Mayor's Profile


Mayor's Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-953-5300 ext. 2000

Email Us

Mayor John Taylor's Profile

John is currently the Mayor of the Town of Newmarket. He has represented Newmarket on both Town Council and York Region Council for 18 years, serving as Mayor for the past six years.

John sits on all Town of Newmarket Committees as well as the Newmarket Economic Development Advisory Committee and the Board of NT Power. John also sits on a variety of Regional committees including the Human Services Planning Board (HSPB) of York Region and is the Chair of Housing York Inc.

Previously John worked as an independent investment consultant and was a partner in a logistics and transportation company that employed 30 people. He also worked for the Minister of Community and Social Services at Queen's Park and in the field of education at the secondary and post-secondary levels. John worked and published in the field of Indigenous education.

John was born and raised in Newmarket and attended high school locally.  While attending Trent University, The University of Toronto, and The University of British Columbia, John earned bachelor's degrees in English and Education, a Master's degree in Canadian Studies, and a Ph.D. in Education.                      


The views expressed on personal websites are those of the individual Council member and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket.