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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Shapcott, Michael

Ontario, Toronto Centre, New Democratic Party

Long-time community advocate for housing and solutions to homelessness

Coordinates the Community/University Research Partnership (CURP) program at the Centre for Urban and Community Studies at the University of Toronto

Previously Manager of Government Relations and Communications for the Ontario Region of the Cooperative Housing Federation of Canada

Coordinated the Rupert Pilot Project, an innovative community development project to provide housing and services for 525 rooming house tenants

Community worker with homeless adults at the Toronto Christian Resources Centre

Co-Chair and founding member of the National Housing and Homelessness Network

Founding member of the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee, the Toronto Coalition Against Homelessness and the Bread Not Circuses Coalition

Served as non-governmental organization representative at the 2000 Forum on Capacity Building for Disaster Mitigation and Reconstruction in Istanbul, Turkey

Served on the corporate minimum tax working group of the Ontario Fair Tax Commission

Has worked as a journalist and editor

Studied at the University of Calgary and the University of Toronto.

Other Toronto Centre candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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