Onley, David C.

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Onley, David C.

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  • Honourable David C. Onley
  • Onley, David Charles.
  • His Honour the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

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David Charles Onley was born on June 12, 1950 in Midland, Ontario and was raised in Scarborough. He attended the University of Toronto Scarborough where he graduated with a degree in Political Science.

Onley began his career in radio working on a weekly science show for CFRB, a Toronto radio station. He later worked with Citytv as a water specialist. In 1989 he became the first news anchor for Break Television Citytv's morning show. He worked as an education specialist for Citytv and CablePulse 2. In 1999 he become an anchor for CP24 when the station launched and produced and hosted Home Page.

From 2007 to 2014, Onley served as the Lieutenant Governor for the Province of Ontario.

On October 1, 2014, Onley was appointed a senior lecture at the University of Toronto Scarborough in the Department of Political Sciences. He also served as the University's Special Ambassador for the Pan Am and the Parapan American Games in 2015.

He was inducted into the Scarborough Walk of Fame in 2006. Onley passed away on January 14, 2023.


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University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections

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