Councillor, City of Toronto
Jennifer McKelvie is the Toronto City Councillor for Ward 25, Scarborough Rouge-Park, representing over 100,000 constituents in the City’s most eastern riding. Before being elected in 2018, Jennifer worked as a professional Geoscientist and managed research partnerships at the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). Her own graduate (Ph.D. 2006) and postgraduate research was supported by numerous provincial, national and international awards, including the prestigious L’Oréal/UNESCO Women in Science Fellowship.
Jennifer has been designated as Mayor John Tory’s Environment & Resilience Champion and in that capacity, has taken an active role in the City of Toronto’s climate change, resilience and ravine strategies.