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Encyclopedia > Bruce Smith (politician)

Bruce Smith is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1995 to 1999. A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Smith has a diploma in Urban Design from Fanshawe College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo, and a degree in Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario. He worked as a senior planner in the city of London, Ontario after graduating, and was also a planner in the neighbouring township of Westminster. He also served as president of the Middlesex Progressive Conservative Association. Fanshawe College is a large community college in London, Ontario, Canada. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... The University of Waterloo, also known as UW or simply Waterloo, is a medium-sized research-intensive public university in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. ... The University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... London is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada on the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor with a metropolitan area population of about 447,286; the city proper has a population of about 351,267 (2004). ... Middlesex was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ...


Smith was elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1995 provincial election, defeating Liberal Doug Reycraft by about 5,000 votes in the Middlesex riding (incumbent New Democrat Irene Mathyssen finished third). Smith served as a backbench supporter of Miker Harris's government for the next four years. Bob Raes Ontario New Democratic Party government was defeated by voters, who are angry at the mistakes made by the inexperienced NDP, and frustrated by rising taxes and unemployment. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Douglas Richard Reycraft (born March 9, 1943 in London, Ontario) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Irene Mathyssen (born August 16, 1951 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. ...


He ran for re-election in the redistributed riding of Elgin—Middlesex—London the 1999 election, and was generally expected to win -- however, he lost to Liberal Steve Peters by just over 1,000 votes. He ran against Peters again the 2003 election, and lost by over 11,000 votes. During the 1999 campaign, there was a brief controversy concerning the decision by some in Smith's campaign (not including Smith himself) to bring a group of high-school students to an event where alcoholic drinks were served. The Ontario general election of 1999 was held in the Canadian province of Ontario in the late spring of 1999. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Steve Peters (born January 19, 1963) is a Canadian politician. ... Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario general election of 2003 was held on October 2, 2003, to elect the 103 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


He is currently chair of the Fanshawe College Board of Governors. Smith endorsed Frank Klees for the leadership of the Ontario PC Party in 2004. Frank Klees (born March 6, 1951 in Stuttgart, West Germany) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Bruce Smith is a former politician in Ontario, Canada.
Smith has a diploma in Urban Design from Fanshawe College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo, and a degree in Public Administration from the University of Western Ontario.
Smith was elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1995 provincial election, defeating Liberal Doug Reycraft by about 5,000 votes in the Middlesex riding (incumbent New Democrat Irene Mathyssen finished third).
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