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David Turnbull (born March 17, 1942 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1990 to 2003, and ran unsuccessfully for the Conservative Party of Canada in the federal election of 2004. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076,395 km... 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. ... This article is about the year. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ...


Turnbull was educated at the Edinburgh College of Domestic Sciences, and worked as a hotel manager in Scotland, Switzerland and Germany. Upon moving to Canada, he continued his education at the Canadian Institute of Management. Before entering public life, he served as a manager for Xerox Canada Ltd. and as President of Turnbull Luetolf Ltd. He also became involved in conservative citizen's groups, including the Ratepayers' Association and the Citizens for Property Tax Reform. Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ...


Turnbull was first elected to the provincial legislature in the 1990 provincial election, defeating incumbent Liberal Brad Nixon by about 3,000 votes in the North York riding of York Mills. The election was won by the New Democratic Party, and Turnbull sat in the opposition benches for the next five years. As a result of serious scandals, David Petersons Liberal government was defeated by a large protest vote. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... John Bradford Nixon (born June 28, 1949 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ...


The Tories won a majority government in the provincial election of 1995, and Turnbull was re-elected by more than 11,000 votes over his nearest opponent. He was appointed Government Whip in 1995, and retained this position on being named a Minister without Portfolio in Mike Harris's government on October 10, 1997. Turnbull supported Mel Lastman's successful bid to become Mayor of Toronto in late 1997. The Ontario general election of 1995 was held on June 8, 1995, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the province of Ontario, Canada. ... In politics, a whip is a member of a political party in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Minister without Portfolio is a government minister with no specific responsibilities. ... Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 15, 2002. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official Photograph of Mel Lastman Melvin Douglas (Mel) Lastman (born March 9, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada), was the mayor of the former city of North York from 1972 until 1997. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Harris Tories lost a number of Toronto-area seats in the provincial election of 1999. Although he was re-elected, Turnbull's majority in the redistributed Don Valley West riding was significantly cut, as he outpolled Liberal Paul Davidson by just over 3,000 votes. Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... Don Valley West is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... Paul Davidson (born August 17, 1971) is an American screenwriter, author and television producer who was born in Smithtown, New York . ...


On June 17, 1999, Turnbull was promoted to Minister of Transportation, and on February 8, 2001, was named to the position of Solicitor General. In the latter capacity, he was responsible for creating the province's first Sex Offender Registry. June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


When Ernie Eves succeeded Harris as Premier on April 15, 2002, he named Turnbull as his Associate Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation. Turnbull held this position until the defeat of the Eves government in the 2003 provincial election. Ernest Eves (born June 17, 1946) was the twenty-third Premier of the province of Ontario, Canada, from April 15, 2002, to October 23, 2003. ... A premier is an executive official of government. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 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. ...


Turnbull was among the Tory incumbents defeated in the 2003 election, falling to Liberal candidate Kathleen Wynne by over 6,000 votes. He sought election to Canadian House of Commons for the federal Don Valley West riding the following year, but was resoundingly defeated by Liberal incumbent John Godfrey. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kathleen Wynne is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Hon. ...

Provincial Government of Ernie Eves
Cabinet Posts (2)
Predecessor Office Successor
Tony Clement Minister of Transportation
(1999-2001)
Norm Sterling
Associate Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation
(20022003)

 
 

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