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Encyclopedia > Shafiq Qaadri

Shafiq Qaadri is a family doctor and politician in Ontario, Canada. He is currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Etobicoke North for the Liberal Party. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Etobicoke North is a Canadian electoral district covering the northern part of the Etobicoke part of Toronto. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...


Dr. Qaadri graduated from Upper Canada College in 1983, and from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1988. During his academic career, he won several scholarships including an English-Speaking Union Essay Prize to Oxford University and a Medical Research Council Scholarship in Clinical Neurosurgery. He was also a Canadian National Debating Champion. For thirteen years, he practised medicine in the west-end of Toronto. Upper Canada College (UCC) is an all-male elementary and secondary school in Toronto, Canada, the oldest independent school in the province of Ontario and the third oldest school in Canada. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a coeducational public research university in Toronto, Ontario. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The English-Speaking Union is an international educational charity founded in 1918 to promote international understanding and friendship through the use of the English language. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Insertion of an electrode during neurosurgery for Parkinsons disease. ...


Before entering political life, Qaadri was a highly sought-after figure in the Canadian media for his discussions of medical issues (which he usually presented in a populist manner, intended for non-specialists). He has written numerous articles on medicine for journals such as the Globe and Mail and The Medical Post, as well as writing more academic works intended for physicians. Qaadri has been granted the position of Designated Medical Practitioner by the Government of Canada in recognition of his service. The Globe and Mail is a large Canadian English language national newspaper based in Toronto. ...


Qaadri first ran for the Ontario legislature in the 1999 provincial election, but lost to Progressive Conservative John Hastings by about 1500 votes in Etobicoke North. Hastings announced his retirement in 2003, and Qaadri was able to win the riding by nearly 10,000 votes in the election that followed. Qaadri is also the first person of Pakistani origin to become a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP} in Ontario. Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario Legislature after the 1999 election. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... John Hastings (born March 16, 1942 in Collingwood, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ...


On October 23, 2003, he was named parliamentary assistant to Marie Bountrogianni, in her capacity as Ontario Minister of Children's Services (later renamed Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services). October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marie Bountrogianni BA, MEd (born December 10, 1956) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...


In late October 2004, he was forced to apologize after making a sexist remark in the legislature about Ontario New Democratic Party MPP Marilyn Churley. (Qaadri had claimed that Churley's spirited behaviour in questioning a government minister was the result of a hot flash.) 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The sign of the headquarters of the National Association Opposed To Woman Suffrage Sexism is commonly considered to be discrimination and/or hatred against people based on their sex rather than their individual merits, but can also refer to any and all systemic differentiations based on the sex of the... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, Ontario Section) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Prominent Ontario NDP member Marilyn Churley Marilyn Churley (born May 7, 1948 in Old Perlican, Newfoundland) is a Canadian politician, who represents the riding of Toronto—Danforth in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ... A Hot flush (sometimes hot flash or night sweat) is a symptom of Menopause and changing hormone levels which typically expresses itself at night as periods of intense heat with sweating and rapid heartbeat and may typically last from two to thirty minutes on each occasion. ...


His book The Manhood Chemical, on the subject of andropause (described as the male equivalent of menopause), is scheduled for release in 2006. Andropause is a medical phenomenon, similar to the female menopause, that can affect men between the ages of 40 and 55. ... Menopause is the physiological cessation of menstrual cycles associated with advancing age in species that experience such cycles. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Premier of Ontario site
  • Official website

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Shafiq Qaadri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (391 words)
Shafiq Qaadri is a family doctor and politician in Ontario, Canada.
Qaadri graduated from Upper Canada College in 1983, and from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1988.
Qaadri is also the first person of Pakistani origin to become a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP} in Ontario.
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