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Peter Milczyn named Ontario’s new housing minister

Monday, July 31, 2017

Peter Milczyn, MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore, was sworn in as Ontario’s housing minister at a Queen’s Park ceremony this morning as part of cabinet changes announced today by Premier Kathleen Wynne, according to a Government of Ontario news release.

Milczyn’s promotion to cabinet, where he will advance Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, comes as outgoing housing minister Chris Ballard becomes minister of the environment and climate change, filling a vacancy created as Glen Murray resigns the post.

Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre, is due on Sept. 5 to take the helm of the Pembina Institute as its executive director, the think tank announced today in a  news release.

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