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Bill Walker MPP Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound
Queen's Park

Bill Walker MPP

Biography

Bill Walker is a third-term Member at Queen’s Park.

Bill was re-elected to the Ontario Legislature on June 7, 2018, capturing 55 per cent of the popular vote to retain his seat in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound.

Bill was appointed to Cabinet on November 5, 2018 as the Minister of Government and Consumer Services. Previously, he served as the Chief Government Whip and before the June 2018 election served as a Member of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition as the Progressive Conservative Critic for Seniors, Long-Term Care and Accessibility. He has also served as Critic for Community and Social Services, Long-Term Care and Wellness, Children and Youth Services, as well as Deputy Health Critic for Rural and Northern Ontario. He is also the PC Caucus Nuclear Chair.

Prior to his election to provincial parliament, Bill worked as Operations Manager at Bruce Power, and was Executive Director at the Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundation where he led a successful campaign to raise $3 million for the Lion’s Head and Wiarton hospitals.

He was born and raised in Hepworth where he developed a strong sense of family values and a deep appreciation for our rural heritage. For this reason, Bill has long been active in Grey and Bruce, committing his time to social and economic causes. He has served on the popular Wiarton Willie Festival, Heart and Stroke Foundation and Bluewater Education Foundation.

Bill and his wife Michaela have two sons, Zach and Ben. In his spare time, Bill is a practicing amateur auctioneer and a “Marrying MPP” who is quickly becoming a very popular Marriage Officiant for Bruce-Grey!

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