Laura Albanese’s roots run deep in the community of York South--Weston. She has lived here for almost forty years, starting out at Jane and Eglinton when she settled in Canada, to her current home in the Maple Leaf neighbourhood.
First elected to the Ontario Legislature in October of 2007, Laura has been a passionate champion for the interests of York South--Weston. Community priorities for Laura include: improving the quality of health care, strengthening our education system, creating opportunities for young people, increasing support services for seniors, and building a good quality of life for each and every resident.
As Parliamentary Assistant to various ministers, Laura Albanese has made substantial contributions to a number of Legislative and Cabinet committees. She introduced bills and motions addressing issues and concerns such as the handling of hazardous fuels, patient’s rights and aftercare, supporting the electrification of commuter rail lines and championing an equitable Injured Workers’ benefits amendment. In June of 2016, Laura was appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.
Prior to entering politics, Laura was a broadcast journalist in multicultural media for over 20 years. During that time, she was Co-Anchor and Associate Producer, hosted a daily magazine program, and several specials which included municipal, provincial and federal elections’ coverage.
Laura Albanese is running again to keep delivering results in the community where she raised her family. In this election, keep Laura fighting for you.