By Deborah Sacrob, NYHS Board member
Esther was a prominent politician in North York, serving on the North York City Council from 1973 until 1987 (her passing) She was first elected as an alderman in 1972. The street bearing her name is located in the Leslie Shepard area. Esther Shiner Stadium is located at Bathurst and Finch. She was in favour of extending the Spadina Expressway as far as downtown.
Ron Bull Photographer 1976 Toronto Public Library Digital Archive