Kristyn Wong-Tam is a Canadian politician and Councillor of the Ward 13, Toronto Centre. From 2010-2018, she served as Councillor for the Toronto Centre-Rosedale electoral district, Ward 27. A real estate agent and business owner, she is the former owner of a Timothy’s franchise in Toronto, and is the owner of the KWT (formerly the XEXE) contemporary art gallery at Bathurst and Richmond Street West.
Wong-Tam, who is a Canadian of Chinese origin, has been an activist for both LGBTQ and Asian Canadian community issues, serving on the Chinese Canadian National Council and helped to found Asian Canadians For Equal Marriage and the Church and Wellesley Village’s business improvement area. In 2011, she cooperated with Toronto’s Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line to create an award, named in memory of Toronto artist Will Munro, to honour LGBT youth involved in community arts projects in Ontario.