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CivicAction CEO to Resign following By-Election Win

The Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance’s CEO Mitzie Hunter will resign following her win of the August 1 provincial by-election in Scarborough-Guildwood.

CivicAction extends sincere congratulations to Mitzie Hunter on her new role at Queen’s Park, and thanks her for her tremendous contribution as CEO over the past year and a half.

The Board of Directors and staff of CivicAction will continue to move its strategic priorities forward, and bring its inclusive, non-partisan, and results-oriented approach to issues and opportunities facing the Toronto region.

The interim Executive Committee will continue to operate on an interim basis reporting to CivicAction’s Chair John Tory and Board. The Committee consists of Linda Weichel, Vice President; Tamara Balan, Project Director; Keesha Bell, Office Manager & Executive Assistant; and Mina Mawani, Chief Development Officer.

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About CivicAction
For the past 10 years, the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance (CivicAction) has brought together senior executives and rising leaders from all sectors to tackle some of our region’s toughest social, economic, and environmental challenges. CivicAction sets a non-partisan agenda, builds strategic partnerships with organizations, and launches campaigns, programs and organizations that transform our region. For more information, visit:, @CivicActionGTA

Media contacts:

Julia Lo, Senior Communications Officer, CivicAction
Office: 416-309-4480 x500
Mobile: 416-670-0265
Clancy Zeifman, Project Officer, CivicAction
Office: 416-309-4480 x505