Tobias Enverga

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The Honourable
Tobias C. Enverga
Member of the Senate of Canada for Ontario
Incumbent
Assumed office
September 6, 2012
Appointed by Stephen Harper
Personal details
Born (1955-12-02) December 2, 1955 (age 58)
Political party Conservative

Tobias C. Enverga, Jr. is a Canadian senator representing Ontario, having been appointed to the upper house on September 6, 2012, where he sits as a Conservative. At the time of his appointment he was a project manager at the Bank of Montreal, where he has worked for more than 30 years.[1]

Enverga lives in Toronto and was born in the Philippines. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Letran College in the Philippines, a Masters Certificate in Project Management from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and a Computer Studies Certificate from Centennial College.

He served as a school trustee on the Toronto Catholic District School Board until his appointment and was the first Filipino-Canadian elected to public office in the city of Toronto.

Enverga is co-chair of the Asian Heritage Month Celebration for the Greater Toronto Area and was previously a director of the Canadian Multicultural Council - Asians in Ontario. He founded the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation and is a former president of the Philippine Independence Day Council. He was awarded the Queen's 60th Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1st Fil-Canadian senator appointed". ABS-CBN News. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2012.