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George Smitherman

Entrepreneur and investor with a focus in sustainability and Medical Marihuana

George Smitherman serves as Chairman and Principal of G&G Global Solutions a Toronto-based business focussing on global trade and investment. G&G Global Solutions has ownership affiliations with numerous businesses in the health care, technology and global investment spheres.

George Smitherman has over 30 years of experience in public life as a grassroots organizer and community activist. He was an elected official and senior advisor at the local, provincial and federal level. Most recently, he was a candidate for Toronto Mayor. Previously, he served as Ontario’s Deputy Premier. George was elected 3 times as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Toronto Centre. He served in both opposition, and on the McGuinty Government’s front bench. During his time in Cabinet, he was responsible for the allocation of more than $250 billion dollars.