Meet Lisa MacLeod
Lisa MacLeod is a 6 time Ottawa MPP, the longest serving MPP in the nation’s capital.
Having served as Ontario’s Minister of Children Community and Social Services, Minister of Women’s Issues, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport as well as Minister Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries Lisa has also served as the Vice Chair of the Quebec-Ontario Parliamentary Friendship Committee, Ontario’s steering committee member on the Canadian Parliamentary Women’s Association and Vice Chair of the Government Agencies Committee and Legislative Assembly Committees.
Lisa has either led or contributed to parliamentary or trade delegations to Taiwan, Israel, Madagascar, China and India. She has addressed the United Nations in New York City on sex trafficking and elevated Ontario’s $26 Billion Culture Industries during a mission to Los Angeles.
Lisa’s many legislative successes include Rowan’s Law, Canada’s first concussion legislation, Lebanese Heritage Month and Trans Remembrance Month. As well, Lisa has been successful in receiving all party support for making Queen’s Park Family Friendly, defending Ontario’s horseracing industry and a compassionate and catastrophic care Motion.
For her work Lisa has been awarded the Friendship Medal by the Royal Canadian Legion, a commendation by the St. John’s Ambulance and is the 2018 EVE Award Recipient from Equal Voice- for her work with Daughters of the Vote and liveable legislatures. Lisa was also named Top 50 and Top 25 in the Capital and in 2017 was named Faces Magazine’s Favourite Ottawa MPP.
Presently Lisa continues to advocate for concussion safety as a board advisor to the Concussion Legacy Foundation, Canada and is a board advisory member for the Dare to Be Vulnerable Project focusing on mental health advocacy.