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Michael Gravelle (born January 23, 1949) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the northern riding of Thunder Bay--Superior North for the Ontario Liberal Party. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she 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. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Gravelle was born in Port Arthur, which is now a part of Thunder Bay, Ontario. He was educated at the Port Arthur Collegiate Institute and Lakehead University, receiving a degree from the latter institution 1968. Before entering political life himself, he was an assistant to Liberal politicians Robert Andras, Stuart Smith and Joe Comuzzi. He also worked as a publicist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and was a founder of the North of Superior Film Association. Port Arthur, Ontario, was a city in Northern Ontario which amalgamated with Fort William, Ontario and the townships of Neebing and McIntyre to form the City of Thunder Bay in January 1970. ... The official flag of Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... Lakehead University is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, at the head of Lake Superior. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Stuart L. Smith (born 1938) is a politician, psychiatrist, academic and public servant in Ontario, Canada. ... Joseph R. Joe Comuzzi (born April 5, 1933) is a Canadian politician. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canadas government-owned radio and television service. ...


Gravelle was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1995 provincial election, defeating incumbent New Democrat Shelley Wark-Martyn by almost 7000 votes in the riding of Port Arthur. The election was won by the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, and Gravelle joined 29 other Liberals in the opposition benches. He was easily re-elected for the new riding of Thunder Bay--Superior North in the provincial election of 1999, which his party also lost. Bob Raes Ontario New Democratic Party government was defeated by voters, who are angry at the mistakes made by the inexperienced NDP, and frustrated by rising taxes and unemployment. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Shelley Wark-Martyn (born January 11, 1963 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1999 was held in the Canadian province of Ontario in the late spring of 1999. ...


In the provincial election of 2003, Gravelle was re-elected with 72.5% of the popular vote -- the highest percentage total in the province. There was some speculation that he would be appointed to cabinet, but this did not come to pass. He was, however, acclaimed as Caucus Chair on November 25, 2003. 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. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Michael Gravelle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (278 words)
Michael Gravelle (born January 23, 1949) is a politician in Ontario, Canada.
Gravelle was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1995 provincial election, defeating incumbent New Democrat Shelley Wark-Martyn by almost 7000 votes in the riding of Port Arthur.
Gravelle was easily re-elected for the new riding of Thunder Bay--Superior North in the 1999 provincial election, which his party also lost.
Ohio couple lose custody of adopted kids - Boston.com (406 words)
Michael and Sharen Gravelle, accused of forcing some of their 11 adopted, special-needs children to sleep in cages, listen to proceedings at Huron County Juvenile Court in Norwalk, Ohio, in a Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006 file photo.
She said her biological daughter had been molested by a previous husband, and Michael Gravelle was there because he was accused by his biological daughter of inappropriate touching.
Sharen Gravelle testified at an earlier custody hearing that she and her husband built bunk beds for the children and eventually added wire enclosures and alarms to help prevent them from wandering at night and getting dangerous kitchen utensils.
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