Mitzie has previously held senior cabinet positions as the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, the Minister of Education and the Associate Minister of Finance, responsible for pension reform.
As the former CEO of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance, Mitzie worked to solve some of our city’s toughest social, economic, and environmental challenges. Prior to this role she was the Chief Administrative Officer (COA) of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation, Vice-President with Goodwill Industries, and a Regional Director at Bell Canada.
Mitzie and her family immigrated to Canada from Jamaica and she grew up in Scarborough where she attended Winston Churchill CI, graduated from the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus with a BA, and earned her MBA from the UofT Rotman School of Management. Her love for her community and her dedication to education contributes to her quest to bring people together to solve problems, and her commitment to creating jobs and opportunities in the community.
“Having grown up in Scarborough and receiving my undergraduate education at UTSC, representing Scarborough-Guildwood at Queen’s Park has been the honour of my life. I’m very grateful to have been nominated to serve the community that shaped me for a fourth term.” Mitzie Hunter