Chambers, Mary Anne

Mary Anne Chambers is someone who understands the power of community involvement. After emigrating from Jamaica with her family, she succeeded in the worlds of business and politics, first as a vice-president with Scotiabank, and then as an MPP and cabinet minister in Dalton McGuinty’s cabinet. All the while, she has worked tirelessly as a volunteer for a multitude of agencies. She came to us through Passages to Canada, speaking to Crestwood students about her early years in Canada and her working life, and giving them important insights into the possibilities of Canadian multiculturalism.