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David Zimmer (born in April 7, 1944 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the North York area riding of Willowdale for the Liberal Party. April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Motto: Ex industria prosperitas (Latin: Prosperity through industry) Location of Kitchener in the Waterloo Region Country Canada Province Ontario Mayor Carl Zehr Area    - City km²  - Land 136. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Willowdale is a Canadian electoral district covering part of the North York part of Toronto. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


A lawyer by profession, Zimmer has practised at the firm of LeDrew Laishley Reed, and has served as an administrative law instructor in the Law Society's Bar Admission Course. Zimmer was also chairman of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation prior to entering political life, and was responsible for bringing Toronto Community Housing Corp. (a private company) into the provision of social housing in Toronto. Shortly before his election, he served as assistant deputy chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. He was also the Director of the Humane Society from 1982-84 and President of the Alzheimer Society of Canada from 1993-95. English barrister 16th century painting of a civil law notary, by Flemish painter Quentin Massys. ... Formerly called Metro Toronto Housing Corporation (circa 1940s-1950s), Toronto Community Housing Corporation was created in 2002 to run the public housing units in Toronto. ... The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is a department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada. ... A humane society is a group that aims to stop animal and human suffering due to cruelty or other reasons. ...


Zimmer was elected to the Ontario legislature in the 2003 provincial election, defeating Progressive Conservative incumbent David Young, 47% to 43%. This was considered an upset by most observers; Young is a moderate Tory, and had been touted by some as a possible future leader of his party. 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. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) (In French: Parti progressiste-conservateur du Canada) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... David Young is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


Zimmer was recently awarded the Greatest Local Hero Award by the North York Town Crier for his volunteer and community work in Willowdale. In 2005, he received a Social Work Doctors’ Colloquium inaugural Award of Merit for his work towards a just and caring society. He has also been cited for his work on Ontario Municipal Board reform and the new City of Toronto Act, which gives Toronto greater power to manage its own affairs.


Zimmer is currently the parliamentary assistant to Ontario Attorney General Michael Bryant, and is a member of the standing committee on public accounts. He is also a co-chair of the Ontario Crime Control Commission and chairs the Ontario Liberal Party's Toronto Caucus. In 2004, his motion to create an "Elder Abuse Awareness Day" was passed with support from all parties. He also assisted Bryant with legislation to ban pit bulls in Ontario. In the parliamentary systems of several Commonwealth countries, such as Canada and Australia, it is customary for the prime minister to appoint parliamentary secretaries (in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, parliamentary assistants) from their caucus to assist cabinet ministers with their work. ... The Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario is responsible for providing a fair and accessible justice system which reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves across government and the province. ... Michael Bryant (born 1966 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2006, the Ontario Legislature passed with unanimous consent of all parties, a Private Member’s Bill sponsored by Zimmer, which will suspend the Ontario Driver’s license of anyone who is convicted of impaired boating. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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David Zimmer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (413 words)
David Zimmer (born in April 7, 1944 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada.
Zimmer was elected to the Ontario legislature in the 2003 provincial election, defeating Progressive Conservative incumbent David Young, 47% to 43%.
Zimmer is currently the parliamentary assistant to Ontario Attorney General Michael Bryant, and is a member of the standing committee on public accounts.
Paul Auster (The Definitive Website) (859 words)
The meeting between Zimmer and Alma is an act of fate: two lonely and distrustful people who are soul mates and who are not like others: Zimmer's bears his stigmata inside because of his family, while Alma's on the outside, on her face, the left side of which has a big birthmark.
Zimmer himself comes straight from Moon Palace; his family dies in an airplane crash just like Quinn's in New York Trilogy, not to mention the numerous identities of Quinn's and Mann's; and Zimmer almost hits a dog, etc. It is, basically, a recapitulation of Auster's art, an inventory or a "real" memoir.
Zimmer narrates in past tense, yet the two films we "watch" are in present, and since they are quite lengthy, they give another twist and level to the already zigzagging narration.
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