Ward 4 - Chris Ainsworth

A portrait of Ward 2 Councillor Chris Ainsworth.

Chris Ainsworth is the Ward 4 Councillor for the City of Vaughan.

Councillor responsibilities include making decisions on matters affecting the community and City as a whole, ensuring residents are represented at Council meetings, taking a strategic role in directing municipal goals and priorities, and monitoring the implementation and success of those initiatives.


Councillor Chris Ainsworth is a senior administrator with almost three decades of experience in sales, marketing, business development, operations and corporate strategy. Having obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University, Chris’ background and experience bring a strong corporate background, invaluable business relations and leadership skills to his role as Ward 4 Councillor.

Since 2004, he has operated the Thornhill Woods Haunted House, a spooky, fun-filled experience for the Halloween season. Councillor Ainsworth and his family transform their yard and driveway into a frightful factory of fear, all for a good cause. With all entrance fees going to SickKids Foundation, Councillor Ainsworth’s efforts have raised over $160,000 in the past 18 years.


Chris has always been a community advocate, having been awarded the Ward 4 Civic Hero Award in 2020 for his environmental stewardship and his dedication to keeping Ward 4 safe, clean and beautiful. A strong leader who believes that listening and understanding must come before effective action, Councillor Ainsworth is committed to improving life for residents in Ward 4 and across the city.


List of 2022-2026 Committees and Boards

  • Co-Chair, Anti-Hate, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
  • Member, Vaughan Holdings Inc.
  • Member, Hydro Vaughan Energy Corp.
  • Vice-Chair, Audit Committee
  • Vice-Chair, Community Safety Advisory Committee
  • Member, VMC Sub-Committee
  • Member, Heritage Vaughan Committee
  • Member, Vaughan Public Library Board


Who provides services?

York Region (upper tier) providesCity of Vaughan (lower tier) provides



Councillor Ward Boundaries

Ward 4 boundaries are from Teston Road to the north, Highway 400 to the west, Bathurst Street to the east and Steeles Avenue West to the south. The shaded grey numbers on the map represent Vaughan Concession Blocks (PDF).

A map of Vaughan's Ward 4 area.




















Ward map of Vaughan


Contact the Councillor

Councillor Chris Ainsworth

905-832-2281, ext. 8342



​Council Executive Assistant:
Anna Commisso
905-832-2281, ext. 8198


Vaughan City Hall, Level 400
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON  L6A 1T1

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Ward 4 Councillor Chris Ainsworth

Vaughan City Hall
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1