Author Archives: John Sewell

John Sewell is a Toronto activist, often speaking for and representing those who do not have access to the levers of power in society. He was a member of Toronto City Council from 1969 to 1984 and was Mayor of Toronto from 1979 to 1980. He has also engaged in politics in Toronto as a community activist, city councillor, journalist, writer, housing administrator and social entrepreneur. He is currently the co-ordinator of Toronto Police Accountability Coalition. He was awarded the Order of Canada in 2005.