Ward 44 Profile
Ward 44 is the last of the wards, and is home to 58 235 people. As many would expect, the diversity among people living in Ward 44 is vast with a population of 1000 or more people from 10 different countries. The most common language is English, and the average income is $90,806. Ward 44 has a higher percentage of family households than most other wards. Four years ago, 40% the area voted. It is home to the University of Toronto Scarborough as well as Centennial College. The incumbent councillor is Ron Moeser, who is being challenged in 2010 by Diana Hall, and Heath Thomas. Many consider this year’s election to be an event similar to four years ago, as Hall and Moeser are close competitors. After only losing by 61 votes, Hall hopes to have a stronger influence in the years push for councillor of ward 44.