Art Eggleton

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Arthur C. Eggleton

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Senator for Ontario
In office
March 24, 2005 – September 29, 2018
Nominated byPaul Martin
Appointed byAdrienne Clarkson
Member of Parliament
for York Centre
In office
October 25, 1993 – June 28, 2004
Preceded byBob Kaplan
Succeeded byKen Dryden
59th Mayor of Toronto
In office
December 1, 1980 – November 30, 1991
Preceded byJohn Sewell
Succeeded byJune Rowlands
Personal details
Born (1943-09-29) September 29, 1943 (age 79)
Toronto, Ontario
NationalityCanadian
Political partyIndependent Liberal
Other political
affiliations
Liberal (until 2014)
Spouse(s)Camille Bacchus
ChildrenStephanie Vass
ResidenceToronto
OccupationAccountant
CabinetMinister of National Defence (1997–2002)
Minister for International Trade (1996–1997)
Minister responsible for Infrastructure (1993–1996)
President of the Treasury Board (1993–1996)

Arthur C. "Art" Eggleton, PC (born September 29, 1943) is a Canadian politician. He was a Senator representing Ontario from 2005 to 2018. He was the longest serving Mayor of Toronto, serving from 1980 to 1991.[1]

Eggleton has held several federal government posts, including President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Infrastructure from 1993–1996, Minister for International Trade from 1996–1997, and Minister of National Defense from 1997 until 2002.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eggleton will not seek re-election". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2016-10-06.

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