Councillor Paul Ainslie

City of Toronto Coucillor, Ward 24 - Scarborough Guildwood

    City of Toronto Councillor Paul Ainslie

    Ward 24 – Scarborough Guildwood.

    Chair, General Government and Licensing Committee

    Chair, Board of Management of the Toronto Zoo

    Paul has proudly represented his community since first being elected in 2006. Scarborough-Guildwood, is a wonderful, diverse community which over 118,000 people call home.

    As an effective member of Toronto City Council, Paul brings a broad perspective to City Hall, with more than 20 years of experience at the Federal, Provincial and Municipal levels of government; an edge when navigating through public policy.

    As Chair of both the General Government and Licensing Committee and Board of Management of the Toronto Zoo Paul has over the years worked to update the City of Toronto’s use of technology to enhance services to all Toronto residents, while encouraging a more accountable accessible government.

    Paul has brought respect and transparency to City Hall by not only “dragging City Hall into the 21st Century”, but empowered municipal employees to participate by bringing new and innovative ideas to the forefront to open up City Hall.

    Paul has been a champion for Open Data at the City for many years and introduced many social media tools to the City making it more comprehensive and transparent.