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The Honourable Dwight Duncan, MBA , BA (born January 3, 1959 in Windsor, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He has served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1995, and is currently the Minister of Finance in Dalton McGuinty's government. The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable ( or formerly The Honble) is a title of quality attached to the names of certain classes of persons. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... }|135px|City of Windsor, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Windsor, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|center|250px|City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada location. ... 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 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. ... The Ministry of Finance is responsible for managing the fiscal, financial and related regulatory affairs of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Honourable Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. ...


Duncan was educated at the University of Windsor and McGill University, receiving an MBA degree from the latter. He has been a member of the Ontario Liberal Party for several years, having served as Vice-Chair of its Social Development Committee as early as 1985. Duncan was elected to the Windsor City Council in 1988, and was re-elected in 1991. He also served as a Legislative Assistant to Ontario Minister of Labour Bill Wrye, was a constituency assistant to federal MP Herb Gray, and served as administrator of the Brentwood Recovery Home. This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, research-intensive, non-denominational, co-educational, international university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Munro Wrye (born December 25, 1944 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Herbert Eser (Herb) Gray (born May 25, 1931, Windsor, Ontario) was a Canadian politician. ...


Duncan was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the provincial election of 1995, defeating New Democratic Party incumbent Wayne Lessard by 380 votes in the riding of Windsor-Walkerville. The provincial election was won by the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, and Duncan became a member of the official opposition, where he held a number of successive critic positions. 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. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Wayne Lessard (born January 12, 1956 in Windsor, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ...


Duncan was a candidate for the leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party in late 1996, following the resignation of Lyn McLeod. He finished third on the first and second ballots, but was overtaken by Dalton McGuinty on the third and dropped from the race. He subsequently endorsed Gerard Kennedy, who lost to McGuinty on the fifth ballot. (At the announcement of McGuinty's victory, a TV Ontario camera recorded Duncan telling supporters, "we're f___ed".) See: Ontario Liberal Leadership Conventions. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Lyn McLeod (born 1942) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Honourable Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. ... The Honourable Gerard Kennedy, MPP (born 1960 in The Pas, Manitoba) is a Canadian politician, who represents the riding of Parkdale—High Park in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ... TVOntario (TVO) is an educational public television station in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Ballot-by-ballot results of leadership races in the Ontario Liberal Party. ...


Duncan's opponent from 1995, Wayne Lessard, won a by-election for another Windsor riding in 1997; in the provincial election of 1999, redistribution caused the two candidates to face each other again in the riding of Windsor-St. Clair. Duncan was again victorious, this time by over 4000 votes. The Progressive Conservatives won another majority government in the election, and Duncan remained in opposition. He became Liberal House Leader in June 1999, and became known for raising several technical points against the government in the legislature. A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ontario general election of 1999 was held in the Canadian province of Ontario in the late spring of 1999. ... In Canada each political party with representation in the House of Commons has a House Leader who is a front bench MP and an expert in parliamentary procedure. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


The Liberals won a majority in the provincial election of 2003, and Duncan was easily re-elected over NDP candidate Madeline Crnec. On October 23, 2003, he was appointed Ontario Minister of Energy, thereby becoming responsible for the difficult task of managing Ontario Power Generation. 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. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is a public company whose shares are wholly owned by the government of Ontario. ...


On August 9, 2004 he said "I can't protect consumers from the fact that natural gas is running out" while speaking to the media about the hearings for Bill 100, Ontario Electricty restructuring act. Nevertheless, during the same month Duncan made trips to Alberta in an attempt to encourage companies to open natural gas electrical generating stations in Ontario. August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th) Land 642,317 km² Water 19,531 km² (2. ... Natural gas (commonly refered to as gas in many countries, but note that this is also American and Canadian slang for gasoline) is a gaseous fossil fuel consisting primarily of methane. ...


Duncan is also government House Leader and Chair of Cabinet. In late 2003, he was a leading figure behind the McGuinty government's refusal to give official party status to the NDP (who fell one seat short of the required number in the general election; they subsequently regained party status through a by-election win). 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In late 2004, Duncan was responsible for the creation of a new medical school affiliated with the University of Windsor. 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...


On October 11, 2005, Finance Minister Greg Sorbara resigned from office pending an investigation of his family's real estate development firm by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Duncan was appointed to replace Sorbara as Minister of Finance and Chair of the Management Board of Cabinet. October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in Leap years). ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP or Mounties; French, Gendarmerie royale du Canada, GRC) is both the federal police force and the national police of Canada. ... Management Board Secretariat is responsible for advising the Management Board of Cabinet and carrying out its directions with respect to the government’s workforce, money, technology and real estate in the Canadian province of Ontario. ...

Preceded by:
Greg Sorbara
2003-2005
Greg Sorbara (born September 4, 1946 in Toronto, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Minister of Finance (Ontario)
2005-present

Succeeded by:
incumbent
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for managing the fiscal, financial and related regulatory affairs of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Dwight Duncan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (600 words)
Duncan was educated at the University of Windsor and McGill University, receiving an MBA degree from the latter.
Duncan was elected to the Windsor City Council in 1988, and was re-elected in 1991.
Duncan was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the provincial election of 1995, defeating New Democratic Party incumbent Wayne Lessard by 380 votes in the riding of Windsor-Walkerville.
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