Councillor Justin Di Ciano servers on the Budget Committee, Civic Appointments Committee and is the Vice Chair of Planning and Growth Management Committee, among others.
Councillor Justin Di Ciano was elected City Councillor for Ward 5, Etobicoke-Lakeshore on October 27th, 2014. Just has lived in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore community his entire adult life. Justin lives with his wife Kristen and their three young children Makayla, Julien and Anthony.
Prior to being elected to office, Justin owned and operated businesses in the financial, medical and commercial real estate industries. In 2009, Justin was recognized as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Italian-Canadians in Canada by the Italian Canadian Chamber of Commerce for this efforts in business and leadership in his community.
Justin’s extensive philanthropic initiatives include support for many of Canada’s most established charities and educational institutions. Mr. Di Ciano is a Social Entrepreneur with the PACT Urban Peace Program, an award winning charity that in Partnership with the TDSB works with inner city youth across Toronto.
As a long standing member of the Rotary Club of Etobicoke, Justin was Co-Chair of Toronto Ribfest Food and Music Festival, one of Canada’s largest annual fundraisers. Justin is also one of the co-founders of the Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment, a privately funded community space dedicated to empowering girls and young women between the ages of 7-17 years by offering programs focused on arts, life skills, academic success and leadership.
Justin serves on the Budget Committee, Civic Appointments Committee, Etobicoke York Community Council and is the Chair of Facilities and Finance Nominating Panel. Justin is the Vice Chair for both the Planning and Growth Management Committee and Exhibition Place Board of Governors.