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David Tsubouchi is a Canadian lawyer and politician.

Early life

Tsubouchi was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the son of Japanese Canadian parents. He is Sansei, which means that he is the grandson of people born in Japan who immigrated to Canada.

At York University, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972 and a law degree in 1975.


Tsubouchi was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1995 to 2003. He is the first Japanese-Canadian to hold a cabinet position in a Canadian provincial government.

He is a member of the Board of Governors of York University.

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