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Deanna Sgro

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Deanna Sgro
Personal details
Born (1966-04-12) April 12, 1966 (age 54)
Toronto, Ontario
Political partyOntario Liberal Party
Spouse(s)Lou Natale
ResidenceToronto, Ontario
ProfessionLawyer

Deanna Sgro (born April 12, 1966) is a Canadian politician, lawyer, mother, and community advocate. She is the daughter of Judy Sgro, Member of Parliament for Humber River—Black Creek, and Italian immigrant Sam Sgro. In 2018 she was a candidate for Member of Provincial Parliament for Humber River—Black Creek and City Councillor in the 2018 Toronto municipal election in ward 7.

Early Life[edit]

Attended Madonna High School and completed her high school program in 4 years instead of 5. Graduated from York University with a BA in Public Policy and Administration. Graduated from Osgoode Law School and was called to the bar in 1994. Member in good standing of the LSO (formerly LSUC) since her call in 1994. Completed her LLM at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2012 specialising in Public Policy and Administration..[1]

Advocacy[edit]

A member of several organisations, Deanna just recently became a Board Member at the Elspeth Heyworth Center for Women.[2] She has also volunteered at Pro Bono Ontario, offering free legal advice to those who couldn't afford it.[3]

Career[edit]

Lawyer with Management Board Secretariat, Province of Ontario then General Counsel for Canadian Company TCR.[4] Thereafter became VP and General Counsel of Affinity Global.[5]

Politics[edit]

Provincial Politics[edit]

In the 2018 Ontario general election, she was the Liberal candidate for the Humber River—Black Creek riding.

Municipal Politics[edit]

In the 2018 Toronto Municipal Election, she ran for city councillor for Ward 7. Due to the combining of wards 7 and 8, she was up against two incumbents who were desperately seeking to hold on to their seats[6]. She was credited as being the reason incumbent Giorgio Mammoliti lost his seat after 23 years. "Without Deanna Sgro, we would have won"[7]

Election results[edit]

Toronto Municipal Election Ward 7 Humber River—Black Creek[edit]

Candidate Votes Percentage
Anthony Perruzza 8,336 36.80%
Giorgio Mammoliti 5,625 24.83%
Deanna Sgro 4,512 19.92%
Tiffany Ford 3,187 14.07%
Amanda Coombs 445 1.96%
Winston La Rose 247 1.09%
Kerry-Ann Thomas 153 0.68%
Kristy-Ann Charles 147 0.65%

Ontario General Election Humber River—Black Creek[edit]

Ontario general election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Tom Rakocevic 11,573 37.41 -1.80
Progressive Conservative Cyma Musarat 9,367 30.29 +19.33
Liberal Deanna Sgro 8,642 27.94 -18.77
Green Kirsten J. Bennett 485 1.57 -0.07
Libertarian Jennifer Ochoa 344 1.11
Consensus Ontario Scott Aitchison 320 1.03
Trillium Lucy Guerrero 198 0.64
Total valid votes 30,929 100.0  
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 397
Turnout 48.34
Eligible voters
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing +1.26
Source: Elections Ontario[8]

References[edit]

  1. "Deanna Sgro". sgroadvice.com. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  2. "Our Board – Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women". ehcw.ca. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  3. "Deanna Sgro". sgroadvice.com. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  4. "Law Society Bencher election 2015, page 48" (PDF). 2015-04-30. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  5. Sgro, Deanna. "Deanna Sgro LinkedIn Profile". LinkedIn. Retrieved 19 Dec 2018.
  6. "While two incumbents compete in Humber River—Black Creek, their challengers are pushing for change | The Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  7. "Mammoliti loses council seat after 23 years | CTV News Toronto". toronto.ctvnews.ca. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  8. "Candidate Search". Elections Ontario. Retrieved 18 May 2018.

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