RCT S2 EP 2: Mayor Bonnie Crombie "Balance Is Tough To Achieve"

May 14th, 2019 · 1 hr 2 mins

About this Episode

Bonnie Crombie is the Mayor of the sixth largest and the greatest city in Canada, Mississauga. Prior to becoming Mayor, Bonnie was a Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville as well as the Ward 5 Councillor for Malton and Britannia.

Before entering public service, Mayor Crombie enjoyed a twenty-year career in business working for global businesses including McDonalds, the Insurance bureau of Canada and The Walt Disney Company. She has an MBA from York University's Schulich School of Business and earned a Corporate Director's Certificate from the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management.

Among Many other things, she has also been awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in the community, As a member of the Peel Regional Police Services Board, Mayor Crombie led the way to ending the practice of street checks (carding), and most importantly is a loving mother to Alex, Jonathan and Natasha.

On this episode we talk about the Mayor's origin story, her early days as a community advocate and business woman, how legacy plays on her decision making, one of her biggest failures, and the hot topic of debate the Separation of Mississauga from the Region of Peel.

Bonnie's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bonniecrombie/
Bonnie's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bonniecrombie/
Bonnie's Twitter: https://twitter.com/BonnieCrombie?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
Bonnie's Website: https://www.mayorcrombie.ca
Bonnie's Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-Y547u4JQjcP6a23NOpOnQ
Bonnie's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonnie-crombie-mba-icd-d-18849/

References:

  • 52:41-53:01 Hyatali, S. 2019. "Basil McCallion". Malton, Ontario.

Check out the Mayor's Feature on Political Blind Date: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPhmONWR_tg

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