With a population of 114,395, Eglinton-Lawrence borders GO Transit’s Barrie line to the west, Yonge Street to the east, Highway 401 to the north, and Eglinton Avenue to the south. Just 32 percent of the Ward’s residents are visible minorities, and just 39 percent are immigrants, both well below the Toronto average. Household income is well-above the city average at $162,674. Ward 8’s current councillor, Mike Colle, has served on city council since 2018.
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