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The Commissioner

Jodi MacDonald

Ontario Pay Equity Commissioner


Ontario Pay Equity Commissioner Jodi MacDonald


Ms. Jodi MacDonald was appointed head of the Pay Equity Commission for Ontario in December of 2018 and is responsible for overseeing the Pay Equity Office.

Originally from Timmins, Ms. MacDonald graduated from Western University with a degree in psychology. Ms. MacDonald brings extensive public sector experience from the federal and provincial levels and understands the importance of pay equity to Ontario's workforce and economy.  Before joining the Commission, Ms. MacDonald worked as a public affairs specialist. She has offered strategic counsel to senior executives with municipal, provincial, and federal governments and has run her own public affairs firm for over fifteen years. She has led public engagement and organizational renewal projects in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. She has served on multiple boards, committees and charities in various sectors and has leadership expertise in policy development and change management strategies and implementation.

The Commissioner's expenses are posted regularly pursuant to the Public Posting of Expense Information Guideline (March 17, 2015) by Treasury Board Secretariat.


Expense Report

December 3, 2018 - March 31, 2019

April 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018