“Having served on York Regional Council in the acting capacity for almost a year and gained familiarity with pressing issues in public safety, public health, public transportation, housing and social services, I would like to return to Regional Council to continue the important work making our community safer and stronger.”
During his term at York Regional Council, Chan successfully persuaded Council to unanimously adopt his motion for zero-tolerance against all forms of hate, including the alarming rate of increase in anti-Asian hate since the pandemic. Having served as a director of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities between 2013 and 2020, Chan believes in strong local communities build a stronger Canada. Moving forward, Chan plans to make the community safer and stronger.
Godwin Chan, a Harvard University graduate who retired from legal practice, is committed to applying his 16-year hands-on experience as local Councillor and his considerable knowledge of public service to get things done on issues that are under York Region’s jurisdiction.Read More → Endorsements →