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About Jonathan Scott

Jonathan Scott was elected Town Councillor for Ward 2 in Bradford West Gwillimbury in a December 2020 byelection and was reelected in October 2022 with over 79% of the vote. He works as Vice-President at Key Gordon Inc, a Toronto-based advertising firm. He is an experienced consultant for advocacy, business development, government relations and communications. He was previously director of communications for the Ontario government caucus and owned his own small business. Jonathan is a regular political panelist on CTV News Channel, CBC News and Sirius XM Radio, and his writings on politics, marketing, education, religion and current affairs have appeared in Monocle, Salon, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Toronto Star, iPolitics, The Huffington Post, The Federalist Trust, The Presbyterian Record, Education Canada, Education Today, Bradford Today and as a regular columnist with Loonie Politics. As a municipal councillor, Jonathan serves as chair of the Green Initiatives Committee, vice-chair of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority and on the Strategic Projects Committee. Previously, he was Council’s liaison to the Food Bank, chair of the Downtown Revitalization Committee, vice-chair of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Board, on the Economic Development Committee, Anti-Racism Committee, and was a student trustee on the Simcoe County District School Board. He is also a member of the Ontario Greenbelt Council. Jonathan was a board member of St John’s Presbyterian Church and was awarded the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury ‘outstanding achievement’ civic award in 2007. Jonathan is an honours graduate of Bradford District High School and the University of Toronto, earned his law degree with honours at Cardiff School of Law and Politics, and a certificate in Canadian law at Queen’s University. He is studying for a Master’s of Business Administration at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.


Read Columns By Jonathan Scott

The British election is a reflection of a nation grappling with its identity in a rapidly changing world

June 21, 2024

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Municipal Politics: You’ve got to get the basics right

May 27, 2024

Canada
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The best political TV drama from the past decade is…

February 20, 2024

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Municipalities need more support to “go green”

January 29, 2024

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Welcome to 2024 and the pre-election season

January 9, 2024

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We need to put the ‘public’ back into Ontario public transit

May 12, 2022

Canada
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Zelensky: I am here

March 21, 2022

Canada
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Are the Tories living in a separate reality?

March 2, 2022

Canada
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The Freedom Convoy should be a wake-up call for Canada and the wider world

February 23, 2022

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Can we have less performance and more focus on the job at hand?

January 28, 2022

Canada
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After the first year… Biden has made a decent start with room for improvement

January 20, 2022

Canada
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Recovery and progress

December 27, 2021

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Who’s “hot” and who’s “not”

December 16, 2021

Alberta
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A ‘half-and-half’ new cabinet

October 27, 2021

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We must address the urban-rural divide in our politics

October 1, 2021

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It’s time for Trudeau to get things done

September 29, 2021

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