Julian Fantino COM OOnt MP PC (Italian: Giuliano Fantino; born August 13, 1942) is a retired police official and the elected Member of the Parliament of Canada for the riding of Vaughan following a November 29, 2010 by-election. On January 4, 2011, Fantino was named Minister of State for Seniors.
Prior to entering politics, Fantino was the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police from 2006 to 2010, Toronto's Chief of Police from 2000 to 2005, and Ontario's Commissioner of Emergency Management from 2005 until 2006, and also served as chief of police of London, Ontario from 1991 to 1998, and of York Region from 1998 until 2000. Prior to his London appointment, he had been a Toronto police officer since 1969.
Fantino was born in Italy and emigrated to Canada with his family when he was 11 years old.