Biography : Mitzie Hunter

Mitzie Hunter

Mitzie Hunter

Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development

MPP Scarborough-Guildwood

Political Career

  • Minister of Education, June 2016 – January 2018
  • Associate Minister of Finance, responsible for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, June 2014 ­– June 2016
  • Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services, September 2013 – June 2014

Education

  • BA, University of Toronto (Scarborough Campus)
  • MBA, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Memberships and Associations

  • Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance

Executive Biography

Mitzie Hunter was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2013 as the MPP for Scarborough-Guildwood. She was re-elected in 2014.

Hunter currently serves as Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development. She was previously Minister of Education and Associate Minister of Finance, responsible for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan. Before that, she was Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services.

She has worked as CEO of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance. She champions unlocking the GTA’s potential by ensuring fair and inclusive access to employment and prosperity.

Hunter and her family immigrated to Canada from Jamaica in 1975, and she grew up in Scarborough. Hunter graduated with a BA from the University of Toronto (Scarborough Campus) and completed an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

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