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NDP politicians criticize proposed federal immigration reforms

Matthew Kellway, Olivia Chow and Michael Prue join the celebration of International Mother Language Day on Wednesday.

Posted: Feb 22 2013 3:33 pm
Canada's new immigration point system, set to come into effect May 4, 2013, drew criticism from some New Democrats during a language and culture celebration in Toronto. At a Wednesday (Feb. 20) celebration of International Mother Language Day, hosted by NDP MP Matthew Kellway (Beaches-East York), some NDP politicians expressed concern over planned changes to federal immigration policy.


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Losing Toronto-Danforth ‘just the first game,’ Liberal Grant Gordon says

Posted: Mar 20 2012 10:34 am
Grant Gordon says he isn't ready to hang up his political skates just yet. The first-time Liberal Party candidate lost the March 19 Toronto-Danforth federal byelection to fellow rookie politician Craig Scott, who held onto the riding for the New Democratic Party. “For me this is just like losing a hockey game," Gordon said. "But this is just the first game … of a series."


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Young voters help keep Toronto-Danforth in NDP fold

Posted: Mar 20 2012 2:30 am
The new MP for Toronto-Danforth credits the youth vote for his victory Monday night. The Opera House on Queen Street East in Toronto was packed with New Democratic Party (NDP) supporters, Monday night, to celebrate Craig Scott’s victory in the federal byelection; he earned just short of 60 per cent of the vote. Runner up, Grant Gordon of the Liberal party earned just under 30 per cent of the votes.


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Rivals vie for NDP mantle in Toronto-Danforth

Posted: Dec 19 2011 4:27 pm
Claire Prashaw, Layton’s former constituency assistant, says she’ll officially kick off her campaign to become the NDP candidate for MP in Toronto-Danforth at the Dora Keogh pub on Danforth Avenue tomorrow evening, Dec. 20.


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