TORONTO (Dec. 8)
The Borough of York, one of six that make up metropolitan Toronto, elected its first Jewish mayor last week. He is Philip White, a 46-year-old pharmacist. Jews comprise less than 10 percent of York’s population of 140,000. Other Jewish candidates elected or re-elected as aldermen or school trustees in York and other boroughs were Irving Paisley and Mel Lastman; Ben Nobleman; Ben Rose, David Shanoff and Judy Jordan; Murray Chusid, Paul Godfrey, Saul Cowan and Prof. Lionel Rubinoff.