The Hon. Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy
A well-known figure in Ottawa, the Hon. Bob Chiarelli returned to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in March 2010, following a by-election in the riding of Ottawa West-Nepean. The Minister was previously MPP for the riding of Ottawa West from 1987 to 1997. He was appointed Minister of Energy in February 2013.
He has served as Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation. As Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation, he was responsible for implementing Ontario’s first 10-year infrastructure plan, Building Together.
The Minister also served as the Regional Chair of Ottawa-Carleton and was later elected as the first Mayor of the amalgamated City of Ottawa. He was on the board of Ottawa Hydro from 2000-2006 and a director for the Independent Electricity System Operator from 2007-2010.