Mayor-elect John Tory unveils council team
John Tory speaks to supporters after winning the election and becoming the new mayor of the City of Toronto in Toronto on October 27, 2014. (Chris Young / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Published Sunday, November 30, 2014 11:13PM EST
Incoming Mayor John Tory's new council team, including the all-powerful executive, has been unveiled as he prepares to formally take office this week.
A source from the mayor’s office said Denzil Minnan-Wong will serve as deputy mayor. Tory is also seeking to appoint three other deputy mayors, subject to council approval. They are: Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker and Pam McConnell.
The deputy mayors will be expected to act in a ceremonial capacity, representing the mayor at events in different regions of the city.
Tory’s all-powerful executive committee has also been revealed:
- James Pasternak
- Paul Ainslie
- Michelle Berardinetti
- Ana Bailao
- Mary-Margaret McMahon
- Frank Di Giorgio
- Gary Crawford
- Cesar Palacio
- Jaye Robinson
- David Shiner
- Michael Thompson
Tory is set to take office Monday, and will be sworn in, along with the rest of Toronto city council, on Tuesday.