Kennedy Stewart (Canadian politician)

Canadian politician and academic

Edward Charles Kennedy Stewart (born November 8, 1966) is a Canadian politician and academic. He was the 40th and current mayor of Vancouver since 2018.[1][2] He was the member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Burnaby—Douglas (2011–2015) and Burnaby South (2015–2018). He was in the House of Commons as a member of the New Democratic Party (NDP) caucus.[3]

Kennedy Stewart
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40th Mayor of Vancouver
Assumed office
November 5, 2018
Preceded byGregor Robertson
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Burnaby South
In office
October 19, 2015 – September 14, 2018
Preceded byRiding established
Succeeded byJagmeet Singh
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Burnaby—Douglas
In office
May 2, 2011 – October 19, 2015
Preceded byBill Siksay
Succeeded byRiding dissolved
NDP Science Critic
In office
June 19, 2012 – September 14, 2018
Preceded byHélène LeBlanc
Succeeded byTBD
NDP BC Caucus Chair
In office
December 9, 2015 – September 14, 2018
Preceded byMurray Rankin
Succeeded byTBD
Personal details
Edward Charles Kennedy Stewart

(1966-11-08) November 8, 1966 (age 56)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Political partyIndependent
Other political
New Democratic
Spouse(s)Jeanette Ashe
ResidenceVancouver, British Columbia
Alma mater
  • Politician
  • academic


  1. Fumano, Dan (November 6, 2018). "Collegiality reigns as Vancouver's new council starts work". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  2. "Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart calls for UBC subway project to be in service by 2030". The Globe and Mail, January 23, 2019.
  3. "Kennedy Stewart bio" Archived 2015-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. Parliament of Canada Biography.

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