Stephen LeClair was appointed as Ontario’s first Financial Accountability Officer in February 2015 for an initial term of five years. A career civil servant, he was most recently the Deputy Minister of Finance with the Government of Yukon and had previously held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister, Economics and Fiscal Policy with the Government of Alberta. He has also held roles with the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada in health, finance, natural resources, data management, and trade.
Stephen grew up in Eastern Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Arts, Honours (BAH) in Economics from Queen’s University in Kingston and Master of Arts (MA) in Economics from York University in Toronto.
The Financial Accountability Officer of Ontario, Stephen LeClair, is on an extended medical leave. The Honourable J. David Wake, Ontario’s Integrity Commissioner, has been appointed Temporary Financial Accountability Officer until Mr. LeClair can resume his duties.
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