Biography : John Milloy

John Milloy

John Milloy

MPP Kitchener Centre

Political Career

  • MPP Kitchener Centre, 2003 – present
  • Government House Leader, October 2011 – present
  • Minister of Community and Social Services, October 2011 – February 2013
  • Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, October 2007 – October 2011
  • Minister of Research and Innovation, June 2009 – August 2010
  • Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, November 2006 – September 2007
  • Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, October 2003 – June 2005

Education

  • Doctorate in Modern History, University of Oxford (Commonwealth Scholar)
  • Master’s Degree, London School of Economics
  • BA (Honours) History, Carleton University

Personal and Family Life

  • Married (Dr. Sara Pendergast) with two sons
  • Published a book titled “The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1948-1957: Community or Alliance”
  • Written on both international history and governance in the information age

Executive Biography:

John Milloy was first elected Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener Centre in 2003 and was re-elected in 2007 and 2011. John was appointed Government House Leader in 2011. He has also served as Minister of Community and Social Services, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and Minister of Research and Innovation.

John’s political interest began at age 13 when he worked as a Queen’s Park page and continued as he worked in political offices at both the provincial and federal level. From 1997 to 2002, John served as Legislative Assistant to Prime Minister Jean Chretien.

Before becoming an MPP, John was responsible for public affairs at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo.

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