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Janet Davis (listen) is a city councillor in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She represents Ward 31 Beaches-East York, the northern portion of Beaches—East York. She is well known for her work on affordable day care and preserving public pools in the city.
Davis in 2014
|Toronto City Councillor for (Ward 31) Beaches-East York|
December 1, 2003 – December 1, 2018
|Preceded by||Michael Tziretas|
|Succeeded by||Brad Bradford|
|Chair of the Toronto and East York Community Council|
June 27, 2005 – December 1, 2008
|Preceded by||Kyle Rae|
|Succeeded by||Pam McConnell|
Before her election to Council she served as president of the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, she also spent fifteen years developing child care at the Toronto District School Board and also served as senior policy advisor to the Minister of Education.
On June 13, 2018, Davis announced that she was not running for another term in the October 2018 municipal election after 15 years in office and was endorsing Diane Dyson to succeed her. When the number of wards were reduced to 25 by the Ontario government, Davis switched her endorsement to former NDP MPP Matthew Kellway for the new, enlarged Beaches—East York Ward 19.
|2010 Toronto election, Ward 31|
- "Parents tell Toronto City Council to have a heart; save child care in schools". Marketwired. January 30, 2017.
- O'Keefe, Lara (January 24, 2017). "Potential pool closures make waves in Beaches-East York". beachmetro.com.
- "Councillor Janet Davis ending her career in municipal politics after 15 years". Toronto Star. June 13, 2018. Retrieved June 13, 2018.
- Ulli S. Watkiss (October 28, 2010). "Declaration of Results of Voting" (PDF). Toronto City Council. Retrieved April 18, 2017.