She was Ontario’s longest serving legislator.
Julia Munro, who retired last year as MPP for York Simcoe, has died.
Munro stepped down as MPP last year after winning six elections and representing the riding for 22 years.
(1/4) Julia worked tirelessly to represent the people of York-Simcoe. Her passion for helping others started before her life in politics during her career in education. She was always there to listen and lead. She was a great mentor and a dear friend. pic.twitter.com/IzjoJaqLtc— Caroline Mulroney (@C_Mulroney) June 12, 2019
She was first elected when Mike Harris came to power. During her career, Munro served as parliamentary assistant to the premier, deputy speaker and as a legislative committee chairperson.
Munro was 77. A cause of death has not been released.