|45th Mayor of Oakville|
|Preceded by||Ann Mulvale|
|Residence||Oakville, Ontario, Canada|
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
Rob Burton is a Canadian businessman, journalist and politician. He currently serves as the mayor of Oakville, Ontario, in Canada. He was elected in the municipal elections of 2006, having failed to unseat Ann Mulvale in 2003. He was re-elected to office in the 2010 and 2014 municipal elections.
In August 2015, Burton made and then apologized for a series of tweets that compared Harper's use of ex-veterans in the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires to Mussolini's Blackshirts and Hitler's Brownshirts.
- "Burton bounces Mulvale in upset". The Hamilton Spectator. 15 November 2006. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
- "Oakville's 12-vote election hangover". The Globe and Mail. 15 November 2003. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
- "Oakville: Burton romps to victory". Toronto Star. 25 October 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
- "Rob Burton re-elected in Oakville". Toronto Sun. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
- "Most Halton Region mayors deserve re-election". Toronto Star. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
- Aghbali, Arman (29 August 2015). "Mayor criticized for comparing Harper's use of private security to dictators' militias". CBC News. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
- Rob Burton official website
- Oakville elections information official website
- Town of Oakville Official Mayor's Page
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