Fonds - Steve Peters Papers

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Steve Peters Papers

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  • 1988-2011 (Creation)
    Peters, Steve
    Elgin, County of

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14.4 m of textual records

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Stephen J. (Steve) Peters was born in St. Thomas, Ontario on January 19, 1963. He earned a B.A., History from the University of Western Ontario in 1985. He served as Alderman (1988-1991) and Mayor (1991-1999) of the City of St. Thomas. In the 1999 Ontario provincial election, Peters ran as a member of the Liberal Party of Ontario and was elected as MPP, Elgin-Middlesex-London. He served in that capacity from June 3, 1999-September 7, 2011. During his tenure as MPP, Peters also served as Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, October 23, 2003-June 29, 2005; as Ontario Minister of Labour, June 29, 2005-October 30, 2007; and as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, November 28, 2007-November 21, 2011. After leaving public service, Peters was appointed Executive Director of the Cambridge, Ontario-based Alliance of Ontario Food Processors on May 2, 2012.

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Fonds consists of records created, collected and maintained by Steve Peters in his role as Alderman and Mayor of the City of St. Thomas, Ontario, 1988-1999; as MPP, Elgin-Middlesex-London, 1999-2011; as Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, 2003-2005; as Ontario Minister of Labour, 2005-2007; and as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, 2007-2011.
Fonds comprises the following series:
Alderman/Mayor series
MPP/Minister/Speaker series

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