Mitzie Hunter - A strong leader for a stronger future
“Either we get it right now, or Ontario and Canada will lag behind the rest of the world. Let us not forget Ontario is and must remain a strong economic engine of growth and prosperity for Canada”
– Mitzie Hunter
Mitzie Hunter is a visionary and a fearless contender – leading the charge to secure the trust of Ontario voters and set a plan for the future of this great province. She has defied the odds in every chapter of her life.
Mitzie is a leader with strong community roots that brings people together. Mitzie grew up in Scarborough, Ontario – her family immigrated from Jamaica and built a life based on strong values: hard work, honesty, responsibility, consistency, decency, commitment and most of all caring for the people of this province and country.
She is a child of the public education system which enabled her to pursue her post-secondary education at the University of Toronto and complete her MBA at Rotman School of Management. She values education and how it can change a person’s life for the better.
In every stage of life, Mitzie has stared in the face of challenge, mounted a strong fight and overcome the odds. Her business background and strong belief in community led to her successful career in leadership roles at Bell Canada, Goodwill Industries and the Toronto Community Housing Corporation. She believes in the power of people working together as a team to build a sustainable life in this province.
Mitzie volunteered her time at the Greater Toronto Civicaction Alliance for a decade, working to find solutions to municipal and regional problems through partnerships and action. Her dedication to public service and innovative thinking was recognized and she became the CEO of Civicaction.
Her next challenge came when she was asked and encouraged to run for office. In 2013, Mitzie became the MPP for Scarborough-Guildwood.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2020 TORONTO, ON - Today Mitzie...