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Norman W. Sterling (born February 19, 1942 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is one of the longest-serving members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, having been first elected in 1977. 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. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076,395 km... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


Sterling attended Carleton University and the University of Ottawa, and worked as a lawyer and engineer before entering public life. He was a partner in the Sterling & Young law firm, and in 1974 became President of the Manotick Home & School Association. Carleton University is a non-denominational, co-educational, international university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ... Tabaret Hall The University of Ottawa (also casually known as U of O, or Ottawa U) is a research-intensive, non-denominational, international university. ... A lawyer is a person qualified to give legal advice who advises clients in legal matters and represents them in courts of law and in other forms of dispute resolution. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ...


He was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1977 provincial election, winning as a Progressive Conservative in the safe eastern-Ontario riding of Carleton-Grenville. He served as parliamentary assistant to the Attorney General in 1978, but was not appointed to the cabinet of Bill Davis in his first term as an Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP). The Ontario general election of 1977 was held to elect the 125 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... In the British Isles since Anglo-Saxon times, a riding is traditionally a sub-division (especially in three) of a county, in Australia analogous. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... For the actor, professor, and waterskiier, see William B. Davis The Honourable William (Bill) Grenville Davis, PC , CC , O.Ont. ... A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Sterling was returned without difficulty in the 1981 election, and served as a Minister without Portfolio from April 10, 1981 to February 13, 1982. He then served as Provincial Secretary for Justice from February 13, 1982 to July 6, 1983, and subsequently as Provincial Secretary for Resources Development from July 6, 1983 to February 8, 1985. Sterling, who represents a predominantly rural and Protestant region of Ontario, disagreed with the Davis government's decision to fully fund Ontario's Catholic school system and insisted that his protest be entered into the official minutes of the executive council. Sterling initially supported Dennis Timbrell to replace Davis as party leader, but crossed to Frank Miller on the last ballot after Timbrell was eliminated. William Daviss Progressive Conservatives finally won a majority government after winning only minorities in the 1975 and 1977 elections. ... A Minister without Portfolio is a government minister with no specific responsibilities. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... An Executive Council in Commonwealth constitutional practice based on the Westminster system exercizes executive power and is the top tier of a government led by a Governor-General, Governor, Lieutenant-Governor or Administrator (all governors). Until the advent of responsible government, Executive Councils existed primarily to advise the governor of... Dennis Roy Timbrell (November 13, 1946—) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... This article is about Frank Miller, the Canadian politician. ...


The Progressive Conservatives lost power following the 1985 election, although Sterling had no difficulty being re-elected in his own riding. There was another Progressive Conservative leadership convention in late 1985. On this occasion, Sterling broke with Timbrell (describing the latter's post-election opposition to Catholic school funding as an opportunistic volte-face), and supported Larry Grossman. David Petersons Liberals, with support from Bob Raes New Democrats, form a minority government despite having fewer seats than Frank Millers Progressive Conservatives. ... Lawrence Larry Sheldon Grossman (born December 2, 1943 in Toronto, Ontario; died June 1997) was a politician in Ontario, Canada, and a noted baseball fan. ...


In the Liberal landslide of 1987, however, he was only able to defeat Liberal candidate Roly Armitage by about 500 votes in the redistributed riding of Carleton. To date, this was the only time in Sterling's career that his re-election was in doubt. The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... In politics, a landslide victory (or just a landslide) is the victory of a candidate or political party by an overwhelming majority in an election. ... David Petersons Liberals were returned to power with a large majority. ...


Sterling was re-elected in the provincial elections of 1990 and 1995, on the latter occasion by almost 20000 votes. The Progressive Conservatives formed government under Mike Harris in 1995, and Sterling was appointed Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations on June 26 of that year. On August 16, 1996, he was promoted to Minister of Environment and Energy and Deputy House Leader. On October 7, 1997, he was again promoted to full House Leader and was given the re-titled post of Minister of Environment. As a result of serious scandals, David Petersons Liberal government was defeated by a large protest vote. ... The Ontario general election of 1995 was held on June 8, 1995, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 15, 2002. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ministry of Consumer and Business Services in the Canadian province of Ontario is responsible for government relations with citizens and businesses. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Minister of Environment and Energy is responsible for environmental protection and energy policy in Ontario. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In the provincial election of 1999, Sterling was returned for the restructured riding of Lanark--Carleton. He was appointed Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and government House Leader on June 17, 1999. Following a cabinet shuffle on February 8, 2001, he became Minister of Consumer and Business Services; he also served as Minister of Correctional Services from December 5, 2000 to March 8, 2001. Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... Lanark—Carleton is a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


On April 15, 2002, after Ernie Eves replaced Mike Harris as Premier, Sterling was appointed Minister of Transportation. After a cabinet shuffle on February 25, 2003, he was promoted to the position of Attorney General, with responsibility for Native Affairs. April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Ernest Eves (born June 17, 1946) was the twenty-third Premier of the province of Ontario, Canada, from April 15, 2002, to October 23, 2003. ... Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 15, 2002. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario is responsible for providing a fair and accessible justice system which reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves across government and the province. ...


The Progressive Conservatives were defeated in the 2003 provincial election, although Sterling was able to defeat Liberal Marianne Wilkinson by about 6000 votes. He is currently his party's critic for Democratic Renewal. 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 Ontario Liberal Party is a political party in the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


In 2004, Sterling supported Jim Flaherty's unsuccessful bid to lead the Progressive Conservative Party. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hon. ...

Provincial Government of Ernie Eves
Cabinet Posts (2)
Predecessor Office Successor
David Turnbull Minister of Transportation
(2001-2003)
Frank Klees
David Young (Ontario politician) Attorney General
(2003)
Michael Bryant (politician)

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Norm Sterling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (619 words)
Sterling was returned without difficulty in the 1981 election, and served as a Minister without Portfolio from April 10, 1981 to February 13, 1982.
Sterling, who represents a predominantly rural and Protestant region of Ontario, disagreed with the Davis government's decision to fully fund Ontario's Catholic school system and insisted that his protest be entered into the official minutes of the executive council.
Sterling was re-elected in the provincial elections of 1990 and 1995, on the latter occasion by almost 20000 votes.
Norm Sterling - definition of Norm Sterling in Encyclopedia (606 words)
Norman Sterling (born February 19, 1942 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada.
He served as parliamentary assistant to the Attorney General in 1978, but was not appointed to the cabinet of Bill Davis in his first term as an MPP.
There was another Progressive Conservative leadership convention in late 1985; on this occasion, Sterling broke with Timbrell (describing the latter's post-election opposition to Catholic school funding as an opportunistic volte-face), and supported Larry Grossman.
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