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Adam Vaughan

Adam Vaughan


121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T 416-640-1664

Adam is a Principal at Navigator. He joined the team after serving over two terms in Parliament as an MP from Toronto. While in government he served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister as well as the Parliamentary Secretary for Housing under the Ministers responsible for Families, Children and Social Development. Adam was one of the architects of the new National Housing Strategy and redesigned the federal approach to fighting homelessness and he led consultations and reported to cabinet on the development of a National Strategy for Urban, Rural and Northern Indigenous Housing.

Prior to federal politics Adam served two terms as a City Councillor in Toronto representing the downtown core. While on City Council he served on the Planning and Growth Committee and was member of the Police Services Board. Adam also Chaired the Civic Appointments Committee and served as the City’s representative on the Board of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Harbourfront Centre and Artscape.

For more than two decades Adam was a journalist working on-air as a political reporter with CBC, Citytv and CP24. He was also a producer at those organizations and was station manager for CKLN-FM in Toronto. He has written for several magazines and newspapers and is a published author. He began his career as a cartoonist and illustrator.

Adam is a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Toronto’s School for Cities and teaches and lectures on a variety of urban issues from transit and infrastructure to housing and architecture.