Your MP for Etobicoke North
Ms. Duncan was an Associate Professor of Health Studies at the University of Toronto and the former Research Director for the AIC Institute of Corporate Citizenship at the Rotman School of Management, a renowned international speaker, she has lectured for such organizations as the National Geographic, the Japanese Government, and the Young Presidents Organization. She currently sits on the Advisory Board for Pandemic Flu for the Conference Board of Canada, and the University of Toronto, and is also helping organizations prepare throughout Canada and the United States. She sits on the Boards of the Indigenous Cooperative on the Environment, the Scottish Studies Foundation, the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto, and the Toronto Foundation for School Success. She co-chaired the 2006 Fraser Mustard Awards Gala in support of student nutrition and in October, 2007, she chaired “Feeding Toronto’s Hungry Students Week.” Ms. Duncan is passionate about helping build resilient communities and taking action on climate change, our most pressing environmental issue. She helps provide food, shelter and education to Toronto’s youth, and served on the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Ms. Duncan holds a doctorate in geography from the University of Edinburgh.
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Your Candidate for Etobicoke North
Dr. Kirsty Duncan is the Liberal candidate and current Member of Parliament for the riding of Etobicoke North. She is a medical geographer by trade and is internationally recognized as a leading expert in pandemic influenza, environmental change, and its impact on human health. Kirsty is a fierce defender of the environment, having served on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an organization which won the Nobel Prize in 2007. Prior to entering politics, she was an associate professor at the University of Toronto, University of Windsor, and Royal Roads University, where she taught global environmental processes and medical geography. Though she is often focused on the international, Kirsty is passionate about building a thriving community in Etobicoke North. She sits on the board of the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto and the Toronto Foundation for School Success. She also chaired Feeding Toronto’s Hungry Students Week in 2007 and regularly supports programs that provide food, shelter, and education to Toronto’s youth.