Liberal incumbent Brad Duguid took the riding of Scarborough Centre by approximately 4,000 votes over PC candidate Carol Williams.
Articles by Aakanksha Tangri
Brad Duguid has been re-elected in Scarborough Centre.
A pair of rival star candidates promises to make Scarborough-Guildwood a riding to watch in the Oct. 6 race to Queen’s Park. The two main contenders are Liberal stalwart Margarett Best and Progressive Conservative Gary Ellis.
With Scarborough playing a major role in electing right-wing mayor Rob Ford and Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, Tim Hudak can only hope his party receives the same response from the suburbs.
Green Party candidates in Scarborough say they welcome a recent court ruling decriminalizing marijuana. Canada’s federal medical marijuana program is “unconstitutional” because it didn’t legally allow access to medicinal marijuana, an Ontario court ruled April 13.
If young people want a voice, they should join political parties and vote, star Liberal candidate Justin Trudeau said Monday while campaigning in Scarborough-Rouge River. Trudeau, son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, was at the Chinese Cultural Centre for a rally hosted by first-time candidate Rana Sarkar.
Despite being a Liberal stronghold since the early 1990s, Scarborough is expected to be a battleground in the upcoming federal election. The winds of change rushed over the bluffs of Scarborough to bring in right-leaning Rob Ford last year as mayor of Toronto. It is this change, of course, the Conservatives are hoping to take advantage of come May 2.
TTC riders on Mike Marges’ bus tend to break into applause and laughter when he makes an announcement. He adds a personal touch to this part of his job: airplane pilot-style commentary. “Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome aboard the Air Red Rocket,” he says as he pulls out of the subway station.
The new Instructional Centre at the University of Toronto Scarborough is about more than a new school building, the federal industry minister says. “This [centre] is part of a broader context, the broader context is the economy,” Tony Clement said.
The Indian Spice Kitchen has fast become one of Scarborough’s popular Indian restaurants. The staff is friendly and the service is efficient, but since opening in 2009, the quality of food seems to be decreasing.