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Former Toronto Real Estate Board President Runs for City Council inScarborough-Rouge River
Toronto, April 10, 2014 - Cynthia Lai, a local community leader and resident of Toronto for over 40 years, announced today that she will now be running for City Council in Ward 41, Scarborough-Rouge River.
"I'm excited to announce that I will run in the Ward where I live, Ward 41. My mission is to stand up for Scarborough and send a message to City Council that Scarborough deserves better. I intend to bring the Sheppard subway into Scarborough to provide you with better transportation and service,” said Ms. Lai.
“I will ensure Scarborough residents access to better hospital care with an improved patient experience. I bring leadership experience along with the ability to connect our various communities with a further goal to provide affordable home ownership and a better quality of life for all Ward 41 residents.”
Ms. Lai has been involved in the Toronto real estate industry for the past 32 years. She previously served as the President of the Toronto Real Estate Board as its first and only Canadian-Chinese female President in the 94 year history of the Board.
“Together we will connect communities and advance Scarborough and Toronto. I invite you to support my first fundraising dinner on May 30, 2014 at Royale Fine Dining and Banquet, 648 Silver Star Blvd. Scarborough," said Lai.
Cynthia Lai and her family are residents of Ward 41, and she looks forward to serving her neighbours and would like your vote at the October 27, 2014 municipal election. Now is the time for change and Cynthia Lai will deliver that change.
Cynthia Lai is the founder of a local commercial and residential real estate firm called Global Link Realty Group and a former Royal LePage manager, with an outstanding leadership record within the Real Estate industry.
Ms. Lai has developed a reputation of not only getting things done, but also doing the right thing. A Fellow and Faculty Member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada, Cynthia was a recent recipient of the Institute’s “Emeritus” and “Community Service” Award. She currently serves as a Director of the Toronto Real Estate Board in the role of Chair of the Commercial Committee as well as a member of the City’s Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel.
She has been an active community leader in both Toronto and Scarborough for many years. Cynthia has been involved with local organizations including the REALTORS Care Foundation of Ontario, Habitat for Humanity Toronto, CICS Immigrant Resource Centre, Heart and Stroke Foundation, United Way of Greater Toronto, Spirit of Life, Mon Sheong Foundation and Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation.
Contact: Cynthia Lai Campaign @ 416-939-8833 or CynthiaLai2014@gmail.com
Cynthia Lai Runs for City Council