Michael Levitt is the Member of Parliament for the riding of York Centre in Toronto. He formerly worked as a partner and Vice President of Business Development for the Benjamin Group.
Michael immigrated to Canada from Scotland with his mother at age thirteen. He received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from McGill University, and earned a Masters degree in Science in Science and Technology Studies from the University of Edinburgh.
He is a founding member of the Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee, a multi-partisan organization dedicated to activating the grassroots Jewish community in the political process.
Michael has been an active volunteer with many non-profits and charities and has served as a board member on the Koffler Centre for the Arts, the Jewish National Fund, Mount Sinai Hospital and other organizations.
In parliament, Michael currently sits on the House Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, and is the Chair of the Sub-committee for International Human Rights. He also serves as the Chair of the Canada-Israel Interparliamentary Group.
Michael is married to Barbi and has two children, Casey age 16 and Jessica age 14.
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