Hon. Victor Fedeli

Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade of Ontario

Vic-FedeliVic Fedeli is Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

Minister Fedeli was first elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Nipissing in 2011. He was re- elected in 2014 and 2018 and has served as Minister of

Minister Fedeli entered the legislature following two terms as Mayor of North Bay.

Born and raised in North Bay, Minister Fedeli was a successful entrepreneur and business leader prior to his political career. In his 20s, he opened Fedeli Advertising, the first ad agency north of Toronto. In 1989, Fedeli Corporation was named in the Top 50 Best Places to Work in Canada.

In 1992, he sold the firm and spent the next 11 years managing several non-profit ventures. One of them, Air Base Property Corporation, was a local development agency that took over the airside assets of Canadian Forces Base North Bay. The site is now home to several aerospace companies, as well as Canadore College's School of Aviation.

In recognition of his many achievements, he was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

Minister Fedeli lives in Corbeil with his wife Patty, a successful humour writer.