|Preceded by Wayne Wettlaufer|
Occupation Civil servant
Succeeded by Daiene Vernile
Spouse(s) Sara Pendergast
Residence Kitchener, Canada
|Political party Liberal|
Party Ontario Liberal Party
Constituency Kitchener Centre
Name John Milloy
|Born 29 June 1965 (age 50)
Kitchener, Ontario (1965-06-29) |
Role Member of Provincial Parliament
Books The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1948-1957
Education London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Oxford, Carleton University
Leeanna pendergast mpp question in the house hon john milloy march 10 2009
John Christopher Milloy (born June 29, 1965) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2003 to 2014 who represented the riding of the Kitchener Centre. He served as a cabinet minister in the government of Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne.
- Leeanna pendergast mpp question in the house hon john milloy march 10 2009
- After politics
Milloy obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University, a Master of Arts degree in International History from the London School of Economics, and a Doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University. He worked at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario. He was a legislative assistant to Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien from 1997 to 2002, and also worked as an assistant to Stéphane Dion, John Manley and Yvonne O'Neill. He is married to Sara Pendergast, an emergency room physician.
Milloy has written a book titled The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1948-1957: Community or Alliance? published by McGill-Queen's University Press on June 1, 2006.
In the 2003 provincial election he ran as the Liberal candidate in the riding of Kitchener Centre. He defeated incumbent Progressive Conservative Wayne Wettlaufer by 2,160 votes. On October 23, 2003, Milloy was named parliamentary assistant to Premier Dalton McGuinty in the latter's secondary capacity as the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and continued under new minister Marie Bountrogianni. He served in this position until November 2006, when he was appointed parliamentary assistant to Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Christopher Bentley.
He was re-elected in the 2007 provincial election and he was appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities. In a cabinet shuffle on June 24, 2009, he was given additional responsibilities as Minister of Research and Innovation. After the 2011 election, he was moved to the position of Minister of Community and Social Services and named Government House Leader.
In Kathleen Wynne's government, Milloy served as Government House Leader and was appointed the Minister of Government Services in February 2013.
In early 2014, Milloy announced that he would retire from politics. He did not run in the 2014 provincial election.
In March 2015, Milloy joined Wilfrid Laurier University as an assistant professor to teach politics and public ethics.