Sylvia Jones serves as Solicitor General where her top focus is the safety and security of all Ontarians. In this role, Sylvia has championed numerous public safety initiatives, including:
- The development of a provincially run animal welfare system with the toughest penalties in Canada for offenders.
- New legislation governing Ontario’s police services to improve public safety, treat police fairly, and enhance oversight.
- Leading the country with a $307 million anti-human trafficking strategy and accompanying legislation.
- A landmark investment of $500 million into Ontario’s correctional system to hire over 500 additional staff and overhaul outdated infrastructure.
Prior to forming government, Sylvia served as the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition from September 2015 to May 2018, and held many critic responsibilities.
Sylvia has lived in Orangeville for over 30 years with her husband David. They are proud parents of two children.