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Ken Boshcoff: mayor of Thunder Bay, Ontario (1997-2003)
Ken Boshcoff: mayor of Thunder Bay, Ontario (1997-2003)

Ken Boshcoff (born June 20, 1949 at Fort William, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. He served as mayor of Thunder Bay, Ontario from 1997 to 2003, during which he established Thunder Bay as the Martial Arts Capital of Canada. Prior to that, he was a Thunder Bay City Councillor from 1978 to 1997. Image File history File linksMetadata Kenboshcoff. ... Thunder Bay (48°23′N 89°15′W, time zone EST) is a city in and the seat of Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Fort William was a city in Northern Ontario, located on the Kaministiquia River, at its entrance to Lake Superior. ... This is list of Mayors of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. ... Thunder Bay (48°23′N 89°15′W, time zone EST) is a city in and the seat of Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Thunder Bay City Council is the governing body of the City of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Defeated twice as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the federal elections of 1984 and 1988, he was elected in 2004 as a Liberal Member of Parliament for the Thunder Bay—Rainy River riding, and was re-elected for MP in 2006. The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Canadian federal election of 1984 was called on July 4, 1984, and held on September 4 of that year. ... Map of the Popular Vote with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian Parliament after the 1988 election The Canadian federal election of 1988 was held November 21, 1988, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... 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. ... 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 of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... 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. ... Thunder Bay—Rainy River in relation to the other area ridings Thunder Bay—Rainy River is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. ... In the British Isles since Anglo-Saxon times, a riding is traditionally a sub-division (especially in three) of a county, in Australia analogous. ... MP or mp may refer to: Northern Mariana Islands Member of Parliament Military Police Modus ponens Madhya Pradesh, a state in India Mathematical Physics Microprocessor Machine Pistol Multi-platform Mission Possible, a Christian based childrens ministry Mission Praise, a Christian hymn book Mana Points or Magic points, a measure... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Official site
  • Ken Boschcoff, Parliamentary biography
  • How'd They Vote?: Ken Boshcoff's voting history and quotes
Preceded by:
The electoral district was created in 2003.
Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River
2004 - present
Succeeded by:
Incumbent

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Ken Boshcoff - MP Thunder Bay - Rainy River - About the Riding (2318 words)
Ken Boshcoff - MP Thunder Bay - Rainy River - About the Riding
The riding of Thunder Bay-Rainy River was established in 2003 through the redistribution of boundaries in the previous Thunder Bay-Atikokan and Kenora-Rainy River ridings.
The main industries in the township are agriculture and forestry and because of its geographical location, Emo serves as the main service centre for agricultural needs of the Rainy River District.
Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) (229 words)
Ken Boshcoff was first elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay- Rainy River in 2004.
Boshcoff is a dedicated advocate for healthy, sustainable communities and is active with numerous environmental, charitable and community organizations.
Boshcoff graduated with a B.A. (Hon.) in Political Science and Economics from Lakehead University in 1972 and a Master's degree in Environmental Studies from York University in 1975.
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