|This biographical article relies too much on references to primary sources. (June 2007)|
|Member of Parliament
for Thunder Bay—Rainy River
|Preceded by||Stan Dromisky|
|Succeeded by||John Rafferty|
|6th Mayor of Thunder Bay|
|Preceded by||David Hamilton|
|Succeeded by||Lynn Peterson|
June 20, 1949 |
Fort William, Ontario
|Residence||Thunder Bay, Ontario|
|Profession||Insurance executive, marketing manager|
Ken was born in Fort William (June 20, 1949) and was raised in Westfort by parents of Ukrainian/Polish and Bulgarian descent.
He attended Crawford, St. Ann, St Patrick, and Westgate schools.
Mr Boshcoff then studied at Lakehead University as an undergraduate, then proceeded to graduate studies at York University.
As a teenager he began an office-cleaning company and then worked a myriad of part-time jobs until completing his degrees. He was fortunate in obtaining work in the Provincial and National Parks systems to pay for his tuition and developed his environmental skills in Quetico, Pukaskwa, Gros Morne, Terra Nova, and the St Lawrence Islands.
He was really glad to return home and begin his career with the Federal Government as the District Planner for Indian and Northern Affairs.
After that he joined the family insurance business until moving to the Thunder Bay Port Authority as their Director of Marketing. With his brother he formed a new company "Boshcoff & Associates" until becoming Mayor.
After 6 years as Mayor, Ken became the Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River until 2008.
He returned to the business world as a consultant in Business Development and Government Navigation.
He is widely employed these days as a mediator and for advice on governance as well as finding solutions for both not-for-profit organizations and businesses.
Upon returning to Council in 2010 he is known and respected as a "Voice of Reason" in his advocacy for our community.
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