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Encyclopedia > James McLaren (Ontario politician)

The New Democratic Party of Ontario is one of three major political parties in Ontario, Canada. It governed the province from 1990 to 1995, and is currently the third-largest party in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English 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 seat  - 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. ...


The NDP ran a full state of 103 candidates in the 2003 Ontario provincial election, seven of whom were elected. Several NDP candidates have their own biography pages. Information about other candidates may be found here. 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. ...

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Peter Denley (Algoma—Manitoulin)

A columnist for the Sault Star newspaper, based in Sault Ste. Marie. A professional outdoorsman, and has written extensively about hunting. Criticized the decision of Mike Harris's government to cancel the spring bear hunt in Ontario, claiming the decision was not based on science. Also teaches fly-fishing. President of the Sault Ste. Marie NDP in 2004. Algoma was a Canadian federal electoral district in Ontario. ... Nickname: The Soo Motto: Naturally Gifted Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario District Algoma District Incorporated 1887 (town), 1912 (city) City Mayor John Rowswell Governing body The Corporation of the City of Sault Sainte Marie MPs Tony Martin MPPs David Orazietti Area    - City 715 km²  (276 sq mi) Elevation 192 m... 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. ...


Received 9,459 votes (31.71%), finishing a strong second against Liberal incumbent Mike Brown. The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Michael A. Brown (born April 18, 1950 in Sarnia, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


Kelly Hayes (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot)

An elementary school teacher, and President of the Hamilton-Wentworth Elementary Teachers' Federation. Participated in the provincial teachers' strike against Mike Harris's government in 1997]. Made education the primary issue of her campaign. Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot is the name of a former federal and current provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... 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. ...


Received 5,666 votes (11.69%), finishing third against Liberal Ted McMeekin. Considered running for the Hamilton municipal council in 2004 (to replace Andrea Horwath, who had been elected as an MPP), but declined. The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Ted McMeekin is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario NDP MPP Andrea Horwath Andrea Horwath is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


John Thomson (Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford)

A teacher. Received a campaign donation from the Simcoe County Elementary Teachers Federation. Appeared at a "teach-in" at Georgian College, on May 8, 2003. Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... Simcoe is a county located in central Ontario. ... Georgian College is an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Received 5,641 votes (9.26%), finishing third against Progressive Conservative Joe Tascona. The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Joseph Tascona (born October 9, 1951 in Barrie, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


Michael Prue (Beaches—East York)

Elected. See his biography page for further details. Michael Prue standing on the lawn of the Ontario Legislature Michael Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who represents the riding of Beaches—East York in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ... Beaches—East York is a political riding in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


Cesar Martello (Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale)

Defeated. Ran for the federal NDP in the 2004 federal election. See his biography page for further details. Cesar Martello is a young politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Bramalea—Gore—Malton is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... 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. ...


Kathy Pounder (Brampton Centre)

Defeated. Ran for the federal NDP in the 2004 federal election. See her biography page for further details. Kathy Pounder (born in Saint John, New Brunswick) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Brampton Centre was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... 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. ...


Chris Moise (Brampton West—Mississauga)

Defeated. Ran for the federal NDP in the 2004 federal election. See his biography page for further details. The New Democratic Party ran a full slate of candidates in the 2004 federal election, and elected nineteen members to become the fourth largest party in the legislature. ... Brampton West—Mississauga was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... 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. ...


David Noonan (Brant)

Born in Brantford, Ontario. Twenty-three years old at the time of the election. Noonan is an executive member and former vice-president of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1977. He is also a member of the Brant and District Labour Council, and works for Zehrs. Brant (electoral district) - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Brantford (2001 population 86,417)[2] is a city located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is a labor union representing approximately 1. ...


Received 5,262 votes (11.84%), finishing in third place. The winner was Dave Levac of the Ontario Liberal Party. Dave Levac (born April 6, 1954 in Brantford, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


James Ronson (Lanark—Carleton)

Defeated. Ran for the federal NDP in the 1968 federal election. See his biography page for further details. James Ronson is a politician and political activist in Ontario, Canada. ... Lanark—Carleton was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... In the Canadian federal election of June 25, 1968, the Liberal Party won a majority government under its new leader, Pierre Trudeau. ...


Liam McCarthy (Nepean—Carleton)

McCarthy is a staff member of the Canadian Union of Public Employees in Ottawa, Ontario, and a member of the Voisins co-op. He supports increased political activism for co-ops in Ontario. He was previously a graduate student in political science at the University of Windsor, and led a successful unionizing drive for Windsor's graduate student body in 2002. He was 29 years old at the time of the 2003 election (Ottawa Citizen, 18 September 2003). Nepean—Carleton is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1988 and since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE, French: Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique) is a Canadian trade union serving the public sector - although it has in recent years organized workplaces in the non-profit and para-public sector as well. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... The University of Windsor is a non-denominational, provincially-supported, coeducational, public comprehensive university located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. ...


