Josh Colle

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Josh Colle
Toronto City Councillor for (Ward 15) Eglinton-Lawrence
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Preceded by Howard Moscoe
Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Preceded by Karen Stintz
Chair of the Planning and Growth Management Committee
In office
August 7, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Preceded by Peter Milczyn
Succeeded by David Shiner
Personal details
Nationality Italian Canadian
Children 3
Occupation Energy and Infrastructure Executive

Josh Colle is a Canadian politician, who was elected to Toronto City Council in the 2010 city council election to succeed Howard Moscoe in Ward 15.[1]

He is the son of provincial MPP Mike Colle. Before coming to City Council, Colle was an executive at an energy and infrastructure development firm.


Colle serves on the Boards of Directors of several agencies, including the Board of Toronto Hydro. In March 2012, he was elected by Toronto City Council to serve as a Commissioner of the Toronto Transit Commission and was subsequently made Chair in December, 2014.[2]

He was instrumental in petitioning Metrolinx to include a station at Oakwood Avenue in their final plans for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT. It was confirmed that the Crosstown would feature a station at Oakwood in October 2012.[3]

Election results[edit]

2014 Toronto election, Ward 15[4]
Candidate Votes  %
Josh Colle 14,733 75.20%
Chani Aryeh-Bain 2,410 12.30%
Ahmed Belkadi 1,382 7.05%
Eduardo Harari 645 3.29%
James Van Zandwijk 422 2.15%
Total 19,592 100%
2010 Toronto election, Ward 15[5]
Candidate Votes  %
Josh Colle 6,668 40.375%
Rob Davis 5,399 32.691%
Ron Singer 2,275 13.775%
Tony Evangelista 1,173 7.103%
Giuseppe Pede 472 2.858%
Eva Tavares 464 2.81%
William Reitsma 64 0.388%
Total 16,515 100%


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