On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, by and with the advice and concurrence of the Executive Council of Ontario, orders that:

Whereas it has been determined that it is desirable, pursuant to the prerogative of Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario, and in the discharge of the government’s executive obligations and responsibilities, to establish a position for a Special Advisor on Francophone Affairs;

Therefore, pursuant to the prerogative of Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario to provide for the appointment of advisors to serve Her Majesty’s Government of Ontario in the discharge of its executive obligations and responsibilities:

  1. The position of Special Advisor on Francophone Affairs (the “Special Advisor”), accountable to the Premier and the Minister of Francophone Affairs (the “Minister”) is hereby established;
  2. The Special Advisor will provide advice to the Premier and the Minister of Francophone Affairs;
  3. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may appoint the Special Advisor and this person shall serve at the pleasure of the Lieutenant Governor in Council for a period not exceeding three years;
  4. The Special Advisor shall perform such duties and carry out such activities as are determined by the Minister, who may vary or amend those duties and activities from time to time;
  5. The Special Advisor shall be eligible for reimbursement of expenses incurred in the performance of his or her duties in accordance with the Management Board of Cabinet Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses Directive;
  6. The Special Advisor shall be subject to the applicable laws of Ontario, the Management Board of Cabinet’s Agencies and Appointments Directive, 2019 and any successor thereto, and to all other applicable government directives, policies and guidelines.
Ministry of Francophone Affairs

Approved and Ordered: August 16, 2019