MPPs are your representatives in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
There are currently 124 seats in the Legislature. Each seat represents a riding in Ontario. Members of provincial Parliament (MPPs) are elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario by citizens in their riding.
Find your riding
The number of ridings (electoral districts) in Ontario has increased from 107 to 124. For the 2018 general election, you might have a new riding or the boundaries of your electoral district might have changed.
Need help finding your riding? Use Election Ontario's Find an electoral district tool (external site).
The premier appoints MPPs from the governing party to serve as ministers. Ministers are the head of a government department or ministry.
Parliamentary assistants are MPPs that have been appointed by the Premier to help ministers. Parliamentary assistants are chosen from the governing party.
Opposition critics are responsible for scrutinizing the actions and administration of a specific portfolio. MPPs who are part of the official opposition or a recognized party are given the role of opposition critic.