13 April 2022 - 101-year-old Hazel McCallion to run Toronto airport
101-year-old Hazel McCallion accepts three-year contract extension working for Toronto Pearson
Sean Davidson (CTV News, 08/04/2022)
Hazel McCallion, one of the longest serving mayors in Canadian history, has accepted a three-year contract extension as a Greater Toronto Airport Authority board member.
Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said in a news release this week the 101-year-old was reappointed to the GTAA board as a director.
She was first appointed to the GTAA board in 2017. The GTAA is the organization that runs Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Hazel McCallion reappointed to GTAA board of directors for 3 years
Alexandra Heck (Mississauga News, 09/04/2022)
Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion is going to be sitting on the Greater Toronto Airports Authority’s (GTAA) board of directors for another three years.
Omar Alghabra, Canada’s minister of transportation, made the announcement on April 6, stating that McCallion has been reappointed to the role after serving on the board since 2017.
"I am pleased that Ms. McCallion has accepted to continue to serve the Greater Toronto Airports Authority,” Alghabra said.
‘Hurricane Hazel’: Canada political icon, 101, still flying high as airport director
Leyland Cecco (The Guardian, 12/04/2022)
When Hazel McCallion retired in 2014 as the mayor of the Canadian city of Mississauga, she was 93.
But while most people her age typically retreat from the spotlight of public life, “Hurricane Hazel” has shown little interest in slowing down. At 101, she recently accepted an offer to extend her role as a director for the greater Toronto airport authority, a contract that will last three years.
101-Year-Old Known As 'Hurricane Hazel' Signs Up To Run Toronto Airport
Lucy Thackray (The Independent, 12/04/2022)
An energetic 101-year-old former mayor has just signed up to another three years running Canada’s biggest airport.
Hazel McCallion - known as “Hurricane Hazel” - retired at 93 from her role as the mayor of Canadian city Mississauga, after 36 years in office.
Now she has renewed her contract as director of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA), as well as staying on as special advisor to the University of Toronto Mississauga.