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Hon. Todd Smith, Ontario’s Minister of Energy – Powering Ontario’s Growth


Monday, December 11, 2023

Demand for energy is increasing in Ontario because of our economic success and global attractiveness as a place to live, work and invest in. Earlier this year the province announced Powering Ontario’s Growth – the government’s plan to support electrification and power the next major international investment, the new homes the province is building, and new job creators.

Join Energy Minister Todd Smith on December 11th to hear him speak about the next steps on Ontario’s path forward that will provide families and industries with reliable, low-cost and clean power.

headshot of Hon. Todd Smith

Hon. Todd Smith

Minister of Energy, Government of Ontario

For over 25 years, Todd Smith has been a trusted voice in the Quinte region. A graduate of Loyalist College, he embarked on a 16-year career in radio broadcasting, serving as the voice of Belleville Bulls hockey and rising to News Director at Quinte Broadcasting. Todd was first elected in 2011 in the riding of Prince Edward—Hastings. While in Opposition, he served as the PC Critic for several portfolios
including the energy file.

In 2022, he was re-elected in the Bay of Quinte riding as part of the Doug Ford government and he was reappointed to serve as Minister of Energy – a file he has held since 2021. Previously, he has served as Government House Leader, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade, and Minister of Children, Community and Social

Born and raised in Riverview, N.B., Todd has lived in the Belleville area since the early 1990s. He lives there with his wife Tawnya and daughters Payton and Reagan.

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