Mayor's Biography


Mayor Linda Jeffrey has an established track record in public service both at the municipal and provincial levels. During her 20-year tenure in the political field, she served as a Brampton City Councillor for four consecutive terms from 1991- 2003.

Subsequently, she was elected to the Ontario Legislative Assembly for three consecutive terms representing the people of Brampton Centre and Brampton-Springdale.

Her Ministerial appointments from 2010 to 2014 honed her leadership skills and experience across important sectors of the economy.  She served as Minister of Natural Resources (2010-2011); Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for Seniors (2011-2013); and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Chair of Cabinet (2013-2014).

A resident of Brampton since 1983, Mayor Jeffrey is strongly rooted in Brampton and is passionate about the city’s development. She is a mother of three sons, all born at Peel Memorial Hospital.

She became the Mayor of Brampton on December 1, 2014.