Candidate Profile

Bob Kwapis

Running for:  Ward 5 Councillor (Acclaimed)

Top 3 priorities

  1. Residential road safety in our communities
  2. Affordable housing options in Newmarket 
  3. Address Downtown parking challenges 


  • To continue the downtown transformation by attracting tourism and new revenue streams for the local businesses.
  • To continue the current momentum and progress with road safety for our communities and for our most vulnerable residents.
  • Continue to focus on fiscal sustainability and keeping our taxes below the GTHA average
  • To make significant progress in affordable housing options.


I always have been a strong community leader. I am involved in many local charities but I am mostly recognized for my involvement in Traffic Safety and for being a strong advocate for our communities. I  retired from an International Corporation as a Vice President. My experience is in driving business leadership with efficiency while leading management teams with P&L responsibility of over $700 mil/yr. Currently I sit and share my expertise on various for-profit and not-for-profit Boards of Directors.

Bob Kwapis
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