David Piccini is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Northumberland-Peterborough South. The Honourable David Piccini was sworn in as Ontario's Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks on June 18, 2021.
Before coming to the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks, Minister Piccini served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and was a member of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.
David began his career with the federal public service, first as an international market analyst at Agriculture Canada, then as a policy advisor at Service Canada. He then joined the Office of the Minister of International Trade where he contributed to key trade files, including the Canada-Europe Free Trade Agreement. In 2015, he went to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, where he advised on policy, business and operational issues for the college’s international activities, as well as helping Canadian health care system providers find opportunities abroad.
While at the Royal College, David helped found the Canadian International Health Education Association. This organization helps bring together universities, colleges, health science centres and businesses across Canada involved in health care professions, training and health initiatives.
David lives with his fiancée and dogs Max and Lena in Port Hope, the town where he grew up, and remains an active member of his community. David frequently hikes the Northumberland County Forest trails and loves to visit Killarney Provincial Park with his father. He is currently a member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 133 and supports local youth soccer teams when he can on his spare time.