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September 21 and 22
2 days, 2 disciplines, 2 ways to participate – defining our professional roles and uniting to build more equitable, accessible and inspired communities.
Adam Vaughan is the Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York and is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing and Urban Affairs). Adam was first elected to the House of Commons in June, 2014, and re-elected in October 2015.
Adam Vaughan was elected twice to Toronto City Council before voters in Trinity-Spadina sent him to Ottawa to represent urban issues in Parliament. As an activist and as a journalist, Adam Vaughan has played a significant role in the social and economic growth of Toronto.
Adam Vaughan brings a lifetime of experience to federal politics. On City Council he played a major role in reforming public housing policy in the city. He led successful campaigns to rebuild and revitalize existing public housing stock while initiating new policies to create family housing, supportive housing and new co-op housing programs in Toronto. Together with residents, he spearheaded the revitalization of the Alexandra Park community: a significant neighbourhood in Toronto that will see new affordable housing, new commercial space, a re-built community and more parkland added to the downtown.