"John's continuing leadership and support for minor hockey in York Region has been greatly appreciated. He has always made himself available and has been willing to help out whenever we've asked."
— Murray TaylorPast President, Newmarket Minor Hockey Association
"John is a thoughtful, hardworking, and outspoken community leader...and great friend of our environment!"
— Brent R. KoppersonExecutive Director, Windfall Ecology Centre, Chair, Green Communities Canada
"John Taylor is an independent thinker who assesses all sides of an issue before making a decision. He is dedicated to the environment and focuses on making Newmarket an environmental leader in the new economy. Furthermore, his personal lifestyle embodies these environmental traits."
— John BirchallPast Chair, Newmarket Environmental Advisory Committee
"Being a member of the Advisory Board for the Newmarket Seniors Meeting Place and Past Chair it is with some authority that I can say that John is a firm supporter of the club and its members. As Regional Councillor, I feel that John goes above and beyond his duties."
— Joan PelhamPast Chair, Newmarket Seniors Meeting Place
"I have known John Taylor for over thirty years. He worked closely with me when I served as Minister of Community and Social Services at Queen's Park. John has always impressed me as one who has a strong work ethic and is committed to finding innovative and workable solutions to key public policy issues."
— Charles BeerFormer Member of Provincial Parliament
"As we strive towards a fully accessible Town, Region and Province, I have found Regional Councillor Taylor's support, advice and enthusiasm invaluable. He truly understands the need to break down the barriers that persons with disabilities face."
— Cindy GorlewskiPast Chair, Newmarket Accessibility Advisory Committee
"I have known John Taylor for many years. John is a dedicated politician and a very humane person. John has done an excellent job as Regional Councillor over the past three terms. John is aware of the issues that affect Newmarket and is quick to promote and protect our Town. I fully endorse John for Mayor in the 2018 election."
— Jackie PlayterMain Street Merchant
"I have had the opportunity to know John for many years and to see his work in the community. John brings a combination of passion, intelligence, and hard work to both Regional and Municipal issues and I know that Newmarket benefits from the work he does. John's background in the private sector and in government provide a rare combination which result in someone who knows how to get things done."
— Belinda StronachFormer Member of Parliament