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What is the Provincial Government?

300 Water StThe Premier, cabinet ministers, and all other elected members together make up the Legislative Assembly and are called Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP). There are 106 MPPs. You can contact your MPP if you have concerns about the Government of Ontario or if you require assistance accessing provincial programs and services.

The Legislature is the name of the Legislative Assembly together with the Lieutenant Governor.

The provinces' areas of responsibility, defined in the Constitution Act, 1867, include health, child welfare, municipal government, highways, labour, property and civil rights, and education. Service Ontario can provide information on any program or service of the Government of Ontario. They have an office in Peterborough located at 300 Water Street (Robinson Place).


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