James Maloney (Canadian politician)

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James Maloney

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Etobicoke—Lakeshore
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byBernard Trottier
Toronto City Councillor for Ward 5 (Etobicoke—Lakeshore)
In office
July 7, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Preceded byPeter Milczyn
Succeeded byJustin Di Ciano
Personal details
Born1963 or 1964 (age 56–57)[1]
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada[2]
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
ResidenceEtobicoke, Ontario
Alma materUniversity of Windsor
University of Wales, Cardiff
Bishop's University

James Maloney MP (born 1963 or 1964) is a Canadian lawyer and politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 election.[3] He represents the electoral district of Etobicoke—Lakeshore as a member of the Liberal Party caucus.[3]

Prior to his election, Maloney worked as a lawyer with Hughes Amys LLP,[3] and as president of the Liberal Party's electoral district association in Etobicoke—Lakeshore.[4]

He was campaign manager for Toronto City Councillor Mark Grimes in the 2010 municipal election,[5] and was later appointed to city council in 2014 to represent Ward 5 (Etobicoke—Lakeshore) as interim councillor following the resignation of Peter Milczyn from the council.[5]

Maloney has law degrees from the University of Windsor and University of Wales, Cardiff, as well as a BA from Bishop's University.[2]

Electoral record[edit]

2015 Canadian federal election: Etobicoke—Lakeshore
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal James Maloney 34,638 53.70 +18.60 $154,037.25
Conservative Bernard Trottier 20,932 32.45 -7.78 $114,083.23
New Democratic Phil Trotter 7,030 10.90 -9.40 $27,861.80
Green Angela Salewsky 1,507 2.34 -1.68 $2,045.10
Animal Alliance Liz White 233 0.36 $4,975.83
Marxist–Leninist Janice Murray 168 0.26 -0.10
Total valid votes/Expense limit 64,508 100.00   $233,887.62
Total rejected ballots 307 0.47
Turnout 64,815 70.37
Eligible voters 92,100
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +13.19
Source: Elections Canada[6][7]


  1. ^ Shephard, Tamara (August 20, 2015). "South Etobicoke youth question federal election candidates". Etobicoke Guardian. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b James V. Maloney, Hughes Amys LLP.
  3. ^ a b c "Liberal James Maloney wins Etobicoke-Lakeshore". Toronto Star, October 19, 2015.
  4. ^ "Etobicoke seniors mingle with Trudeau". Inside Toronto, September 12, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Toronto council votes Ceta Ramkhalwansingh, James Maloney in caretaker council roles". CBC News, July 7, 2014.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Etobicoke—Lakeshore, 30 September 2015
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Final Candidates Election Expenses Limits

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