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Encyclopedia > Scarborough Southwest

Scarborough Southwest is a Canadian electoral district covering the southwestern part of the Scarborough part of Toronto. It stretches from Lake Ontario in the south to Eglinton Avenue in the north. The riding was created in 1996 from parts of Scarborough Centre and Scarborough West. It has always been represented federally by Liberal Tom Wappel. Provincially the riding was represented by Progressive Conservative Dan Newman from 1999 to 2003. In the 2003 Ontario election he was defeated by Liberal Lorenzo Berardinetti, who continues to hold the seat. On Toronto City Council the southeast portion is represented by Brian Ashton and the northwest section by Gerry Altobello. An electoral district (or riding) is a geographically-based constituency upon which Canadas representative democracy is based. ... Scarborough is the East District of Toronto. ... Lake Ontario seen from near Wolcott, New York Lake Ontario, bounded on the north by Ontario and on the south by Ontarios Niagara Peninsula and by New York State, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. ... Eglinton Avenue is an east-west throughfare in Toronto, Ontario. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Scarborough Centre is a Canadian electoral district covering part of the Scarborough part of Toronto. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. ... Thomas (Tom) William Wappel (born 1950) is a Canadian Member of Parliament. ... Dan Newman (born January 16, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... -1... Lorenzo Berardinetti is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...

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Lorenzo Berardinetti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (275 words)
He is currently the member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Scarborough Southwest, representing the governing Ontario Liberal Party.
Berardinetti was born and raised in Scarborough, and is a lawyer.
Berardinetti was a councillor in the Scarborough from 1988 to 1996, and represented Ward 37 (Scarborough Centre) on the amalgamated Toronto City Council from 1997 to 2003.
Scarborough NDP (91 words)
This page is devoted to the New Democratic Party riding associations in Scarborough.
Generally there is a high degree of overlap between the provincial ridings and the new federal ridings.
The only exception to this is the provincial riding of Scarborough East, which has been split federally into Scarborough-Guildwood in the West and Pickering-Scarborough East in the East.
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