Parry Sound-Muskoka representative and first-time MPP Graydon Smith has been named to Premier Doug Ford’s Ontario cabinet as the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Smith was named to the position this morning as part of a swearing-in ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto.
The Ministry is headquartered in Peterborough and is responsible for fish and wildlife management – sustainably managing Ontario’s fish and wildlife resources. Land and waters management – leading the management of Ontario’s Crown lands, water, oil, gas, salt and aggregates resources, including making Crown land available for renewable energy projects.
Smith takes over from the previous Minister Greg Rickford, who has now been appointed Minister of Northern Development and Minister of Indigenous Affairs.
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