Remembering the late Hon. David Smith, PC QC


The Hon. David Smith served on Toronto City Council from 1973-1978, representing Forest Hill & North Toronto (Ward 11). He was elected in 1972, 1974 and 1976. During this time, he also served as Deputy Mayor, and on Metropolitan Toronto Council from 1975-1978.

David Smith also represented Don Valley East in the House of Commons from 1980-1984. He was appointed and served as Minister of State (Small Business & Tourism) from 1983 to 1984. He was summoned to the Senate, where he represented Ontario from 2002-2016.


A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. The City of Toronto will half mast flags at City Hall, the Civic Centres and Metro Hall to recognize his service to the City of Toronto Council on this date.

Condolences may be forwarded through the Humphrey Funeral Home.

View the City of Toronto’s condolence motion