McMahon in 2012
|Toronto City Councillor for (Ward 32) Beaches-East York|
December 1, 2010
|Preceded by||Sandra Bussin|
July 6, 1966 |
Mary-Margaret McMahon (born July 6, 1966 in Collingwood, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who was first elected to Toronto City Council in the 2010 city council election, defeating Speaker Sandra Bussin in Ward 32 (Beaches—East York).
Born and raised in Collingwood, Ontario, she is the daughter of former Collingwood mayor Ron Emo. McMahon has a bachelor's degree in French literature from Carleton University in Ottawa. Since 1989, McMahon has resided in the Beaches - East York area. She describes herself as a "fiscally conservative environmentalist."
McMahon is a community activist and former teacher of English as a second language. She has helped organize a farmers' market in Danforth and helped organize an anti-idling campaign at her children's school. She formerly worked as a community animator for Toronto's Live Green Toronto project.
|2014 Toronto election, Ward 32|
|Mary-Margaret McMahon (incumbent)||15,762||60.92|
|9 other candidates||3,639||14.06|
|2010 Toronto election, Ward 32|
|Sandra Bussin (incumbent)||5,998||25.776%|
- "Changed council faces new mayor". Toronto Star, October 25, 2010.
- "Elect Mary-Margaret McMahon". Accessed November 14, 2010.
- Brendan Kennedy, City hall rookies 2010: Mary-Margaret McMahon, Ward 32, Toronto Star (November 25, 2010).
- Vanessa Lu, Activist with a long to-do list, Toronto Star (March 6, 2010).
- "Ward 32, Beaches-East York, Councillor" (PDF). City of Toronto. Retrieved 2012-05-09.
- City of Toronto elections page
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