Recently retired in 2014 , Hazel as Mayor ran Ontario's third largest city. This video shot when Hazel was a youthful 88. Hazel with an approval rating of 92% has won twelve consecutive elections , was mayor for 36 years and as of 2017 has seen 10 Canadian Prime Ministers come and go.

Her city of 800,000 is debt free with 700 million in reserves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fY79KbCptTo

Hazel at 94 politically an independant like Bernie, gave her endorsement of our new youthful liberal Prime Minister in the fall of 2015, see below, it's quite funny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoTsne3QxM8

Wikipedia on Hazel below

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazel_McCallion

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Johndoee 49 weeks 3 days ago
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Great. Didn't know this ....

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zapdam. 49 weeks 2 days ago
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In February 2015, McCallion became a special advisor to the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), the Mississauga campus of the University of Toronto, providing advice on matters related to strategic development of the school. In addition to her role at UTM, McCallion was appointed the first Chancellor of Sheridan College in 2016. In 2016, February 14 was renamed Hazel McCallion Day across the province of Ontario in honour of McCallion's birthday. Hazel is now 96 and retired, kind of.

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