McCarthy first ran for the Ontario NDP in the 1999 provincial election, in the constituency of Windsor West. He defeated another candidate, Brian Kersey, for the party nomination (Windsor Star, 8 March 1999). Although the NDP has a strong history in Windsor, this seat was not a target for the party: the incumbent was Liberal Sandra Pupatello, a high-profile legislator who was endorsed by the Canadian Auto Workers union. Pupatello won re-election, while McCarthy finished third with 5,762 votes (15.48%). Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... Windsor West in relation to the other Southern Ontario ridings Windsor West is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1968, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... Nickname: The City of Roses Motto: Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Essex* Settled 1748 Incorporated 1854 Mayor Eddie Francis Governing body Windsor City Council MPs Joe Comartin (NDP) Brian Masse (NDP) MPPs Dwight Duncan (LIB) Sandra Pupatello (LIB) Area    - City 120. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Sandra Pupatello is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Canadian Auto Workers Logo The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) (properly the National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers Union of Canada) is one of Canadas largest and highest profile trade unions. ...


The NDP does not have a strong presence in Nepean—Carleton, a suburban riding west of Ottawa. McCarthy finished third with 3,828 votes (6.54%). The winner was Progressive Conservative John Baird. The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Hon. ...


Jeff Atkinson (Ottawa Centre)

Raised in the rural village of Duart, Ontario. Atkinson's mother was a bank clerk, and his father worked at a local Ford Auto Assembly Plants. He had lived in Ottawa for sixteen years at the time of the election. now. ...


Has a degree in political science from Carleton University (1993) and a diploma in public relations from Algonquin College. Worked as a security guard with Bradson Security during the 1990s, and was a shop steward in the guards's union. Organized strike activities during a lockout. Now works with the Canadian Labour Congress, and was elected as the LGBT representative on the federal New Democratic Party executive from 2003 to 2005. Atkinson has been vocal in opposing Walmart's labour practices. Carleton University is a co-educational, international university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ... The main building of Algonquin College Algonquin College is an English-language, college of applied arts and technology in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ... The Canadian Labour Congress, or CLC (in French le Congrès du travail du Canada or CTC) is the central labour body in Canada to which most Canadian labour unions are affiliated. ... LGBT (or GLBT) is an abbreviation used as a collective term to refer to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people. ... The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...


He received 11,362 votes (22.98%), finishing second to Liberal Party candidate Richard Patten. Atkinson once worked on Patten's riding executive when he was a member of the Liberal Party. The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Richard Patten (born May 13, 1942 in Montreal, Quebec) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


Ric Dagenais (Ottawa—Orléans)

Defeated. Ran for the federal NDP in the 2004 federal election. See his biography page for further details. Ric Dagenais is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Ottawa—Orléans is an urban federal and provincial riding that encompasses the eastern part of the city of Ottawa, Ontario (northern and eastern parts of the former city of Gloucester, Ontario. ... 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. ...


James McLaren (Ottawa South)

Born in Lanark County, came to Ottawa in 1995. A physics teacher in the city. Past-president of the Heron Park Community Association. McLaren has also served on the board of Parkway House. Ottawa South (fr. ... Lanark County is a county located in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...


He campaigned in Ottawa South in the 1999 provincial election and received 2,655 votes (5.8%), finishing third. In 2003, he improved his total to 4,306 (9.03%). The winner on both occasions was Dalton McGuinty, leader of the Ontario Liberal Party. Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Joseph Zebrowski (Ottawa—Vanier)

Zebrowski was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and has a Master of Arts degree in political science from Laval University. He entered the University of Toronto as a PhD candidate in the late 1990s, and was a leader of the university's Teaching Assistant's union during a TA strike (Ottawa Citizen, 18 November 2000). He later moved to Ottawa, and worked first for the Public Service Alliance of Canada (Ottawa Citizen, 24 September 2003), and later for the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Zebrowski is also an activist for affordable housing, and is vice-president of the Cooperative Housing Association of Eastern Ontario, as well as a director on the Ontario Council of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada."Joseph+Zebrowski"&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=5 Ottawa—Vanier (formerly known as Ottawa East) is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1908. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English and French, per mandate of the Constitution Act 1982 Flower Prairie Crocus Tree White Spruce Bird Great Grey Owl Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14... A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ... Laval University (Université Laval) is one of Canadas leading universities. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a coeducational public research university in Toronto, Ontario. ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is one of Canada’s largest national labour unions, with members in every province and territory. ... The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE, French: Syndicat canadien de la fonction publique) is a Canadian trade union serving the public sector - although it has in recent years organized workplaces in the non-profit and para-public sector as well. ...


He was a spokesperson for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (Montreal Gazette, 13 December 2005). He is also a host of the CKCU-FM weekday morning program Special Blend, (Ottawa Citizen, 12 November 2004) and appears as a panelist on CPAC.[1] The Canadian Union of Postal Workers or CUPW (pronounced Cup W) is a public sector trade union representing postal workers employed at Canada Post. ... CKCU is a Canadian campus radio station, broadcasting at 93. ... Special Blend is a morning radio show airing weekdays from 7 AM to 10 AM on the community-based campus radio station CKCU-FM in Ottawa, Canada. ... The Cable Public Affairs Channel (or CPAC; originally Canadian Parliamentary Channel), is a Canadian cable television service devoted to coverage of public and government affairs, including carrying a full, uninterrupted feed of proceedings of the Canadian House of Commons, with two seperate audio channels; one in English and the other...


Zebrowski campaigned federally and provincially (Ontario) for the New Democratic Party. A report from the 2003 Ontario provincial election listed him as 34 years old (Ottawa Citizen, 17 September 2003). The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ...

Electoral record
Election District Party Votes % Place Winner
2000 federal Ottawa—Vanier NDP 4,194 8.71 4/9 Mauril Belanger, Liberal
2003 provincial Ottawa—Vanier NDP 6,507 3/4 Madeleine Meilleur, Liberal

The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000, to elect 301 Members of Parliament to the House of Commons of Canada. ... Ottawa—Vanier is a federal and provincial electoral district that makes up the eastern part of downtown Ottawa. ... Mauril Bélanger (born June 15, 1955) is a Canadian Member of Parliament. ... 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 to centre-left of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... 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. ... Ottawa—Vanier is a federal and provincial electoral district that makes up the eastern part of downtown Ottawa. ... The Honorable Madeleine Meilleur, M.P.P. (November 22, 1948-) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...

Marlene Rivier (Ottawa West—Nepean)

Defeated. Ran for the federal NDP in the 2004 federal election. Marlene Rivier is a politician and trade unionist in Ontario, Canada. ... Ottawa West—Nepean is the name of a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... 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. ...


John Bacher (St. Catharines)

Bacher is an academic and environmental activist. He received his Master of Arts degree in 1980, and earned a PhD in History in 1985. He has worked as a professor at the University of Toronto and McMaster University, and has published two books: Keeping to the Marketplace and Petrotyranny. Bacher has also written for Peace Magazine[2], and is a director of the Great Lakes United Church.[3] He served on the Ontario Drainage Tribunal from 1992 to 1997. St. ... A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a coeducational public research university in Toronto, Ontario. ... McMaster University is a medium-sized research-intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 18,238 full-time and 3,836 part-time students (as of 2006). ... Canadian magazine on disarmament and peacebuilding issues, published by Canadian Disarmanent Information Service (CANDIS). ... The United Church of Canada (French: lÉglise Unie du Canada) is Canadas second largest church (after the Roman Catholic Church), and its largest Protestant denomination. ...


Bacher was president of the Preservation of Agricultural Lands Society (PALS) for seven years, and has written numerous articles on the need for effective Greenbelt legislation in the Niaraga region.[4] He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Historical Society of Catharines in 2002[5], and participated in an effort to save the Red Hill Valley escarpment in 2003.[6] A newspaper report lists him as 48 years old in 2003.


Bacher has campaigned for the NDP at both the provincial and federal levels.

Electoral record
Election District Party Votes % Place Winner
2000 federal St. Catharines NDP 2,878 6.16 4/7 Walt Lastewka, Liberal
2003 provincial St. Catharines NDP 3,944 8.95 3/5 Jim Bradley, Liberal

The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000, to elect 301 Members of Parliament to the House of Commons of Canada. ... St. ... Walt Lastewka Walter Thomas Walt Lastewka, PC, MP (born October 11, 1940 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian politician. ... 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 to centre-left of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... 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. ... St. ... James J. Bradley (born February 19, 1945 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a long-time Ontario Liberal Party politician and MPP in the Ontario legislature. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...

Madeline Crnec (Windsor—St. Clair)

Crnec was 53 years old at the time of the election (Windsor Star, 23 September 2003), and won the NDP nomination without opposition. Prior to the election, she was best known in the Windsor area as the NDP representative on "Percy's Panel", a local Canadian Broadcasting Corporation program. (Windsor Star, 22 March 2003). She holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees, and has taken post-graduate training in homeopathy, acupuncture and nutrition in Toronto, Sri Lanka and the United States. She has been a chiropractor since 1984 and a naturopath since 1989. Crnec has also taught "Tao of Sex" workshops in Pelee Island[7], and has participated in the Windsor OPIRG organization. She was a member of the Community Care Access Centre in Windsor, but resigned in 2002, to protest cutbacks. (Windsor Star, 25 January 2002). Windsor—St. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the countrys national radio and television broadcaster. ... 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. ... The degree of Bachelor of Laws (or Baccalaureate of Laws) is the principal academic degree in law in most common law countries other than the United States, where it has been replaced by the Juris Doctor degree. ... Categories: Canada geography stubs | Islands of Canada | Ontario communities ... Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) is a campus based, student activist non-profit organization based in Ontario, Canada. ...


She was supported by the Canadian Auto Workers in the 2003 campaign. Crnec received 10,433 votes (29.10%), finishing second against Dwight Duncan. Canadian Auto Workers Logo The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) (properly the National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers Union of Canada) is one of Canadas largest and highest profile trade unions. ... The Honourable Dwight Duncan, MBA , BA (born January 3, 1959 in Windsor, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


As a representation of the Windsor Chiropractic Association, Crnec protested against the provincial government's decision to de-list chiropractic and optometry visits from Ontario Health Insurance Premiums in 2004. (Windsor Star, 2 November 2004).


Yvette Blackburn (Windsor West)

Blackburn attended the University of Windsor, and was a member of the university's Black Students Alliance (Windsor Star, 6 April 1992). She received a silver medal in the women's 60-metre hurdles in 1989, awarded by the Ontario Women's Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Windsor Star, 6 March 1989). She became unemployed youth counsellor after graduating, and was known as a community activist. In 2003, she was the executive secretary of the National Council of Jamaicans and Supportive Organizations (Windsor Star, 9 October 2003). Windsor West in relation to the other Southern Ontario ridings Windsor West is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1968, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... The University of Windsor is a non-denominational, provincially-supported, coeducational, public comprehensive university located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. ...


Blackburn won the NDP nomination in 2003 over Helen O'Keefe by twenty-one votes. O'Keefe had been the favoured candidate to win the nomination, and Blackburn herself acknowledged that she was surprised by her victory (Windsor Star, 10 March 2003). She was 36 years old at the time of the campaign (Windsor Star, 16 September 2003).


She received 7,383 votes (20.99%), finishing second against Liberal incumbent Sandra Pupatello. The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Sandra Pupatello is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


By-elections

The Ontario New Democratic Party fielded three candidates in the three by-elections that took place on March 30, 2006, one of whom was elected. Information about these candidates may be found here. A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Peter Tabuns (Toronto—Danforth)

Tabuns was elected over Liberal candidate Ben Chin. Peter Tabuns is a Canadian politician and environmentalist, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the Toronto—Danforth provincial by-election on March 30, 2006. ... Toronto—Danforth in relation to the other Toronto ridings Toronto—Danforth (formerly Broadview—Greenwood) is a federal and provincial electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... Ben Chin, or Byun Kyu Chin (born Geneva, Switzerland in 1964) is a Canadian politician, political aide and former television journalist. ...


Laurel Gibbons (Nepean—Carleton)

Gibbons was a businesswoman and entrepreneur in the Health and Wellness Industry at the time of the election. A supporter of health care reform, Gibbons based her election platform around the conservation of public healthcare, improved education] funding, and an increased use of green energy. She received 2489 votes (8.3%), finishing third to Progressive Conservative candidate Lisa MacLeod. Nepean—Carleton is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1988 and since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... A solar trough array is an example of green energy Green energy is a term describing what is thought to be environmentally friendly sources of power and energy. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Lisa MacLeod is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on March 30, 2006. ...


Julie Gladman (Whitby—Ajax)

Gladman was a teacher at Sinclair Secondary School during the election. Holding a seat on the Gay Straight Alliance/Human Rights Committee, she helped establish a model for schools to address harassment and homophobia, and is vice president for OSSTF District 13. Gladman was also a member of the District Bargaining Team, which developed standards for class sizes and classroom conditions. Whitby—Ajax is a provincial and a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1997 to 2003 and in Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... Sinclair Secondary School is located in Whitby, Ontario, Canada within the Durham District School Board. ... Homophobia is the fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals. ...


She based her platform around the conservation of public healthcare, lower electricity prices, allowing tenants to have rent control, and putting increased funding towards GO and regional transit. She received 3204 votes (9.3%), finishing third against Progressive Conservative candidate Christine Elliott. She now has taken a teaching carreer in Toronto. Rent Control refers to laws or ordinances that set price controls on residential housing. ... GO Transit, officially known as the Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GTTA), is Canadas first, and Ontarios only, interregional public transit system, established to link Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Christine Elliott is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a byelection on March 30, 2006. ...


External links

  • Website of the Ontario NDP
  • Peter Tabuns' official website
  • Laurel Gibbons' official website
  • Julie Gladman's official website

 
 

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