Ms Hazel McCallion joined Revera as Chief Elder Officer in 2015. In this role, she provides advice and counsel to the Revera leadership team in support of fulfilling the company’s vision to celebrate the ageless spirit of people.
A highly successful politician and businesswoman, Ms McCallion was previously one of the longest-serving municipal mayors in Canada’s history. Prior to joining Revera, from 1978 to 2014, she served 12 consecutive terms as the Mayor of Mississauga, overseeing the growth and development of Canada’s sixth-largest city for 36 years.
At 96 years of age, Ms McCallion truly lives life to the fullest and has achieved success in a variety of life pursuits. A former professional women’s hockey player, she was also honoured with the Order of Canada in 2005, and received an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto in 2010.
Ms McCallion is the inaugural Chancellor of Sheridan College and special advisor to the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus. She also serves on the boards of several corporations and is the federal appointee to the board of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA).
In 2016, the Province of Ontario declared that her birthday, February 14th, would be known each year as Hazel McCallion Day.