Bob Kilger

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Bob Kilger
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Stormont—Dundas
In office
Preceded byNorman Warner
Succeeded byName was changed in 1999 to Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh.
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh
In office
Succeeded byGuy Lauzon. The electoral district was abolished in 2003.
Mayor of Cornwall, Ontario
In office
Preceded byPhil Poirier
Succeeded byLeslie O'Shaughnessy
Personal details
Robert Kilger

(1944-06-29) June 29, 1944 (age 75)
Cornwall, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
PortfolioChief Government Whip (1996-2001)
Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (2001-2004)

Bob Kilger (born June 29, 1944) is a Canadian politician.

Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Kilger is the former Liberal member of Parliament for the Cornwall region, representing the riding Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry from 2000 to 2004, and Stormont—Dundas from 1988 to 2000. He was Chief Government Whip, and Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons.[1]

He lost his seat in the 2004 election to Conservative candidate Guy Lauzon. Prior to his political life, he was a businessman and coached the Cornwall Royals to a Memorial Cup victory in 1981. He also was a referee in the NHL.[2] His son is former National Hockey League forward Chad Kilger.[3]

Kilger was elected Mayor of the City of Cornwall on November 13, 2006 with 49.4% of the popular vote. He was re-elected on October 25, 2010.[4] On October 27, 2014, Kilger lost the 2014 mayoral race to Leslie O'Shaughnessy by nearly 1000 votes.[5]


  1. ^ "Bob Kilger profile". Team Cornwall. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "Kilger's father loses out as House Speaker". CBC Sports. January 30, 2001. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "Ex-Leaf joins fire department". July 9, 2009. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "Solid victory for Kilger". Cornwall Standard-Freeholder. October 26, 2010. Retrieved July 12, 2017.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Hazelton, Cheryl (October 27, 2014). "Cornwall Chooses Change". Standard Freeholder. Archived from the original on 2014-11-05. Retrieved November 7, 2014.

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