Lord, today we pray for Hon Vic Fedeli. We thank you for his many years of service to the people of his Northern Ontario Riding of Nipissing. We pray for him and his role of Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Chair of Cabinet. In a pandemic, it is a vital role that people will have work to provide for their families. Help him to work well the Premier and the Cabinet that Ontario Economically will be blessed. Give him great wisdom and creativity to be willing to try new and exciting things that Ontario will thrive Give him travelling mercies as he travels back and forth to his riding. We ask this all in Jesus name, Amen.
Vic Fedeli was born and raised in North Bay. His grandparents chose to come to Ontario from Italy with ambitions of a better life and more opportunity for their young family. In his 20s he opened Fedeli Advertising, the first ad agency north of Toronto. In 1992, Vic sold the firm and devoted the next 11 years to managing three non-profit ventures. In 2003, Vic ran for mayor of North Bay. He was re-elected in 2006. In 2011, after keeping his promise to step down as mayor after serving two terms, Vic was elected to serve the people of Nipissing at Queen’s Park. In 2014, Vic was re-elected as Nipissing MPP. He served as Energy and Finance Critic in the Official Opposition shadow cabinet. He was re-elected in 2018 and was appointed as Ontario’s Finance Minister and Chair of Cabinet by Premier Doug Ford. In 2019, he was named Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Vic and his wife Patty live in North Bay.