Victor FedeliMinister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade at Government of Ontario, Canada
The Honourable Victor Fedeli is a lifelong entrepreneur, successful business person, author, and philanthropist, serving in the Ontario government of Premier Doug Ford as Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, and Chair of Cabinet.
His business experience led his firm Fedeli Corporation to be ranked 34th in the Top 50 Best Places to Work in Canada in 1989. It also served him well, when he was elected to two terms as Mayor of North Bay from 2003 to 2010. As Mayor, Vic focused on fiscal prudence and economic development, restoring hope and solvency to North Bay.
In 2011 Vic was elected to the Ontario Legislature, and is now serving his third term as Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Nipissing. In 2018 the Ontario Progressive Conservative Caucus unanimously elected him to serve as Interim Leader of the Official Opposition. Vic served ten terms on the Board of the North Bay and District Chamber of Commerce, served as Director with Global Vision, and has served on many agencies, boards, and commissions, often as Chair. He is married to local humour writer Patty, and is always seen in one of his trademark yellow ties.