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Tony Irwin

President & CEO federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario


Tony Irwin is President & CEO of the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) and Interim President of the Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations (CFAA). With 2,200 members, FRPO is the leading advocate for strong and stable rental housing in Ontario. CFAA is the national voice of the rental housing industry, with over one million rental units across Canada. Before joining FRPO, Tony was President & CEO of the Canadian Consumer Finance Association; a national trade association representing businesses that provide a range of financial products to Canadians. From 2005-2009 Tony served as Executive Director of the Justin Eves Foundation, a non-profit organization granting scholarships and bursaries to learning-disabled and disadvantaged young people to assist them to achieve a post-secondary education. Tony has also held key political roles and was Senior Advisor to an Ontario Premier and Executive Assistant to the Leader of the Official Opposition.

Certifications & Credentials:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Policy, Administration and Law from York University