvi: Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services; Government House Leader

Jim Bradley: Minister without Portfolio; Deputy Government House Leader

Brad Duguid: Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.

Michael Coteau: Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport; Minister responsible for the Pan Am/Parapan Games

Michael Chan: Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade Minister.

Ted McMeekin: Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister

Michael Gravelle: Minister of Northern Development and Mines

Jeff Leal: Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Minister

David Orazietti: Minister of Government and Consumer Services

Reza Moridi: Minister of Training, Colleges, and Universities; Minister of Research and Innovation

Tracy MacCharles: Minister of Children and Youth Services; Minister Responsible for Women's Issues

Mario Sergio: Senior Affairs Minister

Kevin Flynn: Labour Minister

David Zimmer: Aboriginal Affairs Minister

Bill Mauro: Natural Resources and Forestry Minister

Helena Jaczek: Minister of Community and Social Services

Dipika Damerla: Associate Minister of Health - Long-Term Care and Wellness

Mitzie Hunter: Associate Minister of Finance - Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

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  1. dama posted on 06/24/2014 03:00 PM
    Bob Chiarelli stays at Minister of Energy.. you are not going to see energy rate going down for sure.. that guy has no new cost cutting initiatives ..

    He will advise you to cut down consumption of use wood stove. and wash your clothing by the river. then you will have to face Glen Murray for he is the new Minister of Environment and Climate Change and he will give you a fine of $1000 for polluting the river .. .

    Tough 4 year ahead !!!!
  2. ToddK_2 posted on 06/24/2014 03:14 PM
    Here is what they are thinking while being sworn in this time: "I swear to keep letting union heads bribe me, use my inexperience to draw up contracts where the tax payers get screwed and to not care about the people out there struggling to feed their kids before school because I want to fill my pockets. WOHOO! those morons gave us another 4 years!"

    - From the mind of a Liberal.
  3. JohnH_6636 posted on 06/24/2014 03:20 PM
    I may just bother Mr Del Duca with some ideas, since the previous ministers did not know me personally, I now have a chance to offer suggestions with respect to his ministry.
    1. dama posted on 06/24/2014 04:57 PM
      @JohnH_6636 John you know Del Duca.. really?

      I bet he will give you the brush off now that he is a MP.. he will probably ask
      JohnH-6636, who ?


      There goes your 1 minute meeting with him..
  4. Jack posted on 06/24/2014 03:27 PM
    I have a challenge for anyone who voted Liberal: Defend Wynne's platform of higher hydro rates and penalizing employers for creating jobs with her thinly-disguised employment tax.

    Here's the catch: You must defend the Liberal platform on it's own merits, WITHOUT attacking the platforms of any other parties.
    1. Bob posted on 06/24/2014 03:55 PM
      @Jack Jack do you work? or you milking off the taxpayer?
  5. AC posted on 06/24/2014 03:53 PM
    wondrerful wonderful sight!! not a conservative anywhere to be seen or heard.
    proud of you Ontario! you came through with flying colors
    You're next Harper to get a good azz kickin in 15
    1. AC's Wallet posted on 06/24/2014 03:58 PM
      @AC Why do you hate me so much, AC? Didn't we have some good times? I've never seen you so happy about people wanting to hurt me.
  6. dean posted on 06/24/2014 05:22 PM
    If the idiots of this province would have voted Tim Hudaks Conservatives in u would probaly have about at least 250 thousand new jobs already. Instead we are just staring at hydro rates that are gonna double or triple in less than a year and strikes from just about every public union this summer.

    U Lieberals are all stunned out of your minds.
    1. Dean posted on 06/24/2014 06:26 PM
      @dean You've got the right idea, although I would have taken the time to check my spelling before posting.

      I've decided I'm going to just lie back and accept this turn of events. I'll endure the next four years of Wynne and her bad decisions tearing Ontario down, because when it's nothing but rubble, it'll be that much easier for the PCs to build us back up better than we were before.

      It's crystal-clear: Wynne's a shitty Premier.
    2. Sammy from Scarborough posted on 06/25/2014 05:18 AM
      @dean "If the idiots of this province would have voted Tim Hudaks Conservatives in u would probably have about at least 250 thousand new jobs already."

      Ha ha ha ..,. Hudak couldn't get the math right for his so-called "plan" and you're obviously dumb enough to have believed it.

      It'd okay, though. He's almost unemployed and that will "create" one job.
      Well done, Tea Party Tim.
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