Anthony Perruzza immigrated to Canada at age nine. His mother did factory shift work, and his father was a carpenter. Humber River-Black Creek is his lifelong home. It's where he went to school. It's where he's raising his family. This is the community he cares about.
Re-elected as City Councillor for the newly combined mega-Ward 7 in 2018, Anthony Perruzza dedicated his life to serving Humber River-Black Creek. His extensive involvement in the community includes being a member of Toronto's Etobicoke & York Community Council, the Infrastructure & Environment Committee, the Exhibition Place Board of Governors, and an Executive Member of the Toronto & Region Conservation Authority.
After decades of leadership, Anthony Perruzza brings invaluable experience and grassroots knowledge to the Councillor's office. He is a strong and reliable voice for affordability, accessible services, equity, and the environment, and he does not seek the spotlight. Anthony wants to ensure that Humber River-Black Creek is sincerely represented at City Hall for years to come.
Anthony has worked hard to enhance playgrounds and rebuild our roads and sewers. He helped to extend the subway line to connect people across the city and get them where they need to go. Through his work as the Poverty Reduction Advocate, Anthony always advocates for more local jobs and opportunities for youth. He also fought for more seniors to receive property tax and utility bill rebates. Anthony has worked to help repair and upgrade rental housing for years, and he has organized park cleanups, tree plantings, and toy drives for families. Through Anthony's dedication, the Yorkwoods Library and Theatre are being renovated, a new community centre is well on its way for Weston and Sheppard, and he's advanced the Jane-Finch Community Hub and Centre for the Arts.
Anthony believes that we have accomplished a lot together and that there is much more we can do to improve our community; this is why he's running to be re-elected as your City Councillor here in Humber River-Black Creek.