Government of Ontario

Gilles Bisson

MPP Timmins

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First elected in 1990 in the former riding of Cochrane South, Gilles Bisson has proudly served the people of Timmins for 29 years.

Currently the House Leader for Ontario's Official Opposition, Gilles has championed many causes and developed a reputation for working tirelessly on behalf of his constituents. Gilles is intimately aware of the issues that matter to Northerners. From the fight to expose the water crisis in First Nations communities like Kashechewan, and ongoing efforts to save forestry and mining jobs in the region, Gilles works diligently to be a strong, effective voice for the North at Queen’s Park.

Here in our community, Gilles and his staff appreciate the privilege and responsibility that comes with serving the people of Timmins. From helping constituents deal with WSIB or ODSP concerns to working with local community groups and municipalities with their funding and program applications, Gilles and his team take pride in going the extra mile for our community.

A lifelong resident of Timmins, Gilles and wife Murielle have made the city their home for the last 43 years, and are the proud parents of daughters Julie Bisson-Gardner and Natalie Bisson-Wakeford, as well as devoted grandparents of Nathaniel, Victoria, Elissa and Eva.

The latest on the issues

February 24, 2020

Bisson calls on government to hold their promise and lower hydro rates

TIMMINS – Bisson is calling on the government to take action to lower hydro bills for Ontarian families. “Premier Doug Ford promised to reduce hydro bills by 18% in the 2018 provincial election, bu... More
November 6, 2019

Official Opposition fights Ford's attempt to give himself the power to pass bills even faster

QUEEN’S PARK — The Official Opposition will oppose a package of changes the Doug Ford government is planning to push through — changes that would allow Ford to introduce and pass a bill even faster... More
February 14, 2019

Northern Families Unhappy With Government’s Autism Reform

TIMMINS – Gilles Bisson, MPP for Timmins, held a roundtable discussion with parents of children with autism on Thursday to discuss the government's changes to autism services in the province. More