Dear Father in Heaven, we are thankful for Tracy MacCharles M.P.P. in the Pickering-Scarborough East riding. We ask Lord that you would bless her and everything she puts her hand to. May she feel your presence give her wisdom and understanding in all decisions she makes. Please encourage her each day as she continues to help meet the needs of her constituents in her riding. Lord we pray and cover Tracy in prayer, she is your daughter whom you love. Bless her today keep her family safe and may they know your peace. Amen.
Tracy has over 20 years experience in human resources management working in the private, public and not for profit sectors including serving as Vice President of Human Resources, Manulife Financial for the Corporate and Information Technology Divisions. In 2004, she established her own Human Resources practice focused on areas she is most passionate about: health care, community health, education, employment, human rights, discrimination prevention, organizational change and effectiveness.
Tracy has been an active volunteer within her community, as well as at the provincial level for numerous charities including the Canadian Cancer Society, Big Sister’s Association of Ajax-Pickering, United Way and as Chair of her local School Community Council.
Tracy is also a champion for disability advocacy. She is the past Chair of the Ontario Accessibility Standards Advisory Council with a mandate to advise the Minister of Community of Social Services on the implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Tracy also served on the Durham Board of Education’s Special Education Advisory Committee for over five years. Tracy is a recipient of the City of Pickering’s Civic Award and the Volunteer of Distinction Award from Rosebank Road Public School.
Elected to the Ontario Legislature on October 6, 2011, Tracy has served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Children & Youth Services and Vice-Chair of the Cabinet Committee on Health, Education and Social Policy. In February 2013, Tracy was appointed Minister of Consumer Services, by the new Ontario government. Minister MacCharles currently serves on the Health, Education and Social Policy and the Legislation and Regulations Cabinet Committees. Tracy holds an interdepartmental honours degree in Business and Public Administration from Brock University.
Tracy and her husband Stephen Little live in Pickering with their children Travis and Genevieve.