Hamilton Ontario Canada City Councillor Ward 8 John-Paul Danko


John-Paul Danko

Ward 8
West Central Mountain
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Phone: 905-521-3954

Hamilton City Hall
2nd floor – 71 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5

Career Background

Councillor Danko is a graduate of McMaster University with a degree in Civil Engineering.

He is a licensed professional engineer (P. Eng.) with twenty years’ private sector experience designing, building and managing the construction of heavy civil public infrastructure projects.

He is also a commercial photographer and writer. His work is distributed by Stocksy United and he writes a monthly photography column at, one of the world’s most popular photography websites.

Councillor Danko was elected to Hamilton City Council in October 2018 and began his term on December 3rd, 2018.

He lives in Ward 8 with his wife of 16 years, two children and three cats. His wife Dawn Danko is currently Vice Chair of the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board.

City Council & Committee Work

Councillor Danko sits on four standing committees and is Vice Chair of Public Works.

He also a member of fifteen volunteer and seven mandatory Sub-Committees, Agencies, Boards & Tribunals and is Vice Chair of the Capital Projects Work In-Progress Sub-Committee, Development Charges Stakeholders Sub-Committee and the Waste Management Advisory Committee.

Standing Committees

Voluntary Sub-Committees, Agencies Boards & Tribunals

Mandatory Sub-Committees, Agencies Boards & Tribunals

Councillor John-Paul Danko