Who Is Charles Sousa?

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Monday, May 14, 2018


Re-Elect Charles Sousa

Charles Sousa was the Ontario’s Minister of Finance and has been the Member of Provincial Parliament for our riding since 2007.

Before joining government, Charles worked at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Financial Group for more than 20 years in Commercial Banking. Prior to that, he owned and operated a financing company serving small businesses.

As Minister of Finance, Charles has made historic investments in health care, education, transit, and child care. He led Ontario’s negotiations with the federal government and other provinces on both Canada Pension Plan enhancement and the renewed Canada Health Accord. Charles tabled and unanimously passed a private member’s resolution to include financial literacy education in Ontario’s elementary and secondary school curriculum.

He has also held positions as Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Minister Responsible for the Pan & ParaPan American Games, and Minister of Labour. As Minister of Labour, Charles led the largest overhaul of Ontario’s occupational health and safety system in 30 years. As Minister of Citizenship & Immigration he introduced an immigration strategy to foster more support for newcomer settlement and economic representation in Ontario.

In his community, Charles continues to champion the protection and revitalization of Mississauga’s waterfront, improving mixed-use development and the rehabilitation of marsh habitat. He also works closely with Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga Hospital and Credit Valley Hospital to improve health care services in the community.

Charles grew up in south Mississauga where he currently lives with his wife Zenny and their three children. With Parents who Immigrated from Portugal, Charles understands the importance of building a life for the better. Charles is a family man who loves riding his  motorcycle, playing music, and taking some time out with family & friends! 

Come say HI to Charles at our Campaign Office and volunteer - 425 Lakeshore Road E 

Vote Charles Sous on June 7th!