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Encyclopedia > Marianne Wilkinson

The Ontario Liberal Party is a political party in the Canadian province of Ontario. The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... 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 party governed the province from 1871 to 1905, 1934 to 1943 and 1985 to 1990. It returned to power in 2003 by winning a majority government in that year's provincial election. 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the Westminster System, a majority government is one in which the government enjoys an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or Parliament. ... 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. ...


The Liberals ran a full state of 103 candidates in the 2003 election, seventy-two of whom were elected. Several candidates have their own biography pages. Information about others may be found here.

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Mike Brown (Algoma—Manitoulin)

Elected. See his biography page for further details. Algoma was a Canadian federal electoral district in Ontario. ...


Ted McMeekin (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot)

Elected. See his biography page for further details. Ted McMeekin is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot is the name of a former federal and current provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ...


Mike Ramsay (Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford)

A former councillor in Barrie. Elected in 1994, re-elected in 1997 and returned by acclamation in 2000. Has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Bachelor of Education degree from York University. Also has a degree from Georgian College in broadcast journalism, and hosts a local program called Mike Ramsay Live. Teaches history and politics at Barrie central Collegiate. Serves on the Board of Directors for the Royal Victoria Hospital of Barrie, 2004-05. Barrie—Simcoe—Bradford was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... Barrie, on Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Barrie, Ontario (2003 population 121,248, metropolitan population 168,492) is located on Kempenfelt Bay, an arm of Lake Simcoe in south-central Ontario, Canada. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... A Bachelor of Education (BEd) is an undergraduate academic degree which qualifies the graduate as a teacher in schools. ... York University (YorkU) is a large comprehensive university, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Georgian College is an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...


Ramsay ran as an independent candidate in Simcoe Centre in the 1993 federal election, to protest Janice Laking's appointment as Liberal candidate for the riding. He received 636 votes. Laking was the only Liberal candidate in Ontario to be defeated in this election, losing to Reform candidate Ed Harper by 123 votes. Simcoe Centre was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... The 1993 Canadian federal election, which took place on October 25th, 1993, was one of the most eventful in Canadian history. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ...


Ramsay finished second to Progressive Conservative Joe Tascona in the 2003 election, receiving 21,998 votes (36.13%) to Tascona's 31,529 (51.78%). 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. ...


Monica Purdy (Beaches—East York)

A registered nurse, and a board member of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. Her primary campaign issue was the rights of health workers. Born in Ginger Rouge in rural Jamaica, and moved to Canada in 1975. Raised in the Niagara peninsula, and lived for a time in St. Catharines. Received a diploma from the Niagara College of Applied Arts & Techology. Later attended the University of Toronto and Ryerson University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1997, and a Master of Science degree in 2001. Project manager at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Previously a member of the New Democratic Party. Beaches—East York is a political riding in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Location of St. ... Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto (U of T), in Toronto, Ontario, is the largest university in Canada and one of the most important scholarly publishers in North America. ... Photo of Ryersons Quad and Kerr Hall in downtown Toronto Ryerson University is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... A Bachelor of Science (B.S., B.Sc. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a social democratic political party in Canada. ...


Purdy finished second to NDP incumbent Michael Prue, receiving 10,070 votes (24.29%). After the election, she was appointed to the Ontario Social Benefits Tribunal. The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... 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. ...


Marianne Wilkinson (Lanark—Carleton)

A longtime resident of Kanata, Ontario, and a veteran public servant in the city. Served as Kanata's first mayor following its incorporation in 1978. Before that, was a member of the March Township council from 1970 to 1975. Wilkinson served as a mayor and regional councillor for nine years, and returned a further term as a councillor in Kanata from 1991 to 1994. She also founded the Kanata Food Cupboard, and remains a member of its board of governors. Lanark—Carleton was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... Kanata was a city just west of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada until it was amalgamated with Ottawa and the surrounding cities in 2001 to become the new city of Ottawa. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


Wilkinson was originally a Progressive Conservative, and once served as an assistant to her Progressive Conservative opponent, Norman Sterling. Wilkinson finished second against Sterling with 23,466 votes (38.79%), a strong showing in this safe Tory constituency. As of 2005, Wilkinson is a consultant for Home Equity Investment Rewards. The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Norman W. Sterling (born February 19, 1942 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Rod Vanier (Nepean—Carleton)

A lawyer in Ottawa, Ontario, working in colloborate family law. Agreed to remove his name from Legal Aid panels in 1997, when he was discovered to have billed a client privately while retained under a legal aid certificate. Former chair of the Nepean Chamber of Commerce. Was a member of the Nepean—Carleton Junior Chamber International Canada in the 1980s. Serves on the board of Queensway Carleton Hospital. Was fifty years old in 2003. Received 20,878 votes (35.65%), finishing second against Progressive Conservative candidate John Baird. Nepean—Carleton is a Canadian electoral district covering Nepean and other parts of western Ottawa. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nepean was a municipality adjacent to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada until it was amalgamated with the 10 other municipalities that formed the Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton in 2001 to become the new city of Ottawa. ... Junior Chamber International (or JCI) is a worldwide federation of young leaders and entrepreneurs with nearly a quarter of a million members and millions of alumni. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... John Baird (born May 26, 1969 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. ...


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Brief history of March Township (406 words)
Mother of two boys and one girl, all of whom went to Earl of March, Marianne Wilkinson and her family have lived in Kanata for 33 years.
When Marianne first moved to Kanata, she was very impressed with the community, immediately serving as a Community Association Director and volunteer reporter of Council news for the Kanata Standard (then a monthly news-sheet).
Marianne Wilkinson remains concerned about the traffic situation and would like to see key roads built (Castlefrank overpass, completion of Terry Fox Drive, and improvements to the Queensway intersections), and the Ottawa School Board deal with its excess school capacity inside the Greenbelt, so funding can be obtained for needed schools in Kanata.
2005-03-14.2 (416 words)
Marianne Wilkinson has spent her adult life as a motivated, effective community leader and builder.
Marianne has received the Queen's Golden Jubilee medal and in 2005 was nominated for a YWCA Woman of Distinction award.
The entire Wired Woman organization is very excited to have Marianne on board and feel extremely fortunate to have her donate her time and talent to revitalize the Ottawa Chapter.
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