An inside look at their connections to the Ford government
Eight of Ontario’s most powerful land developers own thousands of acres of prime real estate near the proposed route of the controversial Highway 413, a Torstar/National Observer investigation has found.
Various members of the Cortellucci and DeGasperis families and associates from Fieldgate Homes have also donated to some Richmond Hill council members' election campaigns, some of whom also have close ties to Doug Ford and the PC party.
Election Campaign Donations
Acting Mayor Joe DiPaola received donations from:
Regional Councillor Carmine Perrelli received donations from:
- Fieldgate associates Jack Eisenberger, Dennis Kohn and Yitzchok Gunsburg for his 2018 campaign
Ward 2 Councillor Tom Muench received donations from:
- The Cortellucci and DeGasperis families for his 2018 election campaign
- Fieldgate associates Jack Eisenberger and Yitzchok Gunsburg for his 2018 campaign
Ward 1 Councillor Greg Beros received donations from:
- The DeGasperis family and Fieldgate associate Jack Eisenberger for his 2014 election campaign