John Tory

Politician

1954 –

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Who is John Tory?

John Howard Tory, OOnt is a Canadian businessman, political activist, former leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, former Member of Provincial Parliament and broadcaster. He is a candidate for Mayor of Toronto in the 2014 election. He was the volunteer chair of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance from 2010 to 2014.

Tory was the runner-up in the 2003 Toronto municipal election to succeed Mel Lastman as Mayor of Toronto and lost to David Miller. Despite widespread speculation that he would run for mayor again in 2010, he announced in January that he would not be a candidate. On February 24, 2014, he registered as a candidate for the 2014 mayoral election.

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Born
May 28, 1954
Toronto
Parents
Spouses
Religion
  • United Church of Canada
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • University of Toronto
  • York University
  • Trinity College, Toronto
  • Osgoode Hall Law School
Lived in
  • Toronto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013