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Gordon Joseph Chong was very active in both the political sphere and the community. He was a City of Toronto and Metro Councillor from 1980 to 1982, then returned to Metro Council in 1994. Councillor Chong also served as citizenship judge in the Canadian Court of Citizenship (1991-1994) and vice-chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission (1988-1989).
Councillor Chong was a founding member of the Toronto Mayor's Committee on Community and Race Relations. He also participated on David Crombie's "Who does What" Panel on provincial and municipal disentanglement. In the community, Councillor Chong was a former director of the Mon Sheong Foundation and Home for the Aged and was on the board of the Community Information Centre of Metro Toronto. He is also a founding director of the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals.