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John Domagoj Sola (born April 15, 1944 in Zagreb, Croatia) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1987 to 1995. Originally a Liberal, he was forced to leave his party amid controversy. April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Zagreb (pronounced ZA-greb) is the capital city of Croatia. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal it began, loyal it 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. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Sola has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. In 1976-77, he was the president of the Toronto Metro-Croatia Soccer Team. 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. ... Laurentian University (Université Laurentienne), founded in 1960, is a mid-sized bilingual university in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, approximately 400 km north of Toronto. ... Greater Sudbury (2001 census population 155,219) is a city in Northern Ontario. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ...


Sola was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1987 provincial election, defeating Progressive Conservative incumbent Bud Gregory by almost 6,000 votes. The Liberal Party won a landslide majority government under the leadership of David Peterson, and Sola served as a government backbencher for the next three years. David Petersons Liberals were returned to power with a large majority. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... In the Westminster System, a majority government is one in which the government enjoys an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or Parliament. ... The Honourable David Robert Peterson, PC , LL.B , BA (born December 28, 1943 in Toronto, Ontario) was the twentieth Premier of the Province of Ontario, Canada, from June 26, 1985 to October 1, 1990. ...


The Liberals were unexpectedly defeated by the New Democratic Party in the 1990 provincial election, although Sola retained his seat by more than 3,000 votes against an NDP challenger. In opposition, he was appointed as the Liberal critic for the Chair of the Management Board of Cabinet. The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... As a result of serious scandals, David Petersons Liberal government was defeated by a large protest vote. ...


Sola's political career was ended by a scandal which had nothing to do with his legislative responsibilities. In late 1991, shortly after the beginning of Yugoslavia's civil wars, Sola gave an interview with the television program the fifth estate about tensions between Canada's Serbian and Croatian communities. In the course of the interview, Sola said "I don't think I'd be able to live next door to a Serb". This statement provoked significant controversy, and resulted in Sola being expelled from the Liberal Party on May 11, 1993. Sola refused to apologize, claiming that many Canadian Serbs were supporting atrocities by paramilitary groups in Yugoslavia. 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... The Fifth Estate the fifth estate is a Canadian television newsmagazine, which airs on the English television network of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. ... Serbia and Montenegro  â€“ Serbia    â€“ Kosovo and Metohia        (UN administration)    â€“ Vojvodina  â€“ Montenegro Official language Serbian1 Capital Belgrade Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water  88,361 km²  n/a Population  â€“ Total (2002)     (without Kosovo)  â€“ Density  7. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


Sola played only a minor role in the assembly after his expulsion from the Liberal Party, and did not seek re-election in 1995. He is now a member of the Canadian-Croatian Chamber of Commerce, and was given a community service award by this organization in 2004. 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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John Sola - Biocrawler (333 words)
John Domagoj Sola (born April 15, 1944 in Zagreb, Croatia) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada.
Sola was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1987 provincial election, defeating Progressive Conservative incumbent Bud Gregory by almost 6,000 votes.
Sola's political career was ended by a scandal which had nothing to do with his legislative responsibilities.
Citations: Testing the term structure of interest rates using a stationary vector autoregression with regime switching ... (671 words)
Sola, Martin and John Driffill, 1994, "Testing the term structure of interest rates using a stationary vector autoregression with regime switching," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 18, 601-628.
Sola, Martin and John Driffill (1994), "Testing the Term Structure of Interest Rates using a Stationary Vector Autoregression with Regime Switching", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 18, pp 601-628.
Sola and J. Driffill, "Testing the term structure of interest rates using a stationary vector autoregression with regime switching," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol.
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