Oosterhoff named Parliamentary Assistant to Lisa Thompson, Ontario’s new Minister of Education

Queen’s Park – Sam Oosterhoff, the newly re-elected MPP for Niagara West, will serve as the Parliamentary Assistant to Lisa Thompson, the Minister of Education, in the first Progressive Conservative government of Doug Ford.


“I am honoured and humbled to accept the responsibility of Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education,” said Oosterhoff. “I look forward to working with Minister Thompson and to deliver the positive change in education that the people of Ontario want and deserve."


Premier Doug Ford and his Executive Council of 21 ministers were sworn in today in a public ceremony at Queen’s Park. Premier Ford also announced the appointment of 26 Parliamentary Assistants. Parliamentary Assistants support ministers with legislative and committee matters, and work with community partners and industry groups.


“I also want to congratulate each and every one of my talented colleagues in their new and well-deserved roles,” concluded Oosterhoff. “We are ready now to provide the leadership and direction that are needed in our province.”




For Information Contact: Crystal Mason | 416-325-8454 | crystal.mason@pc.ola.org

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About Sam Oosterhoff

Sam Oosterhoff is a Niagara resident with a lifelong commitment to service and community. His involvement in politics was inspired by seeing firsthand the negative impact overbearing governments have had on the families and communities of Niagara.

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