Liberal MPP Soo Wong was appointed the deputy speaker of the legislature on Tuesday. Wong has represented the Scarborough-Agincourt riding since October 2011, and she is also the parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services. She is replacing former Liberal MPP Bas Balkissoon, who resigned suddenly in March.
Courtesy of the Ministry of Finance, QP Briefing has a list of the executives currently in place at Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corp. The arm's-length body that will manage the pension plan, along with the board of directors.
The four executives are:
• Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer (and former Pan Am Games CEO)
• Mary Anne Palangio, chief financial officer
• Jennifer Brown, senior vice-president, plan operations
• Neala Barton, senior vice-president, marketing, communications and public affairs (and former Pan Am communications chief)
The following appointments have been made to classified agencies and non-classified entities in the past 30 days:
- Hawa Mohamed
- Praseedha Janakiram