Deputy Mayor: Under Council's Procedures, the Mayor can appoint Council members as Deputy Mayor to assist him or her, including one member appointed as First Deputy Mayor to act as Mayor when the Mayor is absent from the City or due to illness or when the office of Mayor is vacant.

The First Deputy Mayor performs the roles and functions assigned to the Deputy Mayor in various chapters of the Municipal Code, and acts as Mayor when the Mayor is absent or the office is vacant.

The First Deputy Mayor has, and may exercise, all the rights, powers, and authority of the Mayor, except the by-right-of-office powers of the Mayor as a member of a Community Council.

Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong has been appointed by the Mayor as First Deputy Mayor.  Councillor Minnan-Wong is also the deputy mayor for the north area of the City.

The Mayor has also appointed additional deputy mayors:

Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker as deputy mayor for the east area of the City

Councillor Stephen Holyday as deputy mayor for the west area of the City

Councillor Pam McConnell as deputy mayor for the south area of the City (Councillor McConnell has since passed away)


Council Speaker: Frances Nunziata

Deputy Speaker: Shelley Carroll