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Provincial Election 2011
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by Shawn Star on March 5, 2014
In a move that should come as a surprise to no one, Premier Kathleen Wynne will be the Liberal candidate in Don Valley West when the next provincial election is called.

Wynne, MPP here since 2003, was announced as the candidate by the Don Valley West Liberal Riding Association on March...(More)
by Eric Emin Wood on March 5, 2014
We asked: “If a provincial election were called tomorrow, which party would have your vote and why?”



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“I don’t know... I want to lean to Liberal, but I’d need to give it some further thought... I...(More)
by Monty Mazin on November 29, 2011
Re: An Easy Win For Colle, North Toronto Town Crier, Nov. 2011

Mike Colle who was returned for the third time as MPP trounced Rocco Rossi with good reason. Colle’s record speaks for itself. He has always been a proven, long-standing, dedicated MPP, doing an outstanding job...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 17, 2011
The Toronto District School Board has voted in favour of holding two byelections to fill trustee seats left vacant during October’s provincial election.  

At a Nov. 16 board meeting, trustees voted to send constituents to the polls in Wards 17 and 20, formerly represented by...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 14, 2011
Whether he’s the next legislative speaker or not, David Zimmer says he’s got a lot of business to get down to in his home riding of Willowdale.

Two weeks after winning his third term as Liberal MPP of the North York riding, Zimmer announced he was seeking the speaker’s chair. (More)
by Tristan Carter on November 14, 2011
Liberal Michael Coteau made sure his party held on to Don Valley East with a decisive victory in the Oct. 6 Ontario election.

The rookie MPP earned 16,342 votes en route to the win, almost doubling the total for Progressive Conservative Michael Lende, who came in second with 8,604....(More)
by Omar Mosleh on November 11, 2011
It was a nail-biter, but Trinity–Spadina MPP Rosario Marchese managed to hold on to his seat at Queen’s Park despite a strong challenge from high-profile Liberal candidate Sarah Thomson.

Marchese wracked up his sixth term as MPP with 42.6 percent of the vote compared to Thomson’s...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 11, 2011
Sitting in a Bloor Street café one sunny afternoon in October, Jonah Schein turns off his cellphone ringer to avoid interruptions over coffee.  

It’s a polite gesture, one the newly minted MPP probably won’t have the luxury of making much longer. Indeed, it’s only a few...(More)
by Omar Mosleh on November 9, 2011
Newly minted Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Glen Murray has the jitters about his new role.

“It’s a little intimidating, it’s the third largest ministry in the government,” said Murray. “So I’m feeling a few butterflies in my stomach.”

Murray, who...(More)
by Tristan Carter on November 8, 2011
Laurel Broten has been re-elected by the residents of Etobicoke–Lakeshore, defeating her nearest rival, Progressive Conservative Simon Nyilassy, by a nearly 10,000-vote margin.

“I really look forward to continuing to ensure that Etobicoke–Lakeshore is a great place to live and work...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 8, 2011
The Toronto District School Board will get no help from the province should they decide to hold byelections to replace outgoing trustees Michael Coteau and Soo Wong, who won seats in October’s provincial election.

Faced with major budgetary woes, trustees say they simply can’t...(More)
by Omar Mosleh on November 8, 2011
Parkdale-High Park MPP Cheri DiNovo is on her way back to Queen’s Park and is pleased to be a part of the larger NDP caucus.  

“We’re coming back in an incredibly strengthened position, which is good for our voters,” she said. “We’ve increased our percentage in the...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 3, 2011
Kathleen Wynne says she’s preparing for some robust conversations with Mayor Rob Ford as she delves into her new role as minister of municipal affairs and housing.  

After a sound victory in Don Valley West on election night, Premier Dalton McGuinty moved Wynne out of the...(More)
by Tristan Carter on November 3, 2011
Liberal Eric Hoskins will be heading back to Queen’s Park, but this time with a new job description.

The St. Paul’s MPP secured 25,048 votes in the Oct. 6 provincial election that saw the lowest voter turnout in Ontario’s history. He defeated challengers Christine McGirr of the...(More)
by Shawn Star on November 1, 2011
After being re-elected with the greatest margin of victory he’s ever had, Eglinton–Lawrence MPP Mike Colle said he’s glad to be heading back to Queen’s Park.

Even though it’s a minority government this time, he says he doesn’t think it will impede any progress on major issues....(More)
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