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Ted McMeekin
M.P.P. - Ancaster-Dundas
4th Floor, suite 4320
Whitney Block
99 Wellesley Street
Toronto, Ontario
M7A 1W3
Fax 416-327-3790

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P.O. Box 1240,
Waterdown, ON, L0R 2H0
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Ted McMeekin MPP







Ted McMeekin

Minister of Government and Consumer Services



Ted McMeekin was elected to the Ontario legislature in a by-election in 2000. He was re-elected in 2003 and 2007. He previously served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education.


Before entering provincial politics, McMeekin served as mayor of Flamborough, as a Hamilton city councillor and as a leader in several community organizations. In Opposition, McMeekin served as critic for tourism and for municipal affairs. He has been a strong advocate for children with special education needs, seniors, the environment and community development.


McMeekin holds a MSW from WilfridLaurierUniversity and served as Assistant Practicum Professor at the university. McMeekin served as executive director of the Burlington Social Planning Council and chair of part-time studies at MohawkCollege. He was responsible for social justice issues as a regional staff person for the United Church of Canada. For eight years, he owned and operated the original Chapters bookstore in Waterdown, Ontario.


McMeekin has served as president of his local YMCA and the Hamilton-Wentworth Lung Association and as an executive volunteer with the Hamilton Mental Health Association, Operation Lifeline, Circle of Friends and the Wesley Urban Ministries. He also served on the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce. He has coached baseball and soccer and served as an overseas volunteer with the YMCA.


McMeekin lives in Waterdown with his wife, Dr. Barbara McMeekin. They have three daughters who are all involved in postsecondary studies.