Riding: Don Valley North
Status: Not Elected
Shelley Carroll has amassed a strong environmental voting record in her 15 years on Toronto City Council. As chair of Toronto’s public works and infrastructure committee, she oversaw development of a new solid waste diversion plan, shifted the city’s emphasis away from incineration, helped get Toronto’s waste out of Michigan, and negotiated the Greenland landfill with neighbouring First Nations communities. She promoted conservation and renewable energy in her four years on the Toronto Hydro board, served as chair of the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, and was a founding member and co-chair of the National Zero Waste Council. Passionate about sustainable planning, Shelley spearheaded the Forest Parkway Revitalization Project and pushed for better public transit.