Meet Sylvia Jones

Sylvia Jones serves as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Dufferin–Caledon.

Sylvia Jones is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Dufferin-Caledon.

She is currently Ontario’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, where her focus is building a more connected and convenient health care system for all Ontarians.

In her role, Minister Jones has worked with health care partners from across Ontario to:

  • Introduce and pass the Your Health Act to ensure Ontarians have faster access to publicly-funded surgeries and procedures, while growing the health care workforce
  • Introduce and pass the Convenient Care at Home Act to modernize and better integrate home care services
  • Make the largest investment in pediatric card in the province’s history
  • Connect over 300,000 more people to primary care through the largest expansion of primary care teams since they were established in Ontario
  • Break down barriers to make it easier and faster for internationally and interprovincially educated health care workers to register and start working in Ontario
  • Get shovels in the ground for over 50 hospital redevelopment projects that will add more than 3,000 new hospital beds within the next 10 years

Previously, Minister Jones served as Solicitor General, where she led Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout and championed public safety initiatives, including leading the country with a $307 million anti-human trafficking strategy and legislation.

She has lived in Dufferin-Caledon for over 30 years with her husband, David.