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Encyclopedia > Judi Longfield

The Honourable Judi Longfield (born March 23, 1947 in Timmins, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. She is a current member of the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Whitby—Oshawa for the Liberal Party. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Timmins, with a population of 43,686 (2001), is a city in northeastern Ontario, Canada on the Mattagami River. ... 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. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ... Whitby—Oshawa is a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas current governing political party. ...


Longfield graduated from the North Bay Teacher's College and worked as a teacher before entering politics, serving on the Board of Governors at the Trafalgar Castle Schools for Girls. She also served as an executive assistant to Ontario Liberal MPPs Allan Furlong and Steve Mahoney, and was a campaign manager for Dalton McGuinty in the Ontario Liberal Party's 1996 leadership campaign. She was also involved in the National Democratic Institute during this period, and represented Canada on delegations to Romania and Guyana. The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Allan Furlong (born January 26, 1942 in Noranda, Quebec) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Steven W. Mahoney (born July 18, 1947) is a Canadian politician. ... The Honourable Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


She served as a councillor in the Town of Whitby from 1991 to 1997. She was first elected to parliament for the riding of Whitby—Ajax in the 1997 federal election, easily defeating her Reform and Progressive Conservative opponents. She was re-elected in the 2000 election, and again with a reduced plurality in the election of 2004. After the 2004 election, she was named Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Housing. Whitby (2004 population 110,000) is a town located east of Toronto on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and is the seat of Durham Region, Ontario, Canada. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ... Whitby—Ajax was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... In the Cabinet of Canada, the Minister of Labour is responsible for setting national labour standards and federal labour dispute mechanisms. ...


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Judi Longfield - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (700 words)
Longfield served as parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Labour from 1999 to 2001 during the Chrétien administration, and was named parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Labour and Housing in Paul Martin's government on June 20, 2004.
Longfield is a supporter of pay equity policies, and criticized her own government for appealing a Supreme Court decision on the issue in 1998.
Longfield was the Ontario Liberal Party candidate for Flaherty's vacated provincial seat in a provincial by-election held on March 30, 2006.
Election 2006 (341 words)
Longfield was elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Whitby-Ajax.
Longfield was sworn in as a member of the Privy Council of Canada and was appointed the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Housing.
Longfield chairs the Liberal Auto Caucus (elected October 2004) and was a champion at the recently negotiated Voluntary Agreement with the Auto Industry to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs).
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