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Jennifer McKelvie is a Canadian politician. Prior to her political career, she was a geologist. Since November 16, 2022, she has been the deputy mayor of Toronto. She has also represented Ward 25 Scarborough—Rouge Park on Toronto City Council since 2018. In the wake of John Tory resignation February 10, 2023 due to an affair with a staffer, McKelvie will serve as acting Mayor of Toronto once the resignation takes effect until the 2023 mayoral by-election. Upon assuming the office of mayor McKelvie will become the first female mayor of Toronto post-amalgamation.
McKelvie was one of only two candidates to unseat an incumbent in the 2018 municipal election, a rare feat in Toronto politics. In the 2014 Toronto municipal election, she was a candidate in the now defunct Ward 44, and came within less than 600 votes of defeating then long-time incumbent Ron Moeser. She has also received awards recognizing her leadership from the province of Ontario and was named a 150 Neighbour by the University of Toronto Scarborough.
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Occupation||Politician, Former geologist|
Jennifer McKelvie Gray was born in 1977 (age 46 years) in East York, Toronto, Canada. She is the daughter of Canadian parents and lived her youthful years in an apartment complex on the North York-Scarborough border. She attended the French immersion program at Precious Blood Elementary School, and is a graduate of Senator O’Connor College School. She is one of the few members of city council who is fluent in French.
Jennifer McKelvie prior to her political journey was known as an environmental geoscientist who received her B.Sc. in Environmental Science from the University of Toronto Scarborough and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in geology, with research specializing in geochemistry, environmental remediation, and biochemistry. Her academic mentor and supervisor was Barbara Sherwood Lollar.
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McKelvie’s academic work has been recognized and supported by the L’Oréal UNESCO Women in Science Fellowship, and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. She has authored more than twenty peer-reviewed scientific journal publications, which have been referenced more than 1200 times. Prior to her election, McKelvie worked as an environmental geoscientist and researcher. For almost a decade, she served as a senior scientist at the Nuclear Waste Management Organization, and as a research director at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
She was the first president of the Scarborough Community Renewal Organization, and was president of the Centennial Community & Recreation Association. In both of these capacities she fought for renewal and investment in Scarborough. McKelvie also served as a member of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Council, and as a citizen member of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). Her community service has been recognized by the Scarborough Rotary Clubs, who awarded her with the Paul Harris Fellow award in 2017.
Jennifer McKelvie also serves as Chair of Toronto’s Infrastructure and Environment Committee and as Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee. She also serves on Scarborough’s Community Council, the Toronto Hydro Corporation Board of Directors and the Toronto Zoo Board of Management. Enhancing public transit, protecting the environment and creating employment opportunities in Scarborough, were her key electoral priorities.
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McKelvie also derided the post-amalgamation shift of public investment and municipal jobs out of Scarborough to Toronto’s downtown core. McKelvie believes replacing Line 3 Scarborough line in favour of a three-stop subway and building an Eglinton East LRT line are crucial transit projects necessary to properly connect Scarborough with the rest of Toronto.
In the wake of John Tory resignation on February 10, 2023, Jennifer McKelvie will presumptively serve as acting Mayor of Toronto once the resignation takes effect until the 2023 mayoral by-election. Upon assuming the office of mayor McKelvie will become the first female mayor of Toronto post-amalgamation. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
Jennifer McKelvie is happily married to Warren McKelvie, they had their wedding in Canada. Her husband is a private person and they have two children together. When it comes to her husband background much is known about his parents, siblings, and profession. Her husband rarely interacts with the media. As of February 2023, Jennifer McKelvie and her husband Warren are still married and lives in Ward 25 with their children.
Jennifer McKelvie net worth
How much is Jennifer McKelvie worth? Jennifer McKelvie net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politicians and a former goelogist. Jennifer McKelvie’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $420,000 dollars annually. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Toronto, Canada. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips.