Christine Hogarth was elected MPP for the riding of Etobicoke-Lakeshore on June 7, 2018. Since her election, Christine has been active in pursuing the government’s mandate and meeting residents and local business owners.
After the election, Christine was appointed Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing with responsibility for Housing. Currently Christine is Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of the Solicitor General, with responsibility for Community Safety, an issue she cares deeply about.
During her first two years in office, Christine worked hard to strengthen laws protecting animals. She introduced a private members’ bill banning puppy mills and was a strong advocate for the PAWS legislation that introduced the toughest penalties for animal abuse in Canada.
After graduating from University in 1995, Christine moved to Toronto where she dedicated her life to public service. Before being elected, she worked in senior positions for a Cabinet Minister, two Ontario Premiers, the Mayor of Sudbury, and Ontario’s Leader of the Official Opposition. Christine was also the Ontario PC Party’s first female Executive Director. She knows how to work in government and deliver results. Outside public service she held senior roles at the Toronto Board of Trade and CAA South Central.
Christine is passionate about her community and served as an Executive Assistant to a city Councillor representing Etobicoke. She is also the past president of her local Homeowner’s Association and a member of Longbranch Legion Branch 101.
Christine lives in Etobicoke-Lakeshore with her husband Paul and their two rescue pets Edward and Bruce, she is also the proud stepmother to two teenage daughters